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Brewery Arts Centre

Highgate | La9 4he, Kendal, England
+44 1539 725133
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Nice facility

Nice facility on the main street of Kendal. Good sized theatre. Friendly bar and restaurant serving... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Terrible beer

What's happened to the beer? New beers are pretty poor. Bring back the good stuff. Considering... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kendal, United Kingdom
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Known nationally as a centre for world-class theatre, music, art and events, the Brewery has a 450 capacity music venue, three cinemas, two visual arts galleries, a drama studio, meeting rooms, a recently refurbished Grainstore restaurant, Warehouse Café, the famous Vats Bar, and a fantastic theatre seating 200.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“vats bar” (18 reviews)
“malt room” (18 reviews)
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Highgate | La9 4he, Kendal, England
+44 1539 725133
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice facility on the main street of Kendal. Good sized theatre. Friendly bar and restaurant serving acceptable bar food. Was there for Barnaby Rudge by the Northumberland Theatre Company - a fun production well done with a small company.

Thank nick_the_traveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What's happened to the beer? New beers are pretty poor. Bring back the good stuff. Considering the range of great ales in the area what is being offered now is both limited and below par.

Thank Deker25
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a week night to see a film during our week's stay in the Lake District. Booked online beforehand which was easy and turned up. It's right in the Centre of Kendal so very accessible. Great screen but I fear I've got used...More

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

This isn't the first time we have visited the Brewery when visiting the Lakes from our home in Hampshire. It is a really good venue and we have seen some first class theatre here. Our visit on 13th September was to see the screening of...More

Thank sevi b
Reviewed 30 August 2017

A fantastic place to spend a couple of hours. Delicious food, the chunky chips are definitely a highlight... lots of different events including live music, theatre & cinema. A great outdoor space for sunny days, which is family friendly. A real gem in Kendal and...More

Thank nomadplans
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We went to the Brewery for a Bank Holiday drink and looked forward to a pleasant evening with friends. The bar was quiet but we guessed it would fill later. However, with little notice, we were turfed out at 10.00 when time was called! Then...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

The best pizzas ever...and we've been to Italy! Had a side order of onion rings and woah they were enormous and the batter was to die for. The side order of sweet potato fries were gorgeous. On another day we had morning coffee in a...More

1  Thank louiseandmike2017
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Called for a meal at about 7.00 pm on a Sunday in August. The restaurant was fairly quiet but we had an excellent experience. I had a homemade burger which came with delicious chunky chips and battered onion rings. My fellow guests had respectively mussels...More

1  Thank John D
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Have made several visits recently. Ideal place to eat if you have a problem with gluten. Service is good but can be slow if it is busy. The menu is varied and not too expensive when a large group is eating.

Thank Neville S
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

First visit to the cinema. Latest films (we saw Dunkirk in screen 1) Book online Choose seats Great views from all seats Plenty of leg room Bar, restaurant & parking all available on-site. Sound system was AMAZING!!! Final bonus: Meerkat 2-4-1 offer can be used...More

Thank Madyaker
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Lynn H
17 September 2015|
Response from Deborah B | Property representative |
We have a car park at The Brewery, but get here early as it does fill up quickly. Otherwise Abbot Hall car park is just across the road.
laura b
29 June 2015|
Response from Jeff K | Reviewed this property |
Hi Best check out their web site as they always have loads on