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The Square Orange Cafe Bar

20 St. Johns Street, Keswick CA12 5AS, England
+44 17687 73888
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (285 reviews)
“pizza” (369 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (12 reviews)
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Italian, Bar, Pizza, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 St. Johns Street, Keswick CA12 5AS, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This cafe was recommend by friends and did not disappoint. We had broccoli and stilton soup and wraps which were delicious . We were also very pleased to be served real tea in a real tea pot . Lovely staff and excellent service , looking...More

Thank Gillian E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Regular visitors to Keswick, but have only just discovered the delights of The Square Orange! First visit was for coffee and cake at lunchtime, and were so impressed, paid another visit for tapas and pizza several days later, early evening. Atmosphere, service and food are...More

2  Thank Helen H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second visit here, and it was just as good as the first. The food was delicious, we had Italian style sausage pizza, nachos with guacamole, salsa, soured cream and pulled pork, Italian cured meats, chorizo in red wine and meatballs. All absolutely...More

1  Thank LizaDurham999
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really nice atmosphere and really nice pizzas. Slightly slow service but made up for by the food. Good beer.

1  Thank MillicanDalton
Reviewed 1 week ago

Still consistent food and service although inability to book ahead can lead to disappointment. Only minus is the dog friendly policy definitely a no no in a small venue.

1  Thank twozerouk .
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A quirky mix of bar, cafe and restaurant, there should be more places like this where you can get a great drink (lots of craft beers), a fantastic coffee and a cake ( I had a lovely pistachio pastry) or a hot meal. We didn't...More

1  Thank stonerage
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here now on our last 2 visits to Keswick. Ordered Tapas & the Nachos & wasn't disappointed. Very chilled out atmosphere. Had a lovely time on both visits.

1  Thank mcmillanmunro67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent coffee with little biscuit in saucer. Can recommend lemon, ginger and cumin cake. My daughter enjoyed a pain au chocolat.

1  Thank margaret2710
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was excited about visiting this place but was left unable to order due to such a minimal menu, so I enjoyed a glass of malbec, not cheap but tasty. DisappointingMore

Thank JimbobbyC
squareorange, Owner at The Square Orange Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi There, We're sorry to hear that you did not have the experience that we would want you to. It would be useful if you could elaborate as to what is lacking from our menu. We have a tiny kitchen that is situated behind the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous little place with amazing staff. It makes a fantastic evening for just to sit with a bottle of wine, selection of tapas and a loverly ambiance. Fantastic place

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Sharon R
18 December 2017|
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Response from Cassie E | Reviewed this property |
Not sure as its not something I would look for on the menu. I am sure there will be choices for you though xxx
27 October 2017|
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Response from squareorange | Property representative |
Hi Kath, If you have posted the above regarding my responses to some customer reviews then I feel it is important to respond to you too. My intention is never to be deliberately rude but at the same time I think it is vital... More
6 August 2017|
Response from Ridley66 | Reviewed this property |
Until they run out as everything was prepared fresh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
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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