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Baba Ganoush

Unit 4 Berrys Yard 27 Finkle Street | 27 Finkle St,, Kendal LA9 4AB, England
+44 1539 731072
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (103 reviews)
“soups” (63 reviews)
“quiche” (36 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Soups, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Unit 4 Berrys Yard 27 Finkle Street | 27 Finkle St,, Kendal LA9 4AB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had two different bowls of soup here last weekend and they were both lovely. The staff made us feel very welcome and the atmosphere was relaxed and warm. The only drawback that I can think of is that they don't seem to offer Gluten...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank johnl69
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The deli has re-opened and us now the Vegan Restaurant. Decoration is just lovely more tables than previously. The food however is still brilliant soup to die for, salads so fresh and tasty, hot food fresh and just delicious and as for the cakes .............More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SandraB015
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Less selection of salads than there used to be, and i'm gutted that they have changed the superfood salad as this was my fave!! Also prices have gone up, BUT saying that, the new interior is lovely, service is always fab and the food is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Janine S
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across this amazing cafe with the wife and kids today. We ate in the soup kitchen section, food was top class, great sausage and bean soup, salad was vibrant fresh and delicious. Service was friendly and great. Kids loved the food. Will defiantly make...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank matthef0x
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Lunch today was delicious and the staff very friendly, helpful and cheerful. I'd eaten once before and was glad to see them still there, despite the fire last year.The choice isn't large but should tempt everyone with the creative mixes of ingredients and spices. My...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank yankeelass57
Reviewed 28 October 2018

My husband asked if the chilli was gluten free and was told that it was. While eating it he decided that he was not sure about the accompanying tortillas, and guess what - they weren't GF. The food on the hotplate was lukewarm at best.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank HelloElHierro
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

It’s always hard to find a consistent venue for lunch,particularly in the Lake District, Coffee shops and cafes come and go. A few years back this Gem came onto the scene, Baba Ganoush caters for all tastes, and specialises in all vegan and vegetarian’s requests,and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Thomas N
Reviewed 29 September 2018

In Kendal for the day and looking for a light bite early afternoon. Spied the sign for this place and followed our noses. Delighted with the Veggie/Vegan side of the business, which provided absolutely super dishes to suit a variety of tastes. Soup we had...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank StevieBee48
Reviewed 25 September 2018

We popped in here with the dog for lunch & had a vegetarian mezze to share. The food was beautiful with hot bread, falafel, dips & lovely salads. Good atmosphere, warm & friendly staff

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mlcreed
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Tucked away quietly in a Kendal yard, Baba Ganoush never fails to be good. We have only been to the newly opened premises once and were disappointed that the delicious wraps were no longer available, I do hope they are brought back. Apart from this,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Eccles1954
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14 July 2018|
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Response from Moglie72 | Reviewed this property |
I would think not, just a coincidence
18 September 2017|
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Response from Cherith55 | Property representative |
Hello, not at the moment in the food shop as it has an open prep area but we are opening a extra seating / eating area in a week or so and dogs will be welcome in there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$13
Brunch, Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 4 Berrys Yard 27 Finkle Street | 27 Finkle St,, Kendal LA9 4AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 731072
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Coffee shop, sandwich bar and Deli with tables to sit in or takeaway. Additional seating is available in the Canteen located a little further down the yard.
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