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5-7 Market Square | Keswick, Keswick CA12 5BD, England
+44 17687 73861
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish and chips” (349 reviews)
“pies” (17 reviews)
“burger” (17 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, British, Vegetarian Friendly
5-7 Market Square | Keswick, Keswick CA12 5BD, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a cone of chips whilst walking round the market stalls , they were so good , a couple of days later we went back for fish and chips for tea , absolutely delicious

Thank Janette P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The best fish and chip shop in Keswick. Have only ever eaten take away, so unable to comment on the restaurant. Be aware that in high season and on fine days, this place will be busy - but hang on in there as the food...More

1  Thank Rob C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Was a good fish and chips but service was slow to get it... Would have expected it to be much quicker even though it was cooked fresh rather than in the shop below.

Thank Chris Q
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great food and even a glass of wine available !!! Been here several times for good food fast after a long walk.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The line was out the door, and this is always a good sign. We noticed there was tableservice upstairs, and that's where we went. Great space with many large tables. we both had the fish and chips, of course. Lots of bottled beer to choose...More

1  Thank JimmyBikes
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our tour manager recommended this restaurant to us. It was a long wait for the fish and chips. Price is quite economical.We found out that if you wish to eat the food at the 2nd level, you cannot order them downstair. Price of food at...More

1  Thank ZhaoXiuMei
Reviewed 1 week ago

20 of us booked for a meal and what a fantastic meal it was. Fish done to perfection as were the chips. The batter on the fish was lovely and crispy with no “stodginess “

1  Thank Lynn T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hubby & I visited for about the 5th time. As usual the staff and service were fantastic and the food amazing. We have NEVER had reason to complain at this chip shop/restaurant. We can highly recommend a visit. We sat upstairs in the restaurant which...More

1  Thank 971helenj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on a very busy bank holiday weekend. Staff friendly. Fish and chips very good and reasonably priced.

1  Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Today we were happy enough to join a line of 30+ people to order our food. Having waited 15 minutes and needing to use the bathroom I entered the restaurant to ask if I could use the bathroom. Having asked the manager/owner she immediately responded...More

Thank WilliamHarvey2014
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Trevor S
28 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
30 May 2017|
Response from maabell | Reviewed this property |
i don't know, but they're really friendly people - give them a bell on +44 17687 73861 and ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 3 - USD 12
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-7 Market Square | Keswick, Keswick CA12 5BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 73861
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