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The Lion at Farnsfield

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Main Street, Farnsfield NG22 8EY, England
441623883566
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 234
    Excellent
  • 75
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 6
    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
A nice suprise

We had driven past many times and never thought anything of it. We then went for a family meal and were blown away by how nice the food was. How well they handled our large partt whilst servicing every other guest and the staff are so friendly. Will be going back again for a special occasion

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Liam B
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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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English first
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We had driven past many times and never thought anything of it. We then went for a family meal and were blown away by how nice the food was. How well they handled our large partt whilst servicing every other guest and the staff are so friendly. Will be going back again for a special occasion

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We visited mid August with friends for dinner.It was a good choice for a Monday evening as it was quite busy and had atmosphere, not always easy to find on a Monday.The meal was very good with professional and friendly staff. There was an excellent choice of food to suit all tastes. All in all very good value . We... More 

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Edwinstowe
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69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Went with my mum who is 84 and my cousin for a mid week lunch, had not been for about a year and really liked the new menu which has been pared down to just offer excellent food,well prepared and presented. Two of us had fish and chips and I had chicken salad which was delicious. The waitress was very... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Went for lunch with a friend, was amazed at how this place has changed since I last visited (which was years ago), the refurbishment is very classy and welcoming. The staff are very friendly and accommodating, the food was fresh and plenty of it and very reasonably priced. The whole place has a friendly ambience, I will certainly be returning.

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Nottingham, UK
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We went to the Lion yesterday and enjoyed the drink. Although we didn't eat there the food looked lovely and our friends who have thorough enjoyed it. Friendly people and cosy pub.

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

My sister and I had lunch at the Lion for the first time. What a find! Lovely decor. Good well kept beer. Very friendly, efficient and professional staff. The food was excellent quality and delivered promptly. We were not rushed even though they were quite busy. We weren't going to have dessert but having sat chatting for ages after our... More 

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Met a friend here for Sunday lunch and, wow, what a transformation! Last time I set foot in this pub was a few years ago when it was looking distinctly worse for wear - nowadays it looks gorgeous! We were seated immediately (we had a reservation anyway) and service was very friendly and prompt. There is a good choice of... More 

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nottinghamshire
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

A last minute choice of venue & only just managed to get a table, The Lion was inviting, having nice decor with a warm atmosphere. The staff are attentive, knowledgable but certainly 'not in your face'. A good seasonal changed menu with not too many choices. Have Gluten Free too. The burgers are huge, and not overdressed with leaves, my... More 

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Copthorne, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Very enjoyable meal, all nicely cooked and presented, generous portion size. Interesting quirky touches in the bar area and the dining area had a very homely feel to it. Nice atmosphere and good service.

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Sutton in Ashfield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

My husband and i visited here today for a Sunday lunch. The staff were very friendly and professional. I had roast beef which melted in your mouth. My husband had the chicken which he also said was cooked to perfection. There was plenty of veg for the two of us. We will definitely be returning

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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: 441623883566

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British
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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