We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    The Rainbow Tavern

    32 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4SX, England
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          No availability for your dates from these sites
          Traveller (13)
          Room & Suite (8)
          Dining (2)
          Shakespeare Inn
          85 reviews
          #7 of 42 B&Bs / Inns in Kendal
           
          Lyndhurst Guest House
          268 reviews
          #2 of 42 B&Bs / Inns in Kendal
           
          Hillside Bed & Breakfast
          238 reviews
          #4 of 42 B&Bs / Inns in Kendal
           
          Highgate Hotel
          61 reviews
          #25 of 42 B&Bs / Inns in Kendal
           
          Overview
          • Excellent21%
          • Very good15%
          • Average5%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible54%
          28 Mar 2017
          “You get what you pay for”
          16 Nov 2016
          “Friendly budget accommodation ”
          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Family Rooms
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
          Restaurant
          All hotel details
          Shakespeare Inn
          85 reviews
          #7 of 42 B&Bs / Inns in Kendal
           
          Lyndhurst Guest House
          268 reviews
          #2 of 42 B&Bs / Inns in Kendal
           
          Hillside Bed & Breakfast
          238 reviews
          #4 of 42 B&Bs / Inns in Kendal
           
          Highgate Hotel
          61 reviews
          #25 of 42 B&Bs / Inns in Kendal
           
          {"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
          Rooms
          2 Jul3 Jul
          |
          1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          Show Available Rooms
          Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 0 partner sites to see rooms from .
          We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Kendal hotels with availability
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "80e32b7b257e40499d20eb56252e318b", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":675216,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":2,"month":7,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":3,"month":7,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"80e32b7b257e40499d20eb56252e318b","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":0,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":-1,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"The Rainbow Tavern","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjgwZTMyYjdiMjU3ZTQwNDk5ZDIwZWI1NjI1MmUzMThiIiwiQUlLIjoiZGQxZTRhMjY2ZGZiNGM0YzkxY2YwMTE0MzBlMzQ0ZjQifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": false, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "02/07/2017", "checkOut": "03/07/2017", "lowestPrice": null, "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
          Write a Review
          Turn Your Opinions into Points!
          Turn your opinions into JPMiles
          Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
          *You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
          JPMiles / Payback Arrow
          JPMiles / PAYBACK
          50
          Reviews (19)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year
          Language
          There are newer reviews for The Rainbow Tavern See the most recent reviews

          11 - 15 of 19 reviews

          Reviewed 15 February 2017

          Had a wonderful stay at the Rainbow Tavern went with a groupon voucher which cost £69 for 2 nights which included a two cousre evening meal on arrival which was excellent I had breaded mushrooms followed by T bone steak it was exceptional cooked to...More

          1  Thank angela56186233
          Reviewed 4 February 2017

          Trip adviser should allow 0 star ratings as this place would be a prime example of a zero star. Called in there this afternoon for a quick bit to eat and my first instinct was to turn round and leave, I wish I had. Electric...More

          2  Thank Mcclegend
          Response from adrian t, Owner at The Rainbow TavernResponded 7 February 2017

          Interesting feedback! So you assumed the gammon was raw but then cut into it and discovered it was cooked. Both meals were eaten and no complaint was made at the time. I am afraid that people who finish a meal and leave without complaint at...More

          Reviewed 17 January 2017

          I have just come back from a two night stay in Kendal staying in the Rainbow Tavern with my husband I booked it with wowcher for a really good price read the reviews which were all good then the day we were due to leave...More

          2  Thank lizplun
          Reviewed 14 January 2017

          This was a Living Social deal 2 X Nights B&B with dinner on the first night, sound great and the other reviews were good, decided to book this and part of my long weekend away after working Christmas (Christmas day off) and New Year 8...More

          9  Thank sexyrexyCheshire
          Response from adrian t, Owner at The Rainbow TavernResponded 15 January 2017

          high maintenance nuisance guests complaining about food they didnt try, please look at our other reviews and decide for yourself

          Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

          Good find! The room we had was basic but spacious and clean. The bathroom could've used a little tlc but it had everything we needed. Great location in the heart of Kendal. Was a little noisy but then we were staying in a pub on...More

          1  Thank Random_laddergoat
          Shakespeare Inn
          85 reviews
          #7 of 42 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Kendal
           
          Lyndhurst Guest House
          268 reviews
          #2 of 42 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Kendal
           
          Hillside Bed & Breakfast
          238 reviews
          #4 of 42 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Kendal
           
          Highgate Hotel
          61 reviews
          #25 of 42 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Kendal
           
          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Internet
          • Free Parking
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          Details
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 12
          • Location
          • United Kingdom >
          • England >
          • Cumbria >
          • Lake District >
          • Kendal
          • Also Known As
          • The Rainbow Tavern Kendal, Lake District
          Add Photo Photos
          Traveller (13)
          Room & Suite (8)
          Dining (2)
          Hotel & Grounds (17)
          Bathroom (6)
          Nearby
          Stonecross Manor Hotel
          664 reviews
          1.59 km away
           
          County Hotel
          286 reviews
          .66 km away
           
          Riverside Hotel
          1,003 reviews
          .51 km away
           
          Premier Inn Kendal Central Hotel
          1,111 reviews
          .38 km away
           
          Castle Green Hotel in Kendal, BW Premier Collection
          1,757 reviews
          .33 km away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          Baba Ganoush
          367 reviews
          .13 km away
          Brew Brothers
          362 reviews
          .14 km away
          1657 Chocolate House
          158 reviews
          .18 km away
          Farrers Tea and coffee Shop
          185 reviews
          .10 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          Kendal Castle
          321 reviews
          .76 km away
          Brewery Arts Centre
          315 reviews
          .29 km away
          Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry
          90 reviews
          .53 km away
          The Quaker Tapestry Exhibition Centre
          118 reviews
          .34 km away
          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Mrs Gill W
          What time is check in
          14 March 2017|
          Answer
          Response from adrian t | Property representative |
          14.30
          1
          Vote
          taylor810
          Have you a room on ground floor with exit to outside as am a smoker
          30 December 2016|
          Answer Show all 2 answers
          Response from adrian t | Property representative |
          yes
          1
          Vote
          Sh3ll3y28
          Do you permit dogs in accommodation?
          29 December 2016|
          Answer
          Response from adrian t | Property representative |
          yes we di
          1
          Vote
          Room Tips
          "Don't go to this establishment"
          Read review
          "Find out where the good rooms are hidden"
          Read review
          "Avoid this place at all costs"
          Read review
          "Another hotel"
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing