Covid-19 Update


03 July 2020

To all of our friends, customers old and new we want to let you know we will be reopening on Monday, 6th July 2020.
We will be operating on table reservations only for FOOD & DRINKS, so we can maintain the number of customers on the premises at one time, to maintain a safe environment for customers & staff.
The phone lines will be open from the 1st of July to take reservations.
Please call 017687 72076.

Best Regards
Craig Marsh


3rd June 2020

To all of our friends, customers old and new we are excited to welcome you back to The George, Keswick when we are allowed to reopen hopefully early July.

We want to update you on what we have being doing to ensure The George Hotel is a Covid-19 safe place to visit. On behalf of the team we want to let you know that first and foremost your health and safety is our top priority.

We are continuing to closely monitor guidelines and best practice regarding Covid-19 and taking increased precautions by implementing new health and hygiene protocols for all staff, guests and customers at The George Hotel Keswick.

An example of some of what we are doing is detailed below.


  • Installing hand sanitizer dispensers at the entrance and around the building.
  • Checking the temperatures of all team members before they start work.
  • Stringent hand washings procedures for all of the team.
  • Screens in place where social distancing is not practical and PPE available for all of the team
  • Implementing a contactless ordering and pay system for food & drink.
  • Regular cleaning of all door handles and all touch points with a Viricidal cleaner proven to destroy viruses.
  • All public areas of the hotel sanitized on a daily basis with mechanical sanitizing machines.
  • Rigorous food safety audits.
  • Changing the layout of the pub & restaurant to meet the current social distancing rules.

We will keep you all updated on developments with regards to our new procedures to combat Coronavirus and making The George Hotel a safe environment for you to visit and relax and enjoy the experience.

Best Regards

Craig Marsh

A Perfect Pint

The team at The George look forward to welcoming you to the Oldest Coaching Inn in Keswick. The bar is full of character with oak beams and roaring fires, a haven where locals and visitors alike enjoy the atmosphere of all that is best in an English pub.

The George Restaurant

Food at the George is best described as traditional with a modern twist; we use only the very best seasonal Cumbrian fresh local produce whenever available. To compliment the dishes on offer we have selected a range of wines from around the world to suit all tastes and budgets.

Accommodation at The George

All of the 12 en-suite bedrooms at The George are tastefully appointed and well equipped with Flat Screen TV’s, Tea & Coffee hospitality tray, Radio Alarm clock and Hair Dryer.

The George Hotel, Restaurant & Bar, Keswick

The George Hotel, KeswickSituated in the Lake District in the centre of Keswick, The George is one of the oldest hotels in the Lake District and Keswick, built in 1665. The impression of the 350-year history of the Inn is indisputable, in the heavily beamed rooms it retains all of the character you would expect from this traditional Inn. The bar is the perfect place for a quiet drink of the local Jennings cask ales, alongside cozy fires, which glow through winter nights. The wine list is extensive, and we offer ten different wines by the glass. The George also provides excellent home-cooked local food and has twelve guest bedrooms for those planning a stay in this beautiful area.

The George Food

The George offers fantastic pub food, which is excellent value for money, with home cooked local food with a modern twist. We are passionate & proud to support local farmers & local food producers and use the very best fresh seasonal local produce wherever possible. We even grow and supply our salads and herbs from the hotel’s kitchen garden. We have a large restaurant available, or you can eat in the snug or bar areas from the extensive á la carte menu. The menu is varied and offers a wide selection to cover all tastes and budgets. We also have on offer the chef’s specials, offering even more choices of local food – click these links for SAMPLE menus; Lunch / Evening. We cater for guests who have specific dietary requirements. We also offer a broad selection of Gluten Free options on the menu.

Accommodation at The George

The George Hotels 12 guest bedrooms offer quality well-appointed accommodation for those guests seeking a relaxing and enjoyable break in the Lake District. You can rest assured of a pleasant stay, a quality meal, or just a quiet drink in this charming Lakeland Inn.

Click here for a sample Breakfast Menu.

If you require more information about The George Hotel, Restaurant & Bar in Keswick please telephone 017687 72076 or e/mail: Please note: The hotel is entirely non-smoking for the comfort of all guests.