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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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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5JD, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came here on a busy Saturday for a late lunch. Was busy (where isn’t in Keswick?!) but managed to grab a table after some perseverance! Loads of choice on the menu, we went for a mix of burgers, scampi, pies etc! All really good and...More

Thank Beth T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice pub, however the Chilli was rather dry.. the meals all came at separate times which was disappointing. The sides didn’t come until we had finished our main meals. The older/more senior staff seemed to not be doing much herself and just wanting to to...More

Thank Laura F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is on the whole a lovely pub. Food was good and fairly priced. It was quite busy and whilst the young waitress who served us tried her best, meals came out in stages and some had been “forgotten about” as a result. The waitress...More

Thank Joel B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in on a busy Saturday afetrnnon and the staff were great. A variety of ales availableincluding our favourite - Keswick Bitter. There was food available however we had eaten so just enoyed the beer and the sport

Thank wooleynuts969
Reviewed 8 December 2017

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
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
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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