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Golden Lion

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20 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5JD, England
+44 17687 72347
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Geervliet, The Netherlands
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185 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here for a pub lunch and were not disappointed. Steak and ale pie with lots of meat and the house burger was very good too. OK prices. Nice place with friendly staff.

Thank Ingrid M
Richmond, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just an average Keswick pub serving food,nothing flash or different,service was slow and bar staff not really talkative,will give it a miss in future,

Thank Steve D
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here was fantastic and the beers delicious, just what you want after a day of hiking in the mountains! The real treat at the Golden Lion, however, was meeting the wonderful & charismatic owner, Simone. Will definitely be back for more beer, meat pie, and entertaining conversation :)

Thank Kate F
Simone F, Owner at Golden Lion, responded to this review

Aw Kate it was a pleasure to meet you and your family, thank you so much for the review it's really nice to get our hard work recognised so thank you , please come back again and visit us More 

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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent meal. Consistently good with reasonable prices. Big portions. The best onion rings I have ever had anywhere. Gorgeous. Their rotisserie chicken is so moist and tasty. Lovely coleslaw. Fast and friendly service. Looks dark from the outside but don't be deceived. It's good. Only criticism is no tea or coffee with or after evening meals. Missing out there.... More 

Thank WorkingtonJuliet
Workington, United Kingdom
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200 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice friendly staff. The pulled pork pizza was lovely, nice thin base with plenty of topping. The gammon was not a nice piece, chips were ok, veg was bland. Dog friendly pub

Thank Fussyteam
Culgaith, Penrith
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131 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been here on a number of occasions. This time tried the ale & beef pie. Excellent, with the usual great chips. Beer well kept and tasty. A favourite haunt. Very dog friendly.

Thank sevgililerevi
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited The Golden Lion twice in three days and both times the service, drinks and staff have been superb. The chips are amazing, the pepperoni pizza to die for and the nachos completely finished. A real find.

Thank Dick C
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We love it here! Always visit here on our visits to Keswick. The staff are always really friendly and make you feel welcome. The food is of a high standard and well worth a trip in for. We will be back at New Year!

Thank Jeanette H
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

The food was good. All reasonably priced and really friendly staff. Even gave our dog a drink and some treats.

Thank clairematheson
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121 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Decided to call to Keswick for a wander with the wife and child. We sat outside on because it was glorious sunshine, only 2 small tables at the front but really good to sit and watch the world go by. We both ordered pie and chips, the steak was tender, the gravy rich served in a puff pastry lid, the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 72347

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?