Ye Old Fleece Inn

The oldest surviving Inn in Kendal has undergone a huge refurbishment and has re-opened for 2019. Specialising in fine ales, wines and a classic food menu; the Inn also hosts regular cinema evenings!

The Factory Tap

The Factory Tap is where you’ll find the most exciting hand-brewed beers around. Located right next to The Factory on Aynam Road, The Factory Tap is just a very short stroll from Kendal high street.

The Rifleman's Arms, Greenside

Renowned for it’s warm, cosy and traditional atmosphere, The Rifleman’s is a great place to relax at the end of a day. If you’re lucky, you might catch a quiz night or even an evening of folk music. The Rifleman’s is situated on Greenside, and has the feel of your favourite village green pub.

Romney's - Traditional food and real ale in a swish but dog-friendly atmosphere

Just on the edge of town, Romney’s is a beautifully renovated pub blending traditional charm with contemporary style. There’s a fantastic and varied menu, whether you’re eating or drinking – and dogs are welcome, too.

Ring O'Bells - Built on Consecrated Ground

An historic, quirky and charismatic local pub serving real ales and food homemade by landlady Su. Enjoy a drink in the cosy Bell Ringer’s Snug where it’s thought bodies used to be laid out for funerals and enjoy folk music sessions each Monday evening.

Masons Yard 24

A 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.

19 The Wine Bar

Tucked between Lowther Street and Tanners Yard, 19 The Wine Bar is relaxing and welcoming with an outdoor terrace to enjoy in the summer months.

The Miles Thompson - Wetherspoon

A large Wetherspoon pub housed in the building on Allhallows Lane which was originally Kendal’s public wash house and baths, designed by Miles Thompson.

Alexander's at the Castle Green Hotel

You’ll find the hotel’s pub in a converted stable block. With a friendly and informal atmosphere, local draught beers and a great menu it’s a regular haunt for many locals.

The Gateway

Just off the Crook road roundabout to the north of the town, this inn offers locally sourced home-cooked meals and real ales in beautiful surroundings.

New Union

A real ale and craft beer bar on the edge of Kendal town centre selling four real ales, two craft beers on keg, a selection of 20 gins and a wide range of whiskies. With regular quiz nights and live music including jam nights taking place twice each month. A firm favourite with the locals.

Fell Bar

The Fell Bar opened it’s doors in July 2017. The Bar offers a relaxed atmosphere and is the work of Flookburgh-based Fell Brewery.

The Blind Bus Driver

Kendal’s new cocktail bar serving classic and original cocktails, wines & spirits.

The Albion

The Albion is Kendal’s very own Snooker & Social Club. With 8 snooker tables, 4 pool tables & darts available, The Albion is a great place to catch up with friends over a competition or two.

The Barrel House

The Barrel House is a ‘Tap House’ in the South of Kendal, right next to Bowness Bay Brewing. A full range of beers to suit all taste buds from Bowness Bay Brewing, Appleby Brewery and prosecco in keg, make this a go to destination for people in Kendal

Why not also try?

The Globe Inn on Market Place, the Shakespeare or New Inn on Highgate, the Castle on Castle Street or the Duke of Cumberland on Appleby Road.

Business directory

Kendal has so many more places to eat and drink.  Check out on business directory at the bottom of the Kendal by Night page to search for something that takes your fancy.