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“Great pub” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Dog and Gun

The Dog and Gun
Ranked #22 of 126 Restaurants in Keswick
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub, Hungarian
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Good for: Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Brunch, Late Night, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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3 reviews
“Great pub”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2012

This pub is something special, love dogs and the goulash and the steak and ale pie are out of this world

Visited August 2012
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“The way a pub should be run”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2012

Great beer, wine and food. A visit to Keswick is incomplete without a visit to the Dog and Gun. We haven't got a dog, but lovely to see dog owners being able to come in after (in many cases) a day on the hills with their furry friends and relax together. Selling dog treats behind the bar and free wifi are nice touches. Ladies loos could do with a bit of a tidy up.

  • Visited August 2012
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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Love the place !”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2012

The setting is right in the heart of Keswick. Gorgeous, unpretentious, rustic, atmospheric old pub. Always very busy, great beers and amazing Goulash ! Unfortunately the rest of the menu (if available) is disappointing, and they have no cheese board or desserts. We still love going there with our Cocker Spaniel who is one among MANY pooches...they even have bags of dog treats available for £1 !

Visited August 2012
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Pocklington, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Perfect place for a pint”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2012

A proper pub - good food the goulash is legendary & they know how to keep a decent pint - mean vodka and tonic too!!

Visited August 2012
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Newcastle, England
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Proper pub with great home-cooked food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2012

The Dog and Gun is a real Lakeland pub serving a good range of real ales in a great atmosphere. The pub is truly dog-friendly and this adds to its appeal. The real beams and stone walls are used as an original way to collect money for the Keswick Mountain Rescue team which also adds to the character. Very busy during peak meal times however so be prepared to wait for a table.

Visited March 2012
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