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Charlie's Cafe Bar

Prince Charlies House 95 Stricklandgate, Kendal LA9 4RA, England
+44 1539 740898
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good35%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (28 reviews)
“cakes” (11 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Prince Charlies House 95 Stricklandgate, Kendal LA9 4RA, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Shopping in the town were had this place recommended for lunch by locals.If it wasn't for the directions given we would have probably missed it. We can see why its popular Lovely quiet court yard at the back to sit and chill. Nice choices on...More

Thank parahandy1957
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for breakfast on our holiday to Kendal. We enjoyed it so much we came back later in the day (after our boat trip on Lake Windermere) as I knew they made Welsh rarebit and it is very RARE to get good Welsh rarebit...More

Thank DuncanMcA
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff were lovely with the children good food and good portions. Relaxing atmosphere, long walk to the toilets though

Thank kbell876
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very light and airy restaurant with a great selection of salads Sandwiches and cakes , nice place to relax.

Thank jsmathers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here today with my mum friends for lunch. I ordered a blt on brown. When I took a bite of the sandwich I also had a mouthful of mud! It wasn't just a little bit a lot. I opened up the sandwich and...More

Thank amyservini93
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Came across this cafe/restaurant visiting Kendal. Interesting old building with a maze of rooms and corridors. Nice atmosphere friendly staff and good service. Full fresh sandwiches a meal in themselves. Well worth a visit, good value.

Thank eonaLondon
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a spot of early lunch today after a long walk. Myself and husband both had a Welsh rarebit with added toppings and they were really enjoyable. Quick and friendly service. Slightly pricey though.

Thank Lorrifloss
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

I have been visiting Charlie's for years and it will always be my favourite cafe In kendal. Food is always yummy, really varied menu with something for everyone on. My favourites are the overstuffed jacket potatoes. Do not agree with the comment about it being...More

Thank Frannyboo90
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Same old menu since forever, £3.05 for a portion of fries!! A bit pricey. No tomatoes on salad just a pile of leaves. Nice cakes but time to change a few things.

Thank LizV186326
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Great homemade foods and sweets! Truly delicious! Recommend to all! Very child friendly! You must try the Welsh Rarebit!

Thank Helen B
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
sheila r
Hi ,do you do evening meals? Thanks
16 October 2016|
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Response from 652PeterH | Property representative |
Sorry we don't, we do hot food until 4pm, Monday to Saturday, then it's cakes and hot drinks until 5pm. Many thanks for asking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prince Charlies House 95 Stricklandgate, Kendal LA9 4RA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 740898
  • E-mail
Set in a historic grade II listed building, Prince Charlie's House, we offer an excellent menu choice from all day breakfasts, local beefburgers, specials of the day, soup, sandwiches and a fantastic range of biscuits, tray bakes and sweets made on the premises. We have a lovely secret garden with an awning for you to enjoy all year round. High chairs are available, baby changing facilities and children's menu with colouring sacks to keep young ones entertained. Well behaved pets welcome.
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