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The George

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St John Street, Keswick, England
01768772076
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Description: Excellent Pub Food in the heart of Keswick. Comfortable restaurant as well...
Excellent Pub Food in the heart of Keswick. Comfortable restaurant as well as bar food
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  • 434
    Excellent
  • 321
    Very good
  • 94
    Average
  • 30
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best pub in Keswick

Great dining, consistent quality of food, draught Sneck lifter, excellent atmosphere and a warming winter fire... what's not to like about the George? It's popularity speaks for itself. We've been coming here for 20 years and it has never let us down. The lamb jennings is delicious, the cow pie... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Ainsdale
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Landlord has a big chip on his shoulder, and would never step foot in the place again, same on my second visit As on my first, shame.

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Newbury
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great dining, consistent quality of food, draught Sneck lifter, excellent atmosphere and a warming winter fire... what's not to like about the George? It's popularity speaks for itself. We've been coming here for 20 years and it has never let us down. The lamb jennings is delicious, the cow pie is not for the faint-hearted... Very tasty too but for... More 

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Thank peebeecat
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Only visited for a drink but thoroughly enjoyed sitting by the fire to get out of the rain... lovely dog friendly pub

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

As the rain teemed down, the George offered a good place to slip inside and sample the food on offer. Good wholesome treats including fried white read which brought memories of childhood and belly of pork slow cooked. The only real issue was that there was too much to finish! Great atmosphere too which made the evening even more of... More 

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten at the George several times and called in for a couple of beers around 6pm. We had intended to try a new restaurant later that evening but when we saw the food being presented to nearby tables we just could not help ourselves. Early bird specials @ £10 up to 6.30pm on a BOGOF deal could not... More 

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Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great bar meal, fish pie full of fish. Husband had cow pie, massive and full of meat whole one too big for even my husband!

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scotland
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a busy saturday night,staff friendly good range of beers on tap,my wife had the cow pie half portion,i had the the farmhouse pie huge portions with homemade chips it was very tasty,i would recommend this bar to everyone.

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Thank Carol B
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely old place & really popular ate here twice the outstanding meal was the cow pie my partner opted for chicken n leek. Both pies had huge & I mean huge chunks of meat in them I couldn't actually finish mine(pathetic I know) really good beef ,fantastic flavour .wonder how I'm going to replicate that at home?? .snug rooms with... More 

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Lancashire
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited as a party of 8 on a Saturday night. Still a lovely 'real' pub - busy as always with plenty of atmosphere. Beer is always very well kept, and the food and service couldn't be faulted. Have been visiting The George off and on for many years, and it manages to keep up the standards. Had the cow pie... More 

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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hotel in centre of keswick. The atmosphere is great and the food fantastic especially the cow pie. My wife and I have been here for both drinks and food on many a occasion and it never disappoints. Very popular with dog owners

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: St John Street, Keswick, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: 01768772076

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups

Description

Excellent Pub Food in the heart of Keswick. Comfortable restaurant as well as bar food

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?