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The Dog and Gun

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2 Lake Road | 2 Lake Road, CA12 5BT, Keswick CA12 5BT, England
(0)17687 73463
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Slough, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I went to this pub for a drink and food on two occasions. It is a very popular pub with a good atmosphere. It is difficult to find a seating place as it is so popular. Good home cooking. I would recommend the goulash. Would go back.

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Thank shahinaahmed
Carlisle, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The dog and gun in keswick is one of the most popular pubs for fine ales and very good food a must to try is the Hungarian goulash the staff are very friendly and helpful

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Thank Paulang1
Oxford, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I have been going to this place on and off for 8 years. It's refurb has removed some of its old pub charm and character. The menu does not seem to change, the goulash is still the main attraction. The food is pub grub and it does differ in quality each time I eat here, the goulash was not the... More 

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Bradford
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We'd stuck our heads in the dog and gun a few times during our stay but it was always heaving with nowhere to sit. On our last night we chanced upon a decent table and after some drinks we decided to stay and eat. The menu isn't extensive but we both enjoyed our meals (veggie goulash and a lasagne). Not... More 

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Thank Cathy_R15
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely place always busy but staff can't do enough for you. Dog and kid friendly this place is a Must whether it's a drink or food if visiting Keswick

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Thank Chris B
Majorca, Spain
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A very busy little bar restaurant. Food was great. Not able to reserve tables so first come first served. Friendly staff.

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Thank Susan C
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm one of the biggest fans of this place but the last time we called in after a walk in the hills, it didn't impress. It was a fine Sunday in August, Mid afternoon and Keswick was as busy as ever, yet we walked into the dog and gun and had our pick of 4 or more tables. The alarm... More 

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Thank Robert S
Blyth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Gets busy, but we managed to get a table on our 3rd visit. A good selection of real ales on offer. I had the chicken tikka masala, which was very tasty, my partner had the vegetarian goulash which she enjoyed. All staff were very friendly.

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Thank Jerry H
England
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our second visit to the dog & Gun on a very wet Sunday evening. Timing is critical as it can be hard to get a table and you may have to share. But it is worth it - there is such a great atmosphere and the goulash is fantastic value and delicious.

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

Went in the evening, only tables free were reserved so we tried to reserve a table the next day only to be told they do not reserve tables! They were politely reminded that we had seen reserved tables the night before, he answered he" knew nothing about it" and that "they do not reserve tables". Tried again the next evening,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Hungarian
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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: (0)17687 73463

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