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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      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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  •   Popped in for a quick lunch. Enjoyed homemade soup and sourdough bread. My husband had the breakfast ciabatta. Both were outstanding. We treated ourselves to cake...delicious. The service was quick and friendly. Perfect for a light lunch or coffee and cake. Looking forward to summer...More

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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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  •   Popped in today for lunch with a friend. Beautiful setting, still perfectly done for cosy winter days. My friend had the breakfast bap which is really great quality and value. I was delighted to find that the majority of the menu can be adapted for...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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  •   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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      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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  •   I visited Yard 46 just after the present owners took it on about three months ago. I was very satisfied with the food and service then. I came back just before Christmas to find the place was very busy. I ordered the soup (Home made...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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