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The White Lion at Knighton

London Road, Knighton, Market Drayton TF9 4HJ, England
+44 1630 647300
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“cheese board” (3 reviews)
“steak” (11 reviews)
“brownie” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
London Road, Knighton, Market Drayton TF9 4HJ, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: The White Lion at Knighton
1. Fabulous Sunday lunch
"The rib of beef was amazing"
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2. Mothers Day Meal
"the service was excellent"
Paul W
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3. 100% Fantastic!
"The food was absolutely wonderful- perfect in every way"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Randomly drove past with my work colleuge,stopped off for lunch so glad we did. I had the burger and the flavours were amazing.Service was great really friendly. I would definitely go again and again. Also good selection of drinks.

Thank CarolineSchumm
Reviewed 1 week ago

1st time dining. Food quite good no problems here. Just we thought service and attention to our table was a bit slow in comparison to others who arrived after we did. Will no doubt eat here again.

Thank shroppiefly
Reviewed 1 week ago

Made our first visit here around a month ago and it is now a regular favourite. Lovely atmosphere, amazing food and reasonably priced. Favourites are the burger and cod. On occasion starters are a little small and we do not like the beetroot and brie...More

1  Thank HST201822
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, very friendly staff would certainly go again! I had the mussels and they were great, my colleague had the cheese burger and it looked immense!

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the restaurant after I had been following for some time on social media. The evening did not disappoint. We were made very welcome by all the staff, including Julian the landlord. We had a 3 course meal and all dishes were of an...More

1  Thank pjcarroll
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After going to Bridgemere we decided to try the white lion for lunch and what a fantastic experience. As it was lunch we ordered the ploughmans lunch and it was delicious. Their selection of real ales complimented the meal. I am looking forward to a...More

1  Thank nigel f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the offset the manager was a pleasure to deal with, accommodating a table of 10 at very short notice on Easter weekend. Julian (the manager) took the time to greet all the children individually and put them at ease, as well as giving out...More

3  Thank Lucas B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great find! Food was very good, with a good selection of options including veggie options. Staff are very good and knowledgeable. A great selection of gin is always on offer too! Sit in in the bar with a cosy evening by the fire!

Thank jbutchy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a fantastic meal here last night. The food was sublime particularly the fish and cooked to absolute perfection. The staff and owner (Julian) were very attentive and welcoming and couldn’t do enough to ensure we had a great meal. Cannot...More

2  Thank Katie B
Reviewed March 16, 2018

Four of us met here mid-week and very much enjoyed the experience. The staff were very welcoming and the decor was lovely. Our waiter took pains to explain the dishes on the menu and we all enjoyed our meals except one of our party who...More

Thank abevvab
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January 27, 2018|
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Response from 773chrish22 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry only visited midweek so no actual knowledge
January 27, 2018|
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Response from MidlandsGds | Reviewed this property |
Very sorry for delay -- i ma not sure but know they do both brunch and lunch on Sundays
August 3, 2017|
Response from Helen N | Property representative |
Hi, yes we are dog friendly. We allow dogs in the bar area, where you are able to order and eat from the same menu as the restaurant. We do not take bookings for the bar area however. We don't allow dogs in the restaurant... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $31
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: London Road, Knighton, Market Drayton TF9 4HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Market Drayton  >  Knighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1630 647300
Award winning Country Pub on the Shropshire, Staffs & Cheshire Borders. Featured in the AA Good Pub Guide for selling beautifully presented, locally sourced and seasonal British Food, Real Ales, Craft Ciders and Specialist Continental Lagers... Oh and great Gin and super wine!
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