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“Excellent food and service from this upmarket establishment”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Lion Hotel

The Lion Hotel
Ranked #54 of 1,612 Restaurants in Adelaide
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $24 - $97
Cuisines: Bar, Pub, Australian
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Good for: Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Adelaide, Australia
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1,329 reviews
751 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,044 helpful votes
“Excellent food and service from this upmarket establishment”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2013

The Lion is a well established hotel and restaurant in historic North Adelaide.

It comprises several areas- a bar, casual eating area and a formal restaurant.

The formal restaurant offers upmarket food and service - at prices to match. It's a popular destination for business lunches. The food focus is on steak, with fresh fish also on the menu.

The ambience is modern; the service is professional and courteous.

This is a good place for a business "power" lunch.

  • Visited July 2013
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Brisbane, Australia
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93 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Good Pub near Melbourne Street”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2013

Good Selection of Draught Beers...Had Asahi,Sierra Nevada,Bierhaus Chocolate Malt,Fat Yak Beer and Coopers Dark Ale...All worth a try for sure...Good Service too...

Visited July 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Its more than a hotel...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2013

Restaurant, Awesome bar menu, bands, beer, club, function rooms, private rooms, hot bar chicks.... And the most important thing, Coorong Angus Beef cooking on a rotisserie, sliced thick then finished on the char girl. And yes I worked here,

  • Visited May 2012
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Adelaide, Australia
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564 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
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“A good place for a quality steak !”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2013

We recently enjoyed a meal at the Lion Hotel on a weekend and the restaurant was full as usual.
This place showcases meat, but always provides choices for the non carnivores !
Starting with special for the night of Garfish wrapped with a special filing was a good starter.
Light and plenty of flavour. My wife had the Sardines and both of us were pleased with our choices. Entrees here tend to be small and full of flavour because its the main courses which we came for !
Food presentation is 1st class.
Coorong black angus steak from the Rotisserie never disappoints !
Great chips and sauces of peppercorn and tomato chutney made it a most enjoyable meal. Service is good as the staff are out to please.
We will keep coming back because when you need a great steak...look no further !

  • Visited March 2013
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Adelaide, Australia
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“delicious!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2013

We came here for Easter lunch with family and throughly enjoyed it. We were all pleasently surprised by the quality of food and the wine was also great. Although it is a pub the food was worthy of a fine dining restaurant. The ambience was also nice and decor lovely. Would definately recommed coming here and we hope to return soon.

  • Visited March 2013
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