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The Dog and Gun

) #20 of 93 Restaurants in Keswick ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
2 Lake Road | 2 Lake Road, CA12 5BT, Keswick CA12 5BT, England
+44 17687 73463
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“goulash” (852 reviews)
“ghoulash” (24 reviews)
“garlic bread” (79 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2 Lake Road | 2 Lake Road, CA12 5BT, Keswick CA12 5BT, England
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11 - 20 of 2,005 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for a pit stop wow theakstons. O p. Friendly dog pub and although didn't eat the food looked nice and not expensive

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here as it got recommend so we checked TA and people were raving about this place to be honest I don't see why we ordered the famous goulash again I don't get it.. I've had better school meals .. tasteless slop with boiled...More

Thank lovefoods77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited The Dog and Gun for some drinks and saw they were advertising cream tea scone. We'd been discussing cream teas earlier in the day and decided to order one. The tea arrived promptly, Twinings Everyday Tea, not a good start. We waited patiently for...More

Thank PhotoGlobetrotter
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to the Dog and Gun every time we come to Keswick, and are always happy when ordering just drinks - not bad value for money, and they do an awesome selection of beers and ciders. Food has always been pretty good, with...More

Thank Emma A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely pub which takes dogs. Staff very nice. This was recommended to us by a friend who walks her dog. It takes dogs. Tricky to get a seat for dinner in high season but we managed. We tried the mac and cheese and the chicken...More

Thank JW30265
Reviewed 1 week ago

This pub was recommended by the owner of B&B Littlefield House (Lance). I tried the Vegetarian Goulash and it was FANTASTIC !!! They have a great selection of beer, and the vibe is relaxed and inviting.

Thank yogachick28
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spend a lot of time in a Keswick and the Dog and Gun has been our favourite go to pub for atmosphere. However, the Sunday lunch today was awful. The lamb shank was very cold in the middle (obviously pre frozen), the Yorkshire pudding...More

Thank CazBlue1955
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the meal. Menu fairly good choice wise and friendly staff. Comfortable experience

Thank Maureen H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes the food is good. And I like the atmosphere. But at over £5 for a pint of Peroni which was served with a sneer (and not for the first time) there are plenty other pubs in Keswick that offer a better more pleasant customer...More

Thank Gryffyn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Dog and Gun has had a face lift, its brighter and more modern, and still produces excellent Goulash! The choice of beers always interests my party but I go for the goulash every time! Choice of small or large and now a vegetarian one...More

Thank BargainQueen1952
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Richard N
7 January 2016|
Response from Jadedigedan |
Yes it's the cloud wifi
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25 November 2015|
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Response from Theresa F | Reviewed this property |
Thursdays - though I couldn't say at what time exactly....as we gave up waiting anf left the pub! 10 p.m. on our visit - quiz hadn't started! Board says start time 9.30 p.m!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:30
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: +44 17687 73463
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