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The Dog and Gun

European, British, Pub, Hungarian
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2 Lake Road | 2 Lake Road, CA12 5BT, Keswick CA12 5BT, England
(0)17687 73463
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner

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  • 369
    Very good
  • 114
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  • 51
    Poor
  • 45
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely pub!

Haven't been in here for awhile as it always busy but managed to get a table to try the famous goulash! The pub is great and the drinks went down a treat, didn't have to wait too long for the food to turn up we had the goulash which came with garlic bread, but I think we were both a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
Julie H
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Jarrow
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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English first
Keswick, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

It was one of the go to pubs in Keswick until someone ripped out all the character and replaced it with a soulless pub which could be anywhere in the country. The goulash is still good though!

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Jarrow
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Haven't been in here for awhile as it always busy but managed to get a table to try the famous goulash! The pub is great and the drinks went down a treat, didn't have to wait too long for the food to turn up we had the goulash which came with garlic bread, but I think we were both a... More 

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Blyth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Love this pub! We always visit this pub when we go to Keswick, it's always busy. We haven't eaten here on our last few visits because we couldn't get a table, the food always smells gorgeous, there's nothing fried. This is a dog friendly pub which we love because we have a dog of our own, if the pooch isn't... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

What a disappointment! One of the reasons we return to Keswick so often was this pub. It's refurbishment since our last visit has left it completely lacking in character. It's as if all its soul has gone. The goulash was also not to previous standards. My portion size was fine. A couple of pieces of meat were a little dry... More 

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Maldon, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Do not like the new big table. Food and beer still fine. Chairs have replaced the stools. Goulash still good. Go small if you are not mega hungry.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Dog friendly and food is very good and reasonable price. We highly recommend this pub as it does exactly what u want from a town pub. Serve great food, drink and is very dog friendly. Will go back without a doubt.

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Brigg, United Kingdom
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185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

On a busy August weekend in Keswick, it felt like a privilege to find a vacant table in this place. However at some times you could feel as if you were sat trying to eat in a bus queue, as there was a constant stream of hopeful eaters and drinkers trying to find a vacant seat. Nevertheless any pub that... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Dogs are welcome here. The food was lovely. The staff are very nice and friendly. I do not think there is anything to fault about this pub. Very nice and a warm welcome.

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sunderland
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Popped in for a beer and some lunch yesterday, we were greeted by a cosy, friendly and traditional pub atmosphere. Ordered a guest ale which was lovely! Staff were all extremely friendly and smiling. However Sunday lunch was poor, I couldn't cut into the Yorkshire puddings or roast potatoes was clear everything was frozen and the beef was very chewy.... More 

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Keswick, United Kingdom
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56 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This is one of the most consistent places to eat in keswick, a proper no nonsense pub of good all round quality and great beer as well as good staff. A must visit.

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Restaurant Details

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: (0)17687 73463

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, British, Pub, Hungarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?