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Cottage Kitchen

28A Finkle Street, Kendal LA9 4AB, England
+44 1539 722468
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (15 reviews)
“quiche” (12 reviews)
“fish n chips” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
28A Finkle Street, Kendal LA9 4AB, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Called in for a quick second breakfast having passed by many times. Small and cosy inside with pretty Christmas decorations. Lovely food and hot, tasty coffee. We shall return.

Thank MyAztec1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice consistent product, great chips, big portions, and the side salads are so lovely! We come in when we're in kendal because the bf is veggie and it's hard to guarantee a good meal at somewhere we've not already visited. Totally non-pretentious food with a...More

1  Thank KinaKutie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, great food... good food takes time to cook, so dont expect mcdonalds service here. its worth waiting for. JW had the fish and chips, made fresh on site, and the lightest, fluffiest batter ive tasted. I had the sausage, yorkshire pud, mash and...More

1  Thank darren c
Lynn R, Owner at Cottage Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks just ask for more and we will be happy to oblige

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely litttle cafe in a great spot but the owner seems to find it hard to smile.lts a shame as other staff are good. Try making an extra effort to smile and will give you four starsMore

Thank topnosh2
Lynn R, Manager at Cottage Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Must of been having a bad day sorry about that but we all have them now and again. I love having a good laugh with my customers so don't know what happened the day you were here. Please visit again so you can give us...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here a few times over the years on our visits to Kendal, the service is always excellent and the staff are friendly and helpful with nothing ever being too much trouble. Went again yesterday and they did not disappoint. We had a fish and...More

1  Thank Andy P
Lynn R, Owner at Cottage Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review its much appreciated hope we see you again soon

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely cafe with friendly staff. Good varied menu and specials board. Reasonably priced with plentiful portions. Tasty cheese, ham and pineapple panini with fresh salad and coleslaw plus good coffee. Inside and outside seating and central location. Definitely recommend.

1  Thank TonyDodgson
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Visited on a saturday morning just after they'd opened. The staff were very friendly. Was the food was delicious in particular they're tea and was very well priced. Lovely little cafe, just a shame we don't have any cafe like this near where I live.

1  Thank Haseeb M
Lynn R, Owner at Cottage Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review much appreciated

Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Visited Cottage Kitchen for lunch, especially as it does glutenfree food. My wife was delighted to have the gf cheese and onion quiche and chips and i had the fish and chips (smaller lunch size). Food was well cooked and tasty. Good customer service in...More

1  Thank Colin H
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Our first visit here and we were very impressed. On arrival we received a warm friendly greeting and promptly given menus. We found a good selection of snacks and meals available, the specials on the board offered some more choices. I opted for the breakfast...More

1  Thank LA14_965
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We went here for lunch and breakfast during our stay in Kendal. We visited with our dog and were made very welcome. The food was excellent and comes highly recommended

1  Thank Beverley T
Lynn R, Owner at Cottage Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks dogs are always welcome as long as their owners are well behaved. Haha. Hope you will visit again soon.

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28A Finkle Street, Kendal LA9 4AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 722468
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