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The Dog and Gun

££ - £££, 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” (948 reviews)
“garlic bread” (85 reviews)
“potatoes” (38 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2 Lake Road | 2 Lake Road, CA12 5BT, Keswick CA12 5BT, England
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321 - 330 of 2,202 reviews

Reviewed 24 April 2017

My friend and I stopped there for a pint on a cold rainy day. We enjoyed the people, the dogs, the roaring fire.

Thank Bella G
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

It's our second time visiting the lakes, and our second time coming to this lovely pub. The food was fantastic, as was the service and selection of drinks. Will definitely return for our third time.

Thank Seaholme
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Really bad food!! I had beef pie and mash, the pie was soggy and microwaved, the gravy was gravy granules and the mash from a packet!! Chocolate brownie microwaved a hard!! Won't be coming back

2  Thank ALAN W
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Dog and gun is a favourite of ours. It gets a visit from us every time we are in Keswick. Plenty of choice of fine well kept real ales. The food always pleases us, the Hungarian goulash is a must try. A big plus also,...More

Thank gary1964_11
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Four of us popped in on a Friday lunchtime just as a table in the bar became available; great timing! Beer selection was great and the menu was quite varied. The beer was good as was the food (rump steak sandwich, 2 goulash and a...More

Thank Pete_from_Kelsall
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Enjoyed a good lunch and a couple of beers in a really friendly, quality pub. The range of beers was excellent

1  Thank Ian W
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Had a lovely pint of draught cider in here after a hard climb up walla crag, very busy, food looked good, catered for families and dogs

Thank Dorothy B
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Quick pint and lunch. good service but had to wait a long time for the lunch. Well worth the wait when it came.

Thank Simon A
Reviewed 19 April 2017

As always the food is awesome, they need a better selection of ciders and lagers, it gets busy as soon as they open so get knocking on the door at 12

Thank springer1977
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Goulash ok, BLT sandwich very megre portion with only 1 piece of bacon in it. Roast beef and Yorkshire puddings very fatty, mostly inedible ( our dog ate it )Yorkshire puddings too stodgy to eat. Expensive for what we had, service was good though, no...More

1  Thank Russell46
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Questions & Answers
20 November 2017|
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Response from ianharrison9988 | Reviewed this property |
Keswick has quite a bit of parking space although it is chargeable 24/7. Main car parks are both about 250 - 300 metres away to the North and South of the main Street. the pub does not have its own parking. the car park... More
10 July 2016|
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Response from WayneB23 | Reviewed this property |
Richard N
7 January 2016|
Response from Jadedigedan |
Yes it's the cloud wifi
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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, 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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