Sapore (pronounced saˈ, meaning ’Taste’, is an Italian restaurant in the heart of Kendal, The Lake District.


Welcome to Sapore, a hidden gem of Italian culinary excellence nestled in the heart of Kendal.

Sapore is not just a restaurant; it’s an intimate haven where the allure of Italy meets the charm of our beautiful town. Whether you’re seeking a romantic rendezvous, planning a group gathering, or hosting a private party, Sapore provides the perfect ambiance for every occasion.

For those seeking romance, Sapore offers an enchanting setting where the flickering candlelight and soft Italian melodies create an atmosphere of intimacy. Our carefully curated menu, inspired by the diverse regions of Italy, features dishes prepared with love and expertise. Each bite is a journey through the flavours of the Mediterranean, designed to enhance the magic of your romantic meeting.

For group gatherings, Sapore welcomes you with open arms. Our spacious and tastefully decorated dining area can accommodate parties of various sizes, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable experience for everyone. Whether it’s a family reunion, a gathering of friends, or a corporate event, our versatile menu and attentive staff are dedicated to making your group celebration a memorable one.

If you’re looking to host a private party, Sapore offers an exclusive and personalised experience. Our dedicated event planning team works with you to create a customised menu and ambiance tailored to your preferences.

From birthday celebrations to engagement parties, our private dining options provide an intimate space where you can savour the company of your guests while indulging in the finest Italian cuisine.

At Sapore, we understand that every occasion is unique, and we take pride in ensuring that your experience with us is nothing short of exceptional. Join us in Kendal, where the warmth of Italian hospitality meets the versatility of a venue suitable for romantic meetings, group gatherings, or private parties.

Sapore – where memorable moments are created, and every celebration is infused with the spirit of la dolce vita.

opening times

Monday to Thursday 5-9pm (last order) Drinks until 10pm

Friday to Sunday 10-2:30pm (last order) Dinner 5-9pm (last order)


Telephone Number
01539 722711

Email Address

Restaurant Address
21A Stramongate, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4BH

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The food was delicious and plentiful. Very pleasant surprise at the bill too, very reasonable. Amazing value. The staff were absolutely lovely. Good selection at the menu. I would highly recommend going if you’re in Kendal

Our Restaurants

We are two friends who have over thirty years of experience between us in the restaurant industry, and had a strong idea of a new style of eatery we would like to offer the Lake District.

Passionate about offering a simple menu, Urban Food House Restaurant Bowness uses local produce to provide good quality food. 

Located on the outskirts of Windermere Village, Hooked offers a relaxed dining experience in our small bistro-style restaurant

Sapore Restaurant Kendal is the perfect setting for an intimate evening meal, a gathering of friends and family, or cocktails and light bites.

Urban Food House

Lake Road, Bowness, LA23 3BJ


Ellerthwaite Square, Windermere, Cumbria
LA23 1DP


21A Stramongate, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4BH