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Yard open from April 12th at 3pm
Tuesday - Thursday from 4.30pm
Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 3pm

Large marquee and raised sun terrace
Booking by message is a good idea!

Takeaway meals, beers, ciders, perry etc

Online shop for orders;

Outdoor table bookings here:

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New Union

(formerly Union Tavern)

159 Stricklandgate

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Opening Times

Monday5.15 pm - 10.00 pm
Tuesday4.30 pm - 11.00 pm
Wednesday4.30 pm - 11.00 pm
Thursday4.30 pm - 11.00 pm
Friday3.00 pm - Midnight
Saturday3.00 pm - Midnight
Sunday3.00 pm - 9.00 pm

Meal Times

5 - 8 Mon - Thu
4.30 - 7.30 Fri
No Service Sat & Sun

About the Pub


Westmorland Branch Pub and Cider Pub of the Year within two years' of opening by a CAMRA enthusiast, this town local has seen a complete turnaround in trade. Four quality handpulls catering for all tastes are complemented by three craft keg lines for the more adventurous. Unusual real ciders and perries: annual festival in July. A wide-range of European bottled beers, also good whisky selection and special gins. Frequent community events: see social media. Weekday food as per website. Fish & Chip van every Friday.

Special discount of 50p off a pint when a new CAMRA member signs up online in the pub.

**CUMBRIA PUB OF THE YEAR 2019. And also

Westmorland Pub of the Year 2019 & 2020

Westmorland Cider Pub of the Year 2019 & 2020**

NOTE: opening hours vary. Phone to check!

** Food collaboration with Corner 124 **

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Bowness Bay Swan Blonde
  • Fyne Ales Jarl

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Bowness Bay --varies--
  • Cross Bay --varies--
  • Fell --varies--
  • Fyne Ales --varies--
  • Kirkby Lonsdale --varies--
  • Langdale --varies--
  • Marble --varies--
  • Moorhouse's --varies--
  • Tarn Hows --varies--
  • Thornbridge --varies--
  • Wylam --varies--

Mixture of local: Bowness Bay, Langdale, Tarn Hows, Kirkby Lonsdale, Cross Bay and regional beers. Interesting specials from further afield. Four cask, three craft keg.

The pub's range of changing beers regularly includes the following rare beer styles:

  • Stout
  • Porter
  • Old Ale
  • Barley Wine
  • Wheat Beer
  • Real Lager

Usually craft keg but sometimes handpull.

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New Union, Kendal


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Up to twenty unpasteurised ciders. Cider & Perry festival tbc See social media.

  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    20p pint on ale and cider. Wetherspoon vouchers taken. New member discount offer.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited

    Bowness Bay, Cross Bay, Kirkby Lonsdale, Langdale, Tarn Hows.

  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals

    Every August. Cider/perry in July.


  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    Short homemde selection Mon-Thurs. Chippie van on Friday.

  • Garden Pub Garden

    Covered patio and open terrace.

  • Parking Parking

    Beside pub; entrance on traffic lights.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Events Events

    Weekly quiz - see Facebook. Vegan nights.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Folk music on Thursday. Regular live events.

  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area

    Covered verandah.

  • SportsTV Sports TV

    Occasional screening of major sports events.

  • WiFi Wifi

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New Union

159 Stricklandgate

Sat Nav Reference

54.331986, -2.749125


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

Stagecoach: 555

Bus station quite close.

Adjacent Station


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