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The Bar and Brasserie - White Lion Hotel

The White Lion Hotel | Market Cross Place, Aldeburgh IP15 5BJ, England
01728 452 720
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Ranked #4 of 27 Restaurants in Aldeburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $41
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: European, French
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: Our new Bar and Brasserie has been inspired by a modern desire to return to simple, 'back to basics' food, offering freshly prepared dishes, contemporary, informal surroundings and impeccable service. We hope the whole family will enjoy dining with us. From fresh fish bought from Dean's Shed, situated on the beach opposite the White Lion, to smoked kippers sourced from Pinney's of Orford, every ingredient used in the exciting dishes which feature on the new menu, has been 'hand picked' to guarantee an abundance of flavours - Bon Appétit.
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English first
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Excellent ! Food spot on as are the staff ! Atmosphere superb ! Beer good ! Staying here as well lovely room !

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Leiston, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My fiancée booked us a meal in the brasserie, we've been many times before and the standard is always reasonably high. On this occasion the restaurant seemed to be missing a little atmosphere, possibly due to it being January and not particularly busy. We had a G & T on arrival and then went for a cocktail, very nice cocktail... More 

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Bedfordshire
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The Sunday before last four of us went for afternoon at The White Lion. We chose to be served in the lounge where we had a comfortable area to ourselves with a seaside view out of the window. The sandwiches looked and tasted as if they had been freshly prepared and brought straight to us they were very tasty. We... More 

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Ipswich - UK
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We booked for one of the Santa Sunday lunches that the White Lion offered in December. These lunches which feature a Festive Style Roast, also include table entertainment plus children's entertainment along with a visit from Santa. We had a great lunch, and applaud the staff for doing such a great job - never easy to serve 190+ diners and... More 

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WLAldeburgh, General Manager at The Bar and Brasserie - White Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at The Bar and Brasserie. It is great to hear that you had a lovely experience, particularly that you found our staff to be attentive. Your kind comments have been shared with our team. We are looking forward to welcoming you back to Aldeburgh again soon. Kind regards, Peter More 

Bedford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We booked athe NY Eve dinner in advance for our holiday in Aldeburgh. Not regulars at the type of event we were a little apprehensive. However, the evening was well organised, ensuring the couples were seated together rather than amongst parties. The food was well presented and tasty, especially as mass catering can often be a bit dodgy. All in... More 

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WLAldeburgh, General Manager at The Bar and Brasserie - White Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at The Bar and Brasserie. It is great to hear that you had a lovely experience on New Year's Eve and your kind comments have been shared with our team. We look forward to welcoming you back to Aldeburgh again soon. Kind regards, Peter More 

London
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Oh what a shame. After not getting a table at The Brudenell, we booked for Boxing Day lunch at the White Lion. We were excited to find such a festive looking hotel, friendly staff and a pretty dining room but that's where it ended. Lunch, from a set menu but with options, was wholly disappointing. Brocolli and blue cheese soup... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We liked everything. Excellent food. Really friendly staff and we were made very welcome. Especially nice was the fact that were were not rushed and had time to enjoy the whole meal.

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WLAldeburgh, General Manager at The Bar and Brasserie - White Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your recent birthday experience at The Bar and Brasserie. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your meal and your kind comments have been shared with our team. We look forward to welcoming you back to Aldeburgh again soon. Kind regards, Peter More 

Altrincham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This hotel has lost much of its original charm as the dining area has been reconfigured although some younger diners may disagree with my comment. What was a meeting room is now the brasserie. On arrival we were given a table by the window overlooking the fishing huts and we watched the passing trade until daylight disappeared whilst we perused... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Just returned from the lightest of lunches, two simple sharing platters one fish, one meat. Both were so substantial I was pleased I had not ordered the larger ones. A couple of glasses of house wine and a table with a sea view. The waiter Andrei (from Portugal) could not have been more helpful or charming. While waiting we looked... More 

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WLAldeburgh, General Manager at The Bar and Brasserie - White Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at The Bar and Brasserie. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your food and your kind comments have been shared with our team. We look forward to welcoming you back to Aldeburgh again soon. Kind regards, Peter More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Bit of a long overdue review as I dined here last month. I dined with parents and grandparents for Sunday lunch. I was looking forward to the anticipated a'la carte menu that I had read on the internet; however we we presented with a much shorter Sunday menu, still very good, just not what I was hoping for! Confit chicken... More 

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WLAldeburgh, General Manager at The Bar and Brasserie - White Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at The Bar and Brasserie. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your food and your kind comments have been shared with our team. We look forward to welcoming you back to Aldeburgh again soon. Kind regards, Peter More 

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Additional Information about The Bar and Brasserie - White Lion Hotel

Address: The White Lion Hotel | Market Cross Place, Aldeburgh IP15 5BJ, England
Phone Number: 01728 452 720
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Aldeburgh
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 41
Cuisine: European, French

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