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The Union Jack

15 Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AF, England
+44 1539 722458
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“kippers” (5 reviews)
“poached eggs” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
15 Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AF, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came in for a spot of breakfast on our last day in the lakes and was not disappointed. It is a lovely little cafe with friendly staff and the food was lovely. Hats off to you

1  Thank Aidn G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had spare half hour before shops opened and glad we called in. Very clean and cofortably decorated, pleasant staff and top value for money food. Makes a nice change from the cafes that have cloned each other over recent years. We will certainly be calling...More

1  Thank Michael L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I returned to Kendal after a break of several months and made Union Jack one of my first stops. Nothing has changed. Breakfast there still sets you up for the day and the friendly, personal service ensures you feel very much at home. Their ‘Full...More

Thank Howi58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first thing we noticed about the Union Jack was how immaculately clean it was. The prices were great for a full breakfast, with the tea served in a large teapot, and also plenty of extra hot water. The food was great. Customer service was...More

1  Thank christine226336
Reviewed 23 December 2017

My favourite cafe in the South Lakes. Great food, proper chips, real sausages. Really good value for money. Perfect

Thank Clive B
Reviewed 9 December 2017

After a long drive of 4 hours on our way to the Lake District we stopped in Kendal and headed to the Union Jack for a breakfast after reading reviews on here . Can't fault it great breakfast for a great price .

Thank dieselSomerset
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Called in for breakfast a few times while in Kendal. Friendly service and good choice of breakfasts depending on your appetite. Traditional cafe serving good food. Nice coffee.

Thank handy180
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We were stopping in a Travel lodge and wanted a decent breakfast, Found the cafe, to be top notch and value for money for good food and drinks clean and good service car park at the rear ,

1  Thank philippmacs
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The Union Jack is always our first port of call when we're in Kendal. Food, Staff and Atmosphere are second to none. My usual is the fabulous Union Jack Grill, but you'd better be hungry!! Carol's usual is Cod and Chips; always excellent!

1  Thank Steve W
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Called in for lunch to this nice traditional cafe with good food, snacks and main meals. The staff made the customers ( many of whom were clearly local regulars) very welcome. It was nice to see an older single man enjoying a nice meal whilst...More

1  Thank Mark S
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23 January 2017|
Response from Howi58 | Reviewed this property |
If you have any special nutritional requirements you must speak to the staff directly. They are very obliging and I'm sure they will do all they can to help.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 722458
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