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Wilton Lane | Wilton, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6AQ, England
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The White Lion
Ranked #20 of 37 Ross-on-Wye B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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173 reviews 173 reviews
88 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We were canoeing the Wye River for 3 days stopping off at little pubs along the way. The White Lion just past Ross on Wye was the perfect stop, places to pull the canoe up, storage for paddles etc. and a warm welcome. Our room was warm and comfortable and our meal in the bar downstairs home cooked and just... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Located in the village of Wilton, a stone's throw from the centre of Ross-On-Wye and yards from the A40, the White Lion is a classic, red sandstone Hereford building in an enviable riverside setting, with a large, sheltered deck and patio overlooking the river and the countryside beyond. We were watching pheasants whilst eating lunch Although the building is historic,... More 

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Ferndale, Wales, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We came across this restaurant by accident but its no accident that that we go back time and time again the food is really very good and the setting beautiful come the warm weather you can sit out by the side of the river have a meal or just a drink and soak up the atmosphere. The service is excellent... More 

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I have been on several occasions to the White Lion for food and drinks alone and ant fault the service not the food quality! I am sum what dumbfounded by RhysP review as he hasn't as such mentioned the quality of the food just the mistake they had brought on themselves. It was lucky a member of staff knocked and... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I've never stayed there but been for many a sunday roast - every time we have visited The White Lion in Ross-on-Wye we have had a fantastic experience! The food is scrummy and the atmosphere is warm, friendly, homely, cosy, relaxed...I could go on!!! I hope nothing changes, ever...x

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
10 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My sister and step dad booked their joint birthday party here the landlady booked the whole place out for the party and included a massive buffet of home cooked curry and sweet and sour pork there was so much leftovers. Excellent place as I've said in previous reviews great menu of delicious home cooked food fine local ale and views... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We stayed in the white lion last week for 3 nights (23/09/14 in the family room which was very comfortable for the 3 of us, the staff were very friendly and the food was home from home with a varied menu. Ian , Rachael looked after us very well along with the other staff, our fishing trips were all booked... More 

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

A group of friends and I canoed down the river wye and were advised to stay at the white lion. The staff were rude "including management" We were kept outside to eat our rather expensive meal (avoid the duck) also kept outside in the morning to eat our breakfast. We asked for a clean mug to replace a chipped and... More 

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jacquinewman, Owner at The White Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, I am though somewhat bemused by your comments. Firstly regarding you having to eat under the pegola, I am sorry but you had not booked a table and we were fully booked in the pub so this was the only seating available which you chose to take, I am sorry... More 

Cardiff
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

What a lovely place, beautiful location with a great menu. Staff were very friendly, lovely atmosphere inside and outside at the rear of pub where it looks onto the river Wye. We sat outside and had our order taken within minutes. Ordered starters of duck pancakes with spring onion and cumcumber with a drizzle of plumb sauce. This starter was... More 

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Lydbrook, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I have to say: I really dislike celebrating my birthday. Seriously: all body features rapidly decamping south, unless it's excess weight, in which case it remains remarkably buoyant. The White Lion makes you realise that such concerns are really rather foolish, as it soothes you with a lovely, comforting, family atmosphere and some seriously excellent food. The steak was sublime:... More 

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Address: Wilton Lane | Wilton, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6AQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Herefordshire > Ross-on-Wye
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
The White Lion Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire

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