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Golden Lion

20 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5JD, England
+44 17687 44965
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“burger” (42 reviews)
“mustard mash” (4 reviews)
“chicken” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
20 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5JD, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here yesterday for lunch with boyfriend and son, I had the halloumi burger partner had nachos and son had scampi, the food was lovely and the man behind the bar was friendly and helpful! We couldn’t believe how cheap it was, 3 meals...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank EmmaCharlotte1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stayed here for new year last year and had a great time with my wife, son and his partner in rooms 1 & 2. the landlady (simone) was very welcoming and even put herself out to cook us personally a full english breakfast as the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

The Golden Lion is a pub we always pop into when we are in Keswick, however we will think again before returning. The pub has always been rough and ready, nothing wrong with that, but now it seems they have just given up. The staff...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank dougo355
Reviewed 4 December 2018

Loved this place the staff were friendly and great range of drinks,wether alcohol or not , either to sit chill or dine there

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank andarg2017
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Oh dear...went in with the plan to have Sunday roast...started by clearing a dirty sticky table...up to bar asked for a cloth....reply.....”wait till I have served these people and I will see if I can find one”. Cloth supplied but table so sticky and dirty...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Grannychris333
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Called in here for a pint and was going to have dinner.However the back room near the kitchen didn’t have the fire on so was too cold to have another drink or eat.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ColinD995
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

Just want for dinner we are both vegatarians so chose this place as had hullumi burgers on menu. The burger was luke warm the salad was sad and the chips had been reheated and were not nice. We are only visiting so won't be here...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Navigate34758255370
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Had some nice beer in here, and the staff were very friendly and helpful but the food was very poor. Would drink here again but would avoid eating.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Mark3209
Reviewed 16 October 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MyOpinion22014
Reviewed 14 October 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank donnacubby
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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
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
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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