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All 113 Keswick Restaurants

The Dog and Gun

2 Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5BT, England
(0)17687 73463
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Ranked #35 of 113 Restaurants in Keswick
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: English
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Derby, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

We were a little worried as we entered the pub as it had been completely "re-done" since we were last here October time this year. We needn't have worried. They have done very well in keeping the same feel/atmosphere and their famous goulash was as fabulous as ever! If you don't like dogs this is most certainly not the place... More 

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

My husband & I go to the Lakes a couple of times a year sometimes with our dog and we always visit the Dog & Gun. We knew it had had a refurb so went with an open mind, I don't dislike it but I'm not sure they got it right either. We arrived mid afternoon on a Friday &... More 

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Colne, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This is a wonderful trad pub with some great local beers and some basic meals that are very tasty. I would recommend the baked Camembert and the Goulash

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

A lovely hour spent in the warmth after Christmas shopping in the cold. Tasty food, good beer and friendly staff. The bonus was our dog was welcomed by bar staff and given some doggy biscuits.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Lovely pub is now wrecked. Seems to of forgotten that people are not sardines. Staff service is very slow. Avoid if there is one person in front of you. It is amazing how long they take to serve one person.

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Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We came here at the beginning of December somewhat nervous as we had read the reviews following the refurbishment. We needn't have worried - the beer is sill good, it retains its character and has been given a new lease of life. We didn't eat here this time but we will be back.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Oh dear another oldy world pub bites the dust. Refurbishment looks cheap and tacky and taken Steak and Kidney Pudding of the menu. We have been using this pub for 20 years,sorry won't be back.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Why why did they destroy a great Pub. Only one good thing about the D and G is the selection of real ale etc. The heart of this great Pub has been ripped out. If not broken why fix it !!!

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Top Contributor
119 reviews 119 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

Food is hearty and good value. Medium portion more than enough for an average person. It was hard to get a seat which is always a good sign. Worthy of note is that there are more dogs than customers which is important if dogs are not your thing. Real ales are on offer, many of which are from the local... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I popped in here twice during our weekend stay in Keswick. It's a lovely little pub, great decor and dog friendly too (we didn't have one with us but I'm a dog lover so was in my element!) great range of local ales and all reasonably priced. My only criticism is that it does get really busy... More 

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Additional Information about The Dog and Gun

Address: 2 Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5BT, England
Phone Number: (0)17687 73463
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
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
Cuisine: English

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