Quaker Tapestry Tearooms

Overall rating: 4.5 stars 2 Reviews
Serves fair trade tea in addition to cakes, lunch food, and other beverages. Can cater for dairy free, gluten free, diabetics, vegans upon request. Courtyard seating. Child friendly. Price: Inexpensive more-less
Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, English, Take-out
Friends Meeting House, Stramongate
Kendal, England LA9 4BH


First Review by llamapower
  • vegan

Vegan sticky toffee pudding!

Posted on 02 / 25 / 2015

Friendly, helpful staff who knew exactly what was vegan and what wasn't. I was able to have sticky toffee pudding (which was delicious) for the first time in years! Savoury dishes were good as well. Nice décor with famous quotes concerning tea.

Pros: Good sweets, good savouries, helpful staff
  • vegan

Lovely little place

Posted on 08 / 25 / 2009

I've just been for the first time today with a friend , partly for the cafe and partly to see the tapestry itself which is also great. I really enjoyed lunch there although I was pretty stuffed afterwards! I got a red lentil pate toastie which came with salad (although this was just cucumber, tomato and iceberg lettuce) and some crisps - the pate was so tasty, although it did seem to be the only vegan option for toasties (£4.25). For dessert was vegan sticky toffee pudding which was pretty reasonable at £3.30 including icecream/sorbet (i had lemon sorbet which actually went really well). Also fennel and liquorice tea from an interesting assortment (£1.40). Quite small but fitting to the place - nice decor, cheerful and with some copied panels from the tapestry and I remember a colourful wallchart about veggie nutrition. Would like to go back again!

Pros: Part of a lovely, interesting attraction, Tasty vegan food, Cater for gluten free diets
Cons: Could have more vegan options , Salad not very imaginative, Few vegan cakes


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Added: 2009/08/14


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