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!

  •   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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      We went here for dinner with some friends who come here often. It only opens on certain nights for specialist evenings: we went to the pizza night and it was excellent. The pizzas are freshly cooked on a wood fired pizza oven in the back...More

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  •   This is one of my very favourite coffee shops anywhere. The food is interesting and top quality and the coffee is excellent. It is easy to miss this place as it is down an exceedingly cute alleyway but it is totally worth seeking out. Beautifully...More

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      We visited Kendal on chilly March day. We where looking for somewhere to have lunch that was dog friendky and came across a sign for yard 46. What a delight both us and the dog where given a warm welcome . Literally a lovely real...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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      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

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  •   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

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      Lovely food, very reasonable prices and gluten free options - will come back next time we are in Kendal.

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  •   We stumbled into this little place while trying to find somewhere for lunch in Kendal. Its got a lovely little alfresco dining area where we sat. There was a limited menu when we were there but it all sounded delicious. We both had the soup,...More

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      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.

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Yard 46