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!

  •   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

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

    thumb Pam W
  •   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

    thumb 38lindseych

      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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  •   We have just had an amazing Burns supper in Yard 46 Kendal The food the atmosphere the staff it was all amazing Thank you guys it was a great evening Well done to you all

    thumb MintcakeKendal

      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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  •   While in Kendal for the day, we came across Yard 46. Really liked everything about the place. Great food, staff were nice and friendly and although a small place, they had an outdoor seating area, which we used as it was a beautiful day. A...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

    thumb Peter H
  •   I popped in with some friends on Monday for a spot of lunch. The staff were incredibly friendly and very helpful when it came to ordering vegan variations. The food was delicious and the atmospheric surroundings were warm and inviting with a quirky slant. I...More

    thumb AJMack72

      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.

    thumb Sam_Dexter

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