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The White Lion

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

About
The white Lion is a country pub and restaurant with traditional home cooked dishes. We have a lovely beer garden. Great Quiz night on a Tuesday. And a large selection of real ales.
PRICE RANGE
US$9 - US$26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Want with friends who recommend it .and boy were they right .would be better to book in advance .good size car park and it has to be because it was full when we arrived.it was busy when we arrived about 7pm but after ordering our...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank David B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have visited the White Lion for breakfast and dinner. Both are lovely. The breakfast is massive and very tasty. We recently visited with friends and even though it was a very busy Saturday the service was excellent. The staff are only young but very...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank rockyLancashire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is more like a restaurant with a pub attached. The quality of the food is very good, with decent portions, plenty of flavour and served promptly. The deep fried Brie was lovely, and so was the lamb suet pudding. My wife's favourite was the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Michael T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We're regular customers of the White Lion despite living a good few miles away, its certainly not our local anyway.. But the brilliant menu, fantastic food and brilliant selection of on tap real ales means is a place we regularly find ourselves going to! The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Martin B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We go to the Lion fairly often to eat and sometimes try a few of the guest beers. The staff are very pleasant and attentive and its obvious they have good leadership. They serve breakfast from 10am and have a good selection on the menu...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank nomoremondays
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted ti find a pub with a fire and have a spot of lunch. We found this little gem. The pub is lovely and very cosy. We were seated near the log burner and it was very toasty on a bitterly cold day. Although...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 584MarkA584
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I went for dinner at the White Lion and thoroughly enjoyed it. We normally chose it for lunch. The atmosphere was quite different which was good and the meals were to the usual standard therefore very nice! Slight problem with the service...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank M J B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Never fails to impress. Home cooked amazingly good food. Reasonable price. Great Service. What’s not to love? Highly recommended.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank h3l3n66
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with 2 autistic young people. We asked if possible to be seated somewhere quiet and the spot we had was perfect! They happily turned the music down for us too! Great choice on the menu and all requests happily accommodated, Food was lovely and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank caerync
Reviewed 3 January 2019

Visited Christmas Eve with two friends , have done this for several years now and always happy with meal but disappointed this time sadly. As always greeted warmly on arrival and served by hardworking staff , drinks arrived promptly and the food. One of us...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Evelyn R
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MARGI-Southport
30 December 2018|
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Response from ROGER N | Reviewed this property |
Yes children are very well catered for and everything provided, you will not be disappointed.
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gayboy H
28 September 2018|
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Response from supergran2018 |
The white Lion is and always has been in Lancashire and apart from proximity has no connection to Wigan or Greater Manchester.
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28 September 2018|
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