open monday to saturday 10am – 4pm

Experience modern café culture, in a cosy historic surrounding, serving award winning coffee and a fresh locally sourced brunch menu. 

Creating memorable experiences is at the heart of what we want to achieve.

James, Sabina and Team x



Our award-winning coffee come from Darkwoods, Huddersfield. It doesn’t matter if you fancy good latte or capuccino, we are always trying to find your best taste!


We source the freshest of ingredients from local and national suppliers. Provenence and quality is important to us. After all, they say that the way to someone’s heart is through theirs stomach!  


Our cakes are always freshly baked. We have a wide selection of standard and vegan slices. 
There’s always something good for everyone! 


We believe that family is the most important aspect of our lives. That is why we treat our customers as part of our large family. Come and feel like home!

  •   I love it when I find a menu that is short (often meaning everything made to order and done well) but everything on it is enticing. I had the chorizo and halloumi salad which was a joy and my wife had the poached eggs in...More

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      Tucked down one of Kendal's famous yards, Yard 46 is a great little coffee shop with lovely smooth coffee and fantastic homemade cakes. Free WiFi makes it a great spot to while away a couple of hours.

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  •   Fantastic food in a lovely quaint building. The pizza nights are awesome and can’t recommend highly enough

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      Gorgeous old building full of history and character with lovely, friendly staff, Yard 46 is a wonderful place for a relaxing lunch or a quiet coffee and cake. We had their devine homemade ciabatta, mine with salmon, lemon and dill and hubbys with practically a...More

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  •   I really can't be positive enough about Yard 46, everything is great! A warm and friendly welcome from Sabina and her team, excellent food at a reasonable price, great coffee and cakes to die for. All around excellent! If you're looking for somewhere to eat...More

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      What a treat, tucked away down of Kendals historical yards (Yard 46😉) is this cozy cafe! It's surprisingly rare to find a cafe with an open fire which is a must have in my opinion in the Lakes. Such happy friendly staff, amazing cakes &...More

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  •   First visit today with friend for quick catch up over lunch. Lovely atmosphere, staff very attentive. I had the soup of the day ...delicious served in a lovely quirky bowl. Cakes delicious ...ill definately be back !

    thumb A TripAdvisor Member

      This place is a cut above the rest, interesting & tasty choices on the menu, chilled wine & beer & a welcoming atmosphere from James & Sabina. Kids and dogs were well catered for.

    thumb Emforsh
  •   Great coffee (quite possibly the best in the town) and tasty, inventive dishes make Yard 46 my favourite place for brunch in Kendal. They make good use of artisan bread and the chef adds a distinctive touch to all his dishes. Added to that, with...More

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      My partner and I went for brunch and with no word of a lie The Chorizo & grilled Halloumi salad was the best I have ever had! My partner had the breakfast bap and he said it was delicious! The cafe is really pretty and...More

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