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St John Street, Keswick, England
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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Good for:
Large groups
Local cuisine

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  • 300
    Excellent
  • 232
    Very good
  • 76
    Average
  • 23
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Reasonably priced for a quick pub lunch

Prompt, friendly service. Tomato soup with crusty bread and steak baguette both very tasty and reasonably priced. Would eat here again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
JW66
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Lancashire
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Renfrewshire
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57 reviews 57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Quality not as good as it used to be menu hasn't changed in ages still busy and offers of two for price of one etc

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Lancashire
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Prompt, friendly service. Tomato soup with crusty bread and steak baguette both very tasty and reasonably priced. Would eat here again.

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

If your gluten free do not be put off by the fact you can't see anything gluten free on the menu outside. Inside they have an entire menu of wonderful gluten free food. I had to go back on another evening as there was so much choice I wanted to try more. I had the belly pork and gluten free... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Have been here a few times over the years we have had sunday roast which was great had the famous pies but this time march 19 afternoon my wife had the half cow pie i had the farmhouse pie it looked ok but on eating it was awful been out for a long time and reheated the same for the... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I had to have their infamous Cow Pie (luckily i was wise enough to do the half portion). It was so rich, and tender. The pastry was perfect and it was such a large portion, but I cleaned off my plate with no problems! The side veggies weren't very nice, didn't seem fresh and lacked flavour, but who needs veggies... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

They make fantastic pies!! Meat eaters paradise. The atmosphere is okay. Lighting and decor could be improved. We enjoy it for the food and the friendliness of the staff. That is why we give it "very good" but if you are after a trendy place, then it is not the place.

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London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

After a decent days walking up Catbells it seemed the obvious choice to head to the George for PIE!!! We go every time we are in the Lakes and once again it did not disappoint. There were 8 of us, with 6 having a pie of one type or other, a vegetarian (not sure what she had) and my daughter... More 

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Salford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We got the early bird special, 2 meals for £9. The food was really tasty and filling. Good beer selection and dog-friendly too

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manchester
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Very welcoming, Food very good. Sweet potato fries are very tasty. Having learned his lesson last time, hubby ordered half a cow pie and it still beat him.

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West Yorkshire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We ate here on a lunchtime, with our 2 children and the dog. Because we had the dog with us we had to sit in the bar area, which was fine with us as we plonked ourselves next to the lovely open fire! The menu had a good amount of choice, especially for my 7 yr old son who has... More 

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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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine

Description

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

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