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Dorset, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great favourite of ours but previously been disappointed on several occasions with the poor service and food so had given it a break. Yesterday was my husband's birthday so we thought we'd try again and it was well worth it! The pub frontage is beautiful and every bit how you would imagine an English Country Pub should look with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant food, excellent service, thoroughly recommend - book in advance. Landlords could not be more helpful! Pictures to follow. Dogs welcome, on leads. Otter is good pint and had lovely White House wine too. All good. Lovely staff who worked hard to give us a fab lunch.

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Mablethorpe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled down to visit Monkeyworld and Longleat (ouch, how do they justify their prices?) staying in a delightful cottage in Zeals. We had a couple of meals at The White Lion - good choice, and a pleasant place to eat, Staff are welcoming and pleasant. The pub has a large garden and a play area across the road. Steve... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

We used the pub which is close to the National Trust house, Stourhead. This is an old fashioned country pub with nice accomodation.We were looked after by the landlord 'Will' and his staff very well. The food was good pub grub and specials were excellent. Try the seafood medley. It was lovely. We intend to revisit Stourhead in the autumn... More 

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Paynes Bay, Barbados
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Supper for special friends on 29th June. Delicious menu, relaxed and attentive staff. Plentiful portions. This is a delightful old English pub - nothing old fashioned here though! - these people know what we like and give it their own 2016 twist.

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Naestved, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

We recently had Sunday Lunch at The White Lion Inn, the service is very good and welcoming, cosy atmosphere and good range of beers/ciders etc. The menu is traditional and the resulting food is excellent with generous portions and well delivered. Plus they have a boules pitch should the interest take you....

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

The staff were friendly, so were the locals. The room was clean and very pleasant with original beams. the bear garden was beautiful. The FOOD was FANTASTIC if we ever travel that neck of the woods this is were we will stay

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Arrived late Sunday afternoon on Fathers Day, which clearly had been well celebrated by the locals. The Bar area itself was old style farmers boozer, slate floors and scrubbed tables, but hidden away was a very nice, comfortable dining room, which was a complete contrast. Our room was spacious and comfortable, well maintained and provided an excellent nights sleep. The... More 

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Initiall reaction when we went into the public bar was that it was our worst nightmare - shouting locals jostled and pushed around. But luckily once we were shown to the restaurant it was a different world! Staff were really polite and good fun - nothing was too much trouble. We both thoroughly enjoyed our food and will definitely go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

And so to the White Lion for lunch with Charlie as it is one of the better watering holes. The garden is being done up and will be very pleasant when done. We were disappointed to see that it had received a 'terrible' review. On investigation it turns out that the reviewer had enjoyed 'cappuccino and chips' at a Little... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The White Lion

Address: High Street, Bourton SP8 5AT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bourton
Price Range: $73 - $104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The White Lion 3*
Number of rooms: 2
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