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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for a 'pub lunch' with my parents for a proper meal and really wish we hadn't bothered. The lass on the bar seemed to struggle with the concept of 'stout' and 'Guinness' being the same thing, and it didn't help that the closest thing to either OJ or lemon squash was Robinson's concentrate or oj in small bottles....

1Thank MoonRiverTravelsUK
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in for Sunday lunch with hubby. Lovely atmosphere, welcoming and friendly. Food was great. Hubby had the large size and I opted for the medium which was more than enough for me. There was a choice of meats and a good selection of veggies which were cooked to perfection and a very tasty gravy. Landlord, Landlady & all the...

1Thank Sdin31
Reviewed 11 December 2016

What wonderful people. The staff were amazing. Great food at great prices. We stopped overnight, our room was facing the market place. We never heard them setting up the following morning. Breakfast was served at a time of our liking and it was amazing. Lovely full English with black pudding, fresh fruit and fruit juice. The pub is lovely and...

2Thank JP673
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Firstly if you regard Toby Carvery as a good meal don't bother going or reading any further! This is a Traditional pub on the market square in Leyburn with an open fire and a warm welcome. There are two portion size options small or large of which we had the large option. Three slices of your desired meats (pork, turkey...

1Thank Scott E
Hebden Bridge
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Called for an evening meal on a cold November night. Have to say the beef and ale pie and the sea bass were both very good. Staff friendly and helpful - and glad we could take the dog in with us. A little cold at the left side of the bar, so will make sure we go nearer one of...

1Thank RP-HebdenBridge
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

My partner & our 2 friends stayed one night at this hotel as recommended by Yorkshire 4x4 Treks , it has a great atmosphere a warm welcome by staff , lovely home cooked food , fantastic room deep snugly beds , clean, warm, & a great welcome from the owner , & a lovely well cooked breakfast, it is used...

1Thank marion s
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped for my tea here on a Tuesday night, bar staff were really welcoming, the lad that waited on was really polite, had the pubs curry and it was really nice, well presented for just pub grub, locals were pleasant enough too, all round was happy with my meal here.

1Thank Peter W
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Absolutely lovely. Clean warm and very comfy. Friendly caring staff. Helpful and interesting staff. We came to have a complete break from the madness of south-east England and this has fulfilled all our needs. We have relaxed and been treated like royalty

2Thank Jennifer J
GoldenLion1, Owner at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay , hope to see you when the weather is warmer.

Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 November 2016

The Golden Lion is a traditional public house which fronts a multi-room hotel. Take a drink in the friendly bar and sit besides on of the two wood burning fires, especially at this time of year. The food is superb and really good value for money. Your hosts Dave and Debs will give you the warmest of welcomes and ensure...

1Thank ShaunHT02TEX
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

numerous stays over the past few weeks, real friendly Landlord, Landlady and staff. Superb food and comfortable rooms. Picturesque village ser in the heart of the North Yorkshire Dales. Happy to highly recommend.

1Thank TexPistol

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Golden Lion Hotel

Address: Market Place, Leyburn DL8 5AS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Leyburn
Price Range: £60 - £108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
The Golden Lion Hotel Leyburn, Yorkshire
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“Room 15 at the is quiet, Room 4 is above the lounge bar but very quiet. Beds are very firm but comfy.”
 of 5 bubbles JP673, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“On weekends there is some noise on the marketplace side. It doesn't go on until very late but might affect young children.”
 of 5 bubbles honeysrascal, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The better rooms are at the from overlooking the market square.”
 of 5 bubbles l_a_tweed, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Front looking over market square”
 of 5 bubbles mrl11, 14 May 2016 | Read review
“Best views at front overlooking the large market square”
 of 5 bubbles HenrykSara, 12 Nov 2015 | Read review
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