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The White Lion

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104-108 Reading Road, Yateley GU46 7RX, England
441252890840
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Will never ever return to this shambolic place. Lessons in customer service desperately needed! Food when arrived was nice enough

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Thank Chali10
Camberley, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have been coming here for over 15 years Have never seen such poor service in my life Felt like an inconvenience being there all evening Drinks took over half an hour to arrive Second round of drinks never arrived after a further 30 mins Trainee staff with absolutely no support Rude and obnoxious deputy manager Starter was completely missed Food... More 

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1 Thank Zoe611
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate in here this evening and whilst it was ok it certainly wasn't great! There wasn't much atmosphere and the service was slow! My burger was ok but partners steak was ropey and like shoe leather! Prob would return again but I am sure as a general pub it's ok.

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Thank Cat-Girl25
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had read a few dodgy reviews but our friends had been several times before so we took their advice. Pleasant drink outside first, then we waited ages for the starter. The prawn and lobster starter was good but the mixed platter (arrived without side plates) was small and not that good value. Mains arrived - 3 roasts (hardly any veg,... More 

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Thank Paulmartin1967
Surrey, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First visit here for Sunday lunch, it was mid afternoon after the rush, pub looked lovely, staff friendly. From the long list of ales they had on the on line menu there were a choice of just 2 ales. We were asked to wait while they cleared a table for us despite there being only a few other people there.... More 

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1 Thank Janet B
Camberley, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We happened to be passing this pub at lunchtime and visited for lunch. As it was warm, we decided to sit outside and were served fairly promptly and pleasantly. The risotto and baked camembert were ordered and although took a while to arrive, were extremely tasty and appetizing. We relaxed with coffee whilst watching the passing traffic. The only let-down... More 

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Thank Gill R
Yateley, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked for birthday meal Monday 29th august evening . walk in not too busy had a drink and waited for others to turn up showed to table not set out . service was very slow had to chase up food was very good when it came out It looked like the poor waitress was on her own trying to service... More 

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Thank chrisclawrence
Everywhere
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82 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly pub cum restaurant with lots of local clientele. Nice selection of food on menu but slightly above the average pub grub prices. Full service restaurant in the evening.

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Thank SharonBugs
London, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

While sat here I read lots of reviews saying this place was not very good. Poor portions, rude staff etc. I have just finished lunch and found almost the complete opposite. The food was really good and the speed of service excellent the only thing missing for me is the occasional smile from the stoney faced staff. Let me know... More 

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1 Thank premier1970
Yateley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

I have visited the White Lion on many occasions over the past 36 years, some have been good and some not so good. I recently took my Canadian visitors there for an evening meal and we were very disappointed with the service. We had to wait an hour and a quarter for our meal with no update or apology for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104-108 Reading Road, Yateley GU46 7RX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Yateley
  • Phone Number: 441252890840
Description
The White Lion in Yateley is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?