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The Punch Bowl

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A65 | Barrows Green, Kendal LA8 0AA, England
+44 15395 60267
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited for Sunday lunch last weekend with a large group of us. Food was lovely and just what we needed after a long weekend exploring The Lakes. They also sell their own vodka in unusual flavours such as Kendal Mint Cake which will make great stocking fillers this Christmas. All in all we would recommend :-)

Thank NatOat_x
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent food,really good quality produce cooked to perfection. Lamb Hotpot was very tender,good range of beers and first class service from the two young girls serving, highly recommend..the place is spotless as well..catch you again thank you

Thank badgcbr600
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

This pub is just around the corner to us, and we're regulars as the food is always great, and the atmosphere is very welcoming. The staff are attentive and can't do enough for you. If you're in the area and looking for a family run pub with proper home made food, this is the place to come. They've just added... More 

Thank Tom_And_Louise
Manchester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Was recommended this by a friend we waited rather a long time for service however when the food arrived it was delicious hot and very tasty a great menu

Thank acrasia2013
Kendal, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Walked in to be greeted at the bar with a friendly smile not many people in so had plenty of choice of seating. We were brought the menu by a nice young lady wouldn't fault the service, just the food sure it was frozen chicken, roast potatoes and veg very disappointed with it. Decided to have ice cream for afters... More 

Thank walkthisway464
Mold, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Good friendly place, some room for dogs but only a few tables in the dog friendly bit. Had two meals there this week here and both times were spot on for quality and service. Recommend the Cumbrian sausage and mash and the steak burger and chips.

Thank David H
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Had a lovely meal food hot and well cooked, a very pleasent all round experiance would recomend this pub to anybody who wants a nice meal

Thank mark g
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this place and glad we did. The food was good, atmosphere nice. Various games for kids. Staff were friendly

Thank Helen W
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely marvellous food,great company,brilliant staff and owner, made us feel very welcome on arrival, went for a family meal brilliant food couldn't fault anything. Staff very attentive making sure that your stay is pleasurable . Love this place and also the Kendal mint cake vodka is deffo a must buy to all love love love it, deffo coming again and... More 

Thank Hayley D
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Our hosts at Miller's Beck recommended this place. Quite busy, families coming and going the whole time we were there. Enjoyed a very nice meal served by very friendly staff.

Thank Linseedruggers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A65 | Barrows Green, Kendal LA8 0AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 15395 60267

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?