The Bristly Hog Coffee House

69 Stricklandgate, Kendal LA9 4LT, United Kingdom

The Bristly Hog Coffee House
211 reviews
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87H3+P6 Kendal, United Kingdom
+44 1539 730052
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Tuesday: 9–16
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Thursday: 9–16
Friday: 9–16
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Sunday: 10–16
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Julie Stones
Julie Stones236 days ago
lovely place, excellent food, friendly staff and dogs welcome too. attention to detail excellent. they fully understand and sympathise with any dietary requirements. I love this place. would give more stars if I could 😀
Kathy McCandless
Kathy McCandless266 days ago
Top rated in Kendal. Don't let the random name put you off.
We both got the Peruvian inspired hot ciabatta. Super tasty. We both devoured ours.
Service was great. All the staff were really friendly and helpful.
Lots of seating, outdoors, indoors and upstairs.
We actually didn't get a coffee coz it was a scorcher of a day, but I overheard others ordering and raving about their coffee. You also are able to choose your blend, something I've never been asked before.
Definitely recommended this spot 😁👍
Matthew Mackie
Matthew Mackie328 days ago
The morning started off with promise: a spontaneous stop near kendal from a drive in the foothills of my Scottish lineage. Anyway after a fantastic stay nearby this was on top of my radar.
Arrived with a smile and was welcomed with a familiar hello, seating was plentiful and the aesthetic of the cafe looked to be right up our street.
I ordered the avocado and poached eggs breakfast - which also states it comes with bacon. It arrived looking really nice, missing bacon which I asked about only to be told it was a "printing error". Sorry this is not a printing error but a typing error and should be highlighted at the point of ordering. However I wasn't too fussed as the meal looked lovely. It ends with the look, as I tasted it I couldn't help think bland and possibly too much lime but couldn't quite put my finger on it... anyway I hailed a waitress over to my aid, who seemed more than happy until I mentioned I wasn't happy. I asked to replace this with the scrambled eggs and salmon. While it appeared the server was attempting to fix it, perhaps a managers decision took over. I was brought back scrambled eggs on toast. These were nice and I was happy-ish. Until it came to the bill. We were charged for the avocado meal, which I questioned and missed (lost in translation I think) the response, as my girlfriend told me they'd not changed the cost to reflect the replacement meal.
The food did seem very nice and this is purely a reflection of the service.
Mick Gallagher
Mick Gallagher358 days ago
Very friendly staff, welcoming and all seemed to happy to help. Food portions are good for the price. We ordered a Jacket Potato and a Pannini and they were soooo tasty. Fresh, hot, full of flavour. Welcoming atmosphere. Coffee here is also really good with the option or 3 different blends. Will be back again next time we're in rhe Lakes.
Sarah Critchlow
Sarah Critchlow1 year ago
Stumbled across the Bristley Hog passing through Kendal. Amazing place, great choice of menu and amazing breakfast ! Very friendly staff in a lovely quirky building , quick service and very clean. Would definitely recommend
Sez S
Sez S2 years ago
Lovely smoothies and tasty tray bake - which was big enough to share! Most of the staff were friendly and welcoming too. Our biggest issue was that people were allowed to smoke on the tables outside and, as the doors were open, we had to endure the smell inside which wasn't pleasant.
David Smith
David Smith2 years ago
We dropped in for a coffee and scone mid morning and we're very pleased with the service and taste of the coffee. So pleased we went back for lunch. However we didn't think our Yorkshire Pudding wrapped Cumberland Sausage was really that tasty TBH. Service was still good though.
Michelle Nixon
Michelle Nixon2 years ago
Beautiful welcoming and excellent food and lovey polite staff nothing to much trouble
After wandering round today 23/12/22 visiting my daughter and coming across this gem of a cafe
Will return on my next visit
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