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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 good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“goulash” (909 reviews)
“garlic bread” (80 reviews)
“potatoes” (36 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2 Lake Road | 2 Lake Road, CA12 5BT, Keswick CA12 5BT, England
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321 - 330 of 2,083 reviews

Reviewed 31 January 2017

Again I know the clue's in the name of the pub but goodness me, allowing dogs into an eating establishment to me is a bit of a no-no. I sat there Saturday night trying to eat my famous goulash whilst a guy allowed his dog...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Great pub in the centre of Keswick, good selection of local cask ales and excellent pub grub. You have to try the Goulash, it's definitely the star of the show. They don't accept reservations you just turn up and hope you get a table. We...More

Thank Drew Y
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We had a delicious supper here after a long day of hiking. We is conveniently located near the center of town. The staff was very friendly and beer good.

Thank lou t
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

A major refurbishment hasn't ruined the atmosphere of this great inn, great selection of local ales, a pub full of hikers and their dogs.... And then there is the goulash.... Enough said

Thank Stu W
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We visited this pub regularly during our visit as the staff were extremely friendly helpful and a joy to deal with. Our dog was made very welcome too which meant a lot to us. The beef goulash we had to eat at lunch time was...More

Thank richard r
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We stopped here for lunch after a long walk and it was great. I had the southern fried chicken wrap which really hit the spot along with the beer. The bar staff were really friendly and brought a bowl of water for our dog and...More

Thank lisaharb123
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

A post walk pint of beer and this wonderful historic pub. The weather brought lots of people out walking which meant plenty of people enjoying the variety of beers on offer at this traditional pub. We didn't eat here but the food we saw being...More

Thank Autumngirl61
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Four of us ate here New Years Eve, had booked a table well in advance which Im glad we did. Enough on the menu to keep everybody happy but it came down to two goulash and two cajun chickens. Both dishes went down a treat....More

Thank torquay2
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We went in late January hen Keswick was very quiet. All the pubs were nearly deserted except this one which shows how good it is. It is friendly and cosy. There is good menu but their house special Goulash and dumpling is unbeatedly fantastic. Good...More

Thank Lynne S
Reviewed 25 January 2017

This is always a popular pub with locals and tourists, in the centre of Keswick. Plenty of real ales, great food. The small portion of Ghoulash was actually fairly large. The steak and ale pie was large and both were very good. Peroni and Stella...More

Thank SuffolkStephen
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Response from WayneB23 | Reviewed this property |
Richard N
8 January 2016|
Response from Jadedigedan |
Yes it's the cloud wifi
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25 November 2015|
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Response from Theresa F | Reviewed this property |
Thursdays - though I couldn't say at what time exactly....as we gave up waiting anf left the pub! 10 p.m. on our visit - quiz hadn't started! Board says start time 9.30 p.m!
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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, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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