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The Moon Highgate

129 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4EN, England
+44 1539 729254
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
129 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4EN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We receive a very warm welcome and that set the tone for the evening. The atmosphere was lovely, the service excellent and the food was amazing. The smoked salmon starter was fantastic, very different and imaginative flavours. Can’t wait to go again.

Thank Sue030749
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just had our Xmas party at the restaurant and it was excellent. I was spoilt for choice from the menu, but went with the traditional turkey dinner and it was cooked to perfection. The restaurant was full, they also had another party in...More

Thank Pen212
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The chef owns the business , always a good sign . Had a very tasty 2 course lunch , good quality with a reasonable price . This restaurant is our favourite in Kendal . We have visited numerous times over the last decade . Always...More

1  Thank Brian H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended The Moon by 2 people on our recent break in Kendal. Great experience from start to finish, warm welcome good service throughout, food was as good as it looked very tasty....so much so we returned 2 nights later.

Thank Denise L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My birthday weekend, booked for 4 of us Saturday night. Food was amazing, service excellent. Price was good/usual. Lovely feel to the place. Could not fault any of it.

Thank nvernon26
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous meal. Slow cooked beef was superb. Really friendly owner / manager. Great service. Good choice of traditional as well as vegetarian meals. Full wine list as well as bottles of local real ales. Sat near fire which was nice on a cold Autumn night.

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Fabulous food and gin pairin last Thursday, highly recommended and good value for money, a fantastic evening.

Thank ktrim
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Nice setting, friendly service and great food. Good value modern British food. Simple menu but all well cooked. Desserts particularly good. Small wine list but good value.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 2 November 2017

The Moon Highgate offer excellent vegan options, fabulous desserts, a wine list with clearly labelled vegan wines, so it is heaven for diners like me. We were celebrating as it was World Vegan Day, kicking off World Vegan Month, my 31st vegan anniversary and my...More

Thank Veganolive1
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Lovely ambience friendly professional service and excellent food. Highly recommended. The vension dish was outstanding.

Thank jamesChingford
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Questions & Answers
30 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Helen W | Property representative |
Hello, yes we do sell gift vouchers for the restaurant. you can either pop into the restaurant or call us on the phone in which case we would post the voucher out. Vouchers can be bought for any amount, can be used for lunch... More
10 June 2017|
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Response from Helen W | Property representative |
We don't have a menu on here I'm afraid but it is on our website. We are due to bring in our summer menu later this week too.
Lupe C
18 March 2017|
Response from Jacob P |
Hi there, TripAdvisor won't let us post full links or email addresses, but if you head to our website all the info you need is on there; themoonhighgate . com Thanks, Jacob
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$54
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:15 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:15 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:15 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:15 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:15 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4EN, England (Formerly New Moon Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 729254
  • E-mail
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