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The White Lion

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High Street, Bourton SP8 5AT, England
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a charming old pub with stone floors and. Several open fireplaces . We all had different main courses which were excellent Myself and one friend ordered Eton Mess a real summer favourite. Unfortunately it contained no meringue an essential ingredient . When I mentioned this to our waitress she said that's my fault and did nothing to make... More 

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Callington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent, efficiently served, food by helpful waitresses, friendly staff behind the bar serving very good beer,and a good crowd of locals to chat with, in this lovely old pub. What could be better ! I am looking forward to my next visit.!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We only stayed for one night as a stop off on way home from weekend away. The pub is lovely, the staff are very attentive. The food was absolutely wonderful, nice selection of beer, ciders and wines too. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The peace and quiet really helps with a good nights sleep. Will definitely be going back.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is a 300 year old pub that has many original features, old stone floors, low ceilings and a varied level to parts of the pub. Our first impression was WOW and it did not change. On booking in to stay for 2 nights we were shown to our room, small but more than adequate. In the bar there was... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The purpose of our trip was to visit Stourhead - the National Trust property (and well worth the trip). As it was a long way from home we decided to stop overnight locally. We had never stayed in accommodation like this in the UK, we were not sure what to expect. We found the White Lion Inn using an internet... More 

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Essex boy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This inn has a superb interior Set in pretty gardens. Real Good local Ales and cider excellent food. The Staff and service were freindly. A must Visit. Not cheap but Worth it for sure. I wish that i lived nearby

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful pub and lovely staff. Food was delicious and beer lovely. Great apart from the landlord. Very rude, unfriendly, hostile and drunk whilst behind the bar. Shame, as it made me and my family feel uncomfortable.

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This is the perfect place to add on to a day visiting Stourhead (house and gardens). A quaint old English country inn set on a quiet back-road but boasting a gently vibrant atmosphere of an evening. The food is great and the staff friendly and efficient and all in a quirkily decorated interior. Good beer choice too !! There is... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Stayed here over night as I was down in the area for business. Firstly the pub is absolutely stunning with a lot of character ! Very warm welcome when I arrived , the bedroom was very comfortable and spacious . The food was amazing ( I went for the burger ) and also a great pint! Would highly recommend this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I stoped here for dinner on the way back from Cornwall on the way to sonehaven world heritage sight. The welcome was astonishing, only surpassed by my surprise 25 birthday party when I was just 21. We sat in the beautiful beer garden with our dogs (a terrier and cocker spaniel - a cross between a springer spaniel and a... More 

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