Our favorite eating places in Kendal


The conventional market city of Kendal – idyllically sandwiched between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales National Parks – is lucky to have quite a lot of beautiful cafés, bars and eating places to select from. But in relation to consuming out within the night, we inevitably discover ourselves returning to the identical acquainted spots. Here are our ideas, together with some images to present you an thought of the meals to count on. Hopefully you’ll get the prospect to go to not less than one among our favorite eating places if you subsequent end up in Kendal.

Corner 124

Probably our most common hang-out is the small-but-intimate Corner 124. Situated at a junction the place Windermere Road, Sandes Avenue, Stricklandgate and Maude Street all meet, we’ve been visiting this little gem for 25 years when it was once often called Deja Vu. Throughout that point, it’s persistently delivered with wonderful Mediterranean delicacies.

We’re creatures of behavior once we go to, invariably ordering the always-delicious hen and chorizo paella for 2, however there are many different great essential programs to select from. Expect something from ‘Confit duck leg in orange, ginger, sesame seeds and spring onion served with roasted charlotte potatoes and steamed broccoli’ to ‘Daube of beef, slow braised in blueberries, honey, garlic, onions & red wine, served with dauphinoise potatoes and steamed green beans’, and much more moreover.

We normally go for only a starter and essential, however the desserts are good additionally and an effective way to attempt just a few of them directly is to have their ‘assiette’ – a trio of mini variations of deserts which are additionally on the menu at regular portion sizes.

Booking prematurely is really useful, significantly on Friday and Saturday nights. You can e-book on-line through their web site at https://www.corner124.com/ at or by telephoning throughout opening hours.

Address: Corner 124 Stricklandgate, Kendal LA9 4QG
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Telephone: 07393 480230

Bangkok 7

Bangkok 7 – or BKK7 – is Kendal’s premier Thai restaurant, and also you’ll discover it on Facebook right here.

They serve wonderful Thai delicacies and you’ll select from a set menu or go for a la carte. The starter choice is nice to share, and there’s a vegetarian possibility.

And they’ve a beautiful selection of tasty curries – Massaman, Penang, and many others. – and a few great rice and noodle dishes. Try the Khao Pad Boo (fried jasmine rice with crab meat, egg, carrot and spring onion served with a Special Mommy seafood sauce recipe). Presentation and repair are additionally persistently good.

It’s a bit of pricier than the opposite eating places urged right here, however nonetheless positively price it for a deal with. In the Summer months, if climate permits, you possibly can even dine al fresco on the entrance of the restaurant.

There’s an upstairs space to the restaurant however reserving prematurely remains to be really useful, significantly on Friday and Saturday nights. You can e-book on-line through the Dish Cult web site right here or by telephoning throughout opening hours. There are just a few reviews amongst Tripadvisor critiques of obvious reserving mix-ups so we suggest the previous so that you’ve a reservation that’s confirmed in writing.

Address: Bangkok 7, 24 Finkle St, Kendal LA9 4AB
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Telephone: 01539 733733
Closed on Sundays, and closes for a winter break from late December to early February.

Top tip

If you possibly can’t get a reservation at Bangkok 7, a shout-out additionally must go to Thai Kitchen in Lakeland which operates a ‘drive-though’ takeaway assortment service from a small industrial property in Kendal. This will not be your common takeaway, however Thai road meals made to order. Pre-ordering by textual content or electronic mail is advisable and you’ll view the menu and be taught extra about find out how to order at https://www.thaikitcheninlakeland.co.uk/

Address: Unit 6, Dockray Hall Road, Kendal LA9 4RU
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Telephone: 07768 808249
Closed on Sundays and Mondays


Comida presents a really relaxed atmosphere, serving tapas-style dishes within the coronary heart of Kendal (it’s positioned between Kendal Town Hall and the Brewery Arts Centre).

Choose from scrumptious dishes such because the Green fig and roasted fennel salad, or the Goats cheese beetroot and honey, or the Padron peppers which are merely pan-fried with sea salt.

You can’t go mistaken with the Valencian fried hen and chipotle mayo, however there are additionally numerous vegetarian choices such because the Paprika mushrooms, baked in a creamy paprika sauce, and the Roasted cauliflower and mojo verde, each pictured under.

Booking prematurely is really useful – significantly at weekends and even in the course of the week generally – and may be carried out through their web site at https://www.comidafood.co.uk/

Address: Comida, 90-92 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE
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Telephone: 01539 732082
Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays

Top tip

The pub subsequent door however one (98 Highgate) can be utilized by diners who can’t be accommodated. This presents a extra restricted Comida menu, presumably as a result of challenges confronted with taking some dishes throughout from the primary restaurant, however is nonetheless an possibility that you just may like to contemplate.

Becky Johnson

Becky Johnson is a Director of Kendal Holiday Cottages Ltd.. Kendal Holiday Cottages Ltd. presents luxurious riverside vacation lodging that’s completely positioned between two of the UK’s most stunning National Parks – the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. If you wish to be a visitor blogger on A Luxury Travel Blog in an effort to increase your profile, please contact us.

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