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The Moon Highgate

129 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4EN, England
+44 1539 729254
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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129 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4EN, England
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Reviews (579)
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1 - 10 of 579 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

A friend had suggested this restaurant as it had changed hands and he'd enjoyed a meal there so I took his advice and treated the wife to a night out. Its not often I look at a menu and think there's nothing on there I...More

Thank Marty K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The moon had changed hands since our last visit. Seemed to have a bit more on the menu, new owners where nice and chatty and where happy to explain the dishes. Food and service very good.

Thank John C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Don't judge a book by its cover with this restaurant. The interior doesn't look anything too fancy, but the food is delicious and the staff are very helpful and friendly. Master chef style presentation, nice local produce, good flavours. Delicious! Would definitely head back to...More

Thank Dropbear2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been meaning to visit the Moon under its new management and we were there on Thursday for lunch. The staff are pleasant and welcoming and the food was excellent and good value. I had a pea and asparagus risotto which was eye catching...More

Thank EdwardH1951
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for lunch to celebrate our 23rd wedding anniversary and it was outstanding. The building encourages a convivial atmosphere and the lunch menu really gets the tastebuds going. I was tempted by the starters but decided we'd try for a main and pudding after...More

Thank Simon R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, friendly efficient staff. Reasonably priced. Good service. We went here before going to a live transmission of Julius Caesar at the Brewery.

Thank dragonmum
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked here for the Saturday night whilst down in Kendal for the weekend. Restaurant itself was lovely, very modern feel to it. The staff were very attentive and pleasant. The food was absolutely amazing. For starters I had the ham hock terrine and my partner...More

Thank blackfluffy_kat
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at The Moon Highgate on a busy Saturday night. We were the last table in. But we were not rushed at all. Service was excellent. Food was superb! Which is high praise indeed, as my sister and I analysed every dish! We are...More

Thank Justine F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One word...........Wow!! Been to this fabulous place for lunch today and what a find it was. Wonderful friendly service by staff that care and food which is frankly the best I have ever tasted. Must must recommend the white chocolate bavarois which was so delicious....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us ate here a couple of weeks ago and we were all impressed. All the dishes were tasty and for me the stand out one was the asparagus and pea starter which was simple but delicious - the tarragon mayonnaise lifting it to...More

Thank AnthonyC7
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Lupe C
What is your email for bookings? Thanks
19 March 2017|
Response from Jacob P |
Hi there, TripAdvisor won't let us post full links or email addresses, but if you head to our website all the info you need is on there; themoonhighgate . com Thanks, Jacob
do you have good access for wheelchair patrons?
15 March 2017|
Response from Amber2808 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, best to contact the restaurant direct. There is seating downstairs but I didn't spot any toilets downstairs so it would be best to ring them and check.
Have Farit and Sarah sold this business?
17 August 2016|
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Response from idroberts | Reviewed this property |
Yes .... it's now under new ownership
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 52
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:15
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:15
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:15
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:15
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:15
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4EN, England (Formerly New Moon Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 729254
  • E-mail