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The White Lion

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The Square,, Broadwindsor DT8 3QD, England
01308 867070
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
welcome newcomers

we moved in to the village at the end of January and I needed to feed the workers!! we went down the pub but all the tables where reserved. after talking to the landlord he managed to fit all 6 of us in before one of the reserved table parties came in. the food is excellent, varied and tasty... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
Michael E
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Broadwindsor, United Kingdom
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English first
Broadwindsor, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

we moved in to the village at the end of January and I needed to feed the workers!! we went down the pub but all the tables where reserved. after talking to the landlord he managed to fit all 6 of us in before one of the reserved table parties came in. the food is excellent, varied and tasty, with... More 

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Thatcham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We popped in during a stay at The Bothy, which is only down the road. The selection of ales was good and so we enjoyed a few one evening. We decided to visit again for Sunday lunch as a family, but we would the food to be a little disappointing. It was edible but quite bland - we were expecting... More 

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Colchester
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Looking for a soup and sandwich type lunch after a walk up a local NT Iron Age settlement. Very welcoming and an excellent curried parsnip soup with thick-cut White bread, the sausage sandwich good a well. Palmers beer just what was needed after a good walk!

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Southern England
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Pub absolutely packed tonight for a really good visiting Quire sing. Landlord welcoming. Refreshments of all sorts very good.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

Very disappointed with food . I had the slow cooked lamb with vegetables which was a special on the board. The meat was tough and greasy . The vegetables comprised of a few watery carrot slices and one wet broccoli head . Very tasteless .Avoid

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Bridport, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The new landlord had only taken over less than a week ago, so it was so impressive to have a varied menu to choose from. Lovely pub food and very well priced, big portions too and kids menu. Landlord is a really friendly, helpful chap and he was very flexible with smaller portions from the main menu for kids. Good... More 

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Beaminster, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

A new Landlord has taken over the Pub and so far so good. Well worth a visit for very good service and good food. Reasonably priced good food.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

A cosy and welcoming pub but sadly lacking in customers which is a shame....with more support it could be the heart of the village but sadly it seems somewhat forgotten about. Use it or lose it...no good moaning when it's gone!

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Sydenham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We were staying at The Old George B&B opposite the pub and eating in the pub meant not needing a driver. Really good pub food at very reasonable prices. It was busy with local customers on the Monday and Tuesday nights we were there, so seems to be popular. We understand that it's about to change tenants and that they... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Average menu, no parking, poorly kept beer. Pretty average welcome and no atmosphere but maybe it's better when it's further into the summer season

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Square,, Broadwindsor DT8 3QD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Broadwindsor
  • Phone Number: 01308 867070

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English

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