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The White Lion

The Square, Broadwindsor DT8 3QD, England
+44 1308 867070
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“curry” (3 reviews)
“pork” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Pizza, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Square, Broadwindsor DT8 3QD, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were staying at the old George B&b over the road and popped in for dinner one evening. Friendly welcome from the new owners. Food basic but ok and very convenient. Owners and staff very helpful in answering questions from our party. Good luck with...More

Thank Charlotte M
Reviewed January 8, 2018

We rented a holiday cottage in Broadwindsor for a Christmas family reunion only 25 yards from the pub, so we spent many a happy hour there over the festive period and really enjoyed the festive atmosphere created by Spike and Vikki. The meals we had...More

Thank Ralfs_Dad
Vikki P, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for your kind review, look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed January 2, 2018

Due to the fact that Trip Advisor have no way of communicating with customers and will only accept one Pub Visit per Month. The below is a culmination of visits since the new people took over at The White Lion in November. Arrived at around...More

Thank Michael E
Vikki P, Owner at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2018

See you soon mike,

Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

We came as a family (with the dog) for lunch. Lovely hosts and excellent food. Service really quick Highly recommend

Thank Jennifer H
Vikki P, Owner at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2018

Great to see you all jenny, thank you for your review

Reviewed December 27, 2017

We go to the White Lion every year in April, just us 4 boys, but in November we took our sisters and wives. We were made very welcome be Spike Vikki and the family. The Copper ale was not bad either! We did'nt eat but...More

Thank bignic11
Vikki P, Owner at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2018

Look forward to seeing you all again this year, thank you for your review

Reviewed December 20, 2017

spike@ viki were excellent hosts,nice locals nice menu .parking only on the street ,but no problem .will call again .

1  Thank rjpsep
Vikki P, Owner at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2018

See you again soon.

Reviewed November 18, 2017

Pub becoming a Local Hub again. Mark and Vikki are using their skills of the trade to bring the atmosphere of the Pub back since we lost Richard and Kate. When you enter the Pub you are greeted by warmth and an inviting Log Fire....More

1  Thank Michael E
Reviewed November 11, 2017

Was staying locally in Pilsdon for a short week and visited this pub for dinner. Quite a nice village and the pub is on the corner of the one way system. Unfortunately no car parking so had to park on the road but I got...More

1  Thank markwoodcock
Reviewed September 28, 2017

We were looking for somewhere for a lovely wholesome evening meal in the countryside and cam across this in the lovely village of Broadwindsor. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed August 13, 2017

Just been told that our friendly Landlord and Landlady are leaving at the end of August. For the last 2 years they have brought us a friendly Pub with many innovations from Currry Nite to Steak Nite to Pizza Nite to Quiz Nite to Music...More

4  Thank Michael E
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August 15, 2016|
Response from Michael E | Reviewed this property |
yes, on leads. they even supply dog biscuits at times.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $15
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Square, Broadwindsor DT8 3QD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Broadwindsor
  • Phone Number: +44 1308 867070
We are a traditional country pub set in the village of broadwindsor in beautiful Dorset, serving fresh home cooked food and fine Palmers real ale. With a large open fire and stone walls, patio garden and smoking shelter. We welcome families, well behaved dogs, walkers and even muddy boots.
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