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The Dandy Lion

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35 Market Street, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1lL, England
01225863433
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Dining options: Breakfast, Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 127
    Excellent
  • 110
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Regular haunt

Great place,nice atmosphere,staff good, food always good with interesting specials board. A regular haunt.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Gail L
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penmaen
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's our local and the perfect place to meet up for a drink, some amazing food and possibly even a game or two!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place,nice atmosphere,staff good, food always good with interesting specials board. A regular haunt.

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Thank Gail L
N.E. Somerset
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74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Dandy Lion with family, over from Australia, after a lovely walk along the canal to Avoncliffe and back along country lanes on a grey January Saturday. We hovered by the bar until a table in the window became free, all supping on refreshing Kingston Press cider. Meals arrived promptly and the single vegetarian loved her Nut and... More 

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Thank Knockout
Winchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at The Dandy Lion for lunch and it's a lovely pub with great food. The staff were happy and friendly and looked as though they enjoyed serving. We were lucky to find a table free but it was a Saturday. We shall certainly return if we are in the interesting town of Bradford on Avon again.

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Thank Gillianred
Weston-super-Mare, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having seen their good reviews here I was looking forward to a nice meal. What I got was anything but. Fairly uninteresting menu, I chose potato skins to start. They had been hanging around for some time before they got to me and were covered with what looked like a Dairylee cheese slice. My main course was a very confused... More 

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Thank June H
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Would highly recommend eating at The Dandy Lion. Lovely varied menu and the food was of excellent quality& hot. The service was excellent by all the staff.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Cosy little pub, wonderful vege beanburger! Central location in town. Recommended if youre feeling peckish!

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Thank louisew898
Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Always great simple food and well kept beer. Friendly service. This is my favourite lunch venue in town, not so keen on atmosphere in the evening.

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Thank xgunsregular
Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Not expecting too much as this looks quite ordinary from the outside. Decent selection of beers, nice mulled wine, varied and tasty menu and would definitely return! Great bookcase with games and books that generated conversation

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

I wouldn't call The Dandylion a gastropub but it's more a pub with food. The food was adequate but steak was overdone and stringy and wrong menus were placed on tables

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 35 Market Street, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1lL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Bradford-on-Avon
  • Phone Number: 01225863433

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

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