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Prelude Restaurant

1 Library Road, Kendal LA9 4QB, England
+44 1539 732929
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good26%
  • Average26%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“scones” (4 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
“quiche” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British
$$ - $$$
1 Library Road, Kendal LA9 4QB, England
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Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Been re visiting for the last 3 weeks and the service and politeness has been spot on. Nothing bad to say about the place. Everything is cooked and prepared from fresh. Nice cold refreshing drinks. Very clean. Will continue visiting.

Thank xsellize
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

We were travelling through Kendal and chose to stop for a quick bite to eat. This cafe is next to the Marks & Spencer car park which is convenient. The cafe is old fashioned but has a degree of charm and the service is warm...More

Thank Kep2015
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for 6 of us and came into a clean nice enough set up. The proprietor, Carol I think, was pleasant enough and helpful with sorting out a meal for the kids. Much appreciated in fact. The only bad point which lowers my score...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 12 August 2017

After 2.30pm until 4pm on a Saturday, not sure about other days, you can order tea, scone, jam and cream for £2.50. Great if you have been shopping and want a treat before returning home. Very good value.

Thank lakelover908
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Kendal was particularly busy, it was market day, and all cafes were doing excellent business. We tried several venues, some of which even had waiting lists, and just as we about to give up we came across this cafe. We had a choice of table,...More

Thank Hester190
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

After wandering through Kendal to find a car park, the five of us stopped in for a scone/tea/3coursemeal on the way to our holiday location in the Lake District. Prelude happened to be at the end of a row in the car park we found...More

Thank nicholasBSE
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Another great lunch. Very busy today but the friendly staff dealt with the lunch time rush with efficiency. Food as always very good and inexpensive.

Thank lakelover908
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

I have lived in kendal all my life and this is the 1st time i have visited, i came here with my wife and mother for lunch, what a gem of a place staff where really friendly and attentative , i had the quiche and...More

Thank Roy T
Reviewed 23 September 2016

This is a regular lunch stop for me. I meet friends after shopping before returning home. There is always a good choice of inexpensive tasty food with daily specials. The service is always friendly and efficient.

Thank lakelover908
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This place is great for lunch and they also do evening meals. It's tucked away at the end of a parade of shops near M&S but is well known to locals. Note that it gets really busy. There is an extenstive menu with choices for...More

Thank PandyPandora
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Library Road, Kendal LA9 4QB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 732929
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