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Pumpkins Bistro

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7 Allhallows Lane, Kendal LA9 4JH, England
+44 1539 728722
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Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Trying to find a family place to eat for 8 in Kendal on a Friday night was looking grim until we booked a table at Pumpkins Bistro and it was great. 5 adults and 3 older kids were spoiled for choice of main courses and they were still happy to adapt menu items to cater for fussy eaters. Service was... More 

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1 Thank Andrew K
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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980 reviews
385 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An excellent steak pie, with some prime beef, served with great chips and veg was followed by a duo of good quality ice cream. The coffee was excellent too. This restaurant offers first class, no-nonsense, homemade food. The service is quick and attentive and the location could not be more central, just across the road from Kendal Town Hall.

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Thank Howi58
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife & I just stopped of for a coffee. Excellent service and very good coffee in lovely relaxed surroundings. Worth a visit.

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Plantation, Florida, United States
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere ! Great looking menu my cousin had a Cumberland beer and loves it! They Also have Banana Milkshakes and tea and Sandwiches!

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Thank Rachael C
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We were stuck for somewhere to eat one evening in Kendal and a quick trip adviser search showed us this place. When we went in it was very very quiet (some music would be a nice touch) but the menu looked really good with a decent selection of vegetarian options. The hummus starter was nice, but it wasn't the best... More 

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1 Thank Rachel462014
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

We used Trip Advisor to find somewhere to eat whilst in Kendal for a few hours and this caught our eye. What lovely little place. It was almost totally empty when we visited at 3pm on Saturday afternoon. I had fish, chips and mushy peas whilst the wife had the steak pie and chips. Both were delicious and looked and... More 

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Thank Glynn W
Dover, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

We had a lovely meal here with myself, husband and 7 year old. I think its only open for evening meals once or twice a week (usually a daytime bistro) but we happened to walk past on a Thursday when it was open. At 5.30pm (ish) it was completely empty but within 30 minutes it really filled up. There was... More 

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Thank Rachael B
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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385 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Actually, I had the steak pie with chips and veg. - and very good it was too. This was followed by a portion of creamy, strawberry and vanilla ice cream. The food here is plain, honest to goodness home cooking that hits the spot. The restaurant is bright and comfortable and there is something on the menu for most tastes.

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1 Thank Howi58
Kendal, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

Can't fault, nipped for quick bite to eat, had jacket potatoes and they were lovely. Something for everyone and very friendly :)

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Thank Kelly Marie G
Kendal, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

We had a lovely meal, early evening, with friends here on more than one occasion. Home made food was from a very unusual and varied menu. Friendly service and very reasonable prices for such good quality.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $20
Cuisine
British, Mediterranean, Vegetarian, Gluten Free
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Allhallows Lane, Kendal LA9 4JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 728722
Description
The restaurant is licensed and has an unfussy pleasant ambience enhanced by attractive artwork, some by a local artist, which gives it a Mediterranean feel. The menus are varied and very reasonably priced, all the food is sourced locally and our meat is predominately produced in Cumbria. Opening times:Mon-Wed: 9.30am-5.00pmThurs, Fri, Saturday: 9.30am-8.30pm.

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