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Bar, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

We have stayed in the Golden Lion on numerous occasions but this was the first time that we chose to eat here every single night, As we are out and about a lot, we have never had a lunch here but the dinners this time...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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GoldenLion1, Manager at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

WOW! 5 days on the run - that must be a record! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. It really does help other visitors to the area. We look forward to seeing you again very soon!

Reviewed October 8, 2018

Me, my Husband & our dog have just spent a lovely 3 days in Leyburn and we ate here twice. We were warmly welcomed each time by all of the staff. The food was delicious- my husband enjoyed the Trio of Sausage & Mash so...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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GoldenLion1, Manager at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

OH! You both picked well from the menu, they are very wholesome dishes! Nice time you are in the area please do pop in to say 'Hello'.

Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

We popped in on the last night of our short stay in the area and I’m so glad we did the service was excellent drink selection was very good and the food was very good

Date of visit: October 2018
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GoldenLion1, Manager at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Thanks Michael! Hopefully we can welcome you again very soon.

Reviewed September 3, 2018

My wife and I were in Leyburn when the Tour De Yorkshire bike ride was on. We popped in to the Golden Lion for a quick lunch. It's a lovely cosy pub with very friendly staff. We enjoyed a bacon, brie & cranberry baguette and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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GoldenLion1, Manager at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

WOW! That was a very busy weekend and we are so pleased you enjoyed your lunch. Hopefully we will see you again very soon!

Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We were travelling to West Witton to stay in a hotel there so called into Leyburn for some lunch first We popped into here and we all enjoyed our lunches which were a reasonable price and tasty The staff were great also

Date of visit: July 2018
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GoldenLion1, Manager at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review Steven, it really is appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you again when you are next in the area.

Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Again, another great stay at the Golden Lion. Food first class, Debbie fantastic host, she makes you very welcome and can't do enough for you. Booked up already for next year.. Cheers Debbie love John Margaret Christine & Nigel

Date of visit: July 2018
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GoldenLion1, Manager at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Looking forward to welcoming you all back in 2019!!!

Reviewed June 19, 2018

We were party of 7,the service was excellent and the food was worth waiting for all freshly cooked and piping hot.Drinks were reasonably priced with a good selection of real ales.ReALLY GOOD LOCATION RIGHT IN THE TOWN SQARE.

Date of visit: June 2018
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GoldenLion1, Manager at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2018

Thank you for your review and we are glad you enjoyed your visit to the Golden Lion

Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a drink.theres a lack of Fri ks on pump especially the cask ales. When we went there were a distinct population of flies inside so had our drinks and wentMore

Date of visit: May 2018
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GoldenLion1, General Manager at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

We supply a local range of Ales two being Wensleydale ale, Theakstons and John Smiths Cask ale. We do only supply 4 ales but they are well maintained and we strive on keeping our beers at their best for our customers. I am sorry you...More

Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Just had one night here for the second time, nice place to stay, great location nice rooms, lovely people

Date of visit: May 2018
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GoldenLion1, Manager at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. It really does help other visitors. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

We held our wedding reception at the golden lion. Debbie, Dave and staff could not have been more helpful, kind or thoughtful. From sorting our menus to setting up for us, our minds were totally at ease knowing they were in control. The room looked...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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