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The Golden Lion Hotel

Market Place, Allendale, Hexham NE47 9BD, England
+44 1434 683225
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good25%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Market Place, Allendale, Hexham NE47 9BD, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Without realising, we booked a table for the Italian night on a Tuesday. The menu was simple and slightly strange however the mushroom beefy fettuccine was very tasty as well as the scrumptious prawn fettuccine. The restaurant was busy but had a good buzz to...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reserved a table for Sunday lunch. Arrived on time and we were seated at a nice table overlooking the market square. Unfortunately that's where it ended. We were then totally ignored - not asked if we wanted a drink or even if we wished to...More

Thank AlexHexham
Golden L, Owner at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We apologise for your unfortunate experience at The Golden Lion, Allendale. This is not the service that you would ordinarily experience, with only a small team we try our best to please all, we were however completely overwhelmed with diners on Sunday, we do offer...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really nice pub. Brews its own beer, cooks its own meals. Owners (not tenants, not managers) are a local couple who want to make this pub the centre of village social life which yet welcomes visitors. I haven't tried the rooms since...More

Thank ne479dr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed overnight on Saturday 25th August, we had a lovely friendly welcome at the very busy bar, as soon as we walked in we both felt very comfortable.Taken to our room and it didn’t disappoint, very well appointed, a HUGE TV mounted to the...More

2  Thank RobBucko
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly personal service and great food and all good value. The choose your own starter platter was lovely. The bar was nice for a drink afterwards also.

Thank Alan I
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Visited the Golden Lion on Friday 3rd August 2018. We all had very tasty meals, which were extremely reasonably priced. Fish & Chips, Steak, Lion Burger and Massaman Curry were our choices, All recommended.

Thank Viv133
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Delicious food, well stocked bar, friendly welcome & attentive service from the staff, what more can you ask for! Especially liked the sharing platter (choice of 3 starters) & the hand cut chips We ate in the upstairs restaurant with great views across the square...More

Thank IslayAndrew
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Excellent meals at The Golden Lion. On the first night the meals were delicious & portions were large. On the second occasion meals were being supplied by an outside restaurant who had taken over the kitchen. The meals were equally as tasty but we had...More

Thank CarolynG1308
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

We a great steak dinner here and have to say the quality of the beef was excellent. Our vegetarian friends were well catered for too. The efficient and friendly staff managed to accommodate and serve our (unbooked) table of 8 with ease. There was a...More

Thank Venus67
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We went to have a look around Allendale and went to the Golden Lion for Sunday lunch, The lasagne was delicious as was the lamb shank,everyone was so very friendly & the ladies toilets were lovely with hand cream which I was very grateful for.we...More

Thank dornemw
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LynTUk
September 25, 2017|
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Response from Golden L | Property representative |
Hi LynTUk, Easy access free-parking is available in the village square. Small portions are available on all food options :)
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OnAir314259
November 2, 2016|
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Response from Wim1904 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is...
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pmacca2016
July 10, 2016|
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Response from Diamonds_n_leather | Reviewed this property |
I think so not 100% sure though mind best check with them
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $26
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Place, Allendale, Hexham NE47 9BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Hexham  >  Allendale
  • Phone Number: +44 1434 683225
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Description
As an independent free house, with a warm and friendly relaxed atmosphere, service and community focus, we have a comprehensive range of beers and a fine selection of traditional cask ales are available to include brews from the local Allendale Brewery. The grand three storey building has a vibrant bar, intimate restaurant and our newly refurbished hotel rooms will be available from mid May 2017. The property is positioned in the heart of Allendale in a building which has a rich history and is truly a historic part of of the town.
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