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The White Lion

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Food good served very quickly. Excellent service but a bit shocked by the price of a soft drink... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Newchurch, United Kingdom
A Proper Pub - Good Food, Great Service & Timothy Taylors Too

We were over on the IoW visiting friends who recommended the White Lion for our lunch. Following a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New Milton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Food good served very quickly. Excellent service but a bit shocked by the price of a soft drink ( half pint of Diet Coke = 2 pounds 15 pence) equivalent to 4.30 per pint.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank johnE6457CJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were over on the IoW visiting friends who recommended the White Lion for our lunch. Following a friendly greeting I noticed they had Timothy Taylor's on tap!!! It was very well kept and went down a treat. We all ordered from the fixed menu...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Watchman077
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time we had visited this pub ... felt warm and inviting as soon as we entered. Friendly staff, sat on the sofas by the log burner which was very cosy. Asked for recommendation for lunch and was told that The White Lion is known...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lynne H
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

First time back here for some years, as have always been passing by on the way to somewhere else! Service and food were excellent. A bit of a wait (which was acknowledged and apologised for) but the quality and freshness of the food more than...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peter W
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Another lovely visit to The White Lion in the lovely village of Arreton. Very handy for Arreton Barn and right next to the lovely old church. Quiet the night we went but as usual the food and service was good so no complaints at all....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank keredwh
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

We have been visiting the Island for over 20 years but this was the first time here. We called in for lunch; the 4 of us had different meals. I was impressed by the welcome, the quality of the service, and the quality of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

We haven't been for a couple of years, the owners appeared to have changed. Our waitress,Kirren, very pleasant and attentive. We didn't have to wait long for our food, the lasagne was one of the best I've had for a long time and a large...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank waynesgirl23
Reviewed August 31, 2018

We called in for food with 3 grandchildren aged 7, 9 & 12, WOW, this place is excellent, nothing was too much trouble for our lovely waitress 'Lily'. especially as our 7 yr old is a fussy eater but that was no problem and we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Lin A
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

We've been to the White Lion twice this holiday, once for a lunch and once for dinner. Both times we've been really, really impressed by the food and the welcoming staff. The portions are really good value for money and great care was taken in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Darren A
Reviewed August 25, 2018

Day 2 of 5 on IOW and we went in as "newby's" WHY haven't we been before it was excellent!! Friendly, prompt service, clean tables, the menu was very varied with lots of specials on offer too.....I opted for chicken and bacon salad, hubby had...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank jules42Newbury
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Response from Pyro1963 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure in the week but at the weekend it is served from midday till 9pm! Best to book as they get busy