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Cheap afternoon drink

Dog friendly. Went in to watch the Merseyside derby, great atmosphere no animosity at all. £2 for a... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
st helens
via mobile
Great atmosphere

Just a quick beer turned into something slightly longer. Great atmosphere in the quieter bar... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2016
Dave F
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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7 Sep 2017
4 Apr 2017
“Great 1st night in Kendal....”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Visited recently with family on weekend away, bar staff talked over you to each other, no atmosphere, and illegal substances openly being talked about between staff and customers while children present?!More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Georgina B
AMill53, Manager at Smokies Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hello, I am sorry for your experience in Smokies. Not sure when you were in the bar but this will definitely be addressed by Management to the staff involved as this is something that should never have happened and will not be tolerated! We have...More

Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

So visited Kendal for a couple of days away with my partner, hotel was shockingly awful I wanted to do anything and everything to spend a little time as possible there..... went for some food at weatherspoons up the road and the bar woman we...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank kshepherd86
AMill53, Manager at Smokies Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Hello and thankyou for your great review. Our drinks prices start from £2 a pint up to 11pm every day but as we are open until 3am 7 days a week they do rise after that time to normal town centre pub pricing. We are...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Dog friendly. Went in to watch the Merseyside derby, great atmosphere no animosity at all. £2 for a pint of cider £3 for a stein (2 pints) cheapest drink we had all weekend. Not sure what it would be like later on in the evening...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank northernlass04
AMill53, Manager at Smokies Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Hello, thanks for your review and glad you enjoyed your visit. We pride ourselves on our daytime drink prices which we have at that price up to 11pm every day. As we open until 3am 7 days a week we have to raise the price...More

Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I am a regular in smokies the staff know my drink and it is always served by pleasant helpful members of their team Every member of staff is a valuable asset and a credit to Smokies

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Chiefboy
AMill53, Manager at Smokies Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2016

Hi, thanks for your kind words, we look forward to seeing you in Smokies :)

Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Just a quick beer turned into something slightly longer. Great atmosphere in the quieter bar upstairs at the front of the building. Two very reasonable beers to choose from. All in all a very enjoyable surprise evening.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Dave F
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Always a brilliant night, with fantastic staff that keep smiling right through the night. Massive respect for all the staff putting up with the general public til the early hours, each and every one of them make it the cracking place that it is.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Appalling Customer service from the tattod girl behind the bar after 6 failed attempts at trying to get her attention away from her mobile phone and a lad sat at the bar who wasn't ordering I ordered a JD and coke ... But received Bacardi...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank jordanburrows92
welm510, Manager at Smokies Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2016

Hi There I am sorry you had a bad experience with a staff member during your visit. We take pride in our service and hospitality in our bar and to make customers feel welcome and to enjoy the atmosphere and low drinks prices we offer...More

Reviewed 19 January 2016

If you want a cheap drink this is the place to go! Its not really a place to take your first date, or your wife but its good place if you want to watch sport on TV.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank peggsUk
Reviewed 30 July 2015

This a great local spot, in central Kendal. We were visiting cousins and they took us to this bar. It was walking distance and that was a plus. When you enter the main bar area is right there, as you move right the next open...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank ruthandvern
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