Experience global cuisine at restaurants in Kirkby Stephen. Kirkby Stephen may be a small town of just over 1,000 people, but that doesn't mean its restaurant scene is insular or dull. In fact, the foodie culture in this Cumbrian town is quite diverse. Those who enjoy the sweet and sour taste of stir fries and dim sum will find Chinese restaurants in Kirkby Stephen to enjoy, while those who prefer classic English dishes can head to one of the town's many pubs. And with Kirkby Stephen on the doorstep of some of Britain's most picturesque countryside, it's no surprise that there's plenty of fresh produce from the local farms on the menus here too.