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The Golden Lion

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Tipton ST, Sidmouth EX10 0AA, England
+44 1404 812881
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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“escargot” (5 reviews)
“venison pie” (4 reviews)
“partridge” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Tipton ST, Sidmouth EX10 0AA, England
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

The Goldwyn Lion was recommended to us by friends Very friendly staff and an excellent choose of food from menu and specials board Very nice outside area We enjoyed the meal so much we went back

Thank n_lambert13
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Myself and a group of friends visited for my birthday on a Thursday evening. I have dined here several times but they surpassed themselves this evening. Very welcoming, they couldn't do enough for us. All the staff were very friendly and very efficient. The food,...More

Thank CatherineL12
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We are regular visitors to East Devon & always make time to visit the Golden Lion. It has become one of our favourite places to eat as you are assured of enjoying a positive experience either at lunchtime or dinner. The menu is varied &...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Amazingly busy on a Wednesday lunchtime. Service friendly and quick. Superb quality food and god value for money.

Thank John L
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Had pre-dinner beer and wines in the garden on a hot summers evening before going into the restaurant for a three course meal. I had shrimps Marseille (?) for starter which was delicious and then a hard choice for mains but eventually chose fish and...More

Thank pb56422
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Great food at the Bowd Inn due to the kitchen closing at 1945 (45 mins before advertised on the website and food being carried past us) on a gloriously sunny summers evening. Shame your embarrassed bar maid had not mentioned the kitchen was closed before...More

4  Thank kwai1986
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Called in for lunch without prior booking. Staff were helpful and friendly. Food was very good, we both had crab ploughman`s followed by a summer pudding and a lemon brioche pudding. Prices were reasonable. There is ample parking at the rear and a garden plus...More

Thank LadyGAxbridge
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Super country pub with some quirky decorations and a very good menu. We booked for Sunday Lunch as my sister was staying with us for the weekend. We all went for the slow cooked lamb, definitely the best choice - the tastiest and tenderest lamb...More

Thank Jane P
Reviewed 18 May 2017

You must go to this pub. The landlord is a complete maniac and it is incredibly amusing when he completely loses the plot when somebody dare complain. Watch an unsuspecting elderly person having mentioned that something is slightly undercooked being physically removed and chased into...More

2  Thank Alfie367367
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Always busy village pub, with neat garden and covered seating outside and a cosy feel to the bar/restaurant. Service is friendly and efficient, even at busy times, which is often. The menu is inspired by the French owner, so I had snails to start, covered...More

Thank HonitonSaint
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tipton ST, Sidmouth EX10 0AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Sidmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1404 812881
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