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The Dog and Gun

$$ - $$$, British,
2 Lake Road | 2 Lake Road, CA12 5BT, Keswick CA12 5BT, England
+44 17687 73463
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“goulash” (956 reviews)
“ghoulash” (27 reviews)
“garlic bread” (88 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
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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1 - 10 of 2,316 reviews

Reviewed today

Nice friendly place. Good selection of ales. We had the Hungarian goulash was excellent. Good service.

Thank paul f
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We felt that we stepped into a neighborhood bar and accorded all the privileges of old standard-bearers. It was odd yet comforting to see dogs become the center of attention as owners paraded them in and out of the pub. The service, drinks and bar...More

Thank Edison B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Spent a few nights in Keswick last week. We always head straight for the Dog and Gun as we have done for the past 25 years. Managed to get a seat fairly quickly and downed a couple of Loweswater Golds - as you do. There...More

Thank fredgpinder
Reviewed 3 days ago

Who wouldn't stop in at the Dog and Gun!!! Almost always busy and friendly staff. Hungarian ghoulash was as good as I had in Vienna. Beef and Ale pie also tasty.

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We’ve visited the Dog and Gun a few times over the years and it’s always a favourite of ours. We loved the makeover and the great selection of gins. My only criticism is the lack of ice in the gin, I only ever seemed to...More

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Quite busy dog friendly pub. I had the small goulash again, which was nice, but could do with more than 2 potatoes in it. My husband had the pie, which was ok tasting, but the pastry was like concrete. Wish we had noticed the chap...More

Thank Fussyteam
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After a less than pleasing experience yesterday this pub had restored my faith in great Great Lake District hospitality. Despite a power cut that was causing major problems the Beer and customer service was excellent. I watched a Gentlemen bring in his disabled wife and...More

Thank Phil P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Welcomes everyone and their dogs, a warm, vibrant pub with a good menu (although didn’t sample anything) and buzzing atmosphere. Good real ale pub.

Thank Linda_Laleston
Reviewed 1 week ago

Formerly traditional pub, now lacking all charm and character after being closed for gentrification.

1  Thank Michael J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very busy pub, good food but a lot was sold out on the menu. Even though they were busy the staff were still attentive.

Thank Dogconker
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Questions & Answers
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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Response from WayneB23 | Reviewed this property |
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8 January 2016|
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Yes it's the cloud wifi
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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
Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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 | 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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