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Golden Lion

€€ - €€€, British,
20 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5JD, England
+44 17687 72347
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
20 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5JD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On a recent visit to Keswick had a really great Sunday lunch here. Wonderful roast beef and all the trimmings. Excellent!

Thank LindaJoan2014
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Stopped here for lunch while wandering round Keswick, it was nice, pizza was nice, nothing too much to write home about. It might be different on an evening, but it was slightly cold, not much of an atmosphere, didn't really want to stay for another...More

Thank LM0117
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We came on Sunday and despite being busy everyone was so friendly and accommodating! Going out of their way to deal with my dietary requests made me feel like family! The food was great the kids actually finished everything, we will definitely be back!

Thank Neko O
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed the food and drinks here and the staff was very friendly. Had a great time with my friends. One of my favorite places while on vacation from the US. I had the pizza and a good ale to go with it. Definitely...More

Thank Anahi E
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Careful landlord - your bar is becoming very average in comparison to others in the town. Beer wasn’t great, tables weren’t very clean and we really didn’t want to sit and watch the guy behind the bar stand there and eat his tea. All the...More

Thank AVoiceofExperience
Simone F, Owner at Golden Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Funny how the cask marque people experts in beer visited just the day before and gave us outstanding on all our beers, also that your rave reviews about other pubs that I've also visited are so complementary and for mine, apart from saying its not...More

Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

The phenomenal staff make this place a joy to visit! The extensive menu is heightened by the central location & welcoming staff :)

1  Thank Demi D
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We visit the Golden lion twice a year whenever we visit Keswick. It’s a great town centre pub with good no frills pub food, the staff are always very friendly and there’s always a great selection of beers. Just got home but we’ll be in...More

Thank MIKECHRISManchester
Reviewed 1 October 2017

waited 1 hour 10 minutes for sunday lunch knives and forks arrived but no lunch went to ask how long the wait would be and more knives and forks arrived but no lunch. Then was told it was being plated and it arrived ten minutes...More

Thank 183lawrence
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

On the main street in Keswick there are lots of places to eat. This is a good old English pub with good food and the staff are friendly. I have the steak pie and it was stuffed with good quity meat, and the beer is...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here this afternoon & left feeling very disappointed. The menu boasted ‘proper chips’.........proper frozen chips it seemed. Aberdeen Angus burger was underwhelming & the salad was limp. Pizza did not seem to be freshly made....more like a supermarket pizza. Warm rosè wine!!!! Really????...More

1  Thank Lynn T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
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 72347
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