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dandy lion

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market street, Bradford-on-Avon, England
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Dining options: Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 106
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    Very good
  • 17
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  • 10
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  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent food

Always a favourite of ours to eat when in Bradford on Avon...& now with a loyalty card to collect points. The food is excellent with a good choice on menu & a specials board..the Dandy Lion is a popular place & is usually very busy but tables are able to be booked in the restaurant.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
Sweetlady31
via mobile
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

Always a favourite of ours to eat when in Bradford on Avon...& now with a loyalty card to collect points. The food is excellent with a good choice on menu & a specials board..the Dandy Lion is a popular place & is usually very busy but tables are able to be booked in the restaurant.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Just popped in for a drink on a hot summer day. Got a table in the open window looking out onto the town. Very pleasant afternoon spent watching the world go by. Beer was nice and cold and the staff very relaxed.

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Malvern Wells, United Kingdom
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102 reviews 102 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Very good food fresh quick service nice authentic pub lunch in a quant town of Bradford in Avon! We would return friendly staff, nice menu something for everyone all washed down with a pint! Or bottle of fizz!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Nice pub with decent food. We ate in the upstairs restaurant area. The staff were friendly and service good.

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Bradford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Excellent pub meals and a good atmosphere in a traditional country pub. Very welcoming and relaxed atmosphere.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Food was good but having booked a table for 8 for a family meal to be told on arrival they had a no children policy was a bit shocking. We were tolerated but it spoilt the evening.

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South Wales
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12 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 via mobile

My 'triple cooked' chips were over cooked and hard, likewise the onion rings. We were not asked how our food was. There is no wifi and when I told them the one toilet doesn't flush I was told 'I know'. Should there have been an out of order sign on the toilet door? Not a good experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

We have been there a few times and it gets better and better me and my partner enjoy the atmosphere and the food is great I can strongly recommend the roast beef nice tender meat. Also tried a salad today as a starter which was very nice. I think we are quite picky with food and I've never had any... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Decided to try this pub today 9/3/15 saw the trip advisor sign & thought happy days... how wrong were we, asked for pint of cider & only got half as they ran out, my partner had to settle for zinfandel rose as they were low on wine, limited food choice as well - not what was on the board outside... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I am very happy to write a third review of the Dandy Lion. Last time we visited we were disappointed - we have been to the pub countless times over the last couple of years and had only one bad experience. I visited with a friend for lunch last week - different staff and a different chef I think -... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: market street, Bradford-on-Avon, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Bradford-on-Avon

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

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