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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this lovely town some weeks ago, walked into restaurant/ Pub at the recommendation of a local shop owner. Aside from the place , which has great character, the food was extremely good. Menue is not overwhelming, but well diversified, service very professional and attentive...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are staying at the Old Black Lion as it's our 25th wedding anniversary break. Our room (no3) is just lovely, old dark wood furniture and !ow ceilings, and a contrasting new modern bathroom. It's perfect for a romantic stay. The Staff are all lovely...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We returned to the Old Black Lion to have dinner during the Hay Festival. The jazz was great again but the food and beer was ordinary this time. It is a busy time for them so it is perhaps understandable.

1  Thank J_Jarndyce
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely old inn, full of history and character, on the edge of the beautiful town of Hay-on-Wye. Our room was in the adjacent building and was a little cramped and in need of decorating, but it had everything required. There's a small car park to...More

1  Thank trev2906
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited the Old Black Lion many times and have always enjoyed the high quality of the rooms, the helpfulness of the staff, and the very good food. This time we ate twice in the restaurant and had one evening meal elsewhere, which was...More

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tinkerbel_9
May 12, 2018|
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Response from Susan270715 | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t have a problem but it is a relatively small car park and we arrived in the afternoon when pub was closed.
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Carole Anne C
November 21, 2016|
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Response from Robert T | Reviewed this property |
no, bar and restaurant on the ground floor.
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"The rooms in the annexe, just a few paces from the pub, are very good indeed."
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"off road parking is handy"
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"We had rooms 3 and 4. Both lovely"
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"Make sure room is refurbished. Those that are not are very depressing."
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