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’ve never been a ‘proper coffee’ drinker in preferring instant until ... l discovered a conversion experience that has me hooked on this outstanding hidden gem, which not only has coffee to die for but service beyond your wildest dreams and food to tempt the...More

    thumb Rod R

      What a stunning little place. It is very small, looks like the downstairs was once a family living room but it gives this place an amazing friendly atmosphere. Real open fire so as now the weather is cold it is very welcoming. The staff are...More

    thumb Jeff K
  •   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

    thumb ChiaraTheCat

      Just popped in with the wife service was great food was lovely certainly be going back. If your in the area it is well worth a visit

    thumb Stuartey
  •   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

    thumb Anthony H

      Seek it out down one of the yards, and settle in for a treat. The menu is select but the quality is excellent. Topped with friendly staff and a relaxed vibe, a really nice place.

    thumb Dianne D
  •   Stumbled upon this cafe on our first visit to Kendal. The description on the signage on the main street attracted me to try this one above all others. So glad we did!!! It was lovely! We had the Breakfast Bap and coffee . . ....More

    thumb Aplanblakbry

      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

    thumb jimmyjamjom
  •   Hidden away down one of Kendal's many Yards, just off the market place, this cafe combines a very ancient cottage with a modern menu.

    thumb Peter H

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

    thumb tangerineman2015

Yard 46