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Pubs old & new

Pubs come in many shapes and sizes in Kendal – from cosy and traditional to cool and contemporary. Whichever you choose you’re sure of a warm welcome. Don’t forget to try some local ale, and listen out for entertaining stories from the locals.

 


WHERE WILL YOU TRY FIRST?

Here are just some of our current favourites:

Fleece Inn

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!

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The Factory Tap

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.

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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.

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ROMNEY'S

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.

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RING O'BELLS

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.

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Masons Yard 24

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.

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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.

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The Gateway

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

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New Union

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.

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Shops - Eateries - Bars - Fell Bar

THE 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.

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The Albion

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.

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The Barrel House

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

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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.


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