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The Black Labrador

€€ - €€€, British,
Underbarrow Road, Underbarrow, Kendal LA8 8HQ, England
+44 15395 68234
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“stilton pie” (7 reviews)
“hake” (6 reviews)
“lamb henry” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Underbarrow Road, Underbarrow, Kendal LA8 8HQ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We called into the pub with the intention of a quick drink; but when we pulled up outside and saw how beautiful it looked, we decided to stay for an early evening meal. We have lived locally for a few months, yet have only just...More

Thank lovetravelling37
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful location, a warm welcome from staff, generous portions, we will be back and certainly recommend to friends

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Found this little gem after traveling back from Windermere and asked Google where to eat.! Called and asked if they could accommodate a table of 8 within fifteen minutes and they were so helpful. We didn’t know what to expect, but we weren’t disappointed!! They...More

Thank ingridmartin007
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited with family and the food was great. Not a single complaint from any members of our party. Portion sizes are generous and the staff are very friendly. We will definitely be returning in the near future.

Thank Drew1970
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once again a great meal and the bar man made the best gin cocktail. Sat outside on the sun and sometimes feel left out with waitresses but here they still come out and visit and cleared away. Definitely will be back

Thank flossythesheep
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard good reports so decided to try out for ourselves. It was a hot day and we sat at an outside table in the shade, ordering a crab salad and a chicken Caesar salad. Both were very tasty and substantial, service was good,...More

Thank Diana B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a very hot Thursday lunchtime at noon. The pub was lovely and quiet. Sat outside. Served by Heather, who was really friendly and had time to chat. Food came quickly and was delicious. Good Gins stocked. Will be back and recommend.

Thank Pippa H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a brilliant meal here on 11th June 2018. Staff were very friendly and professional. Myself & 2 friends were very impressed with our experience.

Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for Father’s Day with whole family including four grandchildren They coped well and food excellent. Saxophonist playing in the corner of the bar. Kids can run around safely outside main door in full view of new dining area. Popular social you should book..closed Tuesdays

Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here one evening while staying nearby. Lovely to find such a friendly pub which welcomes dogs into the dining areas. Staff were really friendly, food was absolutely delicious (although they had sold out of their steak pie, which I was really looking forward to)....More

Thank JayneLondon
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Questions & Answers
31 December 2016|
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Response from jill p | Reviewed this property |
The Punchbowl in Underbarrow has been renamed The Black Labrador, and has undergone some very nice refurbishment including new dinning area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Underbarrow Road, Underbarrow, Kendal LA8 8HQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal  >  Underbarrow
  • Phone Number: +44 15395 68234
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The Punchbowl is a traditional country pub serving home cooked food with all ingredients being locally sourced along with local real ales.
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