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THE GOLDEN LION

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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About
This Is A Pub Restaurant With The More On Restaurant Than Pub Imacultate In Everyway Food Garden Even Bowl Of Flowers In Ladies Toilets",look On There Web Site" A Very Good Place To Eat For Visiting Tourists,not Cheap Very Well Run
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Digital Payments
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We’ve been here a number of times over the last year or two and I’m sad that it’s not as good now as it used to be. The menu is now heavy with burgers and the food itself is lacklustre. It is a nice pubby...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Diane K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off a pint of beer £5.10p and £4.50 for a pint of coke! If that's not enough we ordered starters from the specials menu expecting tasty fresh ingredients only to be served frozen calamari rings and jalapeño bullets straight from icelands at £7 a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank tonyharding
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here twice as food was excellent. Kids loved the spaghetti bolognese also. Very friendly and helpful staff.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 617toby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came down to Winchester for a couple of nights and decided to try this lovely pub . Well glad we did . The food was out of this world and massive portions . The staff were very friendly . Could not fault anything about...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank moulder1965
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a table of four for a midweek lunch and although the place was very busy the service was excellent. We each had different starters and main courses and all were really enjoyable. It is a place that we will definitely visit again and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank PhilRWinchester
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having written a review of the Inn On The Beach’s Paltry Pie 🥧 , I thought I should review this meal that we had this month which included a delicious steak and ale pie with real steak and just how it should be. I’ve included...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Eatery_Reviewer
Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

We had a gathering for a large birthday. .What a night the Regal Room is fantastic just the right amount of space. The staff were so helpful and the food was delicious. Then we come to the disco. ...well this this exceeded all expectations. A...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Robert W
Reviewed 31 January 2019 via mobile

Pre concert early supper and steak and ale pie completely hit the spot, unctuous and generous portions. Seafood platter also very good, lovely frites, tasty side salad and freshly cooked squid, prawns, cod goujons etc. Said this the last time, but we will be back!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 757mariannec
Reviewed 27 January 2019 via mobile

Thank you for a brilliant evening, such lovely staff and food was delicious. Surprise birthday cake, which made my night. Thank you very much

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Claire C
Reviewed 23 January 2019

We wanted to find a dog friendly pub and we weren't disappointed. We were made to feel really welcome with our little dog. We were shown to a table in front of the open fire, lovely. We went for lunch and the meals were huge...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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AndrewH1353
12 January 2019|
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Response from blueskygirl | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe so in the ladies bathroom.
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AndreaW655
24 December 2016|
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Response from tomwO6177GV | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there's plenty of parking. More at the back than the front. I arrived late on a busy weekday night (8.45pm) and parked easily.
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Tripluen
4 November 2016|
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Response from oakwoodfencing | Reviewed this property |
No. it's a 5 minute drive out of the centre, but worth the drive.
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