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Review of Golden Lion

Golden Lion
Ranked #430 of 916 Restaurants in York
Description: The Golden Lion is a traditional pub in the heart of York's historic city. Only a minute walk from York Minster, we are in a perfect location to sight see around the beautiful city. We're proud to say our menu is packed with Great British pub food classics, including iconic dishes like our hand-battered fish and chips, pie and mash and succulent burgers. Our drinks include a great range of real ales and an extensive wine list. Our cask ales range has some of the best in British beers, including the 1730, our very own special pale ale. The pub also has BT Sport and SKY Sport for all your sporting fixtures as well as regular live music events. The team at the Golden Lion look forward to welcoming you soon at this fantastic traditional British pub in York.
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Description: The Golden Lion is a traditional pub in the heart of York's historic city. Only a minute walk from York Minster, we are in a perfect location to sight see around the beautiful city. We're proud to say our menu is packed with Great British pub food classics, including iconic dishes like our hand-battered fish and chips, pie and mash and succulent burgers. Our drinks include a great range of real ales and an extensive wine list. Our cask ales range has some of the best in British beers, including the 1730, our very own special pale ale. The pub also has BT Sport and SKY Sport for all your sporting fixtures as well as regular live music events. The team at the Golden Lion look forward to welcoming you soon at this fantastic traditional British pub in York.
Reviewed June 3, 2014

The food was terrific. The pub has the old feeling but was very
clean and the staff very friendly. Ate there twice in a 2 day stay
to York.

Thank ED H
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Reviewed May 9, 2014

Popped in for a pint and some food. Staff where friendly and made sure things we're ok. Even helped my disabled mother to the toilets as they are down a flight of stairs. No disabled toilets available. Food was good but a bit of veg or salad would be nice. Fairly busy and atmospheric .It does have tv sports , so it may get rowdy on match days.

3  Thank David S
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Reviewed April 27, 2014

As part of our yearly ritualistic vista to York to meet friends who travel from all over the country, we always end up on the Saturday night in this pub and by the end of the night in the corner seats by the window in the alcove. As has happened in previous years, the service and attitude of the staff was second to none. They are a really friendly, down to earth, efficient bunch of guys. As normal, because we only get together for one weekend a year, we get a bit noisy while laughing and joking on but the staff let us get on with it as long as we don't bother other people, which we don't. Part of the reason we sit in that corner is so we are pretty much out of the way.
In the past the doormen on this pub have been great. We've stood outside chatting to them and having a laugh but the one this year looked fed up and miserable. Even when we said goodnight and thanks to him ono the way out at the end of the night, he just blanked us. That was the only downside to this visit. Everything else was spot on.

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Thank thewrighttimes
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Reviewed March 21, 2014

a great atmosphere, very homely, quick and efficient staff, prompt service,great value served to your table

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Thank tract435
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Reviewed March 21, 2014

Good atmosphere and very friendly staff. Enjoyed watching the rugby England beating Italy !!!!!! Enjoyed the food which was delivered promptly

Thank Rob I
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