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The Moon Highgate

129 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4EN, England
+44 1539 729254
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pate” (21 reviews)
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British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
129 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4EN, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came here tonight after we were given a gift voucher. Have to say it was very nice indeed, we were last here when it was called the “New Moon” so was intrigued to see if it was still as nice. Pleased to say it was...More

Thank Iain D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a table for Friday, our first night in Kendal based on Trip Advisor reviews and this restaurant didn't disappoint. Friendly host when booking the table and on arrival. Gorgeous food, the steak was excellent and cooked to perfection. Would definitely eat here again on...More

Thank Andrea H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was nicely cooked but the menu was rather routine. Very good staff. Don't sit next to the window as it is quite cold

Thank Suzywac
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fantastic place to eat, very welcoming as soon as we arrived, food tasted amazing, the beef was the best I had in along time!!!! If we ever come back to Kendal we will be back, thank you to our waiter too a pleasant...More

Thank CharllotteandPaul
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were visiting the Brewery Arts Centre opposite and booked in for an pre-show 2 course dinner having read the great reviews. We were greeted by Daniel who was extremely helpful (and patient while I changed my mind a number of times!) and i think...More

1  Thank LouiseKennedy
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Very disappointed after reading the good reviews. It was a quaint, well decorated place but very cold. The food did not make it worth sitting there shivering for over an hour either. My lamb dish was tough and chewy and also luke warm. It was...More

2  Thank shearbanks
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal at the Moon! The food is delicious, especially the braised beef! We definitely recommend a meal at the Moon! :)

1  Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Came for dinner with my wife after checking in to a lovely local b&b for the weekend. Service was a bit slow, but the staff were very nice when they did engage. The food was excellent, Scallop starter was good, pork main delicious and my...More

1  Thank Huw R
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Haven't been here for years but booked @ short notice for the ' early bird / pre theatre ' menu , a small but decent menu two courses for only £14.95 , enough choice , service was good , wine and starers arrived promptly and...More

Thank miichael
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

A quick summary of the main aspects of this restaurant: Been here a few times. Looks tiny on the outside - but very spacious inside whilst being intimate. The food is good. ‘Modern British’ I suspect it is described. Focussed on local ingredients and does...More

Thank John T
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Questions & Answers
30 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Helen W | Property representative |
Hello, yes we do sell gift vouchers for the restaurant. you can either pop into the restaurant or call us on the phone in which case we would post the voucher out. Vouchers can be bought for any amount, can be used for lunch... More
11 June 2017|
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Response from Helen W | Property representative |
We don't have a menu on here I'm afraid but it is on our website. We are due to bring in our summer menu later this week too.
Lupe C
19 March 2017|
Response from Jacob P |
Hi there, TripAdvisor won't let us post full links or email addresses, but if you head to our website all the info you need is on there; themoonhighgate . com Thanks, Jacob
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 56
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:15 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:15 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:15 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:15 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4EN, England (Formerly New Moon Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 729254
  • E-mail
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