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Luca's Ristorante

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High Hill | Greta Bridge, Keswick CA12 5NX, England
+44 17687 74621
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Tue - Sun 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 39
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  • 19
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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely restaurant

We ate here 6 years ago so we decided to have a trip back to see if it was just as good and it was. Lovely restaurant using fresh ingredients. Great service with very attentive and welcoming staff,

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
Victoria C
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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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English first
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

One of the best Italian meals I have had. The wild boar was outstanding. Was busy when we visited but this did not effect the quality of service. Worth a visit.

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Derbyshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Once again I had a perfectly cooked blue steak and in fact a perfectly cooked meal throughout. We always call in here - our favourite Lake District restaurant - when we are in the area and are never disappointed. The staff are very friendly and the owner/chef is delightful. Thank you Paul and we look forward to seeing you again... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had a lovely night here.We hadn't booked and were told we might have a bit of a wait for our food,but in the end we found the waiting time was comparable to other restaurants. The food was delicious : I can recommend the blue cheese and walnut souffle, and the spaghetti carbonara was especially nice,benefiting from a generous amount... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We visited Lucas for an evening meal whilst on holiday in Keswick and were appalled by the service that we received. We had a long wait near the door (which we accepted) before we were shown to our table. We ordered the garlic bread with 'caramelised onions' as a starter. It arrived pale and greasy and the onions were barely... More 

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Paul P, Owner at Luca's Ristorante, responded to this review

I find your remarks insulting and totally at add odds with my view of your evening. Firstly, you waited for a short time in the bar area, as a lot of people do while your table was made ready as you had not reserved a table, while you waited you ordered you meal. Secondly, you ate every crumb of your... More 

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Food was usual Italian fare, reasonably priced, but not where I would choose for a "special" occasion. Suitable for families/ groups. Located a short walk out of town. Was an ok experience but would opt for other restaurants in Keswick next time I visit the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

In a busy place like Keswick it was great to find this place. Having missed out on a table the night before we made a booking. Upon arrival we were met by the host who was very good at his role. Pleasant & hospitable. My wife ordered a dish with a pesto sauce and I had. Lasagne. Both meals were... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We ate here 6 years ago so we decided to have a trip back to see if it was just as good and it was. Lovely restaurant using fresh ingredients. Great service with very attentive and welcoming staff,

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Blyth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

A quiet airy restaurant with friendly staff and extensive menu with seasonal specials and fine wines.

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The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

A friendly resstaurant with a nice atmosphere, however, the pizza Calabrian was smothered in cheese which overpowered every other flavour and the pizza Napolitana was dripping with oil. Not what I would expect from a restaurant that offers “the finest fresh Italian food”.

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Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We arrived as a party of nine on a not particularly busy Thursday evening. We ordered seven main courses ( two pairs of kids shared pizza and chips). The food was way above average. I would say that my duck and peach dish was close to Michelin standard. The side dish of veg was the best I've had outside a... More 

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Paul P, Owner at Luca's Ristorante, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review regarding the food, and the staff, I will pass on your kind comments, and as you have pointed out we serve food of quality and value for money, With regard to your comments about bread I would just like to point out we do serve bread with starters and as I recall you did... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: High Hill | Greta Bridge, Keswick CA12 5NX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 74621

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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