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“Outstanding food!”
Review of The Golden Lion - CLOSED

The Golden Lion
Price range: $3 - $33
Cuisines: British, Pub, Grill
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Within walking distance of Wellingborough town centre this historic grade II listed building is a magnificent Tudor build that has been standing since 1540. Many of the original features remain including our restaurant/dining room 'The Hall'with its vaulted ceiling, exposed beams & minstrels gallery. This unique room is available to hire for private functions & is ideal for weddings/anniversary party's.Open fires in the winter & an outdoor seating area for the warmer nights, a warm welcome always greets you.Our seasonal menu has a fabulous range of mouthwatering dishes to choose from.The Lion is open every day, all day from 11am & serves food Monday - Saturday 12noon-3pm and 6pm-9pm and on a Sunday our 3 course Sunday Lunch is served from 12noon - 6pm . Table bookings are highly advisable.We have 8 real Ales & Ciders.All Rugby & Sports are shown live on our screens & we bring you live bands every Friday night at 9pm.
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Came here as was working through lunch and decided to sample something off the menu and I have to say it was one of the best burgers I've ever had!!

Thank AshleighWatkins
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Reviewed May 4, 2017

the Golden Lion is the type of pub tourists can only dream about. It's old, but delightfully furnished with atmosphere and good ale. the food is excellent and it's a good place to meet for small gatherings or large ones.

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Thank Lizheywood
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paulatb65, Public Relations Manager at The Golden Lion, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2017

Thank-you for your 5 star review we are thrilled you enjoy your visits to The Lion.

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Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

Despite being a beautiful building this pub has now priced itself out of the market on both beer (£4+ a pint) and the expensive food which really isn't as fresh or nice as it was a year ago (microwaved roast potatoes on a Sunday and stale flavourless bread at lunch time)

2  Thank Liz B
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paulatb65, Public Relations Manager at The Golden Lion, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2017

I am sorry you have felt you can only give a 2 star review. Our Beer prices are competitive for an independent Inn as we are not part of a large brewery chain. We are surprised at your food review as our roast potatoes are never microwaved and our bread is bought fresh daily, and at neither time was this bought to our attention which if there was a problem we could have rectified.

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Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

As usual there seems to be a group of us ending up for a burger here :). Never lets us down - unless we are late and kitchen is closed.

Lovely food

Thank Lora L
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paulatb65, Public Relations Manager at The Golden Lion, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2017

Thanks for thr 5 star review! Our Burgers are very popular an never fail to impress the diner! See you again soon

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Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant for the first time in a few years and were a little disappointed this time round. We all had 2/3 courses and out of the 6 of us, half of us found the food average. Staff not overly friendly, bit miserable and were not aware of the specials - had to go and check, and had to come back as we had ordered something on the menu they didn't have available. Half of us had the pies which were really good and plenty of meat. The other half had Sunday dinner which they said was just ok.

1  Thank Jonnym_7
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