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The Union Jack

15 Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AF, England
+44 1539 722458
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“kippers” (5 reviews)
“black pudding” (4 reviews)
“hash browns” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
15 Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AF, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The first thing we noticed about the Union Jack was how immaculately clean it was. The prices were great for a full breakfast, with the tea served in a large teapot, and also plenty of extra hot water. The food was great. Customer service was...More

1  Thank christine226336
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My favourite cafe in the South Lakes. Great food, proper chips, real sausages. Really good value for money. Perfect

Thank Clive B
Reviewed 9 December 2017

After a long drive of 4 hours on our way to the Lake District we stopped in Kendal and headed to the Union Jack for a breakfast after reading reviews on here . Can't fault it great breakfast for a great price .

Thank dieselSomerset
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Called in for breakfast a few times while in Kendal. Friendly service and good choice of breakfasts depending on your appetite. Traditional cafe serving good food. Nice coffee.

Thank handy180
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We were stopping in a Travel lodge and wanted a decent breakfast, Found the cafe, to be top notch and value for money for good food and drinks clean and good service car park at the rear ,

1  Thank philippmacs
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The Union Jack is always our first port of call when we're in Kendal. Food, Staff and Atmosphere are second to none. My usual is the fabulous Union Jack Grill, but you'd better be hungry!! Carol's usual is Cod and Chips; always excellent!

1  Thank Steve W
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Called in for lunch to this nice traditional cafe with good food, snacks and main meals. The staff made the customers ( many of whom were clearly local regulars) very welcome. It was nice to see an older single man enjoying a nice meal whilst...More

1  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We ate here with our 3 young children. The staff were brilliant and we received a warm welcome. The Full Monty breakfast is a good quality fry up and good value. Children's meals are super value. Lots of clear plates was evidence of the quality...More

1  Thank John L
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We have been going to the Union Jack for several months now and it has always been excellent, the food is freshly prepared, piping hot and very reasonably priced, staff are always friendly and the place is spotlessly clean, you will not find better anywhere

1  Thank Lancaster222
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We wanted a cuppa and lite bite to kill time waiting for a funeral. Plenty of tea and hot water. Good selection of cakes. Just what we wanted.

1  Thank Frank Y
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24 January 2017|
Response from Howi58 | Reviewed this property |
If you have any special nutritional requirements you must speak to the staff directly. They are very obliging and I'm sure they will do all they can to help.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 722458
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