Stanley's Coffeehouse & Kitchen in Kendal

In the heart of Kendal, the Gateway to The Lake District

A little bit about us

Stanley’s Coffee House & Kitchen is a family run cafe & restaurant in the heart of Kendal in the Lake District.  We pride ourselves on serving an excellent homemade menu using as many fresh locally-sourced ingredients as possible.  You can also enjoy our afternoon tea menu, plus many locally brewed ales and our famous gin and prosecco trees! 

Opening times -

Burgers & Burritos

  • Stanley’s Stack £11.50

    Smashed beef patty, BBQ pulled pork, bacon, hash brown, cheese & salad on a toasted brioche bun served with fries, onion rings & coleslaw

  • Frickin’ Chicken £10.50

    Buttermilk fried chicken, bacon, cheese, buffalo hot sauce, Stanley’s sauce, crispy onions & salad on a toasted brioche bun served with fries, onion rings & coleslaw

  • Miss Piggy £10.50

    BBQ pulled pork, crispy onions, Stanley’s sauce & salad on a toasted brioche bun with fries, onion rings and coleslaw

  • Quack Quack £10.50

    Shredded hoisin duck, red onion chutney & watercress on a toasted brioche bun with fries, onion rings & coleslaw

  • Sticky Chilli Beef Burrito £8.95

    Sticky chilli beef, fluffy rice, chile con queso cheese sauce & salad served with a side of nachos, sour cream & salsa

  • Frickin’ Chicken Burrito £8.95

    Buttermilk fried chicken, fluffy rice, Stanley’s sauce, buffalo hot sauce & salad served with a side of nachos, sour cream & salsa

Light Lunch

  • Jacket Potato (v/ve) £6.50

    Served with a choice of one filling & salad; Cheese, beans, houmous & Mediterranean veg, sticky chilli beef, tuna mayo or coleslaw (Extra fillings + 75p)

  • 3 Egg Omelettes (v) £6.25

    Ham & cheese (or) Mushroom & watercress (v) (or) Cheese & tomato (v)

  • Hoisin Duck Salad £7.95
  • Salmon & Fig £7.95
  • Asian Steak £7.95

    candied walnut

  • Beetroot, Goat Cheese & Candied Walnut (v) £7.95

    candied walnut


All served with crisps & salad

  • Bacon, Brie & Cranberry £6.95
  • Tuna & Cheese £6.95
  • Ham & Cheese £6.95
  • Avocado Veggie (v/ve) £6.95
  • Add a mini soup to any panini for £1.50


All served with crisps & salad

  • Ham & Westmorland Chutney £5.50
  • Stanley's BLT £5.50
  • Houmous & Roasted Red Pepper £5.50
  • Tuna Mayo £5.50
  • Add a mini soup to any sandwich for £1.50


All served with crisps & salad

  • Houmous & Mediterranean Veg (v/ve) £7.25

    Red pepper houmous & roasted veg

  • BBQ Pulled Pork £7.25

    BBQ pulled pork, cheese & Stanley’s sauce

  • Buttermilk Fried Chicken £7.25

    Chicken pieces, parmesan & garlic mayo

  • Add a mini soup to any wrap for £1.50

Gourmet Fries

  • Buttermilk Chicken £7.95

    Parmesan & garlic mayo

  • BBQ Pulled Pork £7.95

    Cheese & Stanley’s sauce

  • Steak £8.95

    Peppercorn sauce & fried onions

  • Sticky Chilli Beef £7.95

    Nachos & chile con queso cheese

  • Shredded Duck £8.95

    hoisin sauce & spring onion

  • Parmesan & Truffle Mayo £6.50

    Truffle oil

More of a Main

  • Beef Brisket Ciabatta £10.50

    Slow cooked beef brisket in a ciabatta with caramelised onions and blue cheese served with fries & salad

  • Salmon Tagliatelle £11.50

    Flaked salmon served with fresh tagliatelle pasta and a creamy lobster sauce, spinach, peas & parmesan.

  • Avocade Smash £7.50

    Smashed avocado served on sourdough toast topped with two soft poached eggs (Add Bacon + 75p)

  • Welsh Rarebit (v) £7.95

    Savoury melted cheese on toasted bloomer with Hawkshead Bloody Mary chutney & salad (Add bacon or poached egg +75p)

  • Wild Mushroom Risotto £10.95

    Mushrooms cooked in garlic, white wine in a creamy arborio rice.

  • Posh Fish Finger Butty £9.95

    Fish goujons in white bloomer with lettuce & tartare sauce served with fries & salad

  • Bhaji Naan (v) £8.50

    Homemade onion bhajis served in a soft folded naan with a tamarind & mango chutney, raita, pomegranate & watercress

Small Plates


  • Fries (v/ve) £2.95
  • Sweet Potato Fries (v/ve) £3.50
  • Onion Rings (v/ve) £2.50
  • Side Salad (v/ve) £2.95

Room for more?

  • Loaded Ice Cream Sundaes £6.95

    Details to come!

Children's Menu

Available for children up to the age of 12 years.


(Served until 11.30am)

  • Bacon, Sausage, Egg & Beans £3.95
  • Beans on Toast £2.25
  • Scrambled Egg on Toast £2.25
  • Buttermilk Pancakes with Nutella & Banana £3.95


All served with crisps & salad

(Served 11.30am to 3.30pm)

We also have a Daily Specials Board and Cake Counter too!

If you have any allergies, please speak to a member of staff before ordering. All our dishes may contain traces of nuts.

(V) Vegetarian available  (Ve) Vegan available

Stanley's Coffeehouse & Kitchen in kendal the lake district

Anyone for Afternoon Tea?

Please book your Afternoon Tea 48 hours in advance.  Available Monday to Saturday from 2pm.

  • Traditional Afternoon Tea £12.50pp

    Sandwiches, sausage rolls, soup, crisps, scone with jam & cream, selection of cakes.

  • Hot Afternoon Tea £15.00pp

    Mini burgers, fish goujons, onion rings, chips, soup, scone with jam & cream, selection of cakes.


Perfect, whatever the weather’s doing.

  • Kinder £3.00
  • Biscoff £3.00
  • Nutella £3.00
  • Strawberry £3.00

Meet the locals ...

We love to stock as many local producers as we can … not just because we like to support local business as much as possible, but they taste pretty good too!

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