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“Local boozer” 1 of 5 stars
Review of The Lion Hotel

The Lion Hotel
Pen Dref, Snowdonia National Park, Harlech LL46 2SG, Wales
01766 780731
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Ranked #8 of 16 Restaurants in Harlech
Cuisines: Pub
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Cheshire
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Local boozer”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Noisy, unclean, small, locals bad behavior outside on benches. It was a lovely sunny evening spoilt by theses patrons of the Lion

Visited June 2013
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English first
Wrexham, UK
Top Contributor
146 reviews 146 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 65 cities Reviews in 65 cities
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
“Warm welcome, tasty food, good value.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

It's a bit hard to find, as it doesn't have a pub sign. Look for a board on the pavement opposite.
From the outside it looked a bit tatty, but we'd read the reviews here, so we went in, and promptly received a very warm welcome from the landlady.
It was nice and comfortable, and we enjoyed the chance to chat with the locals, who were all very friendly to us.
Food was simple, but well cooked, and very tasty; at an unusually low price for the area.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Runcorn, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Recommend to tourists!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Lovely pub, nice west facing beer garden, great jukebox! Would recommend this place to other tourists in the town.

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coventry
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
“Nice traditional pub”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

We stayed round the corner from the Lion and visited a couple of times. Its a traditional pub, can't comment on the food as we did not have anything but looked like traditional pub food.

We joined in with the pub quiz and found the locals to be very welcoming and the land lady even bought out free sandwiches and crisps at half time.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Chennai, India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Very warm & welcoming”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

We went there 3 times, the first time by chance & the other 2 times by intent! We loved the place - a typical country pub with log fire, fine ales, home-cooked food menu, lots of happy and warm people that make you feel at home as soon as you enter! Taz, the in-house jack russel is an instant hit with adults & children alike - my 2 year old went crazy over him. The staff is very warm & welcoming too. 3 evenings saw 3 different sets of people manning the bar & all of them, happy, jovial, warm & friendly....a small hidden gem which also happens to be fantastic value for money besides everything else said!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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