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Friendly welcome from Jake, only recently been working at Golden Lion - a real asset. Food delicious, first time I have ever taken a photo of my food - Welsh Farmers Platter - stunning presentation, each element tasty in it's own right.
Visited three times over the course of a weeks holiday . Always a warm welcome , consistently high quality meals and always beautifully presented .Definately the best in Newport , we’ve tried the rest !
After a short walk, we came to the Golden Lion Restaurant for dinner. The atmosphere was buzzy and chatty in the bar but more reserved in the restaurant (maybe this was only because the restaurant was much emptier than the bar). The menu looked really...More
Enjoyed our last night's meal here after being recommended. The best veggie burger! My friend had the lamb shank and said it was tender and delicious. The restaurant is modern and elegant but on leaving I realised it would have been cosier and more informal...More
Family of 5 , food was ok ( not amazing ) and the bill came to just under £200. Side salad consisted of rocket , a chopped cherry tomato and grated cheese on the top - odd. Garlic potatoes were unpeeled new potatoes in a...More
This is a beautifully kept pub with friendly and helpful staff in a wonderful setting. Good beer and a fair selection of wines, and excellent 'pub grub'- which is no insult- they just do it very well indeed. A real treat.
Have visited the Golden Lion many times over the years with family and friends and have never had a bad experience. This was just a flying visit really as visiting family but I had a Duck Spring Roll for starter which was a perfect starter,...More
We all had the roast beef and it was delicious - good selection of vegetables, extra gravy, tender meat and of course Yorkie Puds! Nice desserts, good wine selection, pleasant service and a nice traditional pub feel with a back room for a more restaurant...More
Food good,staff excellent only down side was the bed. The beds need changing as they are quite old and very very uncomfortable. I must say the staff tried there best to make the bed better but didn't work. So we would go back if they...More