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The Union Jack

15 Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AF, England
+44 1539 722458
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“kippers” (5 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
15 Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AF, England
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Reviewed April 13, 2018

Called in here this morning on the way through Kendal. I grew up in the town and can't believe I've never visited until now - it's a great little café with a friendly, easy-going atmosphere. Everything very clean and tidy. My husband and I both...More

1  Thank Loulabelle2000
Reviewed April 10, 2018

We come to Kendal every few months to visit family, and always try to fit in breakfast at the Union Jack. Today it was excellent as always; quality ingredients nicely cooked, friendly service, good value, and clean and cosy setting. My only slight gripe is...More

1  Thank Mrs_W2920
Reviewed March 24, 2018

Me and my husband were looking for some beakfast and found this place. I had egg and sausage on a barm whilst my husband had bacon and egg on toast. with a cup of tea and coffee. Both breakfasts were reasonably priced and tasty. Friendly...More

1  Thank Clare C
Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

Came in for a spot of breakfast on our last day in the lakes and was not disappointed. It is a lovely little cafe with friendly staff and the food was lovely. Hats off to you

2  Thank Aidn G
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

Had spare half hour before shops opened and glad we called in. Very clean and cofortably decorated, pleasant staff and top value for money food. Makes a nice change from the cafes that have cloned each other over recent years. We will certainly be calling...More

2  Thank Michael L
Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

I returned to Kendal after a break of several months and made Union Jack one of my first stops. Nothing has changed. Breakfast there still sets you up for the day and the friendly, personal service ensures you feel very much at home. Their ‘Full...More

Thank Howi58
Reviewed January 18, 2018

The first thing we noticed about the Union Jack was how immaculately clean it was. The prices were great for a full breakfast, with the tea served in a large teapot, and also plenty of extra hot water. The food was great. Customer service was...More

1  Thank christine226336
Reviewed December 23, 2017

My favourite cafe in the South Lakes. Great food, proper chips, real sausages. Really good value for money. Perfect

Thank Clive B
Reviewed December 9, 2017

After a long drive of 4 hours on our way to the Lake District we stopped in Kendal and headed to the Union Jack for a breakfast after reading reviews on here . Can't fault it great breakfast for a great price .

Thank dieselSomerset
Reviewed November 12, 2017

Called in for breakfast a few times while in Kendal. Friendly service and good choice of breakfasts depending on your appetite. Traditional cafe serving good food. Nice coffee.

Thank handy180
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January 23, 2017|
Response from Howi58 | Reviewed this property |
If you have any special nutritional requirements you must speak to the staff directly. They are very obliging and I'm sure they will do all they can to help.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 722458
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