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124 Stricklandgate, Kendal la9 4qg, England
+44 (0)1539 724843
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Ranked #6 of 111 Restaurants in Kendal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $41
Hours:
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: English, International, Bistro
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Coniston, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We tried this bistro for the first time in the 3 years we've lived nearby. We normally go for specialist Indian or Chinese. Booking was easy and service was quick and efficient. The food was lovely, and the 3 course meal-deal made it pretty good value. As we were driving, I was impressed that soft drinks weren't way over the... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

The wife and I found this little restaurant a few years ago. We experienced such good quality food and service we always return when ever will are in Kendal. I recommend you book for a Friday/Saturday night as it does get busy.

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

no atmosphere, cold, food below average over priced for quality of food seating to close together to be intimate

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York, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Ate for first time.Climate needed more heat in the place.I felt food was over rated and expensive.Opinion of myself a visitor and a local Kendal resident

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England
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Deja Vu is clearly a local favourite. Unable to get a table for one in early December on a Thursday night it took another two nights in Kendal before I could get in. When I did I was treated to a highly competent menu, the pate here beat the Inn at Whitewell's equivalent quite comfortably. The main course beef brisket... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

My parents go there practically every week so took my friends a long a the value for money on the three courses for 18£ is insane! The good is fantastic and you will not leave hungry, the atmosphere is great and service impeccable! Will hopefully return again soon!

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Scottish borders
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Staying in Kendal for a week at the start of November. One of the ways to spot a good restaurant is one that is always busy. We tried to get into Deja vu two nights in a row with no luck but managed to get a table at the third attempt. Very cosy inside & the staff are friendly &... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

What a lovely little restaurant, great food, great service, excellent value and a fantastic atmosphere. Would definately recommend this restaurant and look forward to booking again.

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Although the food was properly cooked the menu wasn't to everyone's taste and the restaurant lacked atmosphere. Also the service was very rushed.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Although I've said that this was not one of the best meals I've ever had that is not a full and fair reflection. In Kendal this is the restaurant where I consistently get first rate meals, the atmosphere is a delight and the service attentive without being 'over the top'.

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Additional Information about Deja Vu

Address: 124 Stricklandgate, Kendal la9 4qg, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1539 724843
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
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
Average Prices: USD 20 - 41
Cuisine: English, International, Bistro

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