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Review of Smokies Bar

Smokies Bar
Ranked #8 of 9 Nightlife in Kendal
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Just a quick beer turned into something slightly longer. Great atmosphere in the quieter bar upstairs at the front of the building. Two very reasonable beers to choose from. All in all a very enjoyable surprise evening.

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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Always a brilliant night, with fantastic staff that keep smiling right through the night. Massive respect for all the staff putting up with the general public til the early hours, each and every one of them make it the cracking place that it is.

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Reviewed 24 June 2016

Appalling Customer service from the tattod girl behind the bar after 6 failed attempts at trying to get her attention away from her mobile phone and a lad sat at the bar who wasn't ordering I ordered a JD and coke ... But received Bacardi and coke. I wasn't happy as this happened a few times in the evening surely if some one doesn't know the difference between a rum and a bourbon they shouldn't be working behind a bar let alone if they are more interesed in their phone than their job. Apart from that the atmosphere was decent

Thank jordanburrows92
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welm510, Manager at Smokies Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2016

Hi There
I am sorry you had a bad experience with a staff member during your visit. We take pride in our service and hospitality in our bar and to make customers feel welcome and to enjoy the atmosphere and low drinks prices we offer
Sometimes the training of staff needs to be reviewed and we will be looking into doing this as a priority. We hope you will return for a visit in the future
Kind regards

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Reviewed 19 January 2016

If you want a cheap drink this is the place to go! Its not really a place to take your first date, or your wife but its good place if you want to watch sport on TV.

Thank peggsUk
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Reviewed 30 July 2015

This a great local spot, in central Kendal. We were visiting cousins and they took us to this bar. It was walking distance and that was a plus. When you enter the main bar area is right there, as you move right the next open area has the Huge screen TV that shows sports events full time. If you aren't a TV fan, move on where a snooker table has been recently installed. Various teams have competitions here and there is a good amount of seats around the table. The food is usually a bake or casserole and seems always priced at 3.50#. One or two nights a week local music artists play bringing in yet another group of people. It seems the bars aim is to suit everyone in the neighborhood. It worked for us. They also have something I've never seen before. A Smirnoff shot machine. Fascinating machine. We had a wonderful time on several visits watching a cousin compete in their snooker games

Thank ruthandvern
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