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The Golden Lion

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££ - £££, British,
Mayton Lane, Broad Oak, Canterbury CT2 0QJ, England
+44 1227 710454
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (14 reviews)
“pudding” (4 reviews)
“sunday roast” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Mayton Lane, Broad Oak, Canterbury CT2 0QJ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for a pre-booked lunch with another couple, on recommendation from friends. Staff friendly and welcoming. The food was hot, cooked well, tasty and good size portions. Seemed to be home made food. Meat pie was deliciousPlates and food were piping hot. Tables clean with...More

Thank Roger H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took my wife and 4 kids for mother's day meal had an amazing Sunday roast beef was lovely would highly recommend great seating area for family's and wonderful staff will definitely be returning again 😊

Thank lee38998
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Could not get to work due to the car being snow bound so decided to walk to The Golden Lion for lunch hoping it would be open, found Colin on his own, Amanda off recovering from an operation , staff given day off due to...More

Thank ianglover2
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Came here for a Sunday roast. 4 kids , 3 adults and a high chair for a toddler. I asked straight away once we had sat down if I could order the toddlers food as he’s not great in the highchair. The food was out...More

Thank Megan_Hazel
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Very cosy pub. Food very good. Service very good . What more can you say when you go to a pub for a lunch !! have been before will definitely go again.

Thank althebowler2017
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit, & won’t be the last . Lovely Sunday Roast. Hot, Fresh, Home Cooked . Lovely staff.

Thank Jeanette G
Reviewed 19 November 2017

I had a wonderful evening with friends at this lovely local pub, food was excellent, friendly atmosphere, very helpful staff, wonderful service, couldn't fault it. I can recommend gammon steak and chips and puddle chocolate pudding, you have the option of cream, Custard or ice...More

Thank Viv B
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Day trip out to Canterbury and the coast and we came across The Golden Lion public house at Mayton Lane Broad Oak Canterbury. I must be honest here but the pub we were going to for lunch was closed for a refit. As we had...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 27 September 2017

A group of eleven of us had lunch here midweek after spending the morning at Wildwood. We all chose different things from the extensive menu and we were all very happy with our choices. Staff are all very pleasant and welcoming. The home cooking and...More

Thank maggiegregory
Reviewed 27 August 2017

The best pub in the whole of kent for Sunday Lunch. Great welcome, Home cooked food and good deserts. Can not wait to visit again. Good selection of beers. Took my mother of 93 she said best meal that we have taken her to. Well...More

Thank Rosalind S
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Mavis P
17 September 2016|
Response from Roy J | Reviewed this property |
Hi There, This should be addressed to the Golden Lion, I was just a customer. Regards Roy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mayton Lane, Broad Oak, Canterbury CT2 0QJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury  >  Broad Oak
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 710454
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