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The Golden Lion

10 Fore Street, Port Isaac PL29 3RB, England
+44 1208 880336
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish and chips” (133 reviews)
“burger” (36 reviews)
“sunday roast” (11 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
10 Fore Street, Port Isaac PL29 3RB, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First night in the country and we stopped in for drinks and grub. Had good burgers and fish and chips and beers and great conversation. Special spot with great views.

Thank travelagentreplies
Reviewed 4 days ago

My Wife and I are always assured a warm and friendly welcome in The Golden Lion. The atmosphere is charming and the location is stunning. The food is always good and very appetizing.

Thank kevinpearce
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Food over priced . When asked for a table we had to wait for bar maid to check if they had one , finally she said they had a table and showed us upstairs to an EMPTY restaurant .REALLY . Oh and the beer is...More

Thank weejock45
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and service. Would recommend to anyone visiting Port Issac. The menu has a great choice with more offerings on the Special board. The staff were all friendly well done to Matt, James and the girls who all worked hard and never stopped smiling....More

Thank Chasndave1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for a pint whilst visiting Port Isaac. We sat on the little balcony overlooking the harbour where we could pick out the familiar buildings from Doc Martin, Burt Larges' Restaurant, the surgery etc. Whilst we werent eating, we looked on as plates of...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We met friends in Port Isaac recently and had lunch at the Golden Lion. What a fantastic place! Beautiful views overlooking the sea, friendly and attentive staff. We all had a fish dish and you could tell the difference as it was really fresh, very...More

Thank debjarman63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had steak strips, partner had the fish pie. Both really nice. Cosy pub with series of nooks and larger dining room upstairs.

Thank LordWool
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Port Isaac and popped in here for lunch. Lovely old and character pub. Stunning views of the cove from the balcony. The crab salad was delicious. Food and drinks very reasonably priced considering the area. Great spot and the only real pub in Port...More

Thank Tjsymons
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great fish and chips - they even do takeaway! Pool table downstairs, nice pub, cosy, goodview of the harbour. Drinks or pub food...

Thank Zander D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really lovely lunch yesterday. The staff were very attentive and friendly, not only to us, but our dogs also.

Thank LindyM03
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Questions & Answers
March 13, 2018|
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Response from Marc K | Property representative |
Yes we are. The bar will manned for the English game but bar is closed for the 1st and 3rd game due to staff levels.
January 10, 2018|
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Response from Marc K | Property representative |
Hi Susie, No, Small measures are not more expensive. We get guidelines from the Brewery for what Drinks cost. This particular occasion may have been an oversight, However its been rectified and all our prices are in... More
Steve L
October 1, 2016|
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Response from IvoryBook | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I too have no connection with Port Isaac other than in the capacity of a tourist who visited in July 2016. You state you notched up a fine of £100 in spite of finding a parking space in the overflow car park. If this... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 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
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Fore Street, Port Isaac PL29 3RB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Port Isaac
  • Phone Number: +44 1208 880336
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