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The Golden Lion

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A great traditional bar with the sports embraced with a good atmosphere. The food is good and... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Paul H
Penarth, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good beer

The pub is in the heart of penarth. If you want a no frills pub with great beer , good prices , and... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2018
Paul e
via mobile
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

A great traditional bar with the sports embraced with a good atmosphere. The food is good and honest to stop the hunger pains.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Paul H
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Good pub for sport and bar food. It can be very busy on weekends. Basically a locals pub off the town centre about five minutes from the town. Friendly staff. Basic pub grub.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 168daveh
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

The pub is in the heart of penarth. If you want a no frills pub with great beer , good prices , and sport , with a good local atmosphere , then this is for you . The food is average , but the real...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Paul e
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

Lovely pub polite people good selection of drinks.we had food good value for money.Toilets are nice and clean.Shall visiting again. Definitely recommend. X

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank amandajulie2016
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Was in Penarth on Sat 23rd June and with the weather being very warm popped into the Golden Lion for a quick drink. Great looking pub inside and they had the Rugby playing on the screens. Was served by Craig who was very welcoming and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank kazinti
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

It's hard to find a proper pub these days, this is one of a few left, great beer selection , does food which is top class and Paul the landlord is a top guy.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank cus20
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

It’s very good however I do miss the Sunday lunch carvery😔,however the Sunday lunch is still lush!!

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank hehe12345
Reviewed December 9, 2017

Nice atmosphere with a sports bar theme. Good Beer and Bar Meals Nothing exceptional to shout about or nothing bad either.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank 168daveh
Reviewed December 1, 2017

Very surprised went in at 12.20 ordered a pint of carling paid £2 as it was reduced until 12.30. Went back bought another pint later £2.95 and both were very nice. Good size smoking area, but no cover if it rains. Plus point is has...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank josephmpaterson
Reviewed November 15, 2017

I call in occasionally, definitely a locals pub, quiet at lunchtime. Last time I went there with my son for lunch. The food came quickly and was what you would expect in a well run local pub, two burgers and chips, two pints of local...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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