We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Black Labrador

€€ - €€€, British,
Underbarrow Road, Underbarrow, Kendal LA8 8HQ, England
+44 15395 68234
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“stilton pie” (6 reviews)
“hake” (6 reviews)
“lamb henry” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Underbarrow Road, Underbarrow, Kendal LA8 8HQ, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (343)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 342 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited for my husbands birthday. The staff were all lovely & couldn’t do enough for you! Food was delicious & good portion sizes!

Thank julieannehall13
Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent level of Service and Food - a super atmosphere that is genuinely dog friendly, very helpful & friendly staff. Well worth a visit

Thank DerekS737
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was our first visit since the change of name. We had lunch in the new extension which has been very nicely done. Pleasant friendly staff although service a trifle slow. My steak pie was rather overdone but otherwise the food was excellent and the...More

Thank FellwalkerCumbria_UK
Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoyed a relaxed family lunch here on a rainy Saturday. Between us we had a mix of items from the main menu and the lighter lunchtime menu. The main menu had a really interesting range of options, which included both pub classics and some...More

Thank lei_katenip
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely relaxed place to spend a leisurely lunch, a very pleasant decorated dining room and bar. We had lighter options as it was lunch time, the open prawn sandwich topped with salmon looked very inviting I'm told it was very good. The chips were...More

Thank city-crystal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a meal here on route to Scotland, very friendly with very good food. Would definitely go again . Pub set in beautiful area and was lovely and homely inside

Thank Sally F
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I paid another visit to the Black Labrador and , as on previous occasions , we had a lovely evening . The new restaurant is spacious and comfortable and there was a welcome log fire when we arrived. The staff were friendly...More

Thank barry23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed locally for a short break . Our Labrador was made very welcome as were a number of other dogs . There are dog biscuits on the bar and water in a bowl. humans also get well treated. The food is amazing . You must...More

Thank Navid2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch today after a blustery walk so the log burners were great. Very smart with a new extension and brilliant decor. The food was amazing but service a bit slow and the kids got there meal half an hour before ours and they...More

Thank Kevin John H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best steak pie I've ever had and being from Wigan I know my pies!! Great pub with a friendly atmosphere, dog friendly and good stout.

Thank iainw9
Nearby HotelsSee all Underbarrow Hotels
Lyth Valley Country Inn
129 reviews
2.96 km away
Travelodge Kendal
458 reviews
4.18 km away
Damson Dene Hotel
2,229 reviews
4.31 km away
Stonecross Manor Hotel
713 reviews
4.44 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Punch Bowl Inn & Restaurant
475 reviews
2.41 km away
Sun Inn
404 reviews
2.99 km away
2 Sisters Cafe at Plumgarths
500 reviews
3.71 km away
Nearby Attractions
Brewery Arts Centre
339 reviews
4.60 km away
Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry
105 reviews
4.85 km away
Abbot Hall Art Gallery
130 reviews
4.90 km away
Kendal Parish Church
39 reviews
4.86 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
31 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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.
Improve this listing

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, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
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
  • E-mail
The Punchbowl is a traditional country pub serving home cooked food with all ingredients being locally sourced along with local real ales.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing