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The Dog and Gun

) #20 of 93 Restaurants in Keswick $$ - $$$ , British,
2 Lake Road | 2 Lake Road, CA12 5BT, Keswick CA12 5BT, England
+44 17687 73463
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“goulash” (852 reviews)
“ghoulash” (24 reviews)
“garlic bread” (79 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Lake Road | 2 Lake Road, CA12 5BT, Keswick CA12 5BT, England
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

Returned recently as we had fab goulash here last year. Very disappointing this time. Meat wasn't tender, two meals came with dumplings cold and had to be sent back reheated. Garlic bread varied from not toasted to burnt. It was a Saturday night this time...More

Thank Alison W
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Called in per chance for a bite to eat. Food was really nice and was nice that we could take our dog with us. Prices excellent and a good choice of menu.

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We spent 3 wonderful nights in Keswick- wish had more time to stay- wonderful little town. Dog and Gun is a wonderful place to just meet friends you've never met before, have a pint, and enjoy some hearty, good food. We went 2 of our...More

Thank Connie B
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We have been to Keswick lots of times and always end up in here. It's always busy but the food is nice and it's a lovely pub - definitely worth a visit

Thank Gill S
Reviewed 10 September 2016

The pub is in a good location in town and very popular with regulars and passing by drop ins. It can get very busy at certain times of the day especially if rambling or walking groups are in situ on a weekend. That said it...More

Thank Milk_Sheik
Reviewed 10 September 2016

For over 30 years we have been visiting this old pub. Apparently, for over 50 years they have been cooking and serving Hungarian Goulash, the best Goulash in the world! It is a master class in how to run a pub with atmosphere and superb...More

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We ordered the chicken tikka masala and the goulash which were both piping hot and mouth-watering. The beer was also great and we absolutely loved the pub-like atmosphere of the place. Our only thumbs down would be that this restaurant welcomes dogs that were left...More

Thank Pseuda17
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Visited Sunday 4th Sept evening. Looking forward to Vegetarian Goulash, but they had not got any. Ordered fish pie from the blackboard, hardly any fish in it, nearly all potatoe and sauce. Seasonal vegetables consisted of two cubes of carrot, and a spoonful of peas....More

Thank Leicesterchap
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Good beer, friedly staff. Loved the Hungarian Goulash, could do with better vegan and childrens options.

Thank Chaddy092016
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Having previously stopped off in Keswick in November 2015 with my partner and 7 month old baby for some lunch whilst on a long weekend in the lakes we decided to do so again whilst on a weeks holiday this September. Having struggled to remember...More

Thank jamb01874
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10 July 2016|
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Response from WayneB23 | Reviewed this property |
Richard N
7 January 2016|
Response from Jadedigedan |
Yes it's the cloud wifi
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24 November 2015|
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Response from Theresa F | Reviewed this property |
Thursdays - though I couldn't say at what time exactly....as we gave up waiting anf left the pub! 10 p.m. on our visit - quiz hadn't started! Board says start time 9.30 p.m!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Lake Road | 2 Lake Road, CA12 5BT, Keswick CA12 5BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 73463
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