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Lamb & Lion Inn

££ - £££, British,
2-4 High Petergate, York YO1 7EH, England
+44 1904 654112
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
2-4 High Petergate, York YO1 7EH, England
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1 - 10 of 494 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After trying to book into the Guy Fawkes Inn for a meal we were told it would be two hours before a table became availiable. The lad said why not try the Lamb and Lion just down the road. This we did only to have...More

1  Thank Alexandergl53
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, simply superb. We had roast beef x2. Excellent price point, wonderfully surroundings. What we liked: Good customer service- my beef was a little more done then I’d ordered. Manager quite happy to chance it, it was my decision not to and I’m glad I...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Friendly staff great beer garden just perfect location and great menu. Well worth a visit. lovely historic pub.

1  Thank joobles
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Took my wife to York for a long weekend on her birthday ans stayed here for 2 nights. The location of the hotel was perfect as you are just along from the Minster. This gives you an added bonus of having a landmark to head...More

Thank killiealan
Marmadukes Town... H, Front Office Manager at Lamb & Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Hi, Thanks so much for your kind review - we really appreciate it! Please do come and stay with us again soon - we look forward to it. Best wishes, The Lamb and Lion

Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Popped in on Friday evening without booking and luckily there was a free table. The restaurant was situated in a room away from the bar area. Staff were friendly & helpful. Plenty of choice on the menu. I opted for a trio of local sausages...More

Thank desfordles
Marmadukes Town... H, Front Office Manager at Lamb & Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Hi, Thank you very much for your kind review - we're glad you enjoyed your time with us, and hope to see you again soon! Best wishes, The Lamb and Lion

Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Called in for Sunday lunch today after being badly let down by the Whippet Inn. A fantastic roast with lashings of beef, a superb Yorkshire pudding and lots of extra gravy! Sorry we didn’t come here first as they have never let us down. Cheers...More

Thank NessieNoo
Marmadukes Town... H, Front Office Manager at Lamb & Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Hi, Thanks very much for your review - glad you enjoyed the Sunday roast! The options change each week so it's always worth coming back if you fancy trying something new. Best wishes, The Lamb and Lion

Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch with excellent service. The garden seating area is s pleasant surprise. Worth a visit!

Thank Barry W
Marmadukes Town... H, Front Office Manager at Lamb & Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Hi Barry, Thank you very much for your kind review - we're glad you enjoyed your time with us, and hope to see you again soon! Best wishes, The Lamb and Lion

Reviewed 6 April 2018

Cam recommended from a local and I'd second that Good selection of local beers, friendly staff and solid traditional pub food. Trio of pork was ace.

Thank NormanMonkey
Marmadukes Town... H, Front Office Manager at Lamb & Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Hi, Thanks very much for your review! The 3 Little Pigs is certainly a star of the menu - glad you enjoyed it. Hope to see you again soon! Best wishes, The Lamb and Lion

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Booked a table for six people and had a quiet room tucked of one of the first floor main rooms which was really nice and private apart from the extensive graffiti across the large wooden table. The two staff were really friendly and helpful and...More

Thank squiboo
Marmadukes Town... H, Front Office Manager at Lamb & Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review - we really appreciate the feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your meal with us - if you have any recommendations on ways we could improve our score in the future we'd love to hear...More

Reviewed 18 March 2018

To start i must say the staff at this restaurant are great, really attentive and polite. They could not do enough for you. The food, sadly lets this establishment down. I think they have tried to offer a more upmarket menu but the standard of...More

Thank Natalie R
Marmadukes Town... H, Front Office Manager at Lamb & Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Dear Natalie, Thank you for taking the time to leave such detailed feedback - we do take it all on board and are always keen to try and improve. We pride ourselves on our food and are sorry to hear that you didn't have a...More

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Response from tait142428 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. It's a quirky old fashioned pub with lots of little snug rooms. I would say it's More casual than dresses up. But if it's a birthday meal why not !!!!! Enjoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$41
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-4 High Petergate, York YO1 7EH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 654112
  • E-mail
Description
For many hundreds of years, the Lamb & Lion Inn has fed and watered weary travellers visiting the ancient city of York. To pay tribute to the Inn's long history we have created a menu that focuses on providing our guests with authentic, deeply satisfying meals and simple but hearty soups and sandwiches that go perfectly with a pint of real ale (or two!).
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