Slate - Coffee by day, cocktails by night

Slate is right next to Booths in the atmospheric Wainwright’s Yard. It’s where we gather after work for a charcuterie board or tasty craft gin, a cocktail or a treat from the extensive wine menu.

Paloma's - "Queen of cocktails, curer of hunger"

This funky new venue, right on the high street, has a real sense of theatre – from the elaborate cocktail menu to the quirky decor. The cocktails have been hailed as ‘amazing’ and the food, just right to complete an evening with friends.

Masons Yard 24 - bar and brasserie

A new and welcoming bar and brasserie in a historic Kendal building, dating from 1826. Masons Yard 24, on Stramongate, has quickly established a local following serving food, craft ales and cocktails in contemporary and comfortable surroundings.

Sphere Bar - Tapas and a great wine selection

Also on Stramongate, Sphere Wine and Tapas Bar has a friendly, warm and intimate atmosphere and a fantastic selection of Italian and new world wines.