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Abbot Hall Gallery Coffee Shop

Abbot Hall Gallery Coffee Shop

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Tea/Coffee Shop, free entry



Abbot Hall,

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 11 Mar - Sat 25 Jun Laura Ford: Seen and Unseen
Wed 25 May - Wed 19 Oct London Legacy:
Mon 30 May - Fri 3 Jun Story Telling Week: Trails and Tales
Mon 20 Jun In Conversation: Laura Ford and Stephen Feeke
Thu 30 Jun Great Lives Lecture Series
Fri 8 Jul - Sat 15 Oct Winifred Nicholson in Cumbria


At Abbot Hall art gallery you can relax in the coffee shop where an appetising menu of locally produced food is freshly prepared daily. You can view changing exhibitions of artists' prints with a cappuccino or a speciality tea. In summer tables are available outside near the banks of the river Kent and against the backdrop of the ruins of Kendal castle.
Picnic site nearby.

Speciality: Home-made soups, Morecambe Bay potted shrimps and cheese ploughmans.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Picnic site nearby. Free admission to print exhibitions in Abbot Hall coffee shop.

Opening details

Closed 16.00, Jan - Mar and Nov, Dec.


Free entry


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Picnic site nearby. Free admission to print exhibitions in Abbot Hall coffee shop.



Plan route to Abbot Hall Art Gallery using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SD 517921  Lat: 54.32298 Long: -2.74388

From M6 jct 36 take A590 to Kendal. Come off dual-carriageway at Kendal south. Follow signs into town, Abbot Hall is well signed, next to Parish church.

Just a short walk from Kendal Train Station. Swap onto the Lakes Line from Oxenholme and alight at Kendal.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Kendal station