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Golden Lion

$$ - $$$, British,
20 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5JD, England
+44 17687 72347
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
20 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5JD, England
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Reviewed May 28, 2017

Extremely friendly staff and very good atmosphere. Food was very good. Steak and ale pie was very tasty and so was the pizza. Homemade chips and very good potion sizes. Lots of different ales to try. Will defo re-visit if in the area again. Thank...More

Thank riosnowie20
Reviewed May 27, 2017

The Golden Lion serves excellent food, large portions and the ambiance is very comfortable and the staff are lovely with a minimum wait for delicious food.

Thank neilpeacock
Reviewed May 25, 2017

I had delicious fish and chips and sticky toffee pudding at the Golden Lion. The bartender was very friendly and informative about Keswick. He even remembered us when we went back.

Thank balluisi
Reviewed May 15, 2017

Stopped here for a pub lunch and were not disappointed. Steak and ale pie with lots of meat and the house burger was very good too. OK prices. Nice place with friendly staff.

Thank Ingrid M
Reviewed May 7, 2017

Just an average Keswick pub serving food,nothing flash or different,service was slow and bar staff not really talkative,will give it a miss in future,

Thank Steve D
Reviewed May 6, 2017

The food here was fantastic and the beers delicious, just what you want after a day of hiking in the mountains! The real treat at the Golden Lion, however, was meeting the wonderful & charismatic owner, Simone. Will definitely be back for more beer, meat...More

Thank Kate F
Simone F, Owner at Golden Lion, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2017

Aw Kate it was a pleasure to meet you and your family, thank you so much for the review it's really nice to get our hard work recognised so thank you , please come back again and visit us

Reviewed May 4, 2017

An excellent meal. Consistently good with reasonable prices. Big portions. The best onion rings I have ever had anywhere. Gorgeous. Their rotisserie chicken is so moist and tasty. Lovely coleslaw. Fast and friendly service. Looks dark from the outside but don't be deceived. It's good....More

Thank WorkingtonJuliet
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

Nice friendly staff. The pulled pork pizza was lovely, nice thin base with plenty of topping. The gammon was not a nice piece, chips were ok, veg was bland. Dog friendly pub

Thank Fussyteam
Reviewed April 27, 2017

Have been here on a number of occasions. This time tried the ale & beef pie. Excellent, with the usual great chips. Beer well kept and tasty. A favourite haunt. Very dog friendly.

Thank sevgililerevi
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

We have visited The Golden Lion twice in three days and both times the service, drinks and staff have been superb. The chips are amazing, the pepperoni pizza to die for and the nachos completely finished. A real find.

Thank Dick C
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 72347
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