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Bootleggers Bar

24 Finkle Street, Kendal LA9 4AB, England
+44 1539 723824
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A good time

We enjoyed our visit to this bar. They seem to have a large selection of live bands on, mostly rock... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Great night out

Wow thank you guys had a great time. Very good bands and can vape inside which was great. Had a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
via mobile
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With live music every Thursday, Friday and Sunday, interspersed with ticketed gigs throughout the year, there is something to suit everyone. For those who love to dance, we have a DJ every Saturday night. We believe Bootleggers is one of the best music venues in the North of England providing great music, and a great atmosphere. With a capacity of 500, a separate viewing gallery with its own bar, in-house PA System, in-house sound engineer and a great pint, we think we've about covered it all. The upstairs gallery bar and viewing area can be hired for private use; whether for private gigs, birthdays, exhibitions, work parties, hen parties etc. With an in-house PA System and Sound Engineer (if required), we can accommodate most musical requirements. You can also have your gig recorded by our sound engineer. We have vast experience of concerts, DJ nights, comedy nights, celebrations, etc. Please contact us, we'd be happy to discuss your requirements.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“rock music” (2 reviews)
“smoking area” (2 reviews)
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24 Finkle Street, Kendal LA9 4AB, England
+44 1539 723824
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to this bar. They seem to have a large selection of live bands on, mostly rock which I appreciated. The bar was comfortable and I loved the real fire on a cold February night.

Thank BlackpoolCarol
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow thank you guys had a great time. Very good bands and can vape inside which was great. Had a very jolly time. Got very merry. And even met a fella. Wow thought I was to old for this.

Thank happyhips
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

This is a place where you can go and have a drink and relax and some nights there is just music that you can dance to if you want to, other nights they have a mixture of bands come so there is always something different....More

1  Thank princess-stacy-april
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

What a great place. It's like having a party in a cave. Bar staff were lovely. Good selection of drinks. Everyone friendly and welcoming. Good bands on two nights we went in there. Couldn't fault it will definitely return

Thank louiseandmike2017
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This is a great venue, friendly staff ,good atmosphere. One BIG problem is allowing people to VAPE within the building,which spoils such a great night. Stop this inside Bootleggers and you have a great place.Would certainly given you an excellent if you hadn't let people...More

Thank pamwindle
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Always a great night and they get some of the best tribute bands and artist around to perform here, great selection of beers and spirits and serve a great pint of Guinness also.

Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Great night out. We saw the Seals who were awesome. Fun crowd and friendly staff. Good selection of beers too!!

Thank Comebria
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Popped into Bootleggers in Kendal last night, had never been before as not local but was impressed at a well put together little rock pub, the band that were playing, Big Trouble were absolutely superb too, one of the best bands i've seen in a...More

Thank J0hn_C585
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Good value, great. atmosphere. miss. it and :-( too good to miss. A great nigbt out, no hassle, just good. music. in a good friendly. atmosphere, music. at its. best what more. could you want?? Well done Jonty top marks , KEEP. MUSIC. LIVE!!!🎵🎸🎷🎧🎤🎼🎺🎻🎹🎶🍺🍸

Thank jangingerpixie55
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Went to see their house band Absolva on a Sunday early evening. Two hours of professional, entertaining heavy rock music delivered by true musicians - all free of charge apart from the beer! This venue is a gem. If you like your music and enjoy...More

Thank Peter A
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10 May 2017|
Response from b00tleggers | Property representative |
Hi, I think Higate Hotel and Kendal Hostel are among the cheapest