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Twa Dogs Inn

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Twa Dogs Inn Penrith Road, Keswick CA12 4JU, England
+44 17687 72599
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Food below standard. Warm welcome which was a positive. Dated decor didn't bother us we just wanted food. Menu quite good we opted for half a roast chicken with chips and stuffing. Appearance wasnt so good the skin was pale and greasy. Chips a bit meh. The chicken was served with apple sauce for strange reason. Not a nice combination.... More 

Thank jayneylaney09
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Just arrived in Keswick after a long journey towing the caravan. Saw a member of staff and asked the question, "what time do you serve food until", his reply, " we don't serve food in the afternoons". What!!! It's a main tourist area and you don't serve food! What kind of a place in 2016 does not serve food in... More 

2 Thank millie2008
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We have visited this pub on numerous occasions over the years and at least once or twice a year for the last eight years. Our most recent visit was just a few weeks ago. We have always found the pub to be an excellent all-round place to eat and drink, with an excellent reasonably priced menu that will suit every... More 

Thank 24Helen
Durham, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Many years or more since we visited this pub and as passing on our way back to nearby b& b thought we would re-visit. Seemed nothing had changed since 1970/80's and time had stood still! More local than visitor friendly. Called in @ 10 p.m. Counted number of people in bar on one hand...with fingers to spare. Should have given... More 

1 Thank Theresa F
Borders, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Twa Dogs is an old style pub with lots of atmosphere ,it has a games room .pool, darts ,etc, the walls are covered in a myriad of brightly coloured football shirts from local and british clubs, the dining area is roomy and light, meals are served outside if required

Thank castel123
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

This pub is ok but nothing more. The beer was in good condition but the food menu is quite dated. All fairly standard pub fayre. Gammon, egg and chips: gammon ok, peas rubbish, too many chips. Lasagne: similar story. There's nothing wrong with it but you can eat much better in Keswick. Rules and notices: they do like their laminated... More 

1 Thank Andrew R
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110 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

The numerous signs about rules and extra costs doesn't portray the friendliness of this place. The staff were brilliant and welcomed the kids. The food was very reasonable and good quality. Sometimes you come across somewhere by accident that ends up a diamond and this was one of those occasions. Many thanks.

Thank Les_Elaine
Chester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

After a busy day exploring the northern lakes we were anxious not to get ensnarled in the busy town of Keswick. Just when we were about to give up looking for somewhere where we could eat and park we found the Twa Dogs Inn on the outskirts of the town. We enjoyed a very hearty, well prepared meal at the... More 

Thank sheilap1939
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

First pub we came across when entering Keswick. Looked okay and two signs stating dog friendly. The chap serving wasn't particularly welcoming and as he kept looking at our dog and then us, he didn't seem dog friendly at all. We thought maby we would eat here but as he wasn't v friendly and my chap turned round to see... More 

1 Thank evansangels
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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176 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Warm welcome. They let our dog in to the pool table area. It took a little long to get our food. I recommend ordering from the specials board. Nice place to sit outside on a sunny day.

Thank FrexicanJoseph

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Twa Dogs Inn Penrith Road, Keswick CA12 4JU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 72599

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?