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The George

Certificate of Excellence
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Bar, British, Pub
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St John Street, Keswick CA12 5AZ, England
+44 17687 72076
00:00 - 21:30
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Durham, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our 3rd visit to the George on New Year’s Eve. We had booked a year in advance and had asked for a window seat, however we were told they were booked and shown a table to the back of the restaurant. I ordered the scallops and black pudding as I had this previously had this and was delicious.... More 

Thank DebandDean
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Thought we'd try this place after reading some great reviews. Fire lit, cosy table, drinks and great food! No fuss, just right up our street. My husband had to try the cow pie whilst I went for the fish pie. Cow pie full of meat and huge and my fish pie delish topped with cheese, lovely. Pub itself full of... More 

Thank kerrypete
Leeds, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here while staying in the Lakes with family. I had eaten here 4 year ago and enjoyed it then and it was just as enjoyable this time. Ordered scallop starters with the steak for main. Portions are big and filling. Steak was cooked how I wanted and the home made potato chips very tasty. My family had the fish... More 

Thank cmarsh14
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely time as usual very festive friendly hostelry. Must visit pub for good beer and friendly atmosphere . Dog friendly and this adds to the experience for non dog owners.

Thank Lesley E
Ware, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, hard to find a table as it was very busy (probably because of the food!) Staff were pleasan. Would recommend for good pub food.

Thank Dani H
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Again we visited The George for lunch Very comfortable and welcoming pub, good quality and quantity of food served Staff very friendly, lovely atmosphere, Good local pub, serving quality food for reasonable prices My only complaint would be the need to clean the tables after each customer leaves!!!!

Thank Ellen L
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love The George - or the 'Cow Pie Pub' as we call it. The place is always full of friendly locals. When we're back in Keswick we will be back at Cow Pie Pub!

Thank Paval-Jay
England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best cheesy chips in town ( the other enjoyed their proper food as well ) Traditional pub , good beers , open fire , perfect after winter walk

Thank GandJKemp
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked in at 5.30pm ... pub and restaurant both busy. Staff friendly, efficient and food really good. I had lamb which was excellent... i also scoffed half of my wife's sirloin which was also very nice... highly recommended!!

Thank c d
Fleet, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely meal on New Years Eve . I had the Lamb George and my wife the Cow pie . The lamb was lovely but the Cow pie stole the honours . Very attentive staff . Thanks for s lovely evening !!

Thank vince o

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
00:00 - 21:30
00:00 - 21:30
00:00 - 21:30
00:00 - 21:30
00:00 - 21:30
00:00 - 21:30
00:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St John Street, Keswick CA12 5AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 72076
Excellent Pub Food in the heart of Keswick. Comfortable restaurant as well as bar food

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