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The George

$$ - $$$, British,
St John Street, Keswick CA12 5AZ, England
+44 17687 72076
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (239 reviews)
“beef” (64 reviews)
“pastry” (37 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 am - 9:30 pmAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
St John Street, Keswick CA12 5AZ, England
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1 - 10 of 1,451 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We've eaten here twice now and it's been lovely both times. Would happily recommend this friendly, welcoming pub. Looking forward to going back.

Thank JoanA674
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nearly empty when other pubs were full on a Thursday Called last orders at 10 pm. What! Not more we can say.

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst on a much needed break in the lakes walking at least 8 miles per day one looks for a much needed meal. We were informed The George Hotel worth a try. Well yes an absolute great choice of food which was brill. The Staff...More

Thank Mervyn T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been here several times and still can't finish the famous pie but then it is far too large for most people. All the menu items we have chosen have been very good although not as good value for money as it used to be....More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having eaten in the George on many occasions I cannot say how disappointed we were when we ate there on Friday 3rd November. Three of our party chose the lamb George, on one plate the lamb was undercooked, and another the lamb was dry and...More

Thank 973MargaretB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently visited the George for an evening meal after pre-booking our table. We both had the Thai fish cakes for starter. My wife then had the lamb shank and I had the stuffed chicken. Our meals were superbly cooked, well presented and plentiful. The...More

Thank john g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy and had to wait 40 minutes to get a seat - it is a shame the bar area isn't bigger and restaurant smaller as you can only book for the restaurant but you can only have dogs in the bar. The cow pie...More

Thank jonahag_jones
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Full English breakfast at a reasonable price. Great place to start your day of exploring. You can either have an adult portion or child.

Thank julietrent
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my wife visited The George after recommendations to try the Cow Pie. There was no way I was going to finish this thing apparently there’s a kilo of meat in this pie amazing I could only get through half of it. Tuesday night...More

Thank ruckinfight
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and l visited this pub for an evening meal, we had heard about their famous cow pie so decided to give it a go, my wife had the farmhouse (chicken and vegetable) pie. After ploughing through their 'half pie', we were stuffed, can't...More

Thank Andy503941958
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Questions & Answers
Pete B
14 April 2017|
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Response from greave2016 | Reviewed this property |
No Idea! Give them a ring?
Debbie Y
10 December 2016|
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Response from jimbob317 | Reviewed this property |
I too am just a customer
Denise S
19 October 2016|
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Response from Louise B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry no idea, doesn't sound like the same quality good and service we have experienced in the past.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 am - 9:30 pm
12:00 am - 9:30 pm
12:00 am - 9:30 pm
12:00 am - 9:30 pm
12:00 am - 9:30 pm
12:00 am - 9:30 pm
12:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St John Street, Keswick CA12 5AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 72076
Excellent Pub Food in the heart of Keswick. Comfortable restaurant as well as bar food
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