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The Lion

) #8 of 22 Restaurants in Settle ££ - £££ , British,
Duke Street | Settle, Yorkshire Dales National Park, Settle BD24 9DU, England
+44 1729 823459
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“suet pudding” (6 reviews)
“steak” (24 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Duke Street | Settle, Yorkshire Dales National Park, Settle BD24 9DU, England
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Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

Can't comment on the hotel, but the bar restaurant food was great when we were there. Don't miss the Settle suet pudding, with mash and gravy, fabulously satisfying! Good ales as well. Very good value.

1  Thank NigelWalshe
Reviewed 28 July 2015

We came here after a long day of walking as a treat. The restaurant was quiet, cosy and very English. The staff were friendly and relaxed. We ordered the lamb rump which was very solid (literally). The lamb itself was very fresh however the cut...More

1  Thank SField88
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Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

Watch out for the huge portions! Food was lovely, service was excellent and the ambience was lively and friendly. Highly recommended for those with big appetites!

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 25 July 2015

A large yet comfortable pub/diner in the heart of Settle. Good range of beers that are well kept. Bar staff on one of the nights we visited were bored and appeared unfriendly but on second visit different personnel were friendly and eager to please. Food...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 16 July 2015

This could be a cracking place, but on both occasions that we visited we found the staff to be young and inexperienced and this was reflected in a poor dining experience. One member of staff seemed to spend his break chatting very loudly to friends...More

1  Thank peggysue566
Reviewed 13 July 2015

My son and I 'recovered' here after completing the 3 Peaks. There is a good, varied, menu - better than usual pub food - and the food was very well cooked and presented. Service was good and enthusiastic - nothing was too much trouble. A...More

1  Thank Grouchy55
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Popped into The Lion on a glorious Saturday afternoon. My partner was well impressed when they served prosecco by the glass and had fresh strawberries available to put in it. Bonus points from her perspective! We sat outside in the beer garden. Or rather beer...More

1  Thank MD-FatDonkey
Reviewed 13 July 2015

I dined at the Lion as part of a large group.I enjoyed my meal, but a few of the group did not. The special tuna was very good.

1  Thank Colin413
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Very airy and roomy no problem getting a table and space for our golden retriever. The staff were friendly and the food was very tasty.We ate there on both days of our stay in Settle.

2  Thank BadBowlers
Reviewed 8 July 2015

We ate here 3 times as it was recommended by the locals. The food was fabulous and freshly cooked. Lovely friendly staff and great management. Dogs are welcome too which is an added bonus. Nice ambience and by far one of the best meals we...More

1  Thank huskyjunky
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$63
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Duke Street | Settle, Yorkshire Dales National Park, Settle BD24 9DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Yorkshire Dales National Park  >  Settle
  • Phone Number: +44 1729 823459
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We love our food here at The Lion and we hope that you will too. You can choose from menus which have been created to showcase the best local in season produce, sourced from trusted suppliers throughout Settle and the surrounding area.
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