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British Lion

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Good Ale Pub

Started a Devizes to Bath canal walk by having our first 'pit stop' here. One of the few non... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2017
sennockred
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
via mobile
Quality beer in Devizes

The British Lion is a truly excellent pub for beer. It has four ales on draught. Each beer is... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
Swinnersmusic
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Devizes, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent54%
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  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible14%
Aug 21, 2018
“Quality beer in Devizes”
Jan 7, 2018
“A proper pub”
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9 Estcourt Street, Devizes SN10 1LQ, England
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Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

The British Lion is a truly excellent pub for beer. It has four ales on draught. Each beer is described on a blackboard in the pub and outside. The beers rise in strength from 3.5% to 5% and over. Also available is a draught cider...More

1  Thank Swinnersmusic
Reviewed January 7, 2018

Went in here this weekend. And last weekend. And the weekend before that............... I could go on, many accuse me of that anyway. I've used this place for over 20 years, probably closer to 30 and the only thing which has changed is that it...More

1  Thank TownFish
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

What a lovley little gem in devizes one of the last what I call a pub and freindly and loveable place as devizes is changing most of its pubs to spoons type pub this is a good ole hardley untouched pub good guest ales too...More

1  Thank andrew j
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

Started a Devizes to Bath canal walk by having our first 'pit stop' here. One of the few non Wadworths pubs in the town with a good selection of real beer. Friendly, welcoming and has a real buzz about the place. Highly recommended.

1  Thank sennockred
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

Hubby n I out for a few drinks n going in n out of various pubs. Second time in here over weekend, nice, friendly and reasonably priced drinks. Full and bustly too.

1  Thank leannedarren79
Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

Went in on a very rainy Sunday popped head round the door and asked if dog was allowed in told no but you can use the smoking shelter this pub as wood floors and had hardly anyone in then so very disappointed

Thank Sally T
Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

Called here for a drink as it appears to be billed as the best pub in town and we love a "proper" pub, we were also looking forward to good pint in a free house as we are not fans of Wadworth's! My husband popped...More

Thank NessieNoo
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Always been a regular local of mine and it continues to do what other pubs can't, serve bloody good beer and provide an eclectic mix of people to share that beer and conversation with. Brilliant place

1  Thank DrMartync
Reviewed August 8, 2016

yesterday Sunday 7 August 2016 was the birthday of my wife so to celebrate we decided to visit this pub. It was a year since my last review. Not only did Marcela recognise me and greet me by name, but she also thanked me for...More

1  Thank Brian-Snellgrove
Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Great beer In a proper decent pub. Always guaranteed a good pint and usually some interesting conversation! Always a good selection of ales which are kept well and are good value. 👍🍻

1  Thank Alice W
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