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The White Lion

The Square,, Broadwindsor DT8 3QD, England
01308 867070
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Cuisines: English
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 8, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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23 reviews from our community

91% Recommend
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English first
Sydenham, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Richmond, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

I just wanted to say that I went to the community pub as part of a group from Broadwindsor Care Home. We had a night out for the first time in years and it was a wonderful evening. Good food and a wonderful atmosphere. We will now use the pub regularly. I would recommend it.

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014 via mobile

We visited one evening this week,greeted by a very warm welcome. Warm fires a blazing,we both ordered off the specials board,Fresh Chicken stuffed with Stilton cheese,wrapped in Parma ham,presented on a green leaf salad,and Stilton sauce & sauté potatoes. One of the best meals,I have ever had,pleasant local people,willing to engage in small talk,very welcoming indeed! Now we have booked... More

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We didn't eat here as we were staying locally but the owners, staff and locals are very friendly. They have an amazing dog called Rebel and welcomed our two dogs as well. By the end of the week, we were reacted like part oft eh community. A great local pub.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Friend and I went for evening meal as it is central to both of us. Had heard mixed reviews, but think there have been a few different people running this pub over the last few years. I had the ham egg and chips, the ham was thick cut and plenty of it. My friend had the cajun salmon which she... More

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Well, Odiham
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Went to the white lion while on Holliday the food service and atmosphere were fantastic would recommend a visit good night out had by us all

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Beaminster, England, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

The new people in the pub have settled in and are very popular with the village. The food is very good. Don't expect a gastro pub menu but do expect a plate full of wholesome fare. The food is served promptly and politely. The prices are very reasonable. Please go and try it out. I am sure you won't be... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We were staying in a cottage in the village and decided to have a an evening in the local pub. The food was ok and the service was reasonable. The people in the pub were welcoming to visitors and the ambiance was satisfactory. All in all the food was good for a small village pub but nothing out of the... More

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Surrey, England
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

I visited this pub on several occasions whilst staying in a holiday cottage in Broadwindsor with family. On all visits we were greeted with a warm welcome. The owners are lovely and the food we enjoyed on a lunchtime visit was fantastic pub food. As we turned up unannounced as part of a group of six we were impressed to... More

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