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Emmas Yard 46

46 Branthwaite Brow, Kendal LA9 4TX, England
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (11 reviews)
“cakes” (7 reviews)
“open fire” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, British
$$ - $$$
46 Branthwaite Brow, Kendal LA9 4TX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely tearoom that serves light snacks and cakes etc. Free from modern music but plays classical music quietly in the background. Has a little sun trap of a back yard if you feel like sitting in the sun.

Thank Beth040
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Need a break from the hustle and bustle of Kendal - this is the place. We sat outside in the lovely old plumbers courtyard. Food was excellent and cheap - even the treat for pooch was munched very quickly (forgot to ask the make!!) Soup...More

Thank Solobay
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I visit regularly to meet friends because it is quiet and we can hear ourselves talk. There is an open fire in the winter making the cafe warm and cosy.

Thank 197yellow
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Excellent coffee. Piping hot and just how I like it. You have to look out for Emmas as it's well hidden. A gem of a place.

Thank BabaLakeDistrict
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Lovely atmosphere in one of Kendals old yards. Friendly service and excellent home-made scones. The cakes looked delicious too! Very reasonable prices.

Thank JML_Cumbria
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Even the ancient front door entices you into this old, comfortable dog-friendly café. What a welcome retreat on a cold, rainy day in Kendal. A cosy fire and delicious home-cooked food with friendly staff and just a lovely atmosphere. Would thoroughly recommend this café.

Thank Nicky B
Reviewed 9 November 2016

You've got to look for Emma's 'cos it's inside a small alleyway off Branthwaite Brow and there's just a small pointy sign at the alleyway entrance. We'd looked for a lunch spot on the main road and down a side road but didn't fancy the...More

1  Thank RegularTraveller60
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Was walking around for some time in Kendal to find a nice quiet spot and tucked away down a little side street was a very nice quiet cafe. Lovely courtyard at the side and room inside. Friendly staff and tasty food. Definitely recommend and will...More

1  Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Had lunch outside in the courtyard, a little sheltered suntrap. We had our little dog with us and they even brought her a biscuit! Friendly service and excellent food.

1  Thank janice w
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Lovely cafe, quiet, good for catching up with friends. Lovely cakes, excellent coffee. Has become my cafe of choice if friends and I need to talk, very quiet classical background music which is lovely to listen to if waiting.

1  Thank Beth040
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Branthwaite Brow, Kendal LA9 4TX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: 07900907032
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