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Brewery Arts Centre

Highgate | La9 4he, Kendal, England
+44 1539 725133
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Great pizza

Just had a very enjoyable pizza and shoe-string fries for dinner - very very tasty. Good service... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
Lancaster, United Kingdom
Great S ocial arts hub

Attending the Mountain Film Festival, this is the hub, where arrangements, the tented village... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
via mobile
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Known nationally as a centre for world-class theatre, music, art and events, the Brewery has a 450 capacity music venue, three cinemas, two visual arts galleries, a drama studio, meeting rooms, a recently refurbished Grainstore restaurant, Warehouse Café, the famous Vats Bar, and a fantastic theatre seating 200.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Highgate | La9 4he, Kendal, England
+44 1539 725133
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Just had a very enjoyable pizza and shoe-string fries for dinner - very very tasty. Good service, nice atmosphere and good quality food at reasonable prices. I had the mushroom pizza (served with truffle oil) which was excellent. The fries come with a duck egg...More

Thank veggietraveller2015
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Attending the Mountain Film Festival, this is the hub, where arrangements, the tented village, organisers and many events occur. A sizeable venue, able to simultaneously support a mix of activities and events along with providing food and a decent area to drink, relax and chat...More

Thank ReallyBadHat
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We really want to support the Brewery Art Centre and we usually opt for the Reel Deal. To sit with a drink and a meal before a film makes more of an occasion! Unfortunately the sound levels spoil the enjoyment of the film. I’m not...More

1  Thank cphillips835
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Nice facility on the main street of Kendal. Good sized theatre. Friendly bar and restaurant serving acceptable bar food. Was there for Barnaby Rudge by the Northumberland Theatre Company - a fun production well done with a small company.

Thank nick_the_traveller
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

What's happened to the beer? New beers are pretty poor. Bring back the good stuff. Considering the range of great ales in the area what is being offered now is both limited and below par.

Thank Deker25
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We went on a week night to see a film during our week's stay in the Lake District. Booked online beforehand which was easy and turned up. It's right in the Centre of Kendal so very accessible. Great screen but I fear I've got used...More

1  Thank Emily M
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

This isn't the first time we have visited the Brewery when visiting the Lakes from our home in Hampshire. It is a really good venue and we have seen some first class theatre here. Our visit on 13th September was to see the screening of...More

Thank sevi b
Reviewed 30 August 2017

A fantastic place to spend a couple of hours. Delicious food, the chunky chips are definitely a highlight... lots of different events including live music, theatre & cinema. A great outdoor space for sunny days, which is family friendly. A real gem in Kendal and...More

Thank nomadplans
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We went to the Brewery for a Bank Holiday drink and looked forward to a pleasant evening with friends. The bar was quiet but we guessed it would fill later. However, with little notice, we were turfed out at 10.00 when time was called! Then...More

1  Thank Ian C
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

The best pizzas ever...and we've been to Italy! Had a side order of onion rings and woah they were enormous and the batter was to die for. The side order of sweet potato fries were gorgeous. On another day we had morning coffee in a...More

1  Thank louiseandmike2017
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Lynn H
17 September 2015|
Response from Deborah B | Property representative |
We have a car park at The Brewery, but get here early as it does fill up quickly. Otherwise Abbot Hall car park is just across the road.
laura b
29 June 2015|
Response from Jeff K | Reviewed this property |
Hi Best check out their web site as they always have loads on