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Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Came here with a large group of friends. Food is fantastic, delicious and reasonably priced. The vibe is great! A jazz band in the main area of the pub, and then music out back in the stables area, which is a covered outdoor area. Had loads of fun, felt safe and was a good crowd of mainly older (30's +)... More 

Thank Lakota75
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

I've given this place four stars because it's great the independent owners are trying to do something different from the formulaic gastro pubs around, but they do need to get their act together. Now we've been in here at weekend's when it's full on dancing with Dj, great music, outdoor area and packed bar (later on in the evening, early... More 

Thank Adrian H
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We went in search of a Sunday Roast. In addition to the regular menu, which features a very god jerk chicken, there is a choice of Roast dishes on a Sunday. £11 something for roast, yorkshires, veg and roast potatoes. The meat was really good quality - they advertise free range and organic, and I would say this showed. It... More 

Thank TakeMeToTheGloamin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

when we came to have lunch it was such a bad experience! we ordered a beer and a burger, surprisingly we had a mosquito in a glass of beer... also after 20min of waiting we been told by the waitress that there is no chef in the kitchen so we wont be able to get our food.. hmmmm..

Thank V K
Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

My friend and I came for lunch. The staff was helpful and friendly. We weren't always easy but they smiled the entire time. The server, Dupley, was especially friendly and helpful. I now have a new go to place in London. Thanks for making my day memorable.

1 Thank Elizabeth O
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

I have been here a few times & always have a great night. I arranged a ladies night at Streatham Soul Club which is on a Friday night, It was a great night! There were about 15 of us! Good music, great atmosphere & lovely staff. Also nice food with reasonable prices. It's a shame it doesn't close slightly later...it... More 

Thank Sabrina G
Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

The £12 for 2 English breakfasts advertised in the window attracted us to this pub. Lovely atmosphere on the first floor and nice friendly staff. Everthing was nicely cooked which set us up for a day of shopping and site seeing.

1 Thank SamLou35
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Was a busy saturday afternoon when we popped in, but the staff still were very friendly and chatty while helping me choice from the beers on offer. Had the nicholsons. very good! Better than the lamb and flag

Thank Andy W
Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Called in here for a meal as we were attending a concert in Hyde Park. Quick service and good food. One girl serving but very polite and quick. Wasn't too busy for eating which was up a fairly steep staircase. Only problem was loos were down two flights of stairs!

Thank Audrey P
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

We had dinner here on a Friday around 5 pm. Covent Garden was hopping and mad busy. The pub downstairs was full but the restaurant upstairs only had a few patrons which was fine because it was quiet and seating was nice. My boyfriend got large order of fish and chips. It was good but everything I read said it... More 

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Additional Information about The White Lion

Address: 232 Streatham High Road, London SW16 1BB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Number of rooms: 28
Also Known As:
The White Lion London, England
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