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“Brilliant food in an amazing setting”
Review of Castle Dairy

Castle Dairy
Ranked #3 of 156 Restaurants in Kendal
Price range: $21 - $84
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Castle Dairy Restaurant and Art Gallery offers a unique dining experience in Kendal’s oldest inhabited building. Staffed by Kendal College apprentices and watched over by chef Chris O’Callaghan, the restaurant provides exceptional food, surrounded by local art work, in a truly unusual setting.
Reviewed November 30, 2013 via mobile

This is a must. We have eaten in a number of really good restaurants and this ranks with the best. The deserts would grace any fine dining table, but, all served without any pretension - a real find

1  Thank Debs4206
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Reviewed November 30, 2013

Went for the first time a couple of weeks ago . Very high standard of food , the Castle Dairy is part of Kendal Collage , the portions are a little on the small size so beware if you are very hungry . A special evening out .

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1  Thank Geoff B
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Reviewed November 27, 2013

Friends and I ate at the Castle Dairy on Saturday evening. This was my first experience of a restaurant I had heard so much about. The environment was beautiful from the moment we walked through the door - oak panelling, grandfather clocks and antiques galore! The quality of service and food went on to match the decor - outstanding. The food included:

Deep Fried Polenta & Wild Mushroom Balls, Parmesan Cream, Chervil, Cep Cappuccino

Seared Venison Loin, Braised venison Pie, Red Wine Glazed Salsify, Buttered Kale, Caramel Poached Apple, Venison Jus

Chocolate Orange Delice, White Chocolate Crumble, Orange Mousse, Cacao Nib Ice Cream

I couldn't fault this meal nor the level of service that accompanied it - highly recommended!

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1  Thank hbomb123
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Reviewed November 27, 2013

My wife was in a wheel chair when we arrived and Adam was at the door to welcome us and get us settled. Dank Wednesday lunchtime and the atmosphere was easy and buzzing plus a real wood fire. Easy parking at the back of the restaurant and disabled loos available but more to arrive soon after further development .
Interesting menu with novel twists to the food. Small details were missing from the description of each dish to explain what would arrive.
Enjoyed our food except there was a longish wait for the second course to arrive.
Cost £70 for two courses, two beers, two tonics + gratuity but was just about worth it.

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Reviewed November 25, 2013

Went to the Castle Dairy Saturday night, the best food I have ever tasted. Could not fault the service. 1st class food 1st class service 1st class surroundings.

1  Thank Seagulls71
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