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Ring O' Bells, Kendal

37 Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AF, England
+44 1539 720326
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Very welcoming and dog friendly. Friendly efficient staff. However, does not have good disabled... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
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Fascinating visit

Just a call for a couple of 'halves' but nevertheless very interesting indeed. This pub was built... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
Mr Ken T
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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Family run small Pub with 2 small bars, built in the 1600's. Listed Building Status. Traditional Local Folk Night on Monday Evenings. Food served most days (not Thursday).
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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“real fire” (3 reviews)
“parish church” (3 reviews)
“coal fire” (2 reviews)
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37 Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AF, England
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+44 1539 720326
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Very welcoming and dog friendly. Friendly efficient staff. However, does not have good disabled access. But, overall a pub to be recommended. If you visit Kendal, visit this pub.

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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Just a call for a couple of 'halves' but nevertheless very interesting indeed. This pub was built originally in the 1600s and has listed building status. Just outside the gates of the (largely) redundant church it has probably more to tell than the church itself!...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

This is a very cosy traditional pub. Worth a visit to see the quirky decoration. Very cosy atmosphere by the real fire but slightly unwelcoming attitude from the barman ....possibly the son of the proprietor?

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

The Ring o’ Bells is a lovely pub. I don’t know how many bars it has, but we were in cosy one at the front with a lovely fire. This is clearly a local pub and the locals we met were welcoming and very friendly....More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Good food good beer nice coal fire just booked Xmas dinner with mates for Dec ,8 or 9 landlady /landlord make the pub a winner I go in at least 5 times a week keep up the good work Geoff

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

My husband, myself and elderly Mum popped into the Ring O'Bells for lunch after visiting the beautiful Kendal Parish Church which is next door. It was a lovely traditional pub (we ate in the lounge). We all had something different but was bowled over by...More

1  Thank Susanne L
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely quirky little pub in a gorgeous location. Total escape from a busy day. The original features in the snug make it an interesting place to visit. Real fireplace is lovely in winter. There's a lovely riverside walk only yards away and the parish church...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2017

An genuine authentic old inn with lots of character. Great value home cooked food with local real ales. Perfect for visitors looking for a real pub with lots of history.

Thank Trevor H
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

We were looking for a traditional local which served good beer and where strangers were made welcome and this pub exactly fitted the bill.

Thank MartinIsaac
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

A friendly, cosy traditional pub; Quirky old building right by the rather stately Kendal church, with an open fire in the winter, settle seating around the public bar, and a friendly clientele. A good sellection of ales which I have always found well kept. I...More

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