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The Union Jack

15 Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AF, England
+44 1539 722458
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“kippers” (5 reviews)
“black pudding” (4 reviews)
“hash browns” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
15 Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AF, England
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11 - 20 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 23 May 2017

I've been eating there about 25 years - enough said eh? You can either have a basic snack like beans on toast, or a full meal. Always prompt friendly service. Large public car park behind.

1  Thank pbramham
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Great service. Basic food. Really friendly. I had scampi which was great. It really is a great cafe with such friendly service. Would recommend.

1  Thank SWALKER1920
Reviewed 15 April 2017

there were mostly locals in the cafe but it was a nice and friendly atmosphere. the staff were nice and welcomed us. the food came fairly quick after ordering and the food was very good.

1  Thank Ellie A
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Very good food friendly staff well worth a visit had good ratings from trip advisor even open on Sunday

1  Thank 24,079,733
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Totally enjoyed our late cooked breakfast after traveling over from Germany. Feelgoodfood! Always go where the locals go.

Thank Lola D
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Actually, I have a Chihuahua, but I think Jack Russells would be just as welcome in this excellent, traditional, English Cafe. The food hits the spot and the owner and staff are really nice.

1  Thank Howi58
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Boil in the bag kippers,full monty nothing special.Went to wetherspoons the next day,that was much better and much better value!

1  Thank paul s
Reviewed 28 January 2017

OK so it's nothing to look at from the outside and is fairly utilitarian inside but don't be fooled by the looks. There was a roaring fire the day we went for breakfast and what an excellent breakfast it was too. The menu has lots...More

1  Thank Richard P
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Visited on several occasions and never been disappointed. Staff are really friendly, service is very efficient and the food is well cooked, hot and tasty. Breakfasts are a must and have a size to suit all appetites. Don't be afraid of The Full Monty! A...More

1  Thank Elaine H
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We go here about once or twice a week and it has only just occurred to me to put a review on Trip Advisor. It is a fantastic cafe with great food, don't be deceived by thinking this is a greasy spoon and won't be...More

1  Thank hopefulcaribbean
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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
Kids, Child-friendly
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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