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The Punch Bowl

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A65 | Barrows Green, Kendal LA8 0AA , England
01539560267
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Finished our weekend off by staying in this lovely pub for 1 night as the place we were staying in for the previous 2 nights was booked up on this evening. It was a last minute booking but you couldn't tell. Dave and his wife were so welcoming and nothing was too much for them. We stayed in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Zoë P
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English first
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Went with family of 4 two adults and two children the children had nuggets and chips and spag bol eith garlic bread both cleared their plates. We had to stsrt ling prawns in filo pastry with side salad and dip and main was the curry which was very good well reccomend this dish a bit pricey but would go back... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Finished our weekend off by staying in this lovely pub for 1 night as the place we were staying in for the previous 2 nights was booked up on this evening. It was a last minute booking but you couldn't tell. Dave and his wife were so welcoming and nothing was too much for them. We stayed in room 1... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Went at 12 on Monday lunchtime and it soon filled up with customers.All five of us were extremely pleased with our meals, all having something different off the menu.The food was excellent as was the service,nice selection of drinks shame I was driving.

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Making this our new regular for meals out. Always a warm and friendly welcome with great food and great atmosphere

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Stirling, Scotland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Staff were welcoming and friendly. The food was very good with good sized portions and reasonably priced. The Cumberland sausage and mash was excellent! The sweets were very good too, especially as the waitress agreed to serve the calories in a separate bowl :)

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Came with my family 4 of us, I ordered the Cumbrian beef burger. Was ok but a bit pricey. And didn't like the plate it was served on. Either a board or normal plate please, coleslaw was abit warm. Felt like it had been left out all day! Shinny chips were really good, I would return

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The pub itself is friendly enough. The staff are attentive and eager to please. I ordered Cumbrian Rump Steak off the main menu. The chips were lovely, proper thick cut and cooked twice I would say. The steak was rather tuff and not cooked rare as I asked. More medium to well. Obviously not rested because it sat in a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Haven't eaten here for sometime but was very impressed with the food choice and friendly staff. Was quite a wait for the food however sitting in the sunshine in the beer garden helped pass the time !

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Lunch was fantast the food was great, attention to detail obvious. The waiting staff were knowledgeable and looked after us well. Our 3 year old son was welcomed and the children's menu more than adequate. The wine by the glass was excellent and reasonably priced. I would have no issues recommending this restaurant and will be back again in the... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Went in as a four and while chef was cooking the food the noise coming from the kitchen was like sitting in the audience of the X factor . He was singing that loud you could hardly have a conversation. Food was over priced but nice

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Address: A65 | Barrows Green, Kendal LA8 0AA, England
Phone Number: 01539560267
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
Average Prices: USD 39
Cuisine: Pub

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  • Address: A65 | Barrows Green, Kendal LA8 0AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: 01539560267

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 39
  • Cuisine: Pub

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