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Lakes Bar & Bistro

25 Station Street, Keswick CA12 5HH, England
+44 17687 74080
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (65 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
25 Station Street, Keswick CA12 5HH, England
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1 - 10 of 656 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Dined here twice while staying nearby for the weekend. Food and beer are excellent. Nice friendly staff and reasonably priced. Recommend the risotto and the steak,although the pie looked appetising too! Suggest you book if you visit at the weekend.

Thank elstongunn63
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in on the off chance of a table and was pleasantly surprised when shown straight to a table. Would recommend booking though, to avoid disappointment. Excellent quality of food, with service to suit.

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to the Lakes Bar and we will certainly be back. The food was freshly cooked and very tasty. Portions were extremely generous but we somehow managed to clear our plates! My wife enjoyed a glass or two of wine whilst...More

Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited just into the New Year. it was quiet on arrival, but the numbers gradually filled up and the two staff on duty front of house coped very well. The food was superb, especially the crispy kale. Excellent evening.

Thank Geoff and Clare L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Superb service the special was superb value ,nice pint good wine ,dog friendly ,good atmosphere prompt service ,what's not to like highly reccomend

Thank John N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reliable, decent service and a consistent quality at a fair price (for Keswick). Not bad and a safe bet. Meets expectations without being showy.

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had eaten here a few months ago too and considered it was worth a second visit! The bistro has a nice atmosphere and allows dogs in. My partner had a roast dinner which was very good and I opted for the Vegetarian risotto, served...More

Thank Muftyb
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Not sure which, but very impressed with the set up. Has a cosy feel to it, lucky to get a table on a Saturday night. Professional staff, excellent beers and the food, varied menu, well priced and beautifully cooked. As a near local will be...More

Thank al2015164
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Booked for a birthday meal for large group. Food and service were fantastic. Would definitely recommend the steak. Portions were huge!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

What a great find recommended by our B&B hosts...varied menu of reasonably priced dishes; relaxed, tastefully decorated venue and friendly service. We visited both nights of our weekend and weren’t disappointed on either occasion... food was DELICIOUS. But be warned...portions are very generous so you...More

Thank MBSLT17
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Questions & Answers
19 February 2017|
Response from lakesbarandbistro | Property representative |
Hi, we generally try to work with our customers as to what sort of food they would like to eat from our menu/ingredients on their visit and then cook it accordingly there are some obvious exceptions but sauces jus and... More
Emma S
18 January 2017|
Response from lakesbarandbistro | Property representative |
We serve Sunday roasts every week and today we currently have roast beef and lamb available
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Station Street, Keswick CA12 5HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 74080
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A relaxed Bar & Bistro Offering Excellent Cask Beer, Lager, Cider & excellent wines together with Locally Sourced Freshly Cooked Food.
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