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The Wheatsheaf

) #9 of 106 Restaurants in Kendal ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
Brigsteer | Kendal, Kendal LA8 8AN, England
+44 15395 68938
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (16 reviews)
“brisket” (7 reviews)
“guinea fowl” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Brigsteer | Kendal, Kendal LA8 8AN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The pub is located in some driving distance from Kendal but it is well worth driving for. The food is tasty and hearty, the helpings are massive, the service is great. We came very hungry after the day of sightseeing and found the place very...More

Thank Oxane_Woking
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We bought a static caravan in the area late last year and we're gradually working our way through a list of recommended restaurants/pubs given to us by a local lady. Now either a - there are lots of excellent eateries in the area, b -...More

Thank clgardens
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently went to the Wheatsheaf after hearing some really good reviews and decided to check it out. However, the food took almost an hour to arrive which was really disappointing. Also we ordered a drink and that took 15 minutes. The waitress was really...More

Thank cumbrianfoodie25
NickiCumbria1, Manager at The Wheatsheaf, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for your review. Firstly I would like to apologise for the service you received, this is not how we do things! I am glad you enjoyed the food. Your assumption of the Manager is wrong however. I am the Manager & trust...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017

Tried this pub for evening meal , lovely decor nice friendly staff and fantastic food ... we had sirloin steak and the sausage and mash they were great ...

Thank jennifer w
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Recommended to us by friends who had had a meal here the week before. We were on holiday staying in Kendal and fancied a drive out for an evening meal. Squeezed into the car park. Immediately greeted at the bar. Very busy, but fabulous service...More

Thank anobium2016
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Week-end away in the Lake district, so we decided to treat ourselves on the last night - hubbie had been before and said it was very good and dog friendly - saying that he wouldn't let us take the dog inside much to my daughter's...More

Thank Horseykitty
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We were visiting the area with friends who had already been here and they booked again for a party of us, lovely atmosphere, friendly staff, good food and drink, every element was excellent, not the easiest place to find maybe and not for anyone who...More

Thank GillianPassmore
Reviewed 21 May 2017

From the moment you step in to the Wheatsheaf you are greeted in a very friendly way. The food was delicious and presented in a beautiful way.

1  Thank Debra1974
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

This is one of our favourite pubs which I've previously reviewed. The food continues to be of a high quality, the staff are extremely friendly and attentive without being intrusive. So, highly recommended. I still think the vegetarian choice is too limited which is why...More

1  Thank lisa j
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We booked our holiday cottage in the same village only after checking reviews for the pub. Luckily the pub reviews turned out to be a good gauge. In our week stay over Easter in Brigsteer, we ate in the pub several times, all in the...More

Thank GioiosaChrissie
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Questions & Answers
9 May 2015|
Response from NickiCumbria1 | Property representative |
Hello, Yes we are extremely dog friendly, though we do have areas we try to keep doggie free. Please just let us know when booking. Nicki
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 23
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brigsteer | Kendal, Kendal LA8 8AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 15395 68938
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The Wheatsheaf is in the heart of the charming hamlet of Brigsteer, between the parishes of Helsington and Levens, and only three miles from Kendal. Snugly settled under the limestone escarpment of Scot Scar, charming lanes ad path ways leads to the Lyth Valley, famous for its damsons.Great dinning is offered to suit all tastes; old favourites, and a few more; handmade pizzas, Cumbrian delicacies, including of course, the all the all important Cumberland sausage! Where ever you sit you will enjoy a very warm welcome, and a hearty plateful!
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