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The Square Orange Cafe Bar

) #2 of 93 Restaurants in Keswick $$ - $$$ Italian, , Pizza
20 St. Johns Street, Keswick CA12 5AS, England
+44 17687 73888
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (256 reviews)
“pizza” (328 reviews)
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Italian, Bar, Pizza, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 St. Johns Street, Keswick CA12 5AS, England
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Reviewed January 18, 2017

There are very good reasons why the main window in this cafe / bar / restaurant is perpetually steamed up. In all my 18 months of living in Keswick I don't think I've ever seen it less than half full. You sit at old style,...More

Thank tim f
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely Saturdsy late lunch here. We've been to Keswick at least 3 times a year for 10 years and never tried this. A limited selection at first sight but we had 9 different dishes and all were delicious. Great atmosphere and friendly staff...More

Thank Lynne Marie B
Reviewed January 15, 2017

We visited this charming little place on News Years Day, to meet up with friends during our New Year visit to Keswick. We were very lucky and managed to get a table (Chest) for the 4 of us. Staff very friendly and service very good....More

Thank DebandDean
Reviewed January 14, 2017

Took my four niece's for lunch who all like different thing,s, something on the menu for all of us,nice friedly atmosphere,fabulous food

Thank Sandratara
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

We went in on recommendation from a local and be warned you need to be in by 3 for the pizzas ( we missed it) . Lovely little bar like something you would see in Paris. Local beers on tap and excellent tapas. There were...More

Thank YummymummyCarlisle
Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

Thanks to Yorkshire Colin, Mark, Jenny and the other fella. We were well fed and watered with gastronomic delights as homemade Tuscan Bean soup....Nachos, homemade pizza, wine, beers and a coffee selection to die for. Just what was needed after a long hike. Its popular...More

Thank Biztraveller76
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

We visited last night. Really busy but not long before we managed to grab a table. Really fun quirky place with old school tables as part of the decor. We had cheese and biscuits to start as food was going to be a little while...More

Reviewed January 6, 2017

The appearance of this small quirky place reminds me of many bars I have visited in Brussels. The food is so tasty because of the fresh ingredients used and the magic performed by the staff who are very helpful and friendly. There is always a...More

Thank Jan2111
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

We managed to sneak onto the last table on NYD on spec. Lovely friendly staff and nice ambience. We ordered pizza's which were delicious, not a massive range of toppings but we certainly enjoyed those on offer. Great presentation and very tasty. Great service and...More

Thank Donna_M_Allison
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

I love this place, I think the staff are fabulous, extremely attentive. The food in my opinion is amazing but it's the overall ambience that steals the show. I always always feel comfortable in the place. Oh and the beer......perfect. Please don't alter one thing...More

Thank Charlidoggy1
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Questions & Answers
January 7, 2017|
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Response from squareorange | Property representative |
Hi There, We absolutely do take well behaved dogs so bring them along. Unfortunately we do not take bookings due to our size but if you can come in early or don't mind waiting for a little while, it does not normally take... More
Marcia G
November 2, 2016|
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Response from squareorange | Property representative |
Hi Marcia, We have the following dishes - Soup (Our soup is always GF and Veggie) Tapas - Mini Red Peppers stuffed with Feta Spanish Tortilla Patatas Bravas Padron Peppers Vine Leaves stuffed with Rice and Herbs Whole... More
September 26, 2016|
Response from dandlbu | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do and they have water and doggie snax
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 St. Johns Street, Keswick CA12 5AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 73888
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Please note that we do not take bookings.
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