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The Lion at Farnsfield

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Main Street, Farnsfield NG22 8EY, England
01623 883566
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Today
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 202
    Excellent
  • 62
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
First visit

I went in a party of 7 people , the service was good and staff very friendly and helpful and the food was amazing , once we had decided what we were eating the food came out very quickly and was well presented , 6 of us had fish and chips and the little chip baskets made us smile :)... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
Tina C
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Newark upon Trent, null, United Kingdom
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English first
Newark upon Trent, null, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

I went in a party of 7 people , the service was good and staff very friendly and helpful and the food was amazing , once we had decided what we were eating the food came out very quickly and was well presented , 6 of us had fish and chips and the little chip baskets made us smile :)... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

I live in Farnsfield, and love to eat at the Lion especially on a Sunday, their Sunday Roast is fab. Mid week I op for their locally sourced burger, and at lunch their fish platter. But most of all I love that I can sit either in the bar or outside with my dog, after a long walk in the... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

We've eaten at the Lion 3 or 4 times now, and the food has always impressed. Good service , well presented, tasty food and massive portions. Not cheap, but this is much more than pub grub. If you're thinking of having starters, I suggest you share one, because they are BIG. Good beer too (boon Doggle)

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Nottingham
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3 reviews 3 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

From beginning to end, this restaurant was perfect. We were welcomed to our table swiftly and offered a drink whilst we perused the menu. We shared a starter of Greek kebab with Greek salad and garlic sauce. For the mains we had butter-flied chicken with the most amazing creamy mash and perfectly cooked asparagus and a beautiful mushroom sauce, my... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

My partner came across this place after getting lost and I'm so glad he did. We've been 3 times now over a lunch time period. The 3rd time we took friends and each time we've had excellent service and great food. The sandwiches are of a good size, we've tried the roast pork with stuffing ciabatta, the peppered steak sandwich... More 

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Nottinghamshire
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42 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Called in on a Thursday evening and found the restaurant was booked up, so worth booking in advance! We ate in the bar which was fine though the restaurant has a smarter finish to it. All staff were friendly and helpful. The main courses were tasty, well cooked and good quality. As a sweet toothed person I didn't find the... More 

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

My wife and I fancied a treat so called in at this place without reservation which was no trouble on a very sunny afternoon today. The meal was very hot and tasty, as well as being filling, in fact neither of us could manage a sweet. Very polite and attentive staff and a lovely area to sit for a casual... More 

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heanor, derbyshire
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

First visit to the Lion yesterday for a lovely family lunch. It was hard to choose from the menu as there were so many lovely options, we all chose something different and everyone looked and tasted great. The restaurant was beautifully decorated and felt very comfortable. The staff were very friendly especially Lesley who is a real credit to the... More 

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England
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Had a lovely Sunday afternoon at The Lion, all my family chose to have the Sunday dinner which came out well presented and hot. We shared the bottomless vegetables which were cooked very well and were most enjoyable. The only downside was they seated us on a small table which was better suited for 4 and not 6 but i... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We went for a family meal at the end of March all the food was delicious and the service was great. Well done everyone keep up the hard work. We will be back again very soon.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Street, Farnsfield NG22 8EY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Farnsfield
  • Phone Number: 01623 883566

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?