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Dunston Road, Hartlepool, England
01429 867100
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Ranked #38 of 157 Restaurants in Hartlepool
Price range: $11 - $33
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Steakhouse, British, Pub, Tea Room
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: The Golden Lion has the largest thatched roof in the north of England with working open coal fires and bespoke oak furniture. We pride ourselves with friendly staff and fresh food cooked on site by our talented chefs, no ready made meals here! Independantly owned by a family from the town we are a freehold business stocking real ale, an extensive single malt collection and fine wines as well as your usual draught products. We are open from 9am Monday to Saturday serving breakfast, lunch and dinner then from 11am Sundays serving our traditional roasts 12 til 6pm. (Some might say we serve the best coffee in the town, or even the north east!)The current climate hasn't seemed to effect us as we are getting busier week by week from opening in 2005. It is great to see new and old faces each day and are looking forward to opening our function room soon.
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English first
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

Food at the Golden Lion is consistently good / very good. Not many restaurants can boast of this! I have never been disappointed in a meal I have eaten there!

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hartlepool
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62 reviews 62 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Five of us ate here recently before going a show and it was lovely. Table service is offered which is nice as often you have to go to the bar in a pub, so that made a change. As well as a full menu on offer there were also a number of specials that we tried and really enjoyed, the... More 

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

they do a fabulous roast dinner and deserts, we will definitely be going again. service also fabulouse.

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Good food nicely priced and very good service .Have used this restaurant lots of times for family get togethers and have not been disappointed.

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natalie2110
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8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Really recommend the Chicken A La Creme with Sticky Toffee Pudding for after! Lovely setting, cosy, plenty of room. Really recommend. Staff friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

I came with my family over 20 of us, a busy Saturday night. Service was fantastic, and food was great. Thoroughly enjoyed it!!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We booked on the morning and got offered a table even though we were a party of 7 which was great, simple Sunday menu which was fine as it really did allow for a quick service. Starter was good, I couldn't decide which meat to order for my roast as they had a choice of 4, so the waitress offered... More 

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Hartlepool
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18 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My husband and I along with our daughter stopped off for tea,the selection on the menu was amazing.we enjoyed three courses the starters all different but very tasty and fresh. For the main I had the cod loin,my husband had the belly pork,our daughter had the fish cakes all freshly cooked extremely tastey,with fresh vegetables. We all had different deserts... More 

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Called in to The Golden Lion as a complete surprise and what a pleasurable visit we had. The meal was excellent and the service very good indeed. It's some time since our last visit there but it won't be long before we go back. My wife had the fish whilst I had the liver and onions and both meals were... More 

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Outside the thatch roof is lovely but the inside of pub is bad let down. There has been no thought on the Decor and Furnishings to the of pub and it resemble a Church, by saying this i mean it looks as if all tables and chairs are ready packed DIY. Along all the back walls of inside the pub... More 

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Additional Information about Golden Lion

Address: Dunston Road, Hartlepool, England
Phone Number: 01429 867100
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Hartlepool
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 11 - 33
Cuisine: Steakhouse, British, Pub, Tea Room

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