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The Black Lion Hotel

$$ - $$$, British,
High Street, Cardigan SA43 1HJ, Wales
01239 612532
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible20%
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“lasagna” (6 reviews)
“let's hope” (2 reviews)
“lovely pub” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
$$ - $$$
High Street, Cardigan SA43 1HJ, Wales
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Reviewed July 14, 2017

The Back Lion is closed until further notice. Used to be a good pub with good meals. Hope it opens again soon

Thank PeterTurkey
Reviewed November 2, 2016

Well Service great worried about my dog I was allowed in three dogs in total six adults lunch a Cheese Burger on a wooden slate chips garnish Bucket of Chips and a free drink Even water Brought for the Dogs lovely old building warm cosy...More

1  Thank Richard S
Reviewed October 4, 2016

Couldn’t see that many places to eat in the centre of Cardigan, so opted for here. A nice busy pub, good menu. A handfull of locals eating there, so a good sign. I had the fish and chips, which was very nice, and a huge...More

1  Thank Wales1769
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

We ate here an hour ago, we went to a couple of other pubs first & they were dirty & uninviting, so we found the Black Lion at first it looked the goods! Friendly, clean & comfortable, the bar girl changed shifts & was replaced...More

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Very embarrassing to see a large party who were there before us have their order forgotten, this made us worry about our order. this large group ended up walking out as the manager was apparently cooking, although she appeared once they left. when our food...More

Thank spikethebudgie2013
Reviewed August 28, 2016

Being a local we have eaten here before and the food was delicious. Having friends visiting we decided to take them here for an evening meal and booked a table. We were 8. Had drinks and ordered food with a lovely young waitress. We were...More

2  Thank TedAugust
Reviewed August 27, 2016

We were a party of three adults, and two girls aged seven and ten. We decided to have dinner there this week, and were happy to have a drink and wait till 6pm to order food (too early for us, but the children . ....More

2  Thank LesleyCol
Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere to eat after a long day and stumbled upon The Black Lion,after checking whether our little dog could come in we ordered 3 meals and 3 drinks all for around £20-there's burger and a drink for £6 and a two...More

Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Ok , so we decided to have a mid week treat. There was only one girl on the bar and she also took and served the order. We was warned there would be a wait but we thought we'd wait. So glad we did !...More

Thank Yve O
Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Visited today with a friend, we both went for the £6 lunchtime deal, I had the gourmet burger with chips & onion rings. It was lovely, would definitely visit again!

1  Thank Sid92
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Cardigan SA43 1HJ, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Cardigan
  • Phone Number: 01239 612532
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