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The Dog and Gun

) #21 of 93 Restaurants in Keswick €€ - €€€ , British,
2 Lake Road | 2 Lake Road, CA12 5BT, Keswick CA12 5BT, England
+44 17687 73463
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“goulash” (847 reviews)
“ghoulash” (24 reviews)
“garlic bread” (78 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2 Lake Road | 2 Lake Road, CA12 5BT, Keswick CA12 5BT, England
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

Very busy but managed to find a seat and settled down with our woofs. Dogs were welcomed and the lovely chap behind the bar even brought a biscuit over for them. Staff very friendly and checked meal was ok as we were eating - very...More

Thank becca2185
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Most nights full to the rafters, very popular pub especially at weekends. Didn't eat here but believe the goulash goes down very well.

Thank amberpop
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Having visited Keswick on a weekend before, and knowing how busy the pubs get, my husband decided to book a table in advance. He'd read good things about the Dog and gun, so over the course of a week rang many times, most unanswered, but...More

2  Thank sonia1309
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Had the Hungarian goulash (the speciality) Very popular place, friendly staff. Food was delicious. Great choice of ales. Loved the unique method of pushing coins into beams to collect for the mountain rescue team.

Thank KeithR73
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We have visited the Dog and Gun many times over the years but due to illness we hadn't visited for 2 years. Since then it as undergone refurbishment but that hasn't taken anything away from this fantastic little gem in the heart of Keswick town...More

Thank trevlin49
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

The perfect way to end a days walking. I went to this pub 6 years ago and remembered the steak pie being very good. After a full days walking I was hoping for the same and wasn't disappointed. Fabulous homemade pies with a good selection...More

Thank Yorkybarkid107
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Been going to the pub for years and always have a few pints in there when we visit. Its always busy and always got a buzzing atmosphere! Sometimes hot and busy but it never bothers us!

Thank islawhite44
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We have been going here for 25+ years and getting a table is always a hassle. Now you can do a reservation in person on the day at the bar and it works! I tried to "reserve a spot" online but didn't manage this -...More

Thank ianryoung
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Went here for dinner with a friend. Was really busy as we went for dinner around 7pm. We had the beef goulash ( their own take on it ) and it was delicious. The beef was so tender and was served on new potatoes with...More

Thank Gjeff
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Went to this pub as it said it was the most dog friendly pub in Keswick. Glad to say it was not only dog friendly but human friendly too, with fantastic staff, great selection of local beers and good honest pub food. We went back...More

Thank Linda W
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Sunday lunch
10 July 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from WayneB23 | Reviewed this property |
Richard N
Does the Dog and Gun still offer free wi-fi? Thanks!
7 January 2016|
Response from Jadedigedan |
Yes it's the cloud wifi
Audrey G
What night is the quiz on?
24 November 2015|
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Response from Theresa F | Reviewed this property |
Thursdays - though I couldn't say at what time exactly....as we gave up waiting anf left the pub! 10 p.m. on our visit - quiz hadn't started! Board says start time 9.30 p.m!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Lake Road | 2 Lake Road, CA12 5BT, Keswick CA12 5BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 73463
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