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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Movie Theater
“Great cinema and entertainment, less than 5 minute walk from our property (round the corner) ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Cafe
“Beautiful gallery well worth a visit with a little cafe and beautiful views of the river ”
  • 14 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“great French cuisine at the bottom of the High Street. Turn left out of the alleyway and walk through town. You’ll go down the hill, past the Post Office. It’s at the road crossing. LA9 4QG.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Local high end supermarket. UK equivalent to Waitrose. Includes local food brands. Parking. Town centre. Delicious cafe downstairs. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Cafe
“Independent Cafe. Serves local coffee blends. Good for brunch/lunch. On the high street. Often busy. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
History Museum
“I another great place to visit on a rainy day. Full of amazing things to see”
  • 10 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Interesting local artists and some masters plus special exhibitions e.g. Turner”
  • 12 locals recommend
Nature
“Built in late 12th Century, is now a ruin, but worth exploring. From here you can get brilliant views over the town”
  • 10 locals recommend
Museum
“If you like to know more about Kendal's history & kendal life give the museum a go”
  • 10 locals recommend
Entertainment
“If you like history. Kendal castle is situated on top of hill looking over kendal and looking Up to the lakes. It's a lovely walk by the river kent up to the castle & great for dogs. Henry XIII wife Katherine Parr was said to of been born there”
  • 8 locals recommend
Cafe
“If you would like to climbing why not try kendals indoor climbing wall also has a good bolder room. which is hard work but good fun. It also has a cafe”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you like home made soups, lovely fresh salads, hot sandwiches & home made cakes this for you. lovely. In middle of kendal town down a lovely cobbley yard”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“Local pub. Newly opened a few years ago. Real ales, many local breweries. Sociable. Open yard at the rear.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A pub popular with families, serving traditional meals with parking, a beer garden and playground.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Store
“This is a good place to go if you like different teas & coffees. Freshly ground coffee. All sorts of different teas. You can also buy your favourite brew to take home.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you want good food and a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, this is the place!”
  • 5 locals recommend

Top restaurants

French Restaurant
“great French cuisine at the bottom of the High Street. Turn left out of the alleyway and walk through town. You’ll go down the hill, past the Post Office. It’s at the road crossing. LA9 4QG.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you like home made soups, lovely fresh salads, hot sandwiches & home made cakes this for you. lovely. In middle of kendal town down a lovely cobbley yard”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A pub popular with families, serving traditional meals with parking, a beer garden and playground.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you want good food and a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, this is the place!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Excellent food and service with attention to detail. The menu changes regularly and you'll be spoilt for choice. There is also an excellent vegetarian menu and vegan options as well.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
“lovely food, nice atmosphere a bit pricey but if like Thai food & would like a special night out this is the place.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“You'll be given sombreros and stick on moustaches! Great fun, mexican style restaurant - a must to visit if you're in town! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“a fab Thai restaurant just across the street. They do takeaway too! LA9 4EN.”
  • 6 locals recommend

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