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Golden Lion

20 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5JD, England
+44 17687 44965
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (39 reviews)
“homemade chips” (13 reviews)
“mustard mash” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
20 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5JD, England
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Reviewed yesterday

On a cold wet day we waited for this venue to open at noon. It was worth the wait. We both had their Lion burger & chips meal with soft drinks & teas. Total £ 23 and worth it. As a bonus it has free...More

Thank MyOpinion22014
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely local bar with local food. Staff are friendly and accommodate your needs. The food is good and is reasonable prices. The bar is located right on the main street and easy to find. They have most sports on the TV which is good and...More

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were hungry after a long walk at Derwent Water, we stopped at this pub because the menu seemed quite appealing. We found the staff to be unwelcoming, particularly the lady behind the bar. My wife had scampi and chips and I had burger and...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having been really pleased to see two vegan main courses in the menu we decided to pop in for lunch. The mushroom burger was very poor and the chips were greasy and soggy. The mushroom skins were so tough that it was impossible to actually...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived late afternoon for a pint of bitter and a glass of wine. On entering we were put off by the sour smell in the bar. There were up to 6 pumps on the bar for bitter with one available. The barmaid stated the only...More

Thank Ann R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be prepared to wait for a takeaway when they are really busy. We had to wait 45 mins. This is unusual though and didn't bother us but it might be an issue for some people. Food is great and used it several times.

Thank Janet G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a room at this place through Airbnb. All looked ok if a little pricey but it’s on the square in Keswick so I excepted that. It did mention on the add that it was a room with shared bathroom and it also let...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped into the Golden Lion for a family meal in the evening, after a day of walking around the surrounding area. We were immediately impressed by a good menu, and plenty of options for the kids (10 year old and two 7 year olds)...More

1  Thank Ben H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food and good very friendly staff. Reasonable prices for food and drink. Would recommend to anyone visiting Keswick.

2  Thank SueIpswich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Initially, the restaurant seemed very friendly and looked to have a lot of character. Sadly, after being lied to about the waiting time to receive my pizza it became apparent that the staff were very rude , unorganised and had very little respect for paying...More

Thank MaxMillar11
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 44965
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