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Review of Lakes Bar & Bistro

Lakes Bar & Bistro
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Ranked #36 of 141 Restaurants in Keswick
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$13 - US$27
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Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: A relaxed Bar & Bistro Offering Excellent Cask Beer, Lager, Cider & excellent wines together with Locally Sourced Freshly Cooked Food.
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Been using tripadvisor for a while to choose places to eat - we all (myself, wife, grandparents and 2 kids) decided we wanted to try this great little Bistro out the other night! Well the recent reviews do not this place justice - we had a fantastic meal 3 amazing pizzas, a pie, a special and the beef bourginion... yes places can have bad moments but would recommend this place. Pizzas taste even better the day after on top of Catbells!!!

Thank Phillip A
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This was the worst meal we have had in a LONG time . Not only was the service appalling but the food was served still frozen or undercooked . We waited one and a half hrs for frozen garlic bread ! Do Not Go........... what a disappointment

Thank moiras609
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

I sort of feel that maybe the poor service was due to the fact that we were not locals because the many locals seemed to get more attention than we did. The food was just okay. To be fair, it could just be that we didn't order the best menu items, but then again, shouldn't it all be good? Our B&B hosts suggested this place and secured a reservation for us because they like it. Maybe they get good service as locals. After a mediocre meal with mediocre service, it took a very long time to get a chance to leave. Other tables received their bill swiftly, but we just sat there, being ignored. We finally went to the bar and sort of forced them to let us pay and leave.

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Thank jrdek
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

We were charged £6, YES £6 for two teas. The waiter originally charged us £5, which was steep enough, then changed his price to £6 when he brought the tea. It wasn't even a good quality tea. We won't be returning.

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1  Thank Ykslass
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

After ordering we waited about 20 minutes before enquiring whether the kitchen had forgotten our order, to which the arrogant front-of-house man replied "no" without even checking and just stared at me. When it finally arrived, the food was nice, but my wife spotted the same man delaying the waitress from clearing our plates just to make us wait even longer for our main, which again took ages. There are plenty of other good places to eat in Keswick and we won't be returning to this bistro.

1  Thank KlunkyColin
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