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Golden Lion Inn

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub
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Main Street, Easenhall, Rugby CV23 0JA, England
+44 1788 833577
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere, friendly staff and great food. We both had the Christmas menu, and just as I was thinking it would be nice to have more gravy the waitress came up and asked if I'd like some!

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Thank Steve B
Rugby, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

I live this place. Sunday carvery us excellent. We went for last Christmas dinner and they treated us like family. Good is always of a high standard.

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Thank parsons25again
EleanorMaynard, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, as a small family owned business we genuinely care about our customers and are able to give them the standard and attention they deserve. More 

Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely friendly landlord, the waiter was great, very attentive but not over the top, my husband and friends had lovely food but I had the risotto, it was completely tasteless and very disappointing, I did mention it to the waiter but he didn't appear bothered or apologetic which made me feel that my view was not going to be taken... More 

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Thank Cathydesmo
EleanorMaynard, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Inn, responded to this review

Cathy, I was sad to read that you felt your feedback regarding the risotto wasn't taken seriously, I have forwarded on your review to our Head Chef and the owners. We do hope you choose to return to the Golden Lion and you are able to taste a dish that is more to your liking. More 

Bourne, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Imagine a deep exhaling of breath as this sorry tale begins. My wife booked a Saturday night table for 13 guests as a surprise birthday party for her mother, based on the generally positive reviews that The Golden Lion has received. Things didn't exactly get off on a positive note when the manager (or landlord, or barman, or whatever his... More 

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6 Thank CatnipThieves
EleanorMaynard, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Inn, responded to this review

I am writing to apologise that you didn't receive the level of service and quality of food that you should expect and receive at the Golden Lion. We have taken on board your comments and opinions. We would like to assure you that the next time you come, it will be better managed. The wait on the table by the... More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Looking for a restaurant that I had never before visited I came across The Golden Lion at Easenhall. This discovery came via Trip Advisor. The pleasant experience of making a telephone booking augured well for the actual visit. As soon as we walked in on a foggy Halloween it was clear that customers are valued: the radiant smile from the... More 

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Thank Tony K
EleanorMaynard, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Inn, responded to this review

Fabulous, we were all so thrilled to read about your experience, thank you so much for taking the time to complete such a detailed and appreciative review. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. More 

New York City, New York
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Recently, in October, I visited The Golden Lion at Easenhall with my Sister and our Father for Sunday Lunch. We all agreed we had an excellent meal. The pub is a great venue to visit and they do have a great menu throughout the week, and for Sunday lunch also. Usually, on a Sunday they offer roast beef and roast... More 

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Thank Dr_Dave_USA
EleanorMaynard, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Inn, responded to this review

Dave, many thanks for your review. Our Sunday Carvery is very popular and we always recommend people book in advance to avoid disappoint. We can cater for special diets, again it is much easier if we know in advance . We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

I stayed here for a period of one night while on business in the area. The pub/hotel is located in a lovely little village which is a short drive from Coventry, the car park is massive and the Golden Lion is really easy to find. Check in was very pleasant, the woman on reception was very nice and chatty. She... More 

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Thank Tony S
EleanorMaynard, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a detailed review. It is really important for us to hear not only the positive but also the negative aspects of our guest's stay. As a privately owned family run business we pride ourselves in producing good quality, home made food, however this can take longer than the waiting... More 

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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Was a problem when I tried to change my room to one with breakfast on the booking.com app went on my booking but somehow it booked my a room for that evening! It says on the front page free cancellation but when u read further only till 9am on day of arrival but was still on there even though I... More 

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Thank Claudia L
EleanorMaynard, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Inn, responded to this review

Claudia, many thanks for your review. Technology doesn't always match guest requirements, so I am pleased to hear that we were able to fix your issues with no additional hassle or cost to you. Hope you get an opportunity to stay with us again. More 

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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Had a late lunch & the food was very tasty & well presented. Only one member of staff on front of house & he was excellent, very polite & professional. Will definitely visit again if in the area.

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Thank hettieuk
EleanorMaynard, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Inn, responded to this review

Great to hear, thank you Hettie. More 

Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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818 reviews
303 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Jovial mine host and lots of outdoor searing in a quite rural setting. Good choice of oft drinks and an interesting menu.

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Thank Maxim123153
EleanorMaynard, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Inn, responded to this review

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$24
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Easenhall, Rugby CV23 0JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Rugby  >  Easenhall
  • Phone Number: +44 1788 833577
Description
Enjoy the atmosphere of this 16th century village inn, its welcoming bar, range of traditional ales and delicious, freshly cooked food. Menus are available throughout lunchtime and evening, offering a wide range of food from light snacks to a la carte meals, complimented by an extensive list of fine wines. Steak on the Rocks Restaurant - Come and experience a new type of dining, cook your steak or fish the way you like it on a Volcanic Rock. The Steak on the Rocks restaurant features an interactive grilling system that allows customers to take control of their own meal by cooking it themselves at the table to their own preferred level. Open on Friday and Saturday evenings in addition to our main menu. Booking Essential

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