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The White Lion

3.0 of 5 High Street, Bourton SP8 5AT, England
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  • 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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Warminster, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
11 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fancy a friendly country inn to enjoy a drink? Not expecting any thrills, tables and chairs that match or carpet? Then this is the place to go. Welcoming, friendly staff, not expensive, log fires and the ideal place to enjoy a few hours in the company of friendly locals.

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Warminster, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Just six chaps of various ages out for "A Boy's Night Out" of the non-rowdy type and the White Lion was an ideal "country" setting. They welcomed us in a very friendly manner and fed and watered us handsomely. A very pleasant experience that did not break the bank.

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Akron, Ohio
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58 reviews 58 reviews
11 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We were looking for a B&B. Several were full and the WhiteLion was recommended. We were very thankful we went there. The room was over the restaurant but very quiet. It was very large and extremely clean. The staff was friendly and helpful. The restaurant serves excellent food and the pub was full of the locals- great talk. Highly recommend.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Have a friend living in the area we often come here. This isnt a 'dress up venue', more come as you are. The bar is very much a wellies/outdoor/dogs-welcome kind of feel. Its not the warmest atmosphere (a bit village hall feel), desperately needs a womans touch, window dressing etc and a good lick of paint. The Friday night music... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I have been going every Friday for the music, excellent beer, company and friendly bar staff for over a year now, however I have only just tried the burger...wow! It was up there in my top 5 ever, highly recommend it. Worth noting the bands can be a bit noisy on a Friday, but that is to be expected... You... More 

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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125 reviews 125 reviews
52 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Four of us ate here for Sunday lunch. We were able to book a table over the phone. There was plenty to choose from on the menu, although we all had the roast- on the day we went, there was a choice of sirloin beef or roast pork. The service was great - we were well looked after and the... More 

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Hatfield, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

A good place to stay as a stop over. Only 2 miles from A303. The staff were very welcoming, they gave great service. There was a good choice of food and a selection of ciders to try. The room was clean and comfortable, but it was at the front of the pub, so on a warm night with windows open,... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

The pub inside and out was beautiful and had such character with positive vibes. Everyone was so friendly and very helpful. The room and bathroom were lovely and very clean (and I'm a bit of a clean freak!). There were lots of personal touches and everything we needed was ready and there for us when we arrived. The breakfast was... More 

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Bath, England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Beautiful pub, wonderful food and fantastic service. The apple crumble was lovely and it came with custard. Beautiful artwork on the walls that you can buy. I would highly recommend this pub. it also has a car park!

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Rayleigh, England, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Was recommended this pub for a Sunday roast and was glad we were! Lamb roast with all the trimmings and one of the best apple pies we've all had in a long time! The staff were really friendly and we can't wait to go back next time we're in the area.

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Address: High Street, Bourton SP8 5AT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bourton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The White Lion 3*
Number of rooms: 2
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