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Waterside Cafe and Food Bistro

Kent View, Kendal LA9 4DZ, England
+44 1539 729743
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Kent View, Kendal LA9 4DZ, England
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1 - 10 of 102 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

This café is amazing. The food is so fresh and all delicious. I have the 5 salads plate which is always delicious, very nutritious with nuts and pulses included. Try the turmeric cauliflower, or the celeriac, apple and hazelnut, or the artichoke tomato and olive....More

Thank HelloElHierro
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Been coming here for more than a year, and always had great vegan food. Just tried their new Christmas menu, absolutely superb! We had the butternut squash roast and the nut roast, both were delicious, really tasty. Followed by the bread and butter pudding with...More

Thank ScottyBury
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, imaginative as well as some good classics. So good we had to visit again the next day. Had an amazing crumble slice for dessert 🍰. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent selection of vegetarian food, delicious coffee and yummy cakes. We had the beetroot risotto, curry of the week (cauliflower & potato) and the vegetable baklava, all of which were delicious. we were too full to eat cakes there and then so took home an...More

1  Thank 938fjg
lanamay827, Owner at Waterside Cafe and Food Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Thank you very much for your lovely feedback and I am glad you enjoyed the food Hope to see you again All the best Magda & the team

Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Wow!! I’m a meat eater and the thought of going to a vegetarian restaurant doesn’t tick my box,how wrong I was, the food is amazing I had cheese and broccoli flan and three salads potato, cauliflower and chickpea all tasted fabulous I would definitely recommend...More

Thank sdaly1970
lanamay827, Owner at Waterside Cafe and Food Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Thank you very much for your fantastic feedback. I am glad you enjoyed your time and food Hope to see you again All the best Magda&the team

Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We are 5 decided Carnivores who had a great lunch here - the salads that came with mains were delicious. I had a lovely carrot cake for pudding- everything homemade and tasty. Definitely recommend

Thank Ailsa E
lanamay827, Owner at Waterside Cafe and Food Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. Hope to see you again All the bets Magda&the team

Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

My daughter introduced me to this place. A beautiful bistro with window views to the River Kent. The food was amazing... especially the puddings!! Service was second to none and I’ll be back here very soon! Excellent choices for gluten free food and other allergy...More

Thank 67Axolotyl
lanamay827, Owner at Waterside Cafe and Food Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Thank you so much for a lovely feedback. We do appreciate a lot your opinion. Hope to see you soon All the best Magda & the team

Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is a great little cafe. The location is lovely over looking the river. The food is FANTASTIC!. Great for everyone and they also go gluten free, vegan and they are child friendly. It is a great place to go and I will be going...More

Thank Dillon101
lanamay827, Owner at Waterside Cafe and Food Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Hello Thank you so much for your lovely review. We do appreciate and we are more than happy that you liked our cafe. Hope to see you again All the best Magda and the team

Reviewed 6 October 2017

We found this bistro on a trip to Kendal and we needed some lunch but a place we could park near. We saw it on our way out of town and did a detour to go and eat there. My husband and I really just...More

Thank Dee B
lanamay827, Owner at Waterside Cafe and Food Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Hello Dee B Thank you very much for a lovely review and we are glad you liked our cafe. Hope to see you again All the best Magda & the team

Reviewed 2 October 2017

I arranged an early evening event at this venue and I am very glad I did! There were approximately 40 of us celebrating my husband's 60th birthday 🎉 Magda and her team not only had an amazing buffet and welcome drinks waiting for our guests...More

Thank felicesisi
lanamay827, Owner at Waterside Cafe and Food Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Hello Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. We are glad you and your party had a great time. We did enjoy as well:) See you soon again All the best Magda & the team

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kent View, Kendal LA9 4DZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 729743
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Description
We are a family run vegetarian and vegan cafe offering delicious food at edible prices in a pleasant riverside setting just a few minutes walk from the town centre and just off the A6. We offer vegan, wheat and gluten free options freshly prepared on premises daily using the finest, largely organic and fair trade ingredients., All the food is sourced locally. Our eggs are sourced from free range "happy hens".
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