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Old Keswickian

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5-7 Market Square | Keswick, Keswick CA12 5BD, England
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Rushden, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Restaurant part of the establishment a bit cramped. Fish and chips good, but the bottled beer, although enjoyable was a bit pricey. Par for the course at the height of the season I would guess.

Thank Daryl C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We both had cod, chips and mushy peas. The cod was huge and tasted lovely and so did the mushy peas. My only slight disappointment was the chips, which were quite hard and not many of them. The whole place was very busy but service was really quick.

Thank Tymoshan
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a great find. We are frequent visitors to the Lakes but usually avoid Keswick if looking for an evening meal. This time, after intending to pick up fish and chips to take away, we decided to try this upstairs restaurant and it is a gem. Classic fresh f&c was served by friendly hosts.

Thank Chris S
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Tummies were rumbling following our very wet walk at the weekend and the waft of fish and chips was irresistible. We opted for a cone of chips but our friend had the fish and chips and we all thoroughly enjoyed. The chips weren't greasy in the slightest, were extremely hot and had a crispiness to the outside but fluffy on... More 

Thank Lynn052014
Skegness, United Kingdom
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318 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The old keswickian has the best fish and chips in town. The restuarent upstairs has a nice decor and a relaxing atmosphere. Service was a little slow but the quality of meals was very good good! I will defiantly be visiting again!!

Thank dmc2841
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91 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

previous visit on day before we saw how popular it was so we knew it must be good food x It was market day so we went into restaurant service and food was excellent xx Very nice atmosphere also c

Thank Tracey D
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Sit upstairs for the best experience. Lovely food. Kids menu/ small sizes available. Don't be shy if you want to split a meal between the kids either. Spare plate provided with a smile.

Thank 40yearoldmum
Wales, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely place to go, we had fish supper in the restaurant, quickly served and for the food to arrive, only downside, fish wasn't very big and more batter than fish

Thank Jackie J
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After a hard day this was a great place for proper Fish and chips. The service was friendly and helpful, good variety on the menu such as vegeburger and great desserts. There are queues outside for the takeaway but there is also a restaurant upstairs that looks nice and was comfortable.

Thank medi r
Oswestry, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Friendly staff, chips nice and hot - sensible portions (no peas left which was a shame) but we were late

Thank paulinezest

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $13
Seafood, Fast Food, British
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-7 Market Square | Keswick, Keswick CA12 5BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: 441768773861

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?