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Lakes Bar & Bistro

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25 Station Street, Keswick CA12 5HH, England
+44 17687 74080
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09:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 21:00
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was a special weekend to celebrate hubby's birthday. We didn't book, but had walked past a couple of times and found the menu varied and tempting. Two adults and a child, we had 1.seafood risotto (I asked for no prawns and was given extra haddock/salmon/cod & scallops instead which wasn't a problem for them) lots of fish and v... More 

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Thank Elaine C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always pop in for lunch as they have the best jacket potato in town and the staff hang over you like some places in town or rush you out the door, then we went for dinner and it was beautiful. Never a fault each time we go! Great food & great staff!

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Thank lorraine i
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant comfortable relaxing surroundings. Serves good real ale, wine, good coffee, good food, friendly staff, open till late.

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Thank Paula O
Derby, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This used to be one of my favourite places for an informal dinner. I haven't been for 12 months and the difference was astonishing. 4 of us dined and in all honesty 3 were apparently ok/average but the fillet steak was repulsive. I sent it back as it wasn't cooked correctly and the mushrooms were cooked dry and burnt. The... More 

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Thank MissyPL
Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This was our first visit to Lakes Bar it wont be our last, the staff were very good and helpful, my wife had the 5oz rump steak which was cooked exactly to her liking. All in all a great choice for my birthday meal

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Thank John W
Bulli, Australia
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10 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I ordered fish and chips. The fat was burnt and was reflected in a bitter taste in the batter. The chips were old and soggy. When I complained to the proprietor he offered me a five pound refund, if I wanted a free feed I would go to the Salvation Army.

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Thank John S
Halifax, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Had an awful meal at another place, and havng eaten here before, we went in and shared a pizza. it was lovely. Nice service and nice restaurant...

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Thank Andy V
Stirling, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

On a cold day we went in to have a hot plate of soup ,if we weren't told that it was potato and leeks we would have been guessing all day it was very watery no thickness to it at all ,best part was the hot bread we had with it ,

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Thank Eleanor W
Belfast, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Good food but terrible service.Not a relaxing experience because the staff were obviously were under pressure.Won't be going back!

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Thank philhea
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Whilst we didn't take our dog when we went for an evening meal we noted other dogs with diners. Staff friendly & welcoming. Food ok

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$24
Cuisine
Bar, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 21:00
Monday
09:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 21:00
Thursday
09:30 - 21:00
Friday
09:30 - 21:00
Saturday
09:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Station Street, Keswick CA12 5HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 74080
Description
A relaxed Bar & Bistro Offering Excellent Cask Beer, Lager, Cider & excellent wines together with Locally Sourced Freshly Cooked Food.

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