We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Dog and Gun

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
2 Lake Road | 2 Lake Road, CA12 5BT, Keswick CA12 5BT, England
+44 17687 73463
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“goulash” (915 reviews)
“garlic bread” (81 reviews)
“potatoes” (37 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
2 Lake Road | 2 Lake Road, CA12 5BT, Keswick CA12 5BT, England
All Details
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (2,131)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

411 - 420 of 2,116 reviews

Reviewed 22 November 2016

A superb pub in the town center with plenty of character. A real fire, oak beams (real ones!!) and dog friendly all add to the atmosphere. A good selection of beers and whilst we didn't eat here, the food we saw others eating look fabulous...More

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 21 November 2016

have had a drink here before but this was our first time eating in a long time. the vegetarian goulash lived up to the billing, I can understand why it's famous. not a massive veggie choice but what we had was great. brilliant choice of...More

Thank Tracey C
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Always good, consistent selection of beers to suit all tastes. Goulash excellent as usual. Not sure about the arrangement of tables - seem to have lost a bit of capacity having taken out long tables. Will keep coming back.

Thank Bryan S
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We were tempted in by the sign outside saying famed for it's goulash, we were not disappointed. We had a piping hot bowl of delicious and very filling goulash just what you needed after a hard day's walking. The pub was choc a bloc decorated...More

Thank alwaysexplorer
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Every time we visit the pub is always busy. The goulash is excellent with a great selection of ales. Good place to visit.

Thank Vincebad
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Love this place but highly recommend staying away at busy times if you have a couple of dogs. It is exceptionally dog friendly with gorgeous food but is a small place and can get a bit crazy at busy times with lots of dogs in...More

Thank wetnoseswaggintails
Reviewed 19 November 2016

A bit of a ritual visit for the goulash which was good as usual but other food didn't look great. The beer options are good and the place was busy on both occasions we went in, so much so that we didn't wait to eat...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We called in here for a small snack whilst we sheltered from the rain. The staff were super friendly and efficient, the food was nothing to write home about but it was adequate. But the mulled wine and hot spiced cider were lovely.

Thank Tony F
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Have been in this pub on may occasions when staying in Keswick. There are always plenty of people in here as the food and drink are always good.

Thank Gillian B
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Stopped for a light lunch whilst take a drive around the lakes. We only wanted a sandwich which the pub offered. Felt the filling options were a little limited but opted for 1 steak sandwich and a southern fried chicken wrap.Both were served with a...More

Thank HampshireCarol
Nearby Restaurants
The Square Orange Cafe Bar
867 reviews
.08 km away
eS Bar
357 reviews
.10 km away
Java Coffee Shop
419 reviews
.06 km away
Little Chamonix Cafe
415 reviews
.03 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Puzzling Place
1,128 reviews
.17 km away
Keswick Museum
195 reviews
.11 km away
KONG Adventure
103 reviews
.21 km away
Moot Hall - Keswick Information Centre
149 reviews
.03 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
10 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from WayneB23 | Reviewed this property |
Richard N
7 January 2016|
Response from Jadedigedan |
Yes it's the cloud wifi
Audrey G
25 November 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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!
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing