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Me and my boyfriend are regular visitors, burgers are insane and the price is great too. Need to... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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This pub took some finding by car, due to the unfathomable street plan, diversions, one way streets... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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“real ale”(8 reviews)
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Located in the shadows of the magnificent Shipstone’s Brewery, The Lion Inn at New Basford in Nottingham has an enviable reputation for cask ales and live music. Its' rustic charm and great ale house ambiance has made it very popular with locals and...more
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44 Mosley Street, Nottingham NG7 7FQ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for Sunday lunch and ordered roast pork. The 'loin' was half unrendered fat, the Yorkshire were frozen, the gravy and stuffing were from a packet, the roast potatoes were deep fried and the kitchen couldn't buy in or make Apple sauce. Bad. Just to...More

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend are regular visitors, burgers are insane and the price is great too. Need to try Sunday dinner next!

Thank curlyyboo
Reviewed 11 May 2018

This pub took some finding by car, due to the unfathomable street plan, diversions, one way streets and intrusive tram network which all criss-cross this traditional old residential area. Once found though, and inside, it was terrific. Good range of beers - I had Draught...More

Thank tthemickstar
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Never been here before but decided to give it a try with some friends. The food was good, fresh and hot and the band that was on was good. The place is obviously popular and later in the evening it was busy. Would go again.

Thank dawn3103
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

In response to the recent review by Barbara. As a regular at the pub quiz on Wednesdays, I can only assume Barbara is a sore loser. The lady in question would be Shaun's wife, who has had a team in the quiz for many years....More

Thank dudz1954
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Visited here after seeing it while on the tram and its a nice local pub. We sat outside and it was a very quite location with lots of visitors of all ages, Looks like they do lots of different nights including live music and quiz...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Only went for a couple of drinks so couldn't comment on food. Nice service, lovely decor. Will visit again

Thank H_aivilo
Reviewed 13 March 2018

I frickin' love this pub! Nice chill and quiet, the staff are lovely and so are most of their customers! Love that they allow dogs in here too. Pretty much all the food I've had here has been excellent, keep up the good work guys!

Thank loopy136
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Came here with my boyfriend as I've been before with a friend and enjoyed one of the ciders they had on previously. Said cider was unavailable due to seasonal changes, but they have plenty of others on offer along with numerous ales and beers to...More

Thank LisaPullen87
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

The Lion in basford is a 100% family and dog frie dly pub that has a huge range of beers and spirits to suit everyones taste. The food there is fantastic. Wether you go in winter to get warm by the fire or in the...More

Thank Sam L
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25 November 2017|
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Response from Greg M | Property representative |
Good morning, sorry for the late reply. Unfortunately we don't have many gluten free options with our burger menu. However with some notice we might be able to give you a few options.