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The Golden Lion Hotel

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££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub
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19 Lanadwell Street, Padstow PL28 8AN, England
+44 1841 532797
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Me and my parents went here at the end of a little pub crawl around Padstiw and had booked a table for food. We were greeted very kindly and were told that a few items on the menu had sold out, which was a shame but couldn't be helped. We were shown to our table and promptly ordered our meals.... More 

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Thank Louise R
Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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416 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Popped in just for drinks which were reasonably priced. It was quiet as food service was over but the lady behind the bar was really friendly and chatty. Nice little sun trap at the back , nice and clean. Quaint inside would go back

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Thank KLBOS
Rochester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely traditional pub. We stayed in a room for a night and the room was excellent. Breakfast was really good and didn't need to eat anything for the rest of the day. Had our evening meal here and it was ginormous and beautiful. The owners and all the staff were so friendly and welcoming. Would definitely come back... More 

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Thank Susan W
Nottingham
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73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked in for a pint to be met with a horrible smell. The toilets smelt better !!!. No way was I going to drink a pint with that odour!!!. Sorry but think you may have a problem with your drainage !!!!.

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Thank 1016356
Monmouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been a couple of times during our stay and had fantastic food and service each time. Proper pub with proper pub food. The fish pie was a form favourite.

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Thank bigging
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We may or may not have been seen in this pub every night of our stay in Padstow in April last year ;) The staff are absolutely brilliant and the atmosphere is amazing.

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Thank Alex C
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We visited this pub/eatery by chance and found it to be excellent. Staff friendly drink and food very good. The fish fish of the day and steak were very good, did not leave feeling hungry. Thanks to all the staff.

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Thank SWcouple
St Austell, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Outstanding fish pie!! You won't find better ! Relaxed pub. Very Friendly staff. Very good pint of padstow windjammer and a good quality wine menu.

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Thank Valeriekelly
South UK
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80 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We had a meal here after arriving late in Padstow one February Thursday evening. This is a cosy pub, obviously popular as it was fairly full. The lady at the bar was friendly and welcoming but serving on her own so found it difficult to serve people promptly. Having found a table we looked at the menu which was standard... More 

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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

My husband and I looked in at this pub during a summer visit to Padstow and found we couldn't get a table for dinner as it was so busy. This time, in quieter February, we decided to try again and were not disappointed. The dining area is separated from the main body of the bar and provided a pleasant spacious... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Lanadwell Street, Padstow PL28 8AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Padstow
  • Phone Number: +44 1841 532797

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?