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Old Keswickian

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5-7 Market Square | Keswick, Keswick CA12 5BD, England
+44 17687 73861
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11:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Can't fault this place for the best fish and chips in Keswick every time we visit here (and there are a lot of them!) can get really busy on weekends and during the holidays though but definitely worth waiting in a queue for. Delicious.

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Thank Jane L
Bolton, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was decent but I've had better. The main issue for me was the price of drinks for the kids. Nearly £2 for a small glass that tasted more like rola cola than the advertised Diet Pepsi and £1 for a small side of either peas or beans ...

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Thank deanpurts
Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I really would give this place a wide berth. I know good fish & chips - and this really wasn't it. Very disappointing and actually very surprising - I don't suppose any locals go here. The sachets of sauces were perhaps the cheapest you could buy on the planet. That says it all for me - as the meal was... More 

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Thank DurhamA
ALAN S, Guest Relations Manager at Old Keswickian, responded to this review

Sorry to hear of your trauma....get well soon!!! More 

Brighton
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I really haven't had better anywhere. I always have at least one visit for F & C on my week in Lakeland. Don't miss it!

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Thank Sign_of_the_Thymes
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

No nonsense chip shop, great portions and tasty fresh chips and other meals. The other chippies pale by comparison.

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Thank maabell
Preston, England
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Totally delicious Good Friday fish & chips. Fish was perfect, chips perfect & mushy peas amazing. Mother in law was very happy with her poached fish. Service was perfect. Can't wait to go back.

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Thank 267
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best fish and chips we've had in a long time and that's standing on the pavement outside eating them!! Thankyou

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Thank Lynn J
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sorry guys, please stick to your take away business. You obviously struggle, as with the rest of the town to get the right staff (noticeable that many food establishments were seeking staff) Order was taken wrongly, ended up waiting for the right order. The salad which was included was missing and arrived almost as I was finishing eating the hot... More 

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Thank Stuart N
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The poached fish was delightful chips were good. The turkey and ham pie was delicious so was the scampi. All of the family left empty plates. After wandering around Keswick on market day it was great sit down for lunch inside. This was well worth eating here, would defiantly come again. Good value for money. Recommended.

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Thank Graham R
Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This has to be one of the finest plates of Cod, Chips & Mushy Peas I've had for quite some time! We ate here yesterday - Good Friday - it was very busy which I believe speaks for itself however we did have to wait about 15 minutes to be seated - the service was excellent - we did wait... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast food, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-7 Market Square | Keswick, Keswick CA12 5BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 73861

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?