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All 3 Farnsfield Restaurants

The Lion at Farnsfield

Main Street, Farnsfield NG22 8EY, England
01623 883566
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Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Farnsfield
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Joined a friend here for lunch on 20 January 2015, very relaxing atmosphere, warm and welcoming. We had the sausages and mash with veg (I don't like mushy peas so swapped them for fresh vegetables). It was excellent, not too expensive and very filling. The staff were very attentive, very enjoyable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Never had a bad experience in the lion. Called in last minute hoping to get a table and the team were great. Always well looked after and the choice of food and wine is superb. Generous potion size and great quality ingredients. Would recommend if in the area.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Called in for lunch after a walk round nearby Calverton. My partner ordered the peppered steak sandwich and I ordered the pork sandwich from their 'Traditional sandwiches'. We also ordered a side of hand cut chips which were fabulous; thick, chunky chips just the way I like them. The surrounding were nice, although it was a Friday lunchtime there were... More 

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Excellent night was a carry on theme or black tie,everyone made an effort who attended. Staff was top draw nothing to much trouble a very well organised event great food,disco,and fantastic bacon cobs to start off 2015.

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Southwell, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed The Lion. Going again for my wife's birthday this week. Always a friendly atmosphere and welcome.

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We visited at lunchtime and sat in the bar as the restaurant was really busy and we hadn't booked. We were worried our food would take ages - but no problem; the staff were really efficient and the food very good. The menu has been updated for December: we had a baked parsnip, chestnut & mature cheddar pie off the... More 

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Farnsfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Lovely, friendly atmosphere, all the staff are attentive, good range of food, not expensive either, love it.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Have been to The Lion on several occasions. This time a family get together (party of 15 pre- booked at 12.30pm) for Sunday lunch - The Christmas Menu. The bar was busy but staff served us quickly. The table was set and ready on time. As with all my previous visits the food was exceptional, I sampled the loin of... More 

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Driffield East Yorkshire
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I went to this restaurant yesterday with my best friend for a belated birthday meal. The pub was really nice instead. The Christmas decorations were lovely and the December menu created by Darren the Head Chef was fantastic. I had the Game salad starter, the Turkey dinner and the Raspberry Creme Brûlée for dessert. The food and service was fantastic.... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

First visit. Sunday lunch. Huge portions, friendly staff, excellent ambience. Will definitely return.

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Additional Information about The Lion at Farnsfield

Address: Main Street, Farnsfield NG22 8EY, England
Phone Number: 01623 883566
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Farnsfield
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: English

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