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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sadly, trip advisor has become a front for pathetic idiots to have a moan behind a screen because they haven't the intelligence and tact to deal with matters properly and probably have never worked in such establishments. This is a good pub with good food with good service. The manager - Sue I believe - and her staff are friendly,... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As a party of four, we found this Inn to be rather pretentious. The meal was extremely expensive for the portion sizes. When asking the waiter what the soup of the day was, he had to go and ask; the answer should have rolled off his tongue. On top of that the soup (broccoli and Stilton) was tasteless and the... More 

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Thank Ann W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Where to begin!! What a fantastic establishment in which to spend an evening!!. Arranged to meet a colleague at the Lion, rooms all booked with the plan to spend the evening discussing all things business. On arrival greeted with a friendly smile, immediately giving me the impression nothing would be to much trouble, which indeed it wasn't. Having found the... More 

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Wrexham County, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Lion Inn appeared exactly what we were looking for with its shabby chic decour and the one friendly waitress who we were greeted by. Unfortunately, we were disappointed by the imperious manageress and other umamicable staff. It took nearly half an hour to take our order and the waiters were very pushy with the extras. When the food arrived... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a beautiful place, with a fantastic Cotswold old pub feel, it was a lovely way to celebrate a special occasion, the staff were efficient and took time telling us about the amazing food. I recommend getting a summer cocktail and having wonder out to the idyllic courtyard garden, take a look at the wonderful array of flowers and relax.

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Disappointing and ridiculously over-priced. The concept is obviously shabby-chic but the end result looks plain shabby. The fact that the Lion has been a pub for 500 years may explain the low beams and the sloping floors. It does not excuse a shower that doesn't work, stained carpets, ripped furniture, a grim-looking wardrobe and an absence of anywhere to boil... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in for lunch Friday. It was quiet but apparently can get very busy in good weather. It's very well decorated and is a beautiful example of a 'nice little pub'. Service was good and friendly. Mackerel was on the small side, albeit very tasty. Mussels were excellent and the pizza was also very good. Pear and apple tart with... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

New manager is simply terrible as is her approach to responding to customer feedback. After leaving a feedback card, rather than an apology I was asked to leave. I have had great food and service when visiting this pub under different management - it's such a shame because some of the staff, the chef and the facilities are great. Visit... More 

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1 Thank Sarah M
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a disappointment.How can such an efficient well run establishment deteriorate in such a short time? I waited at the bar for at least ten minutes whilst what I presume were staff,came and went. The lady who eventually served me returned my complaint with a patronising smile. It used to be a joy ,sadly no longer.its a shambles.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Turned up after travelling all day. Lady behind the bar was huffing and puffing about serving food and having enough space even though we had already found a table. Food prices were high. I chose trout and ratatouille, the ratatouille was nice but there was only a small square of trout. I would normally expect the whole fish at that... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lion Inn started life as a coaching inn in the 15th Century. Over the years it has gone through many changes and played an important role in the village and surrounding areas; providing food, drink and accommodation for both people and horses, in a variety of guises. Having fallen in love with the building, Annie Fox-Hamilton took over ownership of the Lion in October 2011 and spent six months on a major renovation of the building and grounds. We were determined not to lose any of the inn’s original quirky charm; we unearthed quite a lot more than we had anticipated such as Minnie Mouse – the vintage wall painting in Room 1 we couldn’t bear to lose.The Lion has a bar, snug, restaurant, garden (ideal for alfresco dining), 6 double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and a mini suite. All have extremely comfortable beds, their own individual character and ambiance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lion Inn

Address: 37 North Street, Winchcombe, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cotswolds > Winchcombe
Price Range: $128 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Lion Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
Old White Lion Hotel Winchcombe
The Lion Inn Winchcombe, England
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