Now Open Taco Tuesday from 4.30 'til late!

The pitmasters are going on vacation! Last orders online 27th May for dispatch 30th May.

Any online orders made during this period will be shipped after our return 12th June

Enjoy Our Oak Smoked Texas BBQ & Tex-Mex menu indoors & outdoors at our venues in Kendal, Cumbria

Who says BBQ is just for summer?
We have indoor dining available all year round and outdoor dining in the warmer months.

@pappystexasbbq Howdy BBQ lovers! Have you been searching for some mouthwatering Texas BBQ? We got you! We're open almost everyday this month (see pinned post) so get your butts down to Pappy's and try out some of our delicious Texas BBQ food 🔥 #pappystexasbbq #texasbbq #bbqtiktok #bbqfood #ukrestaurants ♬ Country Sugar - Julia Cole

come on down y’all!

Join us at Pappy’s Texas BBQ & Taco Bar to enjoy a slice of true Texas BBQ & Tex-Mex with a twist!
Your taste buds won’t know what hit them.
Our mouthwatering menu combines authentic Texas BBQ meat straight from the smoker, with a sprinkle of fiesta-filled Mexican flair.
By fusing the best of both cuisines and using authentic ingredients, we’re on a mission to give our customers an experience packed full of vitamin T: Texas, Tacos and Tequila!
Think authentic Texas BBQ, fresh Mexican salsas, punchy flavours, sipping tequilas, fresh margaritas and a side of Texan sunshine!


We might be tucked away a little but once you find us, you’ll be glad you did!
The easiest way to find us is just off the high street in Kendal. Our restaurants are tucked away down Smokehouse Yard just off Stricklandgate on Kendal High street. (In between Furness Building Society & Bodycare – opposite the bird cage undercover seating area)
You can also access Pappy’s from Booths Car Park via the underpass of Wainwright’s Yard (past Lakeland Kitchens).
Our address is – The Old Smokehouse, Yard 2 Stricklandgate, Kendal, England, LA9 4ND
We welcome well behaved dogs for outdoor dining in the warmer months. Our indoor space is sadly too small for four legged friends.
If you are looking to book a party larger than 8 guests please contact the restaurant directly on 01539 898239 or email to arrange.
Our indoor venue is small inside with a large step to enter so it is not suitable for accessing with a wheelchair, but our outdoor venue is wheelchair accessible.
You are best parking on the downstairs level of Booths Car Park and getting to Pappy’s via the underpass of Wainwright’s Yard (past lakeland kitchens). This way there is a wheelchair ramp and you can avoid the cobbles at the top of Smokehouse yard.
Yes we do! We have various options available to cater for festivals, weddings and private events. We can bring our Pop Up Truck for that fresh Texas BBQ taste onsite or deliver prepped meats and platters for your guests to enjoy. Find out more on our Hire Us page.
Yes! Most of our meats are gluten free with the exception of our sausages.

celebrate, texan style!

Looking for a great gift? Choose one of our Pappy’s gift cards!
For private parties, please contact us directly. We also cater for weddings, businesses and events, just ask!

Phone 01539 898239
The Old Smokehouse, Yard 2 Stricklandgate, Kendal, England, LA9 4ND

our meat won’t be beat!

Prime cuts, perfectly smoked by our resident Pitmaster, Robin – who could ask for more?

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Our other dining options

texan takeout

Enjoy the Pappy’s taste in the comfort of your own home with our Texan Takeout service. Collect from our Smokehouse in Kendal during restaurant hours.

visit our shop

We deliver our famous smoked meats, meal kits, deli meats, merch and more direct to your door. Order your UK delivery by Tuesday and enjoy your Texan feast that weekend.

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