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“Average”

The Golden Lion - J D Wetherspoon
Ranked #37 of 139 Restaurants in Rochester
Cuisines: Pub
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating
Description: The Golden Lion is a traditional pub and Wetherspoons Hotel. We specialise in great value food and drink. We are also home to 9 stunning hotel bedrooms situated above the pub. We are proud to have been awarded a food hygiene rating of 5 as well as being Casque Mark Accredited. Families with children are welcome into the pub. We offer free wifi to all customers and have tv screens broadcasting live news.
Reviewed November 1, 2012 via mobile

Normal pub food with a very good atmosphere but really slow service! Good value for money! Would recommend for low budget family

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Thank Nick P
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Reviewed September 12, 2012

Not sure why, but it felt like the place could do with a good clean. Staff were pleasant and the food ok, but wouldn't rush to go back

Thank Sandi D
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Reviewed August 22, 2012

We had lunch here on a visit to Medway. Was expecting the usual Wetherspoons - but were pleasantly surprised. The staff were friendly, beer not bad, food was realy good and all at the cheap "spoons" price

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Thank tubeway
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Reviewed July 31, 2012

We travel a lot and tend to use Wetherspoon pubs for breakfasts as they are usually welcoming and the food is good. We arrived at this pub and sat down in a nice seat with plenty of room for the five of us only for a member of staff to march over and tell us we had to move to the family area, we had missed the tiny sign on a post in the middle of the room. I wouldn't have minded this if my children had been noisy or running around but they are 16, 12 and 8 and were sitting down quietly and the pub was virtually empty. Upon being banished to the dark and dingy family area at the back, which was cold as the emergency exit doors were wide open, we found that the family area only had seating for groups of two or four! Luckily as the pub was empty we just moved tables around to accommodate us. I suggest this pub removes the sign at the front saying families welcome as our experience is they are certainly not. On the plus side the food was lovely.

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Reviewed June 23, 2012

I have been to the GOLDEN LION - J D WETHERSPOON on 3 occasions now. I have had their burger and a pint at a cost of £12.00 for 2 of us, which if you paid another £1.00 you would get an extra burger in the roll ( MADE WITH REAL BEEF. NOT PROCESSED FATTENING CHOLESTOREL BUILDING RUBISH LIKE A CAFE). However, if you go to any JD WETHERSPOON PUB / RESTURANT on a Tuesday, I feel this Steak day is excelent 10z RIB EYE STEAK COOKED TO ORDER, ALONG WITH THE INCLUDED PINT YOU ARE NOT WASTING YOUR MONEY. Two weeks ago the total cost for two was £18.80 for this meal. Any wetherspoon pub in the chain do this offer with an advert outside. A large proportion of their pubs are named as the one above is. Visit this pub which is excelent for service and atmosphere or look out for the outside advert which shows the pub is among the chain. The Golden Lion is situated near to ROCHESTER CASTLE.

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Thank nigel j
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