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Old Keswickian

5-7 Market Square | Keswick, Keswick CA12 5BD, England
+44 17687 73861
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (295 reviews)
“pies” (13 reviews)
“burger” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:30All hours
Seafood, Fast food, British, Vegetarian Friendly
5-7 Market Square | Keswick, Keswick CA12 5BD, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a fantastic lunch here. I'm vegetarian so had the very nice cheese pie, with good chips and top notch mushy peas, worth a visit just for those! The fish eaters rated it highly too, very nice light batter apparently. Friendly and efficient staff, what...More

Thank AshBN1
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just got there at the right time Queue out of the door so says it all to me But hey the best chips I have had in a long time all piping hot for a while Thought I had a good chippy where I live...More

Thank Wendy A
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had the fish and chips and they were excellant (very good chips) and reasonably priced. Be careful portion sizes are very good so if you are not a big eater share them with some one. The place looks clean and well run and is...More

Thank Mr_Spock56
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Pub to full. Need a table. So off to chippy. Been hear before and OK. Tried upstairs restaurant this time. Nicely refurbished. Good service clean. Friendly staff. Quick service. Decent size fish. Not as good as the very best fish shop but not too much...More

Thank Gordon N
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went to the Old Keswickian for some good ol' fish and chips. The Old Keswickian was open late which was convenient for a late arrival into town. The fish and chips were pretty greasy but still very tasty!

Thank Meredith R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

JC on tour in Keswick. After enjoying a scenic forest walk during a great British heatwave I was looking for something calorific to restore my energy supplies. Now I'm a big fan of the old chippy and scoped this on first arrival. 5 star hygiene...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really nice chips but the fish was awful, wet and mushy Rude / abrupt staff better chippies in Keswick

Thank geoff b
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have been visiting this chippy for about 20 years now and still can't get enough of it. Not much to say apart from they are gorgeous and so tasty!! Also these are nice to take wrapped up dowb to the lake

Thank emmahunt2015
Reviewed 5 days ago

When visiting Keswick I always eat at the Old Keswickian. The fish and chips are gorgeous every time I eat there. I have been going there for ever it seems as I visit Keswick often to visit my family who are Keswickians. You will not...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always get fish and chips here when we are I Keswick. Over 35 years we have tried them all. Old Keswician still the best.

Thank Steve C
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Just checking - do they do gluten free battered fish ?
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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 13
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
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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