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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%
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“goulash” (940 reviews)
“garlic bread” (84 reviews)
“potatoes” (38 reviews)
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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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Reviewed 25 August 2016

This came with a high recommendation so tried it. The first night went for a pint which was up to standard and expectations. My mate was very keen to go the next night for the well established goulash. I was not, it was overcrowded, it's...More

1  Thank Rosslareharbour
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Dog and Gun was listed as a recommendation in multiple publications so we went for dinner. Food selection was not huge but adequate to convince us that it was largely prepared on site. When we had made our selection it turned out that half the...More

Thank Annemarie W
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Been for a few drinks here before, but eat for the first time tonight and the food was delicious! Would definitely recommend the chicken tikka masala for those curry lovers. Friendly staff, great atmosphere will definitely be coming back to eat here again

Thank Amyzak2016
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I went to this pub for a drink and food on two occasions. It is a very popular pub with a good atmosphere. It is difficult to find a seating place as it is so popular. Good home cooking. I would recommend the goulash. Would...More

Thank shahinaahmed
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The dog and gun in keswick is one of the most popular pubs for fine ales and very good food a must to try is the Hungarian goulash the staff are very friendly and helpful

Thank Paulang1
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I have been going to this place on and off for 8 years. It's refurb has removed some of its old pub charm and character. The menu does not seem to change, the goulash is still the main attraction. The food is pub grub and...More

Thank Brie J
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We'd stuck our heads in the dog and gun a few times during our stay but it was always heaving with nowhere to sit. On our last night we chanced upon a decent table and after some drinks we decided to stay and eat. The...More

Thank Cathy_R15
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely place always busy but staff can't do enough for you. Dog and kid friendly this place is a Must whether it's a drink or food if visiting Keswick

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

A very busy little bar restaurant. Food was great. Not able to reserve tables so first come first served. Friendly staff.

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

I'm one of the biggest fans of this place but the last time we called in after a walk in the hills, it didn't impress. It was a fine Sunday in August, Mid afternoon and Keswick was as busy as ever, yet we walked into...More

1  Thank Robert S
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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|
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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, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
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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