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Lakes Bar & Bistro

) #29 of 93 Restaurants in Keswick $$ - $$$ , British, European
25 Station Street, Keswick CA12 5HH, England
+44 17687 74080
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
25 Station Street, Keswick CA12 5HH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were charged £6, YES £6 for two teas. The waiter originally charged us £5, which was steep enough, then changed his price to £6 when he brought the tea. It wasn't even a good quality tea. We won't be returning.

Thank Ykslass
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After ordering we waited about 20 minutes before enquiring whether the kitchen had forgotten our order, to which the arrogant front-of-house man replied "no" without even checking and just stared at me. When it finally arrived, the food was nice, but my wife spotted the...More

Thank KlunkyColin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The meal was outstanding with a good choice to suit most tastes and also a specials board. The dessert menu was also a good range again with a specials board. The staff are very attentive without going 'overboard'. Will definitely be dining there again.

Thank yorkie8626
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food in here used to be delicious. I paid a visit on a recent trip to the lakes & it was an awful disappointment. It also seemed very understaffed. Wouldn't go again. Once bitten, twice shy ☺️

Thank Allan K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife & I ate here twice during a short stay in Keswick. On both occasions the food was very tasty, and plentiful. I've rarely had so much topping on a pizza which tasted so good. The menu has a reasonable selection with a short...More

Thank phildan2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

4 of us and it must be said we thought it very good value and the food was very good /well cooked and filled the plates. That said the service was not up to our reasonable expectations but being a tourist area the staff in...More

Thank wanderer126
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Enjoyed a nice evening meal here. Service was very good bearing in mind that there seemed to be just 2 members of staff dealing with the front of house. Both seemed very busy all night and were very attentive. Our meal was nice but I...More

Thank Geoffrey J
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I ordered a gluten free salad, which it turned out, they couldn't make it gluten free. So i ordered a cheese and chutney that then arrived with no chutney and was just a large plate of salad with a pile of grated cheddar on top....More

Thank Claire G
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We didn't even stay here as we were made to feel so unwelcome! On entering the 2 women glared at us (probably as we had 4 young children and 2 prams) maybe they should put a sign up if children are not welcome. We told...More

Thank sarah g
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

came here for a meal not sure where to eat but was glad we did as food was excellent and will definetly be returning as quick service and nothing too much trouble thanks catherine jenna and jodie

1  Thank Catherine B
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Questions & Answers
20 February 2017|
Response from lakesbarandbistro | Property representative |
Hi, we generally try to work with our customers as to what sort of food they would like to eat from our menu/ingredients on their visit and then cook it accordingly there are some obvious exceptions but sauces jus and... More
Emma S
18 January 2017|
Response from lakesbarandbistro | Property representative |
We serve Sunday roasts every week and today we currently have roast beef and lamb available
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Station Street, Keswick CA12 5HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 74080
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A relaxed Bar & Bistro Offering Excellent Cask Beer, Lager, Cider & excellent wines together with Locally Sourced Freshly Cooked Food.
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