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Deja Vu

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International, English, Bistro
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124 Stricklandgate, Kendal la9 4qg, England
+44 (0)1539 724843
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Today
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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    Very good
  • 11
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  • 4
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely Discovery

We decided to stop for lunch on our way to Lake Windermere and tried to find a place for lunch in Kendal. Every review of Deja Vu seemed to be very good so we went there. What a lovely place - small, intimate, friendly service and excellent, home-cooked French based cuisine. The three of us... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Grace S
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Sydney, Australia
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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351 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

We decided to stop for lunch on our way to Lake Windermere and tried to find a place for lunch in Kendal. Every review of Deja Vu seemed to be very good so we went there. What a lovely place - small, intimate, friendly service and excellent, home-cooked French based cuisine. The three of us had the goat cheese salad,... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Went here on a recommendation with a group of 4 family members all have different tastes. Pleasant atmosphere, friendly informal service and great French based cuisine. All the party impressed , good wine list and great value. Top tip - its a small restaurant so make sure you book

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

We visited this bistro whilst staying at the Premier Inn in Kendal about 200yds away. We had the three course offer meal for £17.95 a head most of the dishes on the menu fell into the offer but some items had a small supplement. All the food was delicious we could not fault anything about the place. It is quite... More 

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

My wife and I came across this restaurant by chance and managed to walk in and get a table with no issues. The atmosphere was really pleasant and relaxed and the food was extremely good. The total bill for 3 courses, a bottle of proseco, a dessert wine and a port was circa £70 which is very good value for... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Visited here last night and every course was delicious, well worth a visit. I would come back tomorrow!

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cumbria
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This is a small but really pleasant restaurant,the service is good and the food excellent.The choices from the menu are varied and will suit both vegetarians and carnivores,my starter was different to anything I would normally have chosen,my main course was fish that was beautifully cooked and served and dessert was lovely.For the price I paid with drinks etc the... More 

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Kendal the Lake District UK
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Have dined at Deja Vu several times since it opened. A small intimate restaurant, offering good food and friendly service. Choose wisely as there are always hidden extras!

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

I am always pleased with the delicious food and delightful service at Deja Vu. Friendly staff, a wide choice of dishes and an excellent selection of alcohol make this an easy choice when eating with clients or friends. Thanks as always to the team there for a wonderful meal!

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Kendal
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We have been to De ja vu quite a few times over the last 10 years or so. I can honestly say we have never had a bad meal or even a mediocre one. The service has always been excellent, the staff really friendly and also very knowledgeable. This restaurant is one of the few success stories in Kendal, where... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Beautiful food, brilliant and friendly service and great atmosphere! Not too expensive, good wine list, would book before hand to ensure you get a table

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 124 Stricklandgate, Kendal la9 4qg, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1539 724843

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 41
  • Cuisine: International, English, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?