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The Square Orange Cafe Bar

) #2 of 93 Restaurants in Keswick $$ - $$$ Italian, , Pizza
20 St. Johns Street, Keswick CA12 5AS, England
+44 17687 73888
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (256 reviews)
“pizza” (328 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 St. Johns Street, Keswick CA12 5AS, England
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1 - 10 of 807 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Food was excellent, great selection of good wines and beers. Staff knew their menu and wines. The tapas were fantastic. We will be back.

Thank Shana H
Reviewed 2 days ago

we ended up in here because the pizza restaurant 2 doors up was full that was fortune smiling on us .the square orange is marvelous ,small friendly individual not like chain pubs ,they also serve the best handmade pizzas, which are made as you watch,great...More

Thank kdw1958
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been a visitor to Keswick for about 30yrs..usually 4 or 5 times a year. This place is fab...one of the best bars around, and there are plenty Iin Keswick. Never had poor service, quite the opposite..food great too. Always call in..

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I think the staff are amazing kind and helpful the young lass with red hair is such amazing girl trying to help everyone and very nice to talk to so keep up the good work we will be back next time we're here in Keswick

Thank Ashley L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The female waitress behind the bar is horrendous. She has the worst customer service I have ever come across. From the minute we walked in she was un professional and rude. The Food was good but the service let it down quite considerably. Please avoid...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Whether it's the globe lighting, the chandelier, the wooden furniture or the carved wooden, glass and mirrored drinks display, we felt there was a touch of Parisian flair about this beguiling little bar. The décor is attractive, the staff are approachable and welcoming and there...More

Thank kensmoon
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really buzzy little cafe bar, both by day and by night. They serve really nice coffee and the tapas is amazing! There's a varied menu and they cater for vegetarians and vegans as well. There's live music on a Wednesday night but...More

Thank Sue O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small cafe bar with a great atmosphere that's a welcome addition to Keswicks numerous mediocre pubs. Ate here 3 times on a recent visit. Smallish menu but varied enough to suit a meat eater and a vegetarian. The pizzas are delicious and as close to...More

Thank afmorriarty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It shows up pretty high in reviews but that's perhaps because the area does not have many choices. The place is tiny, the service is not very friendly. But it's ok for a small group or backpackers who want a quick meal or drink. Is...More

1  Thank Quarterplater
squareorange, Owner at The Square Orange Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi There, Sorry to hear that you have not had a good experience at The Square Orange. Obviously there is not much that we can do about being tiny. That is just our building but we can do something about your comment in regards to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

called in for a meal, liking the look of the place. Not disappointed. Had a lovely ,light pizza. Service was excellent and staff friendly. Is dog friendly which is a must for me.

Thank Martin S
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Questions & Answers
8 January 2017|
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Response from squareorange | Property representative |
Hi There, We absolutely do take well behaved dogs so bring them along. Unfortunately we do not take bookings due to our size but if you can come in early or don't mind waiting for a little while, it does not normally take... More
Marcia G
3 November 2016|
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Response from squareorange | Property representative |
Hi Marcia, We have the following dishes - Soup (Our soup is always GF and Veggie) Tapas - Mini Red Peppers stuffed with Feta Spanish Tortilla Patatas Bravas Padron Peppers Vine Leaves stuffed with Rice and Herbs Whole... More
26 September 2016|
Response from dandlbu | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do and they have water and doggie snax
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 St. Johns Street, Keswick CA12 5AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 73888
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Please note that we do not take bookings.
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