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“A great meal and service.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Old Lion

The Old Lion
Pailton Road, Harborough Magna CV23 0HQ, England
01788833238
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Cuisines: Gastropub
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Rugby, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“A great meal and service.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

We love the food, the service and the building. All in all well worth a visit as it's well, well above most pubs and restaurants in the area.

  • Visited November 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Pleasant surprise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

We had not visited this pub for several years but upon our return on 13th December last we were thrilled to see the changes that had taken place. My husband and I chose the Holly Cheesemas Burger and we were not disappointed. The food was well presented and tasted superb. The decor was very modern and staff were efficient and friendly. Yes a little more expensive but well worth it. We would definitely visit again.

Visited December 2014
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Rugby, England, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Try it you wont be disappointed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I guess it could be described as a gastropub with a its contemporary look and menu to match. Friendly staff, excellent food and service, slightly more expensive that your run of the mill pub but given the quality of the meals its good value for money.

  • Visited November 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Rugby, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Sunday Lunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

After visiting the Old Lion last Friday evening with my husband, we decided to revisit for Sunday Lunch with our family. The food was outstanding, the service fantastic, and the ambience perfect. We smiled at the offer of pain killers for our hungover son, it even made him smile too. The food did the trick! An amazing lunch for lots of reasons. Thank you so much for a fabulous time.....we will be back.

  • Visited November 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Rugby, United Kingdom
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Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Expensive”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We were told there was no children's menu as such, but smaller portions of mains were available. My 8 year old daughter opted for pasta with tomatoes and we were charged £17 for the privelege. I could have easily knock up something better in 10 minutes at home. The rest of the food was nothing special, but adequate.

Won't be eating there again.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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