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46 Branthwaite Brow, Kendal LA9 4TX, England
+44 1539 738080
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even the ancient front door entices you into this old, comfortable dog-friendly café. What a welcome retreat on a cold, rainy day in Kendal. A cosy fire and delicious home-cooked food with friendly staff and just a lovely atmosphere. Would thoroughly recommend this café.

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North Yorkshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

You've got to look for Emma's 'cos it's inside a small alleyway off Branthwaite Brow and there's just a small pointy sign at the alleyway entrance. We'd looked for a lunch spot on the main road and down a side road but didn't fancy the traditional main road cafe or whatever; lucky 'cos we then came across Emma's - well,... More 

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1 Thank RegularTraveller60
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Was walking around for some time in Kendal to find a nice quiet spot and tucked away down a little side street was a very nice quiet cafe. Lovely courtyard at the side and room inside. Friendly staff and tasty food. Definitely recommend and will drop by again when in Kendal.

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Harlech, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Had lunch outside in the courtyard, a little sheltered suntrap. We had our little dog with us and they even brought her a biscuit! Friendly service and excellent food.

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1 Thank janice w
Kendal, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Lovely cafe, quiet, good for catching up with friends. Lovely cakes, excellent coffee. Has become my cafe of choice if friends and I need to talk, very quiet classical background music which is lovely to listen to if waiting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Popped in for coffee and cake, the chocolate and ale loaf was exceptional, together with friendly staff made our day out in Kendal worthwhile.

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Kendal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

the cafe is atmospheric with a small downstairs room complete with wood burner and a larger upstairs area where you can sit and talk for hours without being disturbed. They always have a nice range of cakes and biscuits and can easily rustle up a snack to suit your needs.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

The café is situated in a yard just in the centre of Kendal. Its worth looking for as the food is good and general feel of the place is relaxing. The yard is a nice area to sit in when its sunny. The staff where friendly and helpful.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

This is a little gem of a place ,tucked away down one of Kendal's yards and with a coal fire downstairs in colder weather. The menu is simple - soup, sandwiches, baked potatoes, home-made cakes etc- and there is a special dish ,always vegetarian whenever we have been. Service is very friendly. ]There is outdoor seating for the better weather.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

Really nice service. Good food. 3 of us had the special , Veggie cottage pie and 1 had jacket potato. The cakes were fantastic. Will be going back.

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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, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Branthwaite Brow, Kendal LA9 4TX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 738080

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