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We are a high quality country inn offering pub classics alongside more refined a la carte menus. Dogs and country folk welcome! See you soon!
PRICE RANGE
£10 - £20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of our favourite places to eat. The staff are always extremely helpful and the food is excellent. Highly recommend for a great evening out at very reasonable prices.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our 5th visit and the food is always amazing great quality and really good portion sizes. The service is always great the staff work so hard and are so friendly. Well will be back very soon

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for my 40th birthday lunch. Our waitress Zoe was wonderful, she was kind & helpful. There was a few tables in and she was on her own which left her to run the bar, serve drinks, take food orders and run the food...solo handed. I think there needed at least 2 on. Thank you so much to the chefs too as the food was lovely.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been for a lovely meal this evening, the food was delicious and friendly staff as always. Elisha was very polite and gave us a warm welcome , will be back very soon. Love it here xx

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 19 February 2024

Amazing food all round - great drinks choices - fabulous service very attentive and friendly - very organised - lovely comfortable atsmosphere - will be back again and again!

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 14 February 2024

We always enjoy a night out at the Black lion, steak night is particularly good as the deal is, in our opinion, extremely good value.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 11 February 2024

Such a perfect little country pub. The food, the service, the staff and the price were all absolutely fantastic. I highly recommend a visit.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 28 January 2024 via mobile

Been out for food tonight, was really looking forward to it as heard good things. The starters were average. The mains, we had the chicken burger and the Barnsley chop. The Barnsley chop was extremely salty and all we could taste. With the burger, I...took one bite and all that I could smell and taste was cinnamon. I queried why it was so strong in cinnamon as it isn’t mentioned on the menu and was told the chef uses ‘mixed spices’ not sure what spices I would want on a chicken and cheese burger but was certainly not cinnamon. I was offered a new main however at this point we were ready to leave due to the poor service. Not being offered any drinks throughout the meal or having anyone check on our food the whole time we were eating. (I had to go and find someone to ask about the burger) Paid for all meals despite the complaint, will definitely not be returning and for anyone going in the future, don’t bother with the burger.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 22 January 2024

Lovely up market pub food. Popped in after a walk with friends for lunch with the dogs, super dog friendly and delicious.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 8 January 2024 via mobile

Good atmosphere good food and great service.very pleasing experience and would recommend it to everyone. Well worth a visit

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 31 December 2023 via mobile

We’ve had an amazing NYE at the Black Lion. The friendly and efficient waiting staff, fab food and the live music made the evening. Staff went the extra mile to make the evening special. Great atmosphere, nothing but praise for all elements

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 31 December 2023

Fantastic place great experience food great staff very professional would recommend to everyone you won't be disappointed Thanks for a fantastic experience

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 25 December 2023

This is a lovely place to eat. The menu is great with excellent choices. Food is freshly prepared and cooked and the chef is always willing to swap parts of the dish.. eg. Chips for mash, The service is friendly. It is consistently good. Excellent...in all areasMore

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 8 November 2023 via mobile

Called today for lunch. Lovely & friendly landlady atmosphere was nice a very cosy . Food was delicious would highly recommend a visit. Booked for Sunday lunch can’t wait . Keep up the excellent work.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 5 November 2023

Lovely Sunday lunch, very cosy and a relaxed atmosphere. 😁 definitely recommend a visit if your passing through. Dog friendly too 😁👍

Date of visit: November 2023
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Yes there are Veggie options. All marked on the menu.
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They are allowed outside and inside.
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The Black Lion is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4