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“Lovely food”
Review of Infusion - CLOSED

Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Infusion restaurant is situated in the bustling market town of Kendal. An authentic ristorante serving home cooked Italian cuisine using localy sourced ingredients. We work closely with our suppliers to keep the ingredients fresh and as authentic as we possibly can. Everything is made fresh to order including our pizzas. We can cater for any occasion and will meet with you to discuss your needs. Our service offers buffets or full table service.. antipasto evenings or cocktail evenings. If you require a full ala carte menu, this runs from 12 noon until 10pm. We serve an extensive range of Italian wines and also a cocktail menu. We also cater for special dietry requirments. If you need gluten free past or pizza let us know and we will cook fresh pasta and make a fresh pizza dough just for you. We look forward to seeing you soon.
Reviewed July 12, 2014

Food was lovely. Plenty of options to choose from. Portions tend to be on the large size so there are starter portions available. Prefer the atmosphere downstairs however service is good wherever you are seated. Staff were friendly and polite.

1  Thank Hannahbananalama
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Reviewed July 8, 2014

Walked in at 7.30 no booking, after reading reviews on here. Greeted by pleasant cheerful waitress. Got a table straght away, was quite lively in a good way. Waiter was italian which was nice to see and got to try out my very limited italian on him which made him smile.

Had tagliatelle al sugo (with meatballs and tomato and meat sauce) best pasta ive had since christmas with my girlfriends sicilian parents too many years ago to mention, and very decent portion.

Would definately go back and will be recommending to friends that visit the lakes

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Thank Andrew L
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Reviewed July 1, 2014

Called in for lunch one Thurs . It was quite quiet , just 4 or 5 tables occupied. Waiter was very pleasant and Italian .... Which is not always the case these days . We both had the soup . I make my own soup and I have to say the Mushroom and a Thyme soup was delicious and served nice and hot ....which again is not always the case these days .
We both opted for a pasta ...meatballs and a salmon pasta . Both were very good and freshly made . The glasses of wine , one red ,one white were very acceptable too .
We have passed this restaurant many times but we will now definitely return .

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Thank comet14
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Reviewed June 29, 2014

We had a lovely meal but my husband and son ordered the antipasti di casa ... this was HUGE, 5 courses, and meant that they were full before we even got to the main course. If this had been made clear then this would have been a 5* review as the food and service were otherwise great.

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Thank DrB0z
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KendalBoyo, Manager at Infusion, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2014

We are grateful and we thank you for your four star review although we believe that we really deserve five stars as you seemed to be very happy with everything and we are sorry to say that we think your husband and son may have misread the menu as it does clearly say that its a five course selection:

Antipasto della Casa (min two to share )£13.50 (per person)
The Chefs special five courses selection, of fresh sliced Prosciutto Crudo, mortadella salame Milano, fresh and baked cheeses, pate, pickled vegetables, olives, crostini, meat balls, fresh mussels and much more.

We do appreciate that we can't please everyone but your four star review and smile on the way out is good enough for us.

Thanks again the manager at Infusion.

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Reviewed June 27, 2014

Loved this restaurant. Prices are reasonable, the food and service was excellent and the portion sizes huge. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Jayne B
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