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The Square Orange Cafe Bar

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20 St. Johns Street, Keswick CA12 5AS, England
+44 17687 73888
10:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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Preston, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went to the Square Orange having read the reviews on here and we were not disappointed. We went for the 5 tapas and a marinara based pizza, which was a lot but we managed it. For the pizza we went for marinara as a distinct change to the more traditional margarite (cheese based) and selected the salami one, the... More 

Thank Allan M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Came for a quick drink and ended up staying all night working our way through the tapas and drinks menu. Great atmosphere with the love music and great addition with the board games, kept us entertained for hours!!

Thank SML65
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a brilliant place to enjoy a few drinks and good food. We visited recently and loved the relaxed and lively atmosphere along with a few glasses of excellent mulled wine.

Thank Paul W
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the square orange but come on cheesecake in a jar - what the !!!! asked for 2 pieces of the white chocolate and baileys cheesecake....hmmm sounds good doesn't it, in fact it sounds amazing, however, in reality, what you may think will be 2 nice cafe/restaurant size cheesecake slices is, in fact, a squashed up mess in a tiny... More 

Thank rebmorgan35
squareorange, Owner at The Square Orange Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Hi There, Thank you for your review and I'm really glad that you love our establishment. I'm sorry that you are disappointed with our dessert but I would just like to point out the following in our defence - We cannot serve a full cheesecake because we simply do not have the space to store it. Cheesecake needs to be... More 

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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great cafe bar with reasonably priced tapas menu ( they have inventive pizzas etc as week ) , good wine , a wide range of beer and winter warmers . We had lunch here yesterday and could relax properly with the naturally friendly bar staff who welcomed warmly our dogs . As it was the 1st of December we... More 

Thank maxandkai1
northern gal
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Discovered this delightful quirky bar years ago, loved it but kept to ourselves, its the kind of place you should stumble upon! Delighted for the hard working, extremely friendly and helpful staff that they are ranked so high just hope this won't change atmosphere and ethos of the place. Well done everyone, appreciate your empathy too in helping with seating.... More 

Thank jennyfloss
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in on the off chance and we were pleasantly surprise and far from disappointed. I had the falafel wrap and my boyfriend had the sausage ciabatta. Both were loaded with fillings and the coffee was the nicest coffee we have had and that's saying something. Would 100% recommend. Staff really friendly.

Thank Clarehops
Market Weighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always visit this little place every time we are in Keswick. Great atmosphere. Menu made up of tapas and pizzas. Great beer and staff complete this place off. Must visit for all those in the area.

Thank AlexMahoney
Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food, friendly staff and a nice ambience even though our visit was on a wet November evening. This small restaurant makes a good alternative to the many traditional offerings available in the town.

Thank Ian B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a feast after walking all day and not eating lunch. We shared tapas and pizza of the day, all was delicious! Good service, friendly staff, nice atmosphere and a clean establishment!

Thank Charlotte S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
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
Please note that we do not take bookings.

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