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The Union Jack

15 Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AF, England
+44 1539 722458
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“kippers” (5 reviews)
“black pudding” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
15 Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Union Jack is always our first port of call when we're in Kendal. Food, Staff and Atmosphere are second to none. My usual is the fabulous Union Jack Grill, but you'd better be hungry!! Carol's usual is Cod and Chips; always excellent!

1  Thank Steve W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for lunch to this nice traditional cafe with good food, snacks and main meals. The staff made the customers ( many of whom were clearly local regulars) very welcome. It was nice to see an older single man enjoying a nice meal whilst...More

1  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We ate here with our 3 young children. The staff were brilliant and we received a warm welcome. The Full Monty breakfast is a good quality fry up and good value. Children's meals are super value. Lots of clear plates was evidence of the quality...More

1  Thank John L
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We have been going to the Union Jack for several months now and it has always been excellent, the food is freshly prepared, piping hot and very reasonably priced, staff are always friendly and the place is spotlessly clean, you will not find better anywhere

1  Thank Lancaster222
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We wanted a cuppa and lite bite to kill time waiting for a funeral. Plenty of tea and hot water. Good selection of cakes. Just what we wanted.

1  Thank Frank Y
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Called in for a late lunch, and was very impressed. Excellent sevrice, good quality food and good value. We will definitely return. The cafe served good traditional food with an extensive menu and also a Special's board. I can see why it is always busy!

1  Thank Hilary B
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Delicious home-cooked food, beautifully plated and served piping hot - just as you would expect. The staff are friendly and courteous, and it is a pleasure to dine at this establishment. I heartily recommend a visit.

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I've been eating there about 25 years - enough said eh? You can either have a basic snack like beans on toast, or a full meal. Always prompt friendly service. Large public car park behind.

1  Thank pbramham
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Great service. Basic food. Really friendly. I had scampi which was great. It really is a great cafe with such friendly service. Would recommend.

1  Thank SWALKER1920
Reviewed 15 April 2017

there were mostly locals in the cafe but it was a nice and friendly atmosphere. the staff were nice and welcomed us. the food came fairly quick after ordering and the food was very good.

1  Thank Ellie A
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24 January 2017|
Response from Howi58 | Reviewed this property |
If you have any special nutritional requirements you must speak to the staff directly. They are very obliging and I'm sure they will do all they can to help.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 722458
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