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Wainwrights Yard | Stricklandgate, Kendal LA9 4DP, England
+44 1539 728135
08:00 - 18:00
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All hours
Sun 09:30 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
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Penrith, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Called in for quick bite to eat with my sister and my 2 kids - I had the goats cheese salad which was delicious, my sister had the jacket potato with cheese and coleslaw. The kids both wanted the fishfingers (which came with what looked like home made chips - they were v v tasty!!). Staff were friendly.

Thank babsfab1972
Booths1847, Booths Customer Experience Advisor at Booths, responded to this review

Dear babsfab1972 Thank you for taking the time to leave your lovely review. I have passed this onto our store manager to share with the team and i hope you continue to enjoy dining with Booths. Thank you again Michelle More 

Level Contributor
12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely food, reasonable prices, lovely staff and the homemade soup was excellent! Very clean standard of hygiene throughout with nice toilet facilities...can't say a bad word about the place, much recommend!

Thank rjdchester
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Used to be lovely, with a good balanced menu and friendly staff. Now menu poor, with some main items 'sold out', staff tired and uninterested. Format changed to 'self service', which isn't working. Thought Booths was all about quality? Reputations are hard earned and easily lost.

Thank 897sw
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

A really disappointing visit to what used to be a lovely artisan cafe. The waiter was rude and the food was awful. Pancakes with maple syrup and bacon is to be avoided! We also asked for scrambled eggs to come with brown toast. When it was brought to us with white toast, I politely asked if it could be changed... More 

Thank Mrs B
Billingham, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

We used to enjoy a regular visit when visiting Kendal.Alas no more! Self service nightmare,with a very poor and limited menu. New chef,or indeed no chef,as meals were undercooked and taken back ,with the harassed staff claiming the usual chef was off today'. We had bland soup,but where was the artisan bread? Booths need to look at this part of... More 

Thank George R
Kendal, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

When the cafe on the ground floor below the upstairs supermarket was opened it was well patronised and was always busy, with you often having to wait for a table. The selection of food was good and well cooked and presented. However its certainly now lost its way! table service has been replaced by pre ordering and collecting your own... More 

Thank Peter G
Booths1847, Customer Experience Advisor at Booths, responded to this review

Dear Peter G Thank you for your review and please accept my apologies you have not had a pleasant experience in our cafe. We are working hard to improve our customers experiences in our cafe and please be assured that I have passed your comment onto our store manager to ensure standards are being met. Thank you again for taking... More 

Lancashire, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

No more table service. Long queuing to order food or drinks. Waiting for clean tables. Cut back on staff??Booths need to rethink this approach.

Thank outofthecity57
Long Buckby, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Booths is a really splendid supermarket. It stocks a wide range of high quality food and drink from the north west and focuses on customer service as a priority. When we are on holiday in Cumbria, I look forward to visiting the nearest store because, while it is a little more pricey than other options, I know that whatever I... More 

Thank Anna B
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

What a pleasure to shop here. Local cheeses and meats, craft beers and friendly staff. Just go, it's worth going a bit out of your way.

Thank anah1717
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Upmarket supermarket, great for sandwiches on the go! Very spacious, well stocked supermarket. We only used it to buy sandwiches for lunch but the also had a good cafe. Recommended.

Thank MeninaCarolina

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 13
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Free Off-Street Parking
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:30 - 16:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wainwrights Yard | Stricklandgate, Kendal LA9 4DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 728135
large coffee shop under Booths supermarket in Kendal. there is a café menu and sandwich, cakes, soft and alcoholic drinks available

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?