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Golden Lion

) #30 of 93 Restaurants in Keswick $$ - $$$ , British,
20 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5JD, England
+44 17687 72347
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (31 reviews)
“ale pie” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5JD, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We ate here on our first night in Keswick, the food is very good and the bar staff are friendly, but sadly it lacks any ambience. It's a shame because you feel you'd like it to be a successful pub as the welcome we received...More

Thank BabeNo1
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Golden Lion is a very friendly place. Dogs, kids, families, all welcome. The food is typical pub grub, but very tasty. Their rotisserie chicken is especially good. However, what made this place stick out in my mind was how we were treated. The poor...More

Thank Alexis C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent food and service. Highly recommended. Dog and child friendly pub on Keswick main street. Will definitely return when next in the area.

Thank kateE6689EQ
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A large group of us fellrunners descended on the pub in need of food and drink. Having spent the day supporting friends on big runs in the hills we needed calories and hydration. I opted for the beef burger which was brilliant. Filling , tasty,...More

Thank C16VEH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just arrived in picturesque Keswick and we really wanted to have a Sunday Roast! We both ordered the Roast Chicken! Omigosh it was amazing from the very first bite! Buttery and tender just like grandma used to make! Delicious mashed potatoes and crispy roast...More

Thank Julesrose
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having decided to do a pub lunch we decided to visit this one...what a pleasant surprise....a quite extensive menu was offered to us by the friendly bar person and eventually I chose steak and ale pie and my wife plumped for a burger...we didn't have...More

Thank sbk59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a large breakfast at our B n B we decided on a late lunch. Food choice was good and we didnt have to wait long for our food, all food was cooked fresh and to order. excellent service from staff and food was delicious...More

Thank Tracey D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited Keswick many times in the past, we have never visited the Golden Lion, I am now happy to say we have been and we will be back, lovely meal, we both had steak pie and could not fault it, one of the best...More

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Extremely friendly staff and very good atmosphere. Food was very good. Steak and ale pie was very tasty and so was the pizza. Homemade chips and very good potion sizes. Lots of different ales to try. Will defo re-visit if in the area again. Thank...More

Thank riosnowie20
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Golden Lion serves excellent food, large portions and the ambiance is very comfortable and the staff are lovely with a minimum wait for delicious food.

Thank neilpeacock
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Restaurant Details

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