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The Black Lion

2 South Black Lion Lane | Hammersmith, London W6 9TJ, England (Chiswick)
02087482639
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Ranked #5,146 of 17,931 Restaurants in London
Price range: $19 - $29
Cuisines: British, Pub
Neighborhood: Chiswick
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Reservations
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  • Italian first
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English first
Summerfield, Florida, United States
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89 reviews 89 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Great place to eat when in this area. Typical English Pub with excellent food and a fantastic variety of local beer. The waitress actually brought each of us a shot glass of the different beers and from that tasting each of us chose one. They have a beautiful garden to use when the weather is nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

After traveling around Europe it was good to be surrounded my Kiwis. I was there for the rugby game on Saturday against England. Good to see a good kiwi crowd there supporting the pub and the All Blacks. The food was what I expected for a small pub, there was only a selected amount options due to the amount of... More 

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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199 reviews 199 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I visited this pub as part of a pub crawl and enjoyed the good beer and pleasant atmosphere. I recommend coming here if your in the area.

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Our wedding party arrived late on Friday after a rehearsal at the church, for a pre booked meal. There were 10 of us. Tables were ready, service was friendly and fast, food was excellent. We will definitely come again, and would recommend this venue to others.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Since the new owner took over a few years ago, this pub has become a real gem. Super friendly staff, great selection of wine & beer but the food - good honest high quality pub food - is well worth the trip. Everything is fresh, tasty & well prepared. We had whitebait, crab & salmon & the kids meals were... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Great good good prices all freshly cooked ,staff very friendly very clean homemade food not and well cooked, ,had to wait abit for it to come out but well worth it

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London
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I took my daughter and her friend here for lunch one Sunday. We loved the look of the place but the food was so disappointing .......less than mediocre. Main complaint was my chicken had been flavoured with what had to be (or anyway tasted like) commercial BBQ sauce - very uninspiring and not what it was called on the menu.... More 

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London
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38 reviews 38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

A nice change from all of the chains. Good pub, very welcoming staff and good service. Very close to kings cross but off main drag

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London, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

There are lots of great pubs along the river. Unfortunately, The Black Lion is somewhat ruined by the slightly rude service offered by the New Zealander chap who runs the place. The food was quite slow coming out of the kitchen and his attitude was along the lines of "Relax. Why are you in such a rush?" We found his... More 

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London
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

This is one of those unique London pubs that you want to find but rarely do - staff with personality and amazing service, THE best food (not typical pub fare) and an amazing wine list! Even while extremely (!) busy the staff were so down to earth and attentive, they couldn't do more to please and as a result we... More 

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Additional Information about The Black Lion

Address: 2 South Black Lion Lane | Hammersmith, London W6 9TJ, England
Phone Number: 02087482639
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Chiswick
Average Prices: USD 19 - 29
Cuisine: British, Pub

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