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Brewery Arts Centre

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Perfect for a rainyday

Came here today with my son to watch the playmobil movie. A great venue with pleasant staff it also... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Malt Room pillars

Gud Venue, except for the pillars 😩 It didn’t matter which way I leaned, I cud not see the singer... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2019
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Known nationally as a centre for world-class theatre, music, art and events, the Brewery has a 450 capacity music venue, three cinemas, two visual arts galleries, a drama studio, meeting rooms, a recently refurbished Grainstore restaurant, Warehouse...more
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Highgate | La9 4he, Kendal, England
+44 1539 725133
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely venue but what a rip off! Vats bar - £2.80 for a minuscule flat white max 1/8th of a pint, served in an arty farty glass. Literally 4 small mouthfulls. If I drank alcohol I would have been better off buying a pint! Disappointing....More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here today with my son to watch the playmobil movie. A great venue with pleasant staff it also has a bar and restaurant attached which we never visited but the cinema is a good size as is the viewing screen and the seats are...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 12, 2019 via mobile

Gud Venue, except for the pillars 😩 It didn’t matter which way I leaned, I cud not see the singer. When I took a loo break, I stood at t’back for a couple of songs ( so I cud say I’d seen the whole act...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 14, 2019 via mobile

We walked to the Brewery Arts Centre to have a family meal only to find that the kitchen is closed on Sunday. Seems an odd choice as there’s often music on in the summer. We didn’t even stay for a drink and now we are...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 238ianc
Reviewed June 24, 2019

Visit here often for food, drinks and gigs. The new menu in the Vats bar and Restaurant is great and its nice to see some guest beers on tap too now that its a Free House. I believe the bar is under new management and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 25, 2019 via mobile

In December 2018 I booked to see Eddi Reader at the brewery arts in Kendal I also booked the restaurant, when we arrived I couldn’t find the restaurant and was pointed to the Vat bar which was pizzas which we try to avoid I asked...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I went to see Avengers Endgame last night and were really impressed with this thriving arts centre. Lots on, attentive staff & a really lovely venue with lots of different things on. Restsurant and bar too, lots going on & a real...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Q3351OOjohns
Reviewed April 2, 2019

Wow! Everything works so well at this place and with a wonderful welcome from ever so helpful young staff. Even the adjacent car park is cheap.They deserve to be supported; they deserve to succeed. The food was very good with something for everything on the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank alan472016
AimeeG385, Marketing at Brewery Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2019

Thank you for your lovely review! I will pass this on to our team.

Reviewed March 25, 2019

The performance was excellent, a show worth catching at another venue on her tour. The venue at the Kendal brewery arts centre was not so good! The performance occurred in the “Malt Room” , there was no tiered seating, such that your view would be...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Derek M
Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

We had a lovely visit. Our meal in the Grainstore was lovely and the staff were great. We saw a show in the theatre and had a great time. If we are up that way again we'll definitely be looking what's on.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Extraordinary481700
AimeeG385, Marketing at Brewery Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2019

Thank you Extraordinary481700 for your review, we love getting feedback. I'll pass your comments onto our team.

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Lynn H
September 17, 2015|
Response from Deborah B | Property representative |
We have a car park at The Brewery, but get here early as it does fill up quickly. Otherwise Abbot Hall car park is just across the road.
laura b
June 29, 2015|
Response from O2704URjeffk | Reviewed this property |
Hi Best check out their web site as they always have loads on