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The Royal Oak Keswick

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Main Street | The Royal Oak at Keswick, Keswick CA12 5HZ, England
+44 17687 74584
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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07:00 - 21:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Grill, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Main Street | The Royal Oak at Keswick, Keswick CA12 5HZ, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Stopped here for lunch after walking our dogs. Fantastic place to go with your pooch. Even do a doggy dinner!! Well worth dropping into with your best friend. Dropped 1 star as the service was a little slow but they were pretty busy so I’m...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank S7331MHchrisg
Reviewed today via mobile

Food was delicious, reasonably priced & great service (especially Alistair) Would highly recommend to anyone visiting the town

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank StevieW46
Reviewed yesterday

Busy pub on a Saturday night, cosy with a good atmosphere. The staff were polite and efficient. Had the steak pie which was very good. The chips were excellent, but a little on the cool side. Left happy, very unfair for vegans to give low...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank al2015164
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I came here with my mum on Sunday we stay on night the hotel is lovey Chris the manger was very Friendly was happy to help are stay go well the Sunday roast was lovey I had roast pork with red cabbage my mum curry...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 103adamg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we booked we checked to see that Vegans were catered for, we were assured that they were happy to adapt some of their dishes. When we got there, this clearly was not the case. When we asked the waitress, the only thing they were...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Muftyb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on the first weekend in January for a birthday meal for two. We expected the pub to be quiet but it was full with a warm, welcoming atmosphere. We were seated at a table in a quiet corner which was great and, even...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Becky_Wise
Chris L, General Manager at The Royal Oak Keswick, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed your birthday celebration at the Royal Oak and hopefully you’ll visit again soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever we are in Keswick we always return to this pub. The food is always great and it has a lovely atmosphere. There is a large varied menu and the srevice is always friendly. I would advise booking in advance as they are always busy....which...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank K J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited keswick 30 December with family.. Friends and our wee dog. Everywhere was so busy but royal oak helped us out and veru dog friendly. Food was just gorgeous.. Service fab and wee dog even got few biccies. Would defo go back and even stay...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank allyheed
Chris L, General Manager at The Royal Oak Keswick, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So leased you enjoyed your visit to the Royal Oak

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here with my family after booking about 1 month ago knowing we were staying in Keswick and I wanted to guarantee we had somewhere to eat without having to walk in to every establishment in Keswick and ask and then be disappointed. I’m...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ziggyriggott
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited The Royal Oak, Keswick with my wife, parents and young nieces. Lovely comfortable pub and staff were brilliant. Unfortunately when the food came not a single order was correct and what we did get wasn't nice at all. I did complain about what my...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Questions & Answers
debbie h
26 December 2018|
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Response from Andrew B | Reviewed this property |
Hello again Lots of side roads do have free parking for 2 to 3 hours
11 April 2018|
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Response from Chris L | Property representative |
We are totally dog friendly.
Denise O
22 April 2017|
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Response from Ann L | Reviewed this property |
No you have to park in one of the car parks but there is a main one just behind the hotel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$64
Bar, British, Pub, Grill, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | The Royal Oak at Keswick, Keswick CA12 5HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 74584
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In the beautiful, ever popular market town of Keswick, you'll find The Royal Oak at Keswick an 18th Century lodge. You can enjoy a stay where everything is done to ensure your stay is truly memorable. Our home away from home atmosphere makes us a popular hotel in Keswick. From the moment you step inside The Royal Oak at Keswick you'll be treated to the warmest of welcomes. The traditional coaching inn has lovely wooden floors throughout and roaring log fire - giving it a cosy yet rustic feel. Everyone is really welcome here, so whether you're a big group of walkers, a family with a whole brood or if you've brought your dog along for the trip, we do our very best to make you all feel really at home. Food here is simple, yet perfectly executed by our Chef, with menus inspired by the fresh, local in season produce sourced from trusted suppliers in the surrounding area. Everything is cooked from scratch and portions are big and hearty - perfect for setting you up for a full day of walking. And to wash down your delicious Cumbrian fayre, choose from a tempting array of Thwaites cask ales, seasonal guest ales and Signature Range. What's more, when you head upstairs, you'll find cosy and comfortable rooms with all the facilities you need to make your stay restful, including walking guides and books, flat screen TV and even a cushion for your pooch.
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