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Golden Lion

) #34 of 93 Restaurants in Keswick $$ - $$$ , British,
20 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5JD, England
+44 17687 72347
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (32 reviews)
“pie” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5JD, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Keswick, due to being very popular with tourists, can be expensive for eating out. Not fancying fish and chips, which is often the cheapest option, I happened upon the Golden Lion yesterday lunchtime and considered £ 8.75 for a 10 inch pizza to be good...More

Thank GlennA946
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only plus side for this place was it was warm on a cold and rainy day. The food took ages and was almost inedible. Staff were pleasant but that doesn't compensate for being given fatty and gristly meat

Thank jaci10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a generally normal but very posh pub and the food is great, it's quite clean and the bar is looks very interesting. It's the best pub in the Northern town I guess and like visiting the town you can pop in a comfortably...More

Thank Tommiddle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited The Golden Lion on a Saturday lunch time looking for good pub grub as we were camping. We were not disappointed! I had a pulled pork pizza with extra pepperoni and it was fantastic. The prices were reasonable the staff were friendly and...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for a couple of pints and some lunch. Very friendly service and relaxed atmosphere. Food was good and reasonably priced. If you are looking for cozy pub to hang out for a bit, this is the place.

Thank nancynj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The services rendered were friendly, and the correct ambience of an English restaurant. Prices are reasonable and the food are great

Thank ericchong2015
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We arrived in Keswick on a summer evening and hadn't booked anywhere to eat. So we took pot luck and tried the Golden Lion. We were made very welcome and were most impressed by the friendly and helpful staff. The landlady was charming and make...More

Thank Rabnips
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Although the staff at the golden lion were friendly and attentive the food was less than impressive, the Sunday dinner had tough meat with over cooked vegetables, they had ran out of Yorkshire puddings which wasn't substituted by more vegetables (probably just as well really)...More

2  Thank laurajayne1507
Simone F, Owner at Golden Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, thanks for taking the time to review our establishment and noting our friendly and attentive staff, I really wish you had taken the opportunity to alert us to your displeasure at the food you received as per the many signs around the pub and...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017

Came in here at night and it was very busy but we managed to find a table friendly bar staff food was hot and quick to arrive and very nice all in all a good pub

Thank Stella A
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Called in with friends for Lunch, nice glass of white wine, impressed me. I had olives, hummus with pitta bread very nice, 2 had chicken wings very nice, the other friend was disappointed with the pizza, but all in all enjoyable.

Thank Dorothy B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 72347
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