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The Dog and Gun

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2 Lake Road | 2 Lake Road, CA12 5BT, Keswick CA12 5BT, England
+44 17687 73463
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Today
11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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Jarrow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Still a good pub, Goulash is always good. Busy yes, but surely a good sign after many years. Go out of peak times and you will always get a table.

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Garstang, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

really enjoyed our lunch at this pub in January , for a start it was open unlike half of the pubs in various towns and villages in the region, dog friendly for a start and really friendly hard working people running the pub. The goulash in meat and veggy form were great winter warmers and a real surprise on the... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A proper pub, good food, friendly, busy. We have been many times, very busy, empty tables hard to find sometimes, just hang around. Good selection of beers & wines. Bar staff very good and friendly. Always get chatting to other people. Would recommend to everyone.

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1 Thank Eric6503
Halifax, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always friendly staff, always busy, always great beer and company. Dog friendly...perfect. I spent New Year's Day afternoon there and it was a truly great atmosphere

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1 Thank Charlidoggy1
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading a few other reviews I was worried our favourite lakes pub had changed. Happy to report it was excellent as always. If you don't like dogs this isn't the place for you, every table housed at least one furry friend and our border terrier loves it. The goulash had plenty of cumin and paprika, tender beef and was... More 

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1 Thank Helen G
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63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice pub with friendly staff. We chose this pub as it is dog friendly and we really wanted to try the goulash. The goulash was fab so we weren't disappointed.

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1 Thank Fabitziana
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good quality pub food, the Goulash is exceptional and very popular. It can be a bit of a nightmare getting a table as always packed and a lot of visitors take their dogs in, but this just emphasises how popular the pub is.

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1 Thank Gail P
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our favourite pub in Keswick. Always incredibly busy, but it's worth waiting for. I usually have the Goolies (Goulash), but this time I went for the Mussels. Absolutely stunning! Soft, plump mussels in a deep, rich broth. I can't wait to get some more on my next visit to the Lakes.

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Potters Bar, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During a week in the area we visited here 4 times and each time we failed to get a seat so I cannot comment on the food. Beer was nice and a good atmosphere

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1 Thank TonyJury
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just order the goulash a pint and sit down and relax... great pub, great food, great beer and busy busy atmosphere...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Hungarian
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?