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The Dog and Gun

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
2 Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5BT, England
+44 17687 73463
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“goulash” (1,002 reviews)
“ghoulash” (29 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
2 Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5BT, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Had dinner on Friday night in the very busy pub Had to stand and hover for a while before getting table Food served quickly was very good including their famous goulash

Thank Brian L
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's about 5 years since i last had a meal here and as I was up with some mates who are new to the lakes and Keswick and who had heard about the goulash so they wanted to give it a go. Smallish traditional pub,...More

1  Thank Alan D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited in the past and have really good memories of the pub and the food so was looking forward to a return visit. The pub is bright and inviting, fire for the dog to enjoy and a good range of ales. This is...More

Thank tuck_7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a short stay on n Keswick and spent a few nights at the dog and gun - great atmosphere, can be hard to get a seat as it does get busy - food was very good. Loved the mulled wine on these cold...More

1  Thank StellaandMick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for Sunday lunch as pub looked very inviting after a long cold walk around the lake. However, I was very disappointed with my choice of Sunday lunch. The chicken breaks were tiny and the gravy was just tasteless thin brown water. I could...More

1  Thank Kinedi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very popular pub in Keswick, lots of local ales, thorughly recommend Keswick Brewery Co beers. Good menu, didnt eat this time. Count yourself lucky if you get a seat!

Thank 978lesleyc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a comfortable welcoming place,great staff food and drink choices Cosy and traditional love this pub

Thank andarg2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten here a few times been lovely however certainly felt like it had gone down hill . Waitress was indifferent asked her to change my fork as it had the last diners left overs on it ... Not just a smear plenty of food...More

Thank bev b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice bar offering a good choice of beers in good nick. Lovely modern interior styled in fitting with the area with lots of wood!

Thank sleep007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here to have lunch and found it ok, but nothing special. The interior looks old. The wait staff were indifferent. Food was adequate but not great.

Thank JoeNathan9249
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Questions & Answers
13 November 2018|
Response from lorrainei2017 |
Yeah they do :)
Kevin D
21 October 2018|
Response from debiscott | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kevin. I would think you could get a recipe for a Hungarian goulash from the internet or specific cookbooks. Or you could try ringing the pub to see if they would share their recipe. That is if it's not a secret... More
Lorrayne M
5 September 2018|
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Response from 645ChrisO | Reviewed this property |
Cannot book tables. It gets very busy so get there early
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 14
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 73463
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