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Old Keswickian

5-7 Market Square | Keswick, Keswick CA12 5BD, England
+44 17687 73861
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish and chips” (349 reviews)
“pies” (17 reviews)
“burger” (17 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, British, Vegetarian Friendly
5-7 Market Square | Keswick, Keswick CA12 5BD, England
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Reviewed today

We use this restaurant every time we visit Keswick. This time we found that the fish was nice and crispy on the outside but the batter was uncooked and a bit slimy on the inside. We did mention this to the waiter but nothing was...More

Thank 859gandalf63
Reviewed yesterday

fish is borth good quality and freash with chips fried in a good quality oil eaten in plesent surrondings eat in or take out

1  Thank Peter G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The best chip pie in the lakes. Crispy batter and white fresh sweet fish. The chips with bread and butter.heaven

2  Thank mitchian
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fish and chips is not really my favourite as often batter to thick and sickly. My wife loves fish and chips do we went to the restaurant. I must say that the fish and chips was top quality. Batter not too thick and very crispy....More

2  Thank Nick G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited 13/04/18 for a late lunch/early tea. Husband ordered fish and chips and also son. I had cheese and onion pie. All arrived fairly quickly and it was delicious. Reasonable prices. Will return next time we visit.

2  Thank Emily H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice place to eat, staff were friendly and the service was fast. You can only get beer/ales in bottles but that’s no bother at all. Will definitely visit again

2  Thank Pete F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived just at closing time but the staff where pleased to show us to our table. They gave us the table in the upstairs restaurant window that seats six comfortably. The staff did not rush us although they are now closed and the full...More

2  Thank steveryan1954
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great tea for All the family at reasonable prices ! There's an area to eat in but we had the dog with us so we ate on a bench nearby ! Freshly cooked food and goid choice !

2  Thank Hevv2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent traditional simple lightly battered cod with chunky hot chips. Malt vinegar on the side and generous portions. Kids portions are available.We sat upstairs in the restaurant and were pleased to be immediately seated on a Saturday lunchtime during school holidays . Service was fast.

2  Thank traveldoc65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in here on spec after a day hill walking. I really fancied fish and chips so when we saw this central chip shop with an upstairs restaurant we dived in. Downstairs is a typical chippy, but I was pleasantly surprised with what was...More

3  Thank Bob P
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Trevor S
27 August 2017|
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Response from Ian M | Reviewed this property |
It is a smallish café and easterie. I am not sure that they will allow dogs generally, but if you have an assistance dog I am sure that it will be Ok to take your dog. I would ring first to check
30 May 2017|
Response from maabell | Reviewed this property |
i don't know, but they're really friendly people - give them a bell on +44 17687 73861 and ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 13
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-7 Market Square | Keswick, Keswick CA12 5BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 73861
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