The Factory Tap is the home to the hand-crafted, Lakeland inspired beers of Bowness Bay Brewing. There are always several beers on the pump at the bar.
Chadwick’s Brewery is a small independent brewery based in The Factory and produce quality beer with real taste and character.
Fell Bar on Lowther Street serve craft beer from their local brewery – Fell Brewery.
Kendal is famous for Kendal Mint Cake and it’s still produced in the town today. You can pick up a bar in the local shops or learn more about its history here.
Created in 1990 from an original recipe, Kendal Mint Cake Liqueur took inspiration from our legendary Kendal Mint Cake. You can sample it in the Made in Cumbria shop. This alcoholic liqueur blends the peppermint cake recipe and a hint of chocolate!
The Made in Cumbria shop on Branthwaite Brow brings you the best of Cumbria’s food and drink, from award-winning meat and cheeses to celebrated jam and relishes, all locally sourced and lovingly produced. There’s also a great selection of Lake District ales, beers and spirits.
Staff of Life Bakery has been baking hand made artisan breads in Kendal since 1997. You’ll find them on Berry’s Yard where breads are based daily by hand. If you want to have a go yourself, join one of their regular baking courses.
You’ll find Lovingly Artisan next to Oxenholme Railway Station with their range of creative and tasty breads baked by Aidan Monks.
Drop by Al Strong’s Macaron Stall in the Westmorland Shopping Centre – open most Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Al’s fine Patisserie skills and passion for English seasonal produce makes these macrons worth a special trip.
Ginger Bakers produce an inspiring range of cakes and bakes using the freshest, locally sourced ingredients. You can buy their cakes in the Made in Cumbria shop, at the Ginger Bakers shop at Plumgarths, or online.