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The Joshua Tree

11 Stramongate, Kendal LA9 4BH, England
+44 1539 737223
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck leg” (3 reviews)
“sandwich” (6 reviews)
“pudding” (7 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
11 Stramongate, Kendal LA9 4BH, England
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place, staff are friendly, food is fantastic, menu covers most tastes, can’t recommend enough

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tania S
Reviewed October 29, 2018

When dear friends announced that they were getting married in Kendal, with just their baby daughter and two witnesses present, I needed to find a suitable restaurant for a celebratory meal. I last visited Kendal some 35 years ago, so had no idea what was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank fearnwj
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Perfect start to a birthday vist to the lakes. Can't recommend this place enough thank you Joshua tree 😍

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Amanda M
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Visited The Joshua Tree for Sunday Lunch, with family, great food and service as always. Highly recommended you try this out as an alternative to cooking at home. Loved the roast and huge Yorkshire Puddings, a huge dishes of vegetables for everyone to share. Lovely...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sherrie A
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Attended the inaugural opening for Sunday Lunch. Even though we are regulars, we wanted to see what was on offer. Needless to say we were not disappointed. It was marvellous. The Roast Pork was brilliant and all the Staff worked admirably to cater for everyone's...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank tilly174
Reviewed September 11, 2018

I popped in for breakfast on a business trip to Kendal. The upstairs area is wonderfully old - floorboards and beams. The food was good and there was plenty of it and the loo was spotless. The staff were friendly and helpful. There's a real...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank WDForty
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Thursday 6 September, my Mum took me out for lunch for a treat. Her Suggestion was to go to the Joshua Tree and we are so glad we did. It was fantastic. The staff were very polite, helpful and the service was excellent. Nothing too...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 170katyc
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Found this resteraunt whilst walking through Kendal and decided to book a table. Set down a side street, the location is small but very cosy and welcoming. The food was flawless and extremely well priced (theee courses for £20). Service was excellent and swift. Can’t...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jonathan R
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Lovely lunch in the little courtyard, served by fantastic Susie. Welcoming smile, courteous service: could teach a thing or two about customer service to some others we have encountered elsewhere.

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank 57carolinec
Reviewed August 30, 2018

We chose Joshua Tree based on decent reviews and central location in Kendal. The staff was really lovely, and the food was delicious. Everything was reasonably priced, clean and quaint! They easily accomdated gluten free options and even brought out toys for our young children...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MoorePuddleJumping
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September 8, 2015|
Response from joshtree2014 | Property representative |
Hi very sorry for the late reply our next pudding club is on Wednesday the 21st October . They are always the 3rd Wednesday of every month . If you would like to book a table please call the Joshua Tree on 01539 737223 we... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Stramongate, Kendal LA9 4BH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 737223
  • E-mail
The Joshua Tree is a delightful fully licensed Cafe & Bistro in one of Kendal's oldest buildings. Coffee Shop by day & our 'Famous' Starter & Pudding Club held monthly in the evening Tucked away in one of Kendal's historic yards - a lovely sunny courtyard to catch those summer rays & inside a cosy open log fire for those cold chilly days. All our food is freshly prepared and locally sourced. We are available for private parties (minimum 12 people) and can design a menu to suit any occasion from finger buffets to sumptuous 3 course dinners
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