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The Dog and Gun

$$ - $$$, British,
2 Lake Road | 2 Lake Road, CA12 5BT, Keswick CA12 5BT, England
+44 17687 73463
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Lake Road | 2 Lake Road, CA12 5BT, Keswick CA12 5BT, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Good atmosphere and lovely food. Could definately spend many hours chilling in here. Will definitely return.

Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Disappointed with the meal, two of our party specifically wanted the goulash and it did not live up to expectations. My husband and I had the pork belly which was cold and we sent back to be warmed up. All in all not a good...More

Thank Nikki M
Reviewed 2 days ago

2 veggies and 1 meat eater (accompanied by a small dog) were looking for dinner and were struggling to find a venue that could accommodate us all until we came across the Dog and Gun. Good beer here too with many local options to choose...More

Thank Girl-Friday56
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

And we can see why! The building is lovely and was one of the only places we could find with an outdoor seating area to enjoy the sun. Staff were really friendly and a good selection of drinks on offer at fair prices. A nice...More

Thank Cheska82h
Reviewed 2 days ago

if you have the sausage and mash and enjoy barely cooked sausage that are a pale greasy white and tasteless , then this is the dish for you. make sure you have a pint in another pub before entering as you could have a very...More

1  Thank pstanton1
Reviewed 3 days ago

I always make a point of eating and drinking in the Dog and Gun at least once during my trips to the Lakes. Be aware that this is an extremely dog-friendly pub and it sometimes feels like there are more four-legged clientele than two-legged. This...More

Thank Pen_not_Sword
Reviewed 1 week ago

We made sure to have a drink here every night during our stay in Keswick - very efficient staff and great atmosphere if you don't mind it busy. It seems like a really popular place with locals, walkers, tourists and dogs! It was busy every...More

Thank Bear_Tiger
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went this evening to the Dog and Gun. we were two adults and our 12 year old daughter. We heard a quiz was on so planned our evening around it. We arrived at 9.20pm as we couldn’t get in earlier and paid for 3...More

1  Thank leighb571
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in for a lovely meal. Service great and good sized portions. Tikka masala particularly tasty. Loved the fact that dogs were welcome as well

1  Thank scottishfamily26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this pub on several occasions at the weekend and it was fab, the atmosphere was great and we were allowed to take the dog in. There were several good ales on and the bar staff were all great and hard working. We...More

Thank Michael B
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21 November 2017|
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Response from ianharrison9988 | Reviewed this property |
Keswick has quite a bit of parking space although it is chargeable 24/7. Main car parks are both about 250 - 300 metres away to the North and South of the main Street. the pub does not have its own parking. the car park... More
11 July 2016|
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8 January 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Lake Road | 2 Lake Road, CA12 5BT, Keswick CA12 5BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 73463
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