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Charlie's Cafe Bar

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95 Strickland Gate, Kendal, England
+44 1539 740898
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Kendal, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Same old menu since forever, £3.05 for a portion of fries!! A bit pricey. No tomatoes on salad just a pile of leaves. Nice cakes but time to change a few things.

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Great homemade foods and sweets! Truly delicious! Recommend to all! Very child friendly! You must try the Welsh Rarebit!

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Thank Helen B
Kendal, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Brilliant food very good service, the coffee is great.l will be going back the staff were very friendly

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Thank Geoff B
Kendal, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Good place to have lunch food is very good lots of it and a good price they have a children's menu and nothing is to much they are always happy to help

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Thank lainey132
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

By sheer coincidence it started to rain as we walked past while on a day visit from the North Lakes, so what were we to do other than pop inside? So glad we did too. Looked at menu on blackboard which looked 'right up our street'. Selected from the Specials board and what a treat. It was delicious. Staff were... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

On the last day of our short break in the area we decide to Brunch at Charlie. We sat in the garden and enjoyed the sunshine. The staff did not rush us, we were able to sit as long as we wanted to. The facilities for disability were excellent. The toilet at the end of the garden was big enough... More 

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Thank jangalway
652PeterH, Owner at Charlie's Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review and we look forward to seeing you again when you are next in the area. More 

Kendal, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The family and I come here on a regular basis when shopping in Kendal. You will always get welcoming staff and good food, which is evident by the fact that is often busy any time of the day. Definitely worth a visit to rest those weary feet.

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United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

three of us had a lovely lunch sat out side in the very pretty garden area. We had chip butty, cheese burger and scrambled egg with smoked salmon and all was excellent. unfortunately no room left to try one of their delicious looking cakes so we will return another day to sample these.

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Thank MrsPCumbria
Morecambe, United Kingdom
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

This cafe bar was a first for us, and then only because the one we were looking to lunch at had closed down! We wandered further along Stricklandgate and discovered Charlie's. Like winning the lottery! It's a rambling sort of place, with lots of small rooms available for eating plus an attractive outdoor area for the al fresco among us.... More 

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Clairelhayton, Owner at Charlie's Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. We hope to see you again soon. More 

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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Came here last week for breakfast, we had the breakfast muffins. The bacon sausage and egg were beautiful. Well cooked and high quality. The girl behind the counter was slightly stern though and not a friendly as we expected. She was a lot nicer to the regulars in front of us. Would go 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 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95 Strickland Gate, Kendal, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 740898
Description
Set in a historic grade II listed building, Prince Charlie's House, we offer an excellent menu choice from all day breakfasts, local beefburgers, specials of the day, soup, sandwiches and a fantastic range of biscuits, tray bakes and sweets made on the premises. We have a lovely secret garden with an awning for you to enjoy all year round. High chairs are available, baby changing facilities and children's menu with colouring sacks to keep young ones entertained. Well behaved pets welcome.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?