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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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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“goulash” (941 reviews)
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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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This has been our ‘go-to’ Keswick pub for years! The selection of real ales is great & a super selection of ciders & whisky. Dog friendly of course. We worried when it was redone it wouldn’t be the same but we loved it even more...More

Thank zebracoco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kind, caring and welcoming staff. We only stopped by for a sandwich and a soup, so we can’t give a full evaluation of the food (the sandwich was a bit dry to be honest), but saw enough to know that this is a friendly and...More

Thank Travellingdave0
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nasty. Chicken Sunday roast. Awful. Rubbery chicken. Deep fried roast potatoes. Watery gravy. Best thing on the plate was a carrot. Won’t be back. £10.95 wasted. Not impressed.

Thank Keithgmroberts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First visit, despite hearing loads of good things about this pub we left very disappointed. Food was poor, especially the vegetable goulash. Served to our table with a still frozen dumpling in the centre and frozen food underneath. Clearly microwaved. Returned it for a reheat,...More

Thank FirstTimeHoneymooner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went in for drinks earlier in the week after a long walk. Fabulous atmosphere mid week and great bar food. Then went in on Saturday night totally different but just as good as an atmosphere lively and so friendly, staff so nice and nothing was...More

1  Thank LyniG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After staying in Keswick for a few nights tried each night to fit a family of 7 in, finally succeeded as this was a very busy pub. It was worth the wait, the food was delicious and the goulash was really good and a nice...More

Thank JAP48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for an early evening meal during our half term break staying at Chaucer’s View. The food was excellent (gammon and a goulash) and the choice of beers was extensive, so much so that we stayed for the Quiz. To our surprise we came...More

Thank Orreller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Packed with families and dogs.Great food with wonderful patient staff.It’s a Keswick institution and if you have a dog not to be missed.

Thank John L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with hubs and pup. Was given a single menu option for gluten free but advised that there would be cross contamination. Nice pup, pups (and husbands) welcome but my lunch did end up consisting of a glass of wine.

Thank angieflibble
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having been told numerous times to try the goulash it did not disapoint. Dont be put off if theres no seating straight away, as soon as we got our drinks a table became available. Drinks prices are average for the area. Food prices are fair....More

Thank adampotter1
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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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Response from WayneB23 | Reviewed this property |
Richard N
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
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, 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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