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The Dog and Gun

$$ - $$$, British,
2 Lake Road | 2 Lake Road, CA12 5BT, Keswick CA12 5BT, England
+44 17687 73463
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“goulash” (956 reviews)
“ghoulash” (27 reviews)
“garlic bread” (88 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Lake Road | 2 Lake Road, CA12 5BT, Keswick CA12 5BT, England
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1 - 10 of 2,315 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We felt that we stepped into a neighborhood bar and accorded all the privileges of old standard-bearers. It was odd yet comforting to see dogs become the center of attention as owners paraded them in and out of the pub. The service, drinks and bar...More

Thank Edison B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Spent a few nights in Keswick last week. We always head straight for the Dog and Gun as we have done for the past 25 years. Managed to get a seat fairly quickly and downed a couple of Loweswater Golds - as you do. There...More

Thank fredgpinder
Reviewed 3 days ago

Who wouldn't stop in at the Dog and Gun!!! Almost always busy and friendly staff. Hungarian ghoulash was as good as I had in Vienna. Beef and Ale pie also tasty.

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We’ve visited the Dog and Gun a few times over the years and it’s always a favourite of ours. We loved the makeover and the great selection of gins. My only criticism is the lack of ice in the gin, I only ever seemed to...More

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Quite busy dog friendly pub. I had the small goulash again, which was nice, but could do with more than 2 potatoes in it. My husband had the pie, which was ok tasting, but the pastry was like concrete. Wish we had noticed the chap...More

Thank Fussyteam
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After a less than pleasing experience yesterday this pub had restored my faith in great Great Lake District hospitality. Despite a power cut that was causing major problems the Beer and customer service was excellent. I watched a Gentlemen bring in his disabled wife and...More

Thank Phil P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Welcomes everyone and their dogs, a warm, vibrant pub with a good menu (although didn’t sample anything) and buzzing atmosphere. Good real ale pub.

Thank Linda_Laleston
Reviewed 1 week ago

Formerly traditional pub, now lacking all charm and character after being closed for gentrification.

1  Thank Michael J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very busy pub, good food but a lot was sold out on the menu. Even though they were busy the staff were still attentive.

Thank Dogconker
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in at this place for tea one night this weekend. Table for 4. 2 had the goulash which was nice, 1 had scampi which was just ok, nothing special, 1 had lamb. Whilst the lamb was tasty the meal itself at £14 was a...More

Thank lorna b
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Questions & Answers
November 20, 2017|
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Response from ianharrison9988 | Reviewed this property |
Keswick has quite a bit of parking space although it is chargeable 24/7. Main car parks are both about 250 - 300 metres away to the North and South of the main Street. the pub does not have its own parking. the car park... More
July 10, 2016|
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January 7, 2016|
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Yes it's the cloud wifi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Lake Road | 2 Lake Road, CA12 5BT, Keswick CA12 5BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 73463
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