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The Union Jack

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15 Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AF, England
+44 1539 722458
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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1,073 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This excellent, traditional English cafe continues to produce consistently good, tasty, no nonsense food. Today's "Full Monty" breakfast was almost more than I could eat. The homemade Mars Bar cake was simply delicious.

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1 Thank Howi58
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Planned to go here for breakfast due to recommendations and so glad we did! Dog friendly area and lovely lady who was happy to fuss him and bring over a bowl of water. Excellent food and really good prices. Perfect mug of tea too!

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1 Thank Vicky S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

I've been here a few times now, and every time I've had the fried breakfast. However, this time I decided to go for the Full Monty breakfast (which included a drink, black pudding and a hash brown) and I think it's fair to say that I'll be getting it from now, not only because of the amazing value for money... More 

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1 Thank Philip E
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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1,073 reviews
451 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,169 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent, home-cooked food at fair prices and friendly service continue to be the defining characteristics of this traditional, British cafe. Extremely popular with locals and always busy, you can eat in or takeaway, but one thing's for certain, whatever you choose, you'll not leave hungry!

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1 Thank Howi58
Kendal, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Cheap and cheerful with very good food. we use it a lot when we need to meet up. Parking is near Abbot Hall so very convenient for both.

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1 Thank Beth040
Kendal, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Great small local cafe saving a wide range of cooked meals and snacks. Quick service, good prices, though waitresses could do with cracking a smile once in a while. Good range of puddings

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

The food here was good and good value from money. Would have rated it higher if they had offered veggie sausage.

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Lovely little gem. Fantastic full English. My overly fussy ten year old eats it all up! Friendly staff and service with a smile

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1 Thank Vix H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Visit here at least a couple of times a month and its always faultless! Full English breakfast with all you would want inc drinks £5.95 ! And it's cooked fresh to order ! And if it's a Sunday morning and u need hair of the dog ! There's a selection of ice cold beer ! Excellent !

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

We had breakfast here before visiting the museum and gallery around the corner. All day breakfast is served. The four of us enjoyed our meals. Friendly prompt service was offered. Consider arriving before 10:00 as the local tradesmen seem to arrive after that time for their take-away breakfasts.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 722458

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?