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10 Fore Street, Port Isaac pl293rb, England
1208880336
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Sunday
Closed
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 144
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    Very good
  • 34
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  • 13
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  • 25
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food and atmosphere

I ate here twice on a recent trip to Port Isaac; once with my young family and once with a big group of friends. Very different requirements and both were catered for very well. Great fresh food and friendly staff.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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Chagford, United Kingdom
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294 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Jamberoo, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

great service, great atmosphere, the best mussels in garlic cream sauce that I have ever had. I can highly recommend this for dinner while in Port Isaac.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Whilst staying in Port Isaac with my wife we tried out all the village pubs and found that the Golden Lion was by far the best pub for atmosphere, views from the outside terrace and for real ale. The pub sells three St Austell hand pulled beers which are really well kept. We used this as our local for the... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW via mobile

Visited Port Isaac today and decided to pop in here for a drink. A bit on the expensive side- £4.00 for two halves!! Didn't find the staff particularly welcoming either - shame.

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Billingshurst, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We've been visiting Port Isaac and the surrounding area for several years now and have grown to love it. We almost feel that the Golden Lion is our local. Always a friendly atmosphere. The actual locals are always ready for a chat, which is so nice. We ate here and to be honest, it was excellent. Not an overly packed... More 

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Chagford, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

I ate here twice on a recent trip to Port Isaac; once with my young family and once with a big group of friends. Very different requirements and both were catered for very well. Great fresh food and friendly staff.

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Characterful local with Rattler on tap and THE most amazing view from the balcony across the harbour and out to sea. Not eaten here but drinks and atmosphere always good.

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Mo i Rana, Norway
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72 reviews 72 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The Pub has a very friendly atmosphere and attentive staff. They had a wide range of beers(St Austells Brewery) and really good food. We had Fish&chips, It was very tasty and served with additional sauces..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

Great portion sizes and really tasty dishes. Lovely pub relaxed feel. The banana split was to die for and huge!!! Would eat here again 😃

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Went here for dinner last weekend. Was fantastic! Really good food, great ale and nice wine. Staff were very friendly, there was a nice atmosphere and it was good value too. I had fish and chips (I'm not usually a fan but saw someone else having it and was tempted) it was the best I've ever had. My wife had... More 

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Wolverhampton
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The Golden Lion is a historic, striking and cosy pub in the corner of Fore Street in Port Isaac which we used as our 'local' during our week visit. It has a great little balcony to sit out on in the sun, admiring the sea views, watching the fishermen's activity in the harbour and if you're fortunate enough (like we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10 Fore Street, Port Isaac pl293rb, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Port Isaac
  • Phone Number: 1208880336

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?