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Ye Olde Fleece Inn

14 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4SX, England
+44 7933 224880
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
14 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4SX, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited the Fleece for lunch. Drawn in by the humorous gin palace signs outside. Simple food menu but it was delicious. My wife had Cumberland sausage and I had pan fried chicken with black pudding mash. Both meals arrived quickly and were both faultless. Friendly...More

Thank akaBIL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a visitor to Kendal I was disappointed with the Fleece, it is a very maile oriented pub. Considering it has so much history and very good beers (for men) the wine was nice, the service and the hygiene standards in the ladies toilets (I...More

Thank Avril C
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

A lovely friendly pub, staff helpful and friendly. The oldest pub in kendal. Worth a visit, food menu seemed varied and a good choice.

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Great to see this pub now has a new enthusiastic landlord! Great beer and company! Good luck in your new venture! Tony and clare! See u again soon!

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

I popped in for a quick drink over half term on a family day out to Kendal. Apparently new management took over last week. They've got a bit of work to do to rebuild the pubs reputation but the new family seem really friendly and...More

Thank Jo S
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

I visited this pub on a visit to the area and popped in on the off chance and I was not disappointed! The pub had just reopened at 5.00pm on that day and the manager, his wife and son were all lovely. The new management...More

Thank Amber2808
Reviewed 13 February 2017

On a reminiscing trip of Kendal's pubs. Called in for a pint during a particularly heavy shower Wished we hadn't bothered. The Bar Maid was extremely rude and obviously didn want to be on duty Ask for 3 beers advertised and non available Asked why...More

Thank Rod B
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Sadly there was confusion with our order. Hot desserts came with the main meal so communication needs to be better. Ive never experienced this before. Very bizarre. They did set it right but would have left it if i hadnt said i wasnt happy. My...More

Thank Staceyvickery
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Wouldn't give this food to the dog.. Overpriced and undercooked and rude staff... Came away hungry and.went to McDonald's

Thank coshca
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Popped in here for initially one beer but got talking with the staff, the couple running it were very friendly and welcoming. I ended up having a few beers and enjoyed my time in there. Thanks again

Thank Tom L
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
am looking for full or part time work in kitchen department,have 42yrs in trade with 22 in army,have all needed certificates etc,if in near future or sooner there is a vacancy I would be gratefull if u could bear me in mind,thanks for reading this and maybe hear from u in the future,yours faithfully,mr Andrew hartley
20 January 2017|
Response from cats999 |
This pub is closed
Rory T
Is your pub a locals pub or a visitors pub.? Thinking ahead for a few drinks Sunday evening 1st November
8 October 2015|
Response from Mr_Smallshaw | Property representative |
We are situated in the town centre and welcome everyone , we have plenty of room for all and look forward to your visit to Kendal. Thanks for your enquiry :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 14
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4SX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 7933 224880
  • E-mail
Traditional 17th Century establishment dating back to 1654 with plenty of character. Our team offer a traditional pub menu made with local produce and delivered to your table with a smile! A great family environment serving fine cask ales. We also have a large function room available for hire for all your party needs.