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Milnthorpe Road, Kendal, England
0153 814700
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Kendal, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

Invited to the restaurant as a treat by my daughter. The students had been working with Rob and his team from The Castle Dairy Restaurant which was devastated by the recent floods in Kendal. The food that was produced was outstanding. I have paid more for meals and been served food well below the standard of food served last night.... More 

Thank LesEd
Bolton, Uk
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

We have visited the college for both lunch and dinner on several occasions in the past two years. The food is always well upto the standard of the best hotels in the Lake District. We run a wine tasting group for U3A in South lakes and have already booked for two lunches and a wine tasting dinner for the coming... More 

Thank BarbaraSBolton_Uk
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We have now visited The Restaurant numerous times over the past couple of years and never had ordinary food yet. This occasion was no different. We came for lunch and for the price I don't know where you could get better - £10.50 for three high quality courses and coffee. Our daughter has been in attendance on an associated course,... More 

1 Thank mjlsll
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Second visit for one in our party, and first for me. Wonderful food, wonderful service and a great location. The food and service would be well placed in the best of restaurants. Splendid all round. Very highly recommended.

1 Thank IanLivesey
North Lancashire
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122 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Pre Valentines 'Sparkling' lunch including glass of Prosecco with Raspberry cassis. Selection of dainty freshly baked warm bread rolls to accompany starter. We both opted for the asparagus risotto with truffle oil and mouth wateringly tasty local lakeland lamb for main course. Daintly presented desserts in shape of a sailing ship, followed by choice of tea and various coffees. Students... More 

1 Thank Alexandra72
Windermere, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Overall an excellent meal. But let down by the main course which was a bit on the small side, the meat was also very dry. The waiters and waitresses did very well until the end which was let down when 3 people on our table never got any coffee. There was nobody about to ask, they all disappeared !

1 Thank 1RobandBecky1
Kendal, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The college is our favourite place to eat in Kendal. We love the youthful enthusiasm of the students, steered by the gracious charm of Graeme. As a couple in advancing years, we delight in seeing the insecurity of "first years" as they mature and blossom into the self confidence of the "third year". As for the food - well sourced... More 

1 Thank nigpud
Kendal, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

Well done to Graeme and all the students, another very enjoyable and professionally served meal. Highly recommended.

1 Thank ktrim
Milnthorpe, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

The quality of food and service is extremely good. The students and teaching staff do an excellent job.

1 Thank Cherylray
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

okay, I may be biased as an offspring is currently one of the students...BUT....this was really lovely food at lunchtime. Three courses followed by coffee all for just under £11. The service is exceptional, the serving staff are polite, courteous and knowledgeable about the food they serve, the food itself was just so well cooked, and we were even treated... More 

1 Thank mjlsll

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$19 - $39
British, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Milnthorpe Road, Kendal, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: 0153 814700
Meals produced and served by catering students in high-quality surroundings at incredible prices

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