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The Restaurant, Kendal College

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Milnthorpe Road, Kendal, England
0153 814700
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Description: Meals produced and served by catering students in high-quality...
Meals produced and served by catering students in high-quality surroundings at incredible prices
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Usual excellent standard - fantastic lunch

We have now visited The Restaurant numerous times over the past couple of years and never had ordinary food yet. This occasion was no different. We came for lunch and for the price I don't know where you could get better - £10.50 for three high quality courses and coffee. Our daughter has been... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We have now visited The Restaurant numerous times over the past couple of years and never had ordinary food yet. This occasion was no different. We came for lunch and for the price I don't know where you could get better - £10.50 for three high quality courses and coffee. Our daughter has been in attendance on an associated course,... More 

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Lancashire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Second visit for one in our party, and first for me. Wonderful food, wonderful service and a great location. The food and service would be well placed in the best of restaurants. Splendid all round. Very highly recommended.

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North Lancashire
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124 reviews 124 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Pre Valentines 'Sparkling' lunch including glass of Prosecco with Raspberry cassis. Selection of dainty freshly baked warm bread rolls to accompany starter. We both opted for the asparagus risotto with truffle oil and mouth wateringly tasty local lakeland lamb for main course. Daintly presented desserts in shape of a sailing ship, followed by choice of tea and various coffees. Students... More 

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Windermere, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Overall an excellent meal. But let down by the main course which was a bit on the small side, the meat was also very dry. The waiters and waitresses did very well until the end which was let down when 3 people on our table never got any coffee. There was nobody about to ask, they all disappeared !

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The college is our favourite place to eat in Kendal. We love the youthful enthusiasm of the students, steered by the gracious charm of Graeme. As a couple in advancing years, we delight in seeing the insecurity of "first years" as they mature and blossom into the self confidence of the "third year". As for the food - well sourced... More 

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

Well done to Graeme and all the students, another very enjoyable and professionally served meal. Highly recommended.

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Milnthorpe, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

The quality of food and service is extremely good. The students and teaching staff do an excellent job.

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

okay, I may be biased as an offspring is currently one of the students...BUT....this was really lovely food at lunchtime. Three courses followed by coffee all for just under £11. The service is exceptional, the serving staff are polite, courteous and knowledgeable about the food they serve, the food itself was just so well cooked, and we were even treated... More 

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Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013 via mobile

My first visit to The Restaurant, and I was not disappointed. The food was excellent quality and the service was top notch. I would definitely recommend it to anyone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

It's always a delight to watch the students learn their trade and the choice and quality of food on offer is always excellent quality and superb value. Almost an up-market 'Pensioners's Special' !!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Milnthorpe Road, Kendal, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: 0153 814700

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 19 - 39
  • Cuisine: British

Description

Meals produced and served by catering students in high-quality surroundings at incredible prices

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