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Deja Vu

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French, International, British, Bistro
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124 Stricklandgate, Kendal la9 4qg, England
+44 (0)1539 724843
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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
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 277
    Excellent
  • 102
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
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 food.

Had a really good lunch here with friends. The starters we chose were delicious and unusual, and the main course we chose of fish was well cooked in a very light batter. Very tasty. As the portions were generous we didn't mamage a sweet. Coffees were OK but not very strong, but I would eat here... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
Jacqueline L
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Wigan
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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Wigan
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Had a really good lunch here with friends. The starters we chose were delicious and unusual, and the main course we chose of fish was well cooked in a very light batter. Very tasty. As the portions were generous we didn't mamage a sweet. Coffees were OK but not very strong, but I would eat here again. I would just... More 

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We went here on the back of the Trip Advisor reviews. It was a bit of a let down, the menu online looked fantastic but the reality for us was somewhat underwhelming. My husband had the mussels starter, and found more than half a dozen of the shells were closed which gave us an early impression that the food may... More 

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Antwerpen
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

great meal, friendly people and a great service for a price you can't beat. They try to create a real French feeling without overdoing it, a family place that deserves succes.

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Hadn't visited for a few years but it was still as terrific as we remembered Lovely food, excellent staff and reasonable value Highly recommended

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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I visited last night with friends. The starters were very good and to be fair the mains were good although portion sizes varied massively. My friend had to send her dessert back though as it was badly burnt on the bottom. It also wouldn't have hurt for the Manager to give an apology, although it was removed from the bill... More 

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We go here regularly and it is worth booking a table for weekend and evenings as it gets busy. When we visited last week I had the Camembert parcel for starters, it was lovely and gooey inside, the baked pastry really crisp, served on a salad with leaves and seeds in a delicious dressing. My husband had the duck pate... More 

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Liverpool
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We went to de ja vu while staying in Kendal after it beIng recommended to us , it is a French themed restaurant with good choice on the menu , the food is a good portion size and really tasty , I had the oven baked chicken marinated in yoghurt garlic lemon and thyme with sautéed potatoes mixed peppers and... More 

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Reading
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This little restaurant was recommended to us by the ladies in the local tourist office and it didn't disappoint. The menu was extensive, with something for everyone. The staff were knowledgeable about the ingredients in the dishes and as someone with an intolerance, this was important. They couldn't have been more helpful and if at all possible they were happy... More 

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notts
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Went here in July, had the set menu which was really good. Would definatly eat here again. Staff were attentive and there was a really relaxed atmosphere. Not five star but with out doubt worth a visit and great quality food for the money.

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essex
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I have been to this restaurant a couple of times and it is just lovely, the menu is interesting and there are always tasty specials on offer It is only small, but the service is good. It feels like a family run affair, but I could be wrong!! We always book as it is very popular. I visited with my... More 

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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: French, International, British, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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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