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New Moon Restaurant

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129 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4EN, England
+44 1539 729254
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:15
Closed now
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Tue - Fri 17:30 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 14:15
Sat 18:00 - 21:30
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The restaurant is very popular on the main highway. The food and service is very good and efficient.

Thank JohnJ117
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This the third time we have been to the New Moon. This time, on looking at their web site it was with some trepidation that we noticed it was under new ownership. However, reviews on Trip Advisor were positive so we made the booking; glad we did. The standard has not dropped, the food remains excellent with good service from... More 

Thank CambridgeTravellers9
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Ate here from the set Christmas menu with work colleagues in early December. Had heard good things but never been before but would recommend the place. We had a variety of the dishes on offer and all were very good. Friendly staff and good central location.

Thank Borderbloke
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Will we return to the New Moon? Alas, a resounding ‘No!’ The staff are friendly and attentive and it is looking good. Earlier, I had glanced at the internet menu and seen that at around £17 the main courses are within budget. With the printed menu in hand it becomes apparent that vegetable accompaniments are necessary and the charge is... More 

2 Thank NickWilkinson999
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely setting, small menu but delicious food and friendly staff! We would definitely eat here again. Also a good location as not far from other pubs and bars.

Thank Catherinealice92
Heathfield, United Kingdom
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205 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Best lunch out in a long time! We stumbled on this place just before it closed after a long car trip. They made us very welcome and we were impressed, not just with the excellent food but the friendly service, which did not rush us despite our late arrival.

Thank purpleTerry
Leeds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Went here for our anniversary meal and were overwhelmed by the quality of the food which we were not expecting to be so high. I would agree with other users comments that this looks a bit like a cafe/coffee shop from the outside but inside it is a really lovely, warm, welcoming and smart restaurant. Staff were very attentive and... More 

Thank Samantha1109
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Would love to have sampled this restaurant, however, having booked for my son's milestone birthday 2 weeks ago, received a phone call last night cancelling as the restaurant will be shut. This has caused me huge difficulties, being so close to Christmas I am now struggling to find an alternative venue for family who are travelling from around the country... More 

Thank Swizzie84
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147 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

When we arrived here it looks like a cafe from the outside. Inside however, it is completely different. The surroundings are really relaxing and the food is excellent. The staff are friendly and very helpful. Highly recommended.

Thank Chris W
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We ate here after finding this gem on trip advisor. It was a 60th wedding celebration dinner, and was worthy of the occasion. We had two vegitarians with us who thoroughly enjoyed their choices. The waitress was very friendly,attentive and efficient. The food was excellent, and the whole experience was most enjoyable.

Thank Derek P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 49
European, British, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:15
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:15
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:15
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:15
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:15
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 729254

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?