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The Golden Lion Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have spent 5 days in Newport and eaten here three times! A lovely pub with a warm welcome and friendly professional staff. 2 lunches and 1 dinner. Food was perfect, lovely pub menu superbly cooked and nicely presented. Sensibly priced and service just right....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank PMousley
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stayed for three nights B&B in early February with two nights evening dining. Food and service were excellent and Martina the restaurant manager was charming, caring and thoughtful. Service like this is rare. We had delicious meals including lamb cutlets and Scampi. All well...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Robert H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a drink here one evening and a Sunday roast today. The pub has retained it's character and is a joy to be inside. The staff are courteous, the food is good and the prices are reasonable. (The portions are pub generous)

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TristanM-H
Reviewed 6 January 2019

We were recommended this restaurant by the owners of the B & B were staying in (The Old Vicarage-check out my other reviews!) and can honestly say that we weren't disappointed. The pub itself doesn't look particulary unusual or outstanding on the outside, but when...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Merrykat52
Reviewed 6 January 2019

The Golden Lion was very busy, lively,welcoming with lots of atmosphere . Friendly staff and good food.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Butser2013
Reviewed 2 January 2019

We had booked a short break over the new year. on the recommendation of friends. We were expecting the cosy atmosphere, spacious rooms, good food and wide choice of beer. What impressed us the most was the exceptional service we received and observed during a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

Went to The Golden Lion restaurant for our annual New Years Eve meal. Had the mushrooms to start followed by the Fillet Steak special. Then the apple crumble & custard. The portions here are large & the service is excellent. A very reasonable price for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PhilMerridan
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

How lucky were we to book into The Golden Lion for a meal after our long journey from Devon and walking distance from our B&B. Tired and a little wary after having stopped off for a snack lunch earlier in our journey, which would have...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Daisyki
Reviewed 20 December 2018 via mobile

Went to the Golden Lion fo my Birthday meal with the family. Upon getting ID’d for a drink when we arrived at the bar, my brother mentioned it was my birthday. Sat in for our booked table and the food we had was really great....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Natashia J
Reviewed 26 November 2018

We needed filling up after a very light breakfast followed by an 8.5 mile circular walk, and we weren't disappointed - my wife and I both had the roast beef which was superb, and as for the selection of five vegetables, well wow, just delicious!

Date of visit: November 2018
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