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Bank Tavern

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Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5DS 47 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5DS, England
+44 17687 72663
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246 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a disappointment. Pro: it was warm and dry. Cons: the food was barely flavoured. The steak pie and chilli were uninspiring. The atmosphere was hideous with obnoxious 20-somethings yelling and swearing to sound cool and getting drunk. The staff did nothing to prevent them. The chilli was bland and came with a dozen nachos and rice but no cheese... More 

Thank Talia H
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in for a pint after day out walking the fells great choice of real ales Sneck Lifter was very good and the food was also very good I had the braised steak and that was very good to well priced will be back again

Thank kevin d
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic meal, freshly cooked and well presented-excellent service. Efficient, friendly and helpful staff. Definitely visit again.

Thank paulafairfield40
Ashington, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Supposed to be dog friendly but this must only apply if the dog is dry. Hence don't go in if its raining. Found the staff to be quite rude , we were planning to have a meal but didn't bother after been spoken to like a kid!!!! Look around there are a lot better puds in Keswick look at the... More 

Thank Bustergonards G
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a drink on a Saturday night, was very busy but ales were great! Husband loved the choice and of course the rugby!

Thank Sharon F
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here twice while staying in Keswick and both timers I ahd the Lamb and Mint pie absolutely yummy. Nice pub good good beer and friendly staff. All you need !!

Thank icelandworker
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Was told of like a child for smoking electronic ciggy. Quiet word would be more appropriate. No No Smoking signs for e cigs... You can't tell people of if they don't know you not allowed. I have no issues not smoking it if not allowed. Would never return, but doubt they are bothered. Plenty of other nice pubs, and cheaper.

1 Thank mickw69
Morpeth, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

I've given the Bank 4 stars for food but I must give it 5 as a bar. Without a doubt the best beer and the most superb bar staff and service in Keswick. Love it.

Thank rainier94
Bury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here, good food and a great range of real ales to choose from. They ran out of Cumberland ale, which was a bit disappointing- but we will return when next in the area.

Thank zigzagaway
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Busy with a warm welcome. Always go here for our meals. Good choice of menu. Lovely, jolly atmosphere.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5DS 47 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5DS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 72663

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?