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Pack Horse Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Pack Horse Court, Keswick CA12 5JB, England
+44 17687 71148
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“beef cobbler” (31 reviews)
“trout” (12 reviews)
“burger” (33 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Diner, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Pack Horse Court, Keswick CA12 5JB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A nicely presented quiz, aimed at the middle aged generation, and all over in about an hour (far too many nowadays drag it out all night to sell you more drinks)

Thank Heather R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On vacation in Keswick for one week. My wife and I visited here on our last evening. We left very disappointed. One chicken and ham pie with chips. One steak and ale pudding with chips. Medium glass of wine, pint of cider. Just over £30....More

1  Thank DavemScotland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food and drink and reasonable too. Soon learned it was best to book a table as it gets very busy especially on Market days

Thank SueIpswich
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here twice mainly because other places at the weekend were absolutely full. We got the last table here mainly I think because it is tucked very slightly off the beaten track in a courtyard. Good perhaps slightly better than average pub grub. Dog...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just what was needed after a hard day’s hiking over High Soy and Cat Bells. Service was brilliant - attentive but not in your face. The wine (Chilean merlot) was tasty and the Cumbria Way ale was soooo good. The Stilton burger - juicy, tasty,...More

Thank Claire M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered beef cobbler and ribs; both were ok but a bit quantity over quality. The veg was a strange selection of white cabbage and carrots rather than your usual greens. Chips look nice but were very dry. Another table near by ordered the sausages...More

1  Thank ChickWithBrains88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very tender and succulent lamb shank.Vegetables adequate but a bit anaemic with little green colour. Staff very friendly and helpful but a little disorganised.

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Really friendly staff and good place to go during the week if you want it a little quieter although still gets really busy at weekends , dog friendly

Thank mark m
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

At lease twice per year we visit the Lake District and when in Keswick, we call here for lunch and did so again recently. It was market day and Keswick was very busy, we were surprised that the Pack Horse was very quiet when we...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Had a meal in here due to the fact they are dog friendly. Staff were very welcoming especially towards our wee yorkie who got a lot of attention. We both had the steak, ale and mushroom pudding which was nice enough and filled a hole....More

Thank Mrscolt
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elaine m
16 July 2015|
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Response from Danbern61 |
Yes it is Dog friendly in the pub area, but not in the restaurant. The owners are dog lovers, and have a haandsome boy called Ted. :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pack Horse Court, Keswick CA12 5JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 71148
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Traditional pub in Keswick, with old wooden beams and a real fireplace which glows in winter time. The Pack Horse offers fantastic range of draught beers, lagers, ciders & fine wines. The pub is also renowned for its excellent dining experience, offers a wide selection of home cooked food, from fine dining to handmade burgers, including vegetarian and vegan options. The open-plan large section of the pub is the ideal place for you, your family and friends to get together. You will also find here a quieter area on the mezzanine or you could choose the restaurant situated on the top two floors with more elegant surroundings. The Pack Horse Inn is associated with some of the best live music you will find in Keswick. Every Wednesday through all year you can take part in one of the most popular Quiz nights in Keswick. You will also find a dart board, three game machines and other games for children and adults. Dogs are allowed in bar area. Book your dinner table today!
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