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The White Lion

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High Street, Bourton SP8 5AT, England
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Cullompton, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Inn is ideally situated just of the A303 it has a variety of real ales and an exquisite menu - we ate both nights we were there and the food was fresh and very well prepared and presented. The staff were very efficient and pleasantly polite and worked remarkably well as a team. the room was spacious clean and... More 

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st albans
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent roast dinners - one turkey one beef. Beautifully cooked meat and roast potatoes. A traditional English pub, stone floors, rustic, warm fire, lots of paintings on the walls...and nicely full of customers. Friendly, accommodating staff. Our dog was welcomed too. All perfect for my visitors from London, who loved it. Will go again...and again...and again..

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Thank sallyStAlbans
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner, a friend and I had heard great things about the White Lion Inn and as new people to the area we were are keen to eat out and explore new pubs, places and meet new people. Over the years we have eaten in many pubs and restaurants, but I have to genuinely say I have been very very... More 

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Blackawton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Lovely old pub just off the busy A303 with lots of character, friendly and efficient service, and good value delicious food. And our dog can come too next time. What more can one want.? Well done, we'll be back.

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Devon UK
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53 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

lovely position just off the a303, easy to find, log fire in grate, nice room, large and comfortable. Good range of tea and coffee in room. We booked a table in the busy restaurant and enjoyed tasty food , short menu seasonal choices. Slept well and woke to a extremely good cooked breakfast . We will return .

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Looking for a dog friendly stop off point and were delighted with what we found. Charming pub, delicious food and lovely walks close by. Booked through one of the late room companies although it wasnt a late deal, were surprised to be charged £80 plus exchange rate ??? next time will book through White Lion web site direct

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

We stayed here for 1 night to visit family nearby. It was a late booking and pleased we found somewhere close, for a reasonable price. Arrived late after an extremely tiring 7 hour journey from the North. Warm welcome but rushed and weren't given full lowdown on what, where etc. Room was extremely small and cold, as the heating wasn't... More 

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Stopped here for a night to visit Stourhead which is 5 minutes by road. Booked room 2 - the £80 option, ensuite double. This is not a "king" but comfy enough, clean and warm. This inn has history reeking from it, stone floors and real fires but most of all it is well supported by its local community and thus... More 

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Bishop's Frome, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

No professional service, No experience in customer services. Bad public relations.Animals not welcome. Would no recommend. Land lords made me feel very unwelcome. I had previously used this pub under previous landlord and felt happy,but ooh so different now!!!

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Asked server if cod was fresh? Was told freshly cooked so I Ordered fish and chips and mushy peas,what I received was a mountain of chips and a massive very over done fried in old oil fish which might have been fresh a month ago but had been frozen brought back by microwave then deep fried in a horrible reused... More 

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