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US$3 - US$12
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Seafood, Fast food, British
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Vegetarian Friendly
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All reviews fish and chips pies upstairs restaurant take away curry sauce bread and butter lovely chips visit keswick worth the wait lake district chippy takeaway portions lakes
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Reviewed 2 January 2021

The fish and chips are okay, but no better than the other fish and chip shops in Keswick. Really poor customer service. Upon finding out they don't take card, I had to find an operating cash machine and returned 10 minutes later to a grouchy...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 1 January 2021

Been coming here for years. Always excellent fish and chips. Big portions. Great service. Can recommend

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 30 October 2020 via mobile

Stopped by upstairs for lunch on a rainy day and they could fortunately accommodate our party of 6 over 2 adjacent tables. Food was good quality and reasonably priced with child’s portions available of most dishes. When our 2 year old had a tantrum upon...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 29 October 2020 via mobile

Had some fish and chips from here. Very tasty, good service and well packed for taking away. I recommend highly.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 28 October 2020 via mobile

It’s a chippy, a great one though, friendly staff, well spaced out tables and very good fish and chips Disappointed not to have haddock as a choice, but wow was the cod good Daughter demolished her portion Pleased we gave this place a try, would...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 25 October 2020

Popped in for lunch in the upstairs restaurant. The best fish and chips we’ve had.p in a while. Great crispy batter and tasty chips which were at least double fried. So good that we had a takeaway chips with great curry sauce the following day....More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 22 October 2020

We eat at The Old Keswickian whenever we are in the Lakes and I can honestly say it's the best fish and chips I have ever had. It's always easy to get a table (upstairs is better) and the service is quick. I don't know...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 20 October 2020

We visited the Old Keswickian Fish & Chip Restaurant for an evening meal whilst staying in Keswick. Having not booked a table and many other places looking busy on a Saturday night, it was nice to arrive and find space immediately available. The food and...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 19 October 2020 via mobile

Called in for fish & chips and pie & chips. Not particularly welcoming, person who served us came across with a bit of attitude. Asked for salt & vinegar, which was not put on, so I had to return five minutes later and he just...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 14 October 2020 via mobile

Lovely oak beamed restaurant, polite and friendly service , locally roasted and ground coffee and super tasty fish and chips at sensible money. Worthy of Whitby 😎

Date of visit: October 2020
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Mummyandwifey
27 August 2020|
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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
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29 May 2017|
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Response from DennisWhitehaven | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a range of gluten free options.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Old Keswickian

  • Yes, Old Keswickian offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, Old Keswickian offers delivery services.

  • Old Keswickian is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 3.5