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The Lion Inn

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North Street, Winchcombe GL54 5PS, England
+44 1242 603300
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“roast pork” (5 reviews)
“fish and chips” (15 reviews)
“bread” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
North Street, Winchcombe GL54 5PS, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A quiet Friday lunchtime. Thoughtful and professional staff, magnificent food. Having to go outside to find the loo block is not ideal but it is an historic property of course. Happy to recommend this, judging bythe experience we had.

Thank amberlight9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this quaint pub in lovely village of Winchcombe yesterday.. Very busy when we arrived but had lovely table in the window... Bit slow in taking our orders but as I say, they were busy. Two of my friends ordered the peppers in a cheese...More

2  Thank Julie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a lovely meal at The Lion Inn. Enjoyed the Beef Bourguignon. Service was good. Ambiance and setting also. The best part of The Lion Inn is the selection of gins available. Was shown the G & T menu by the creator of the menu....More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Pretty and warm Gloucestershire Inn. Very friendly service. Good food . Prompt attention Traditional Cotswold building. Varied menu A la Carter and lunchtime special menu This is the second time we’ve been and even on a wet Monday lunchtime over half the tables were taken

Thank 3FHJ
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We found The Lion Inn by chance and were glad that we did. The food was delicious and the set menu was good value. The service was just right, and the restaurant environment was very pleasant. On the downside, the cost of wine by the...More

Thank Alison F
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

... en route to Cheltenham, having read good reviews about the place in trusty Tripadvisor reviews. Managed to negotiate the menu to choose burgers and fish ‘n’ chips and all were beautifully served, generously portioned and darned tasty. The Lion is a gorgeous old building...More

Thank BimblingA1
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Nice food, great staff, shame no steak on!!! Lovely location and fantastic interior classic village pub!

Thank John D
Reviewed 26 February 2018

We popped in for a drink and was quite suprised that 2 drinks came to over £13 (although one was a double). The barstaff Chloe and Ollie were very friendly and we would definately go back if we are in the area again.

Thank Claire C
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Had an extremely pleasant visit to The Lion Inn a week ago. Food was so much better than what I've ever got in a pub - even a gourmet pub - and my rhubarb dessert was to die for! Really enjoyed the atmosphere and our...More

Thank KirsiL
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Waited longer than we are used to in most eateries. Fish was OK but chips very dry, I left most of them. Customer on adjacent table became annoyed after waiting 45 minutes for his desert.

Thank dasmo
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Yasmin s
7 October 2015|
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Response from doatley | Reviewed this property |
yes both inside and out, they have a very good rear garden, which would be best for all. DAVID
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Street, Winchcombe GL54 5PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Winchcombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1242 603300
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Dining at The Lion Inn in Winchcombe is a relaxed affair with deliciously tempting food, an excellent wine list and friendly staff. Our chefs source local, seasonal ingredients from the best suppliers in the area and our menus are based on what is fresh & available and change daily. We have included prices in the sample menu, but please note that these may vary depending on the season.For our younger guests, we provide high chairs in the restaurant and child-sized portions upon request.
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