We think our town will surprise you – and you’ll pack so many unique experiences into one visit. From adventurous activities to fascinating days soaking up beautiful art.
Take a look around to find out what Kendal has to offer.
Find your favourite high street names, or meet some of Kendal’s friendly independent retailers for a unique and memorable shopping experience.
We love good food and drink in Kendal, and you’ll find so many interesting places to refuel. Our community is home to passionate artisans, fantastic chefs, creative makers and bakers… and there’s always a warm welcome.
Events and festivals are a great way to experience the very best of Kendal’s unique culture.
We're more than a market town on the edge of the Lakes. There's always something to do in Kendal - whatever the weather.
Come and enjoy our national culture, arts and ambitious events along with quality shopping and spectacular surroundings that make our town unforgettable.
We hope you enjoy your time in Kendal.
19 Lowther Street, Kendal,
Kendal’s oldest wine bar, with a fantastic outside terrace, extensive wine list, lunch menu and regular music events.
24 Finkle Street, Kendal,
Bootleggers bar is the go to place for live music here in Kendal. Open seven days a week and with live gigs and performances four days a week including a […]
13 Castle Street, Kendal,
The Castle Inn public house in Kendal.
3 Lowther Street, Kendal,
Micro bar serving craft beer and offering regular live music events.
40, Market Place, Kendal,
Craft Union pub situated in Kendal’s pedestrianised Market Place. Outdoor seating available and live sport shown regularly.
32 Finkle Street, Kendal,
Great quality beer from local, national and international independent breweries sold from a quirky shop and micro bar on Kendal’s Finkle Street.
12 Kent Street, Kendal,
Ivy Leaf Club is a social club based in the heart of Kendal offering fantastic live entertainment, discounted drinks, snooker tables, darts, dominoes, a pool table, Sky TV and ESPN.
2-14 Stricklandgate, Kendal,
A popular town centre bar, serving a selection of gins, whiskys, ales and more! Live music from Folk to Punk and private hire available.
Yard 2, Stricklandgate, Kendal,
Late night bar playing music from the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 00s, Soul and Motown.
Albion Buildings, Sandes Avenue, Kendal,
Snooker, pool, social club in Kendal
Lowther Street, Kendal,
The Blind Bus Driver is Kendal’s only Speakeasy style Cocktail Bar. The entrance is hidden: we give entry instructions when you book by phone or Facebook. The BBD operates a […]
5 Aynam Road, Kendal,
The Factory Tap is a real ale pub where you’ll find hand-crafted beers, exciting themed food nights and music evenings.
8 Market Place, Kendal,
Traditional tavern serving classic English food, pints and cocktails.
32 Highgate, Kendal,
Pub based in the heart of Kendal, offering a friendly service, live sport and a cheerful beer garden. This Craft Union pub offers free wifi and is pet friendly.
Council Offices, Allhallows Lane, Kendal,
The Miles Thompson – part of the JD Wetherspoon chain offering affordable comfort food and real ales in spacious and modern setting.
98 Highgate, Kendal,
A community pub with a darts and pool team also offering live music and events.
159 Stricklandgate, Kendal,
An award winning pub in Kendal and a great place to enjoy fresh food and great ales.
37 Kirkland, Kendal,
A historic pub in Kendal built on Consecrated Ground. Family run and offering a friendly service with two small bars.
78 Highgate, Kendal,
The Shakespeare Inn is a recently refurbished traditional English pub located in the heart of Kendal town centre. A place to enjoy drinks with friends and quality homemade food. The […]
Maude St, Kendal,
Stylish chain pub serving classic international favourites, grill dishes and burgers.
54 Stramongate, Kendal,
Walton’s Bar & Grill menu changes frequently and includes seasonal specials according to availability from local suppliers.