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Golden Lion Restaurant

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Enjoy the atmosphere of this 16th century village inn, its welcoming bar, range of traditional ales and delicious, freshly cooked food. Menus are available throughout lunchtime and evening, offering a wide range of food from light snacks to a la carte meals, complimented by an extensive list of fine wines. Steak on the Rocks Restaurant - Come and experience a new type of dining, cook your steak or fish the way you like it on a Volcanic Rock. The Steak on the Rocks restaurant features an interactive grilling system that allows customers to take control of their own meal by cooking it themselves at the table to their own preferred level. Open on Friday and Saturday evenings in addition to our
PRICE RANGE
$9 - $19
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here tonight not having visited for a couple of years. The last time we came we felt that prices had crept up too far for a village pub and restaurant, albeit a good one. Tina had the tuna steak and it came...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank hogboy
Reviewed April 23, 2019

I recently organised a junior rugby tour to the Coventry area and we were lucky enough to find the Golden Lion was available to host our group of 70 people for an evening meal and nights entertainment. The location is excellent, the food was fantastic...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank poontang04
Reviewed February 24, 2019

I booked for a one night stay at The Golden Lion by contacting the hotel direct only to be told by a gentleman that the booking had to be handled online. I contacted Late Rooms and booked but missed the breakfast option so contacted the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank janis_wilcox
Reviewed February 16, 2019

We stayed here for a couple of days whilst visiting relatives. This is a very old pub with rooms. Warm welcome and a great atmosphere. Room was basic, furnished with quite old furniture which fits in with the ambience of the rest of the building....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Anniebelle_8
Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

I booked the Golden Lion Inn due to being away on a work trip. I was really happy with the food including the breakfast and an amazing pudding! I was also really impressed with how friendly, attentive, professional & accommodating the staff were. The rooms...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bec E
Easenhall, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to provide a detailed review on TripAdvisor. I have forwarded on your comments regarding our rooms to the owners and I have made sure the team hear your positive feedback about them, they will be thrilled.

Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Great Hotel, great restaurant, great people!! On a 40-day trip across the UK, this was one of the best overnight stays! Great wine!! Thanks!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Escape51813015546
Easenhall, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2019

Great!!!

Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

Nice pub , great food , plenty of parking . Staff very welcoming and friendly . Had to wait a while for food but it was worth the wait !

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sarahsM8634AW
Easenhall, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2019

Fabulous, so pleased to hear you enjoyed your Golden Lion experience.

Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

Hotel very nice, staff friendly breakfast buffet style and very nice. Party and live band on in the function room and the music in our room very loud until 11pm then clearing up until 11.30. Something to consider if you are looking for an early...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank A1390JAtiml
Easenhall, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2019

Thank you for your review. Most functions at the Golden Lion book all our bedrooms. When we do accommodate other guests at the same time, we try and accommodate them away from the party, however this also depends on everyone's room requirements.

Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

I guess we’ve been partaking of the Sunday carvery at the Golden Lion for nearly 30 years and whilst the pub has expanded into a hotel over the years this meal rarely disappoints. So I’m only pointing out one little thing which would just have...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dawlschool
Easenhall, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2019

Many thanks for taking the time to write us a review. I have passed on your comments regarding the roast potatoes to our Head Chef and the owners, as we would love our potatoes to always be delicious inside and out.

Reviewed September 14, 2018

As I was married here six years ago, it is a special place for me. This was a meal with a friend. The food was excellent. I had liver, with bacon, onions, mash and green beans, and it was faultless, and a generous portion. My...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank juliequiz
Easenhall, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2019

Julie, how lovely that you are able to return to your wedding view to celebrate other occasions or enjoy time with friends. I have forwarded your review to the whole team.

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We only allow Guide Dogs inside the Golden Lion, however dogs are welcome in our beer garden.
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