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The Dog and Gun

$$ - $$$, British,
2 Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5BT, England
+44 17687 73463
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  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5BT, England
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Reviewed today

10 friends on a golf outing to St Andrews stayed near Keswick for the night and had a nice pint and meal here.

Thank Kent G
Reviewed today

We have been visiting this pub for many, many years, always raved about the goulash. After ordering the goulash I was very disappointed at the portion size, not even enough for my 7 year old grandson and hardly no taste to it. My husband had...More

Thank Lynne K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have never dined here but after spotting the outside seating area then finding the added bonus of a well kept pint of old peculiar....... Heaven. During our week long stay in Keswick this became our go to spot for people watching in the afternoon...More

Thank Tony L
Reviewed 2 days ago

Love the beers on offer in here, the staff are always friendly and the atmosphere is great. They do allow dogs in so there are many to stroke! Brilliant

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’ll start by saying that the pub is lovely looking and very dog friendly and if we had just drank here it wouldn’t be a problem. However, we sat in the far corner and there was a real fly problem. They were all swarming in...More

Thank Danielle D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited for a family meal for birthday and very dissatisfied, hardly any choice of food at 6pm, small portions and overpriced, last year all was good, seems they have got too big and lost the plot, I had belly pork and chips £12 and in...More

Thank colin p
Reviewed 3 days ago

First and foremost, this pub is truly dog-friendly. Secondly, it serves a good range of beers, with our favourite being the Theakstons Old Peculier. Finally, it has a great food menu, with the highlight being their fabulous goulash. This is a tasty goulash served with...More

Thank Liz B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Called in here as it had been years since our last visit. Great choice of beer. Decided on Scampi from the menu but was really disappointed at the quantity on the plate plus the chips were very dry. Won’t be rushing back.

Thank SandraA22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When in Keswick,a visit to the Dog and Gun to sample the Hungarian goulash,a Lake District institution,features highly on our list of activities. Initial impression tonight was that the pub had lost a bit of it's soul but we felt they were trying to appeal...More

Thank deecee1669
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always go here when we are in Keswick and having a gulasch is always right in the lakes (tend to be on the cold and damp side).

Thank Anders_Gu
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21 November 2017|
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Response from ianharrison9988 | Reviewed this property |
Keswick has quite a bit of parking space although it is chargeable 24/7. Main car parks are both about 250 - 300 metres away to the North and South of the main Street. the pub does not have its own parking. the car park... More
10 July 2016|
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8 January 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 73463
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