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Wainwright's Yard | Stricklandgate, Kendal LA9 4DP, England
+44 1539 728135
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9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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  • 46
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    Very good
  • 29
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  • 31
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  • 37
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
what have they done!!!

First off I doubt very much that anyone from Artisan looks at these reviews as they are not responding to them which means they don't care in my eyes. I hadn't been in for a while but decided to go for lunch today, it's now self service almost, there was a jug of cold water on the counter and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Kendal, United Kingdom
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English first
Kendal, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

What a total shock we had when visiting Booths Artisan Kendal - we have been going since it opened and have observed the downward spiral of what was once an excellent eatery. They have now changed the restaurant into a transport café - the atmosphere was total doom and gloom we felt like the place was in the process of... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I went with a friend hoping to enjoy a relaxing lunch. Noticed on entering that it was not half full, we usually have to queue. Soon found reason. A completely change of operation. Find a menu then go to another counter to queue to give order, then find table. One poor waitress was dashing up and down. Soup was only... More 

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Sedbergh
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This shop has allsorts of weird and wonderful food and drink from all over the world if you can`t get what you want at the big stores you will definitely be able to get it here. Staff are also very helpful even when busy.

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

First off I doubt very much that anyone from Artisan looks at these reviews as they are not responding to them which means they don't care in my eyes. I hadn't been in for a while but decided to go for lunch today, it's now self service almost, there was a jug of cold water on the counter and some... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We have been visiting this restaurant for years for Sunday breakfast, what a disappointment it was today when we found it had gone from a really good restaurant with good service to a greasy spoon type breakfast. You now have to queue at a till to place your order and pay then sit down and wait for your food. They... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We have been eating at Booths in Kendal for the last 8 years. We sometimes had to wait for a table, but the wait was always worth it. The restaurant was always full and had a good atmosphere. We were greeted and shown to our table and drinks order taken. The menu was varied and we were never spoilt for... More 

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Altrincham
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We haven't visited this restaurant for about a year, but I have recommended a visit to many friends, as we had always enjoyed excellent brunches here. When we visited Kendal we always ate here. Alarm bells should have alerted me on arrival as instead of the usual lengthy queues we entered an empty cafe. This is no longer a restaurant... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Just w anted a quick coffee which was very nice. The whole place has changed since I was last there and it seemed quite bare. Plenty of seating available May of needed more staff to help at the till otherwise was ok

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

fresh coffee and huge cakes and friendly staff love it shame there's none in Scotland very similar to waitrose

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

poor service and indifferent staff not what it used to be. Menu needs revamping the selection is poor and could do with changing as well as some of the staff.

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Additional Information about Booths

Address: Wainwright's Yard | Stricklandgate, Kendal LA9 4DP, England
Phone Number: +44 1539 728135
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: British

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Wainwright's Yard | Stricklandgate, Kendal LA9 4DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 728135

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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