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Bank Tavern

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Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5DS 47 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5DS, England
+44 17687 72663
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Durham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had lunch here yesterday, pub was busy but we got seated ok. Service was friendly but food just average. Meals were quick to be served but portions were average for the price paid. Chips weren't that great and veg didn't seem fresh, cumberland sausages were nice but the rest of the food let the meal down. Not sure I... More 

Thank Tiddler79
Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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215 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Called with my wife for a bar meal and we were really made to feel welcome, the food was fantastic and reasonably priced. Their Cumberland Sausage dishes were out of this world. The staff were fantastic and couldn't have been more helpful - We will definitely go back again on our next visit to Keswick

Thank ALAN J
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having been let down by a local cafe (Laura in the Lakes) we ended up her for lunch on a rainy Sunday. They were more than happy to let our wee working cocker spaniel (her day off is a Sunday) join us in the main eating area, so long as she was on the hardwood floor. We had soup and... More 

Thank Joan I
Ingleton, United Kingdom
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153 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I each had the gammon and they were both fine. The accompanying chips and veg etc were spot on and all at a very reasonable price. Excellent town centre pub

Thank JungerSchwung
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The last night of our stay in Keswick we wanted a proper pub dinner. The bank tavern did not disappoint. It is a classic pub with a small bar area and is mostly set up for tables serving food. The staff are very friendly and attentive. I ordered from the vegetarian menu but my boyfriend had the steak. The food... More 

Thank Becci T
Wells, England, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

plenty of hand pump beers to choose from,good menu, food was good, staff friendly dogs allowed in certain areas

Thank Linda J
Southport, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in at Keswick for a quick stop.on way through Cumbria. Having walked up the Main Street we decided to stop for a tea and coffee. Good choice. Friendly staff and an impressive latte, as you can see. Toilets are very clean and on the same level. No rickety stairs. Will call in again as all the food that came... More 

Thank Cidergirl1
Manchester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visit Keswick and the Lake District fairly regularly and try and stay for a break once a year so we were up here last week and called in to The Bank Tavern for an evening meal on Friday 24.02.2017. Between the three of us we had the Chilli con Carne, Lamb and Mint Pie and the Beef Bourginon (from... More 

Thank DSNM2014
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250 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

What a disappointment. Pro: it was warm and dry. Cons: the food was barely flavoured. The steak pie and chilli were uninspiring. The atmosphere was hideous with obnoxious 20-somethings yelling and swearing to sound cool and getting drunk. The staff did nothing to prevent them. The chilli was bland and came with a dozen nachos and rice but no cheese... More 

Thank Talia H
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Called in for a pint after day out walking the fells great choice of real ales Sneck Lifter was very good and the food was also very good I had the braised steak and that was very good to well priced will be back again

Thank kevin d

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5DS 47 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5DS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 72663

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?