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The Golden Lion Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews lamb chops pie burger thai curry cod and chips sunday roast salad pudding potatoes the pub specials board pool table book in advance stayed here evening meal lovely food excellent meal
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 6 days ago

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 !

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank R M
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank bruce_lamete
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Shirley A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attractive pub with gardens, also rooms to stay. Food always great and dogs welcome. Restaurant and casual bar with broad menu.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Jane B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Wanderer70141
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank perkelton91
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Lambfleece
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Date of visit: March 2019
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