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Ye Olde Fleece Inn

) #80 of 106 Restaurants in Kendal $ , British,
14 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4SX, England
+44 7933 224880
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
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“steak” (3 reviews)
“few beers” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
14 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4SX, England
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1 - 10 of 90 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The waiter was weird and ignorant she had no clue what she was doing and brought me cold food twice and on the third time it still wasn't right, she also argued with another guest about their order, she ran/sprinted around the restaurant through where...More

Thank Gordon_Ramsey2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dog friendly and good selection of beer. Would have stayed longer but they don't accept Scottish notes, when I asked why the staff said they didn't have a pen or uv light to check them and about 1 in 3 is a forgery. I would...More

Thank Graeme W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Ye Olde Fleece Inn today with my partner and children. The pub is lovely, spacious, clean and the staff are friendly and very welcoming. There's a huge variety of drinks available. The food is excellent - fresh, home cooked and served quickly. Huge compliments...More

Thank KatyandCraigandkids
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely old pub, really friendly staff, ok food. The whole place could do with a freshen up ! The toilet needs a complete refurb !! Nice people but probably wouldn't rush back here. Nice hot drinks though.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Visited the Fleece for lunch. Drawn in by the humorous gin palace signs outside. Simple food menu but it was delicious. My wife had Cumberland sausage and I had pan fried chicken with black pudding mash. Both meals arrived quickly and were both faultless. Friendly...More

Thank akaBIL
Reviewed 29 April 2017

As a visitor to Kendal I was disappointed with the Fleece, it is a very maile oriented pub. Considering it has so much history and very good beers (for men) the wine was nice, the service and the hygiene standards in the ladies toilets (I...More

Thank Avril C
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

A lovely friendly pub, staff helpful and friendly. The oldest pub in kendal. Worth a visit, food menu seemed varied and a good choice.

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Great to see this pub now has a new enthusiastic landlord! Great beer and company! Good luck in your new venture! Tony and clare! See u again soon!

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

I popped in for a quick drink over half term on a family day out to Kendal. Apparently new management took over last week. They've got a bit of work to do to rebuild the pubs reputation but the new family seem really friendly and...More

Thank Jo S
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

I visited this pub on a visit to the area and popped in on the off chance and I was not disappointed! The pub had just reopened at 5.00pm on that day and the manager, his wife and son were all lovely. The new management...More

Thank Amber2808
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20 January 2017|
Response from cats999 |
This pub is closed
Rory T
8 October 2015|
Response from Mr_Smallshaw | Property representative |
We are situated in the town centre and welcome everyone , we have plenty of room for all and look forward to your visit to Kendal. Thanks for your enquiry :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 6 - USD 14
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
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Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4SX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 7933 224880
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Traditional 17th Century establishment dating back to 1654 with plenty of character. Our team offer a traditional pub menu made with local produce and delivered to your table with a smile! A great family environment serving fine cask ales. We also have a large function room available for hire for all your party needs.
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