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Pumpkins Bistro

7 Allhallows Lane, Kendal LA9 4JH, England
01539 728722
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Ranked #32 of 113 restaurants in Kendal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Vegetarian, British, Bistro
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The restaurant is licensed and has an unfussy pleasant ambience enhanced by attractive artwork, some by a local artist, which gives it a Mediterranean feel. The menus are varied and very reasonably priced, all the food is sourced locally and our meat is predominately produced in Cumbria. Opening times:Mon-Wed: 9.30am-5.00pmThurs, Fri, Saturday: 9.30am-8.30pm.
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86% Recommend
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English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Soggy pie. Soggy chips. Drinks slammed on the table without a tray. No talking at all when serving us "enjoy your food" or "can I get you anything else". Service was quite half way. Dissapointing. Oh and as you have accused a previous review I do know it's the right place. (Same street as Weatherspoons and round the corner from... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

On weekend break in Kendal looking for some where nice to eat found it at Pumpkins. The house made pate was superb for a starter. I had the cassoulet again superb as was my wife,s lasagne. The freshly cooked fish and chips my brother and sister in law was massive and delicious. No room for dessert after the main courses... More

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

A really nice place, lovely decor, staff were very friendly and a lively atmosphere. We had lunch; cassoulet and ham and mushroom tagliatelle - both were delicious. Our daughters kids meal was great too, we pinched a few of the proper home made chips :) We were just passing through, but I'm sure this would be lovely in the evening... More

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We went for lunch, nice friendly staff & a good variety of food. As a veggie eating places can be very hit & miss but the Pumpkin delivered an excellent meal. A few choices which was nice & I choose the lunch time special, The lentil pie was delicious & I could have had salad with chips or baked potatoes... More

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Broadway, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Arrived quite late while passing thru. Customer service by lovely lady. Food scrummy. Loved the red cabbage. The food was just what we wanted in pleasant surroundings and first class plus service.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This is a no frills, good food café perfect for a meal or just a coffee. reasonable prices and cheerful staff.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

We ate here one evening in March on an overnight stay in Kendal, and found the food extremely tasty, with generous portion sizes and lovely friendly staff. I'd recommend it to anyone.

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Alsager, England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Only by chance did we nip in to this establishment, on our way to Wetherspoons! Glad we did, a good value, generous wholesome meal just what as required before the Princess Ida performance at the town hall. Very clean and excellent service from an enchanting waitress, nothing to much trouble with a lovely smile!

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Maidenhead, England, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We decided to try Pumpkins after finding it on TA. We had a long journey to Kendal, with two young children and wanted somewhere child friendly with nice food, but not too pricey and we weren't disappointed. Staff were friendly and attentive, the restaurant and toilets were very clean. I ordered steak pie with chips and veg, my partner had... More

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

This place lacks any personally, boring, bland food and service to match. The Lady who served me and my Fiancée seemed like she couldn't be bothered and had no manners or interest in making small talk. My fiancée had game pie which had no flavour and the chips greasy. I opted for a scone with jam and cream, I was... More

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Fiona T, Staff Member at Pumpkins Bistro, responded to this review

With all due respect, I think this is a case of mistaken identity the last game pie we served at Pumpkins Bistro was within 2 weeks of Christmas time and we never sell game out of season which means that we would never sell game beyond mid January because beyond that time it will have come out of a freezer.... More

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