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Deja Vu

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124 Stricklandgate, Kendal LA9 4QG, England
+44 1539 724843
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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161 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You can always tell how good a restaurant is when something is not perfect. I very quietly spoke to Anja and the problem was sorted,with no drama or fuss. I had a lovely meal and shared a laugh and a joke.

Thank KendalMint
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I asked for a beer and was offered it chilled or room temperature - it took a while for it to sink in but eventually I realised there is a real sense of caring about what they do and how they do it. Food was first rate and matched by the service (even had a third course which is very... More 

Thank Ian D
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Reasonable prices and fantastic French food and wines. Lovely atmosphere and great staff, comfortable being there alone too but clearly a great spot for lovers...

Thank Shaney67
Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Deja Vu for the first time on my anniversary, and it was lovely - perfect for a special occasion. The restaurant is so snug and homely, and the food is of a superb standard! The menu has something for everyone, I was stuck for choice. The duck leg main course was probably the nicest meal I've ever had... More 

Thank _abiex
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190 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A cosy little venue on the high street, serving French influence food. Welcome was pleasant and efficient. Unfortunately due to being closed for the next 2weeks for staff holiday, the menu was shortened. Shame as 3 or 4 items our group wanted had run out. The veg samosa starter was interesting but did not demand to be ordered again. The... More 

Thank ReallyBadHat
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Book a table so you are not disappointed. Lovely, small, warm and cosy room with simple furnishings and decor that feels homely and not fussy. We were made very welcome, the waitress took good care of us and considering they were nearly full the courses were served quickly but we were not rushed at all. We had 3 courses for... More 

Thank joan0502013
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very surprised how nice the food was. Two courses each, bowl of olives. Cup of tea and water. £35. Nice atmosphere. Very popular.

Thank AnneSk217
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Only ate here one evening. Small venue with a very varied menu to cater for all tastes. Booking advisable.

Thank Keith W
Kendal, United Kingdom
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292 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

It is very rare to find a restaurant that is so good over a 12 year period. The setting is just right, the food is a delight and the sevice is so attentive. The dessert pictured was their Giant Mushroom Meringue. An amazing challenge.

Thank StephenCKendal
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

We had a great three course set menu. To be honest we had been put off going as when you look in through the window it seems so basic but friends recommended we give it a try and we weren't disappointed. The food was great although portions were on the small side. The quality and price was great for the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $44
French, European, British, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 Stricklandgate, Kendal LA9 4QG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 724843

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