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Football away day

This pub is situated in the perfect place for away fans travelling to Crewe by train. Just past... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2019
Northampton, United Kingdom
One at a time

This was my second visit to The Lion as a pre-match pub. It was busier on this occasion but... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2018
martin t
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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58 Nantwich Road, Crewe CW2 6AL, England
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Reviewed March 3, 2019

This pub is situated in the perfect place for away fans travelling to Crewe by train. Just past Crewe Alexandra F.C. a few minutes from the station. Both the real ales were good. Ruddles best and Old Speckled Hen. The Ruddles ran out and shortly...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed November 14, 2018

This was my second visit to The Lion as a pre-match pub. It was busier on this occasion but never-the-less a very friendly atmosphere with many enjoying the Ruddles at £2;50 a pint. Only two serving but they coped remarkably well. There was a pool...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

Stayed Friday & Saturday night in Crewe, wanted a pub with real ale. Tried a couple but put off by the lack of beer and the excessive noise. Tried the British Lion, at least they had 2 real ales on which although very frothy were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AJ748
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Needed a Real Ale fix so stopped in on the off chance - NOT DISAPPOINTED. Great bar staff who were more than up for a good chat & a laugh. VERY HIGHLY recommend

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Steve B
Reviewed July 4, 2017

Had two hours to kill between trains ( convenient for the railway station - only 300 yd left from station entrance on same side of road ). Lovely little traditional pub. Bags of character. Loads of satisfying guest ales on tap - One of the...More

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Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Old school pub with excellent real ale served in superb condition. Satellite TV available and a pool table. Would have received top marks if the pool table had been at the other end of the pub allowing more seating to watch to televised football.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank 175terryg
Reviewed November 3, 2016

This is like going back 50 years! A proper small urban pub, friendly and snug with a coal fire, lots of character and good beer.

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Reviewed July 26, 2016

I heard about this place from a friend, its called 'the Pig' ! It certainly doesnt deserve the name though. Its friendly, its got beer and atmosphere. Not a place to take a date if you're trying to impress!

1  Thank SteveE787
Reviewed December 5, 2015

What can I say I have used this pub off and on for over 40 years the owners change the interior changes (slightly) but whilst all the pubs around it change into restaurants the pig as it is known in Crewe just keeps going. Myself...More

1  Thank Ray J
Reviewed September 13, 2015

Made a group of Millwall fans very welcome. Top pub, top gaffer top quality beer made for a great pre match pit stop.

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