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The White Lion

££ - £££, British,
White Lion School Hill | Droxford, Soberton SO32 3PF, England
+44 1489 877346
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chicken kiev” (3 reviews)
“brie” (4 reviews)
“steak” (13 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
White Lion School Hill | Droxford, Soberton SO32 3PF, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stayed here on the evening of 1st June before our Cruise from Southampton on the 2nd. All we could say was, it was a brilliant stay. About 30-40 mins from Southampton but well worth it. Rooms were lovely and modern / comfortable and clean...More

Thank Lovingtherestaurants
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a relaxed sunny lunch in the garden, the food and menu was fantastic, really fresh and lovely presentation. The man behind the bar was chatty and kind. We can't wait to go back, lovely setting locally too

Thank keentoholiday
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We returned to this lovely pub/restaurant to enjoy the sunshine. The garden is very peaceful and such a great setting for lunch. My mother in law enjoyed watching the dogs and everyone in the garden was pleasant and friendly. The young staff, as before, were...More

Thank ozzygoff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good choice of real ales, good selection on menu ask for specials menu. Attentive staff. Lovely food. We have visited before and will be visiting again. Attractive rural location no car park.

Thank janemmorgan77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived one minute past lunch service time on a beautiful sunny day last week. The kitchen was kept open and we were shortly tucking into perfectly cooked ham eggs and fries under a sunshade in the garden. The wine list had a good range...More

Thank Viebea
Reviewed 6 June 2018

We stayed in London for two nights before heading to Southampton to catch a cruise and reserved this gem on line. Historically, it started in the 18th Century, was the place where Eisenhower stayed and not too far from where D Day plans were drawn...More

Thank Maddyvel
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Stayed for 1 night whilst doing 2 legs of The South Downs Way. We were in the converted stables and the room was really lovely and clean. The food was excellent and all the staff extremely friendly. Highly recommend this inn.

Thank Golfer73
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

We have eaten here once or twice before today, always very good. This time we took our elderly parents out for a casual, easy paced dinner - they are 86 and 89. This worked perfectly. They liked the food - Brie and Cranberry starter, followed...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We decided to go to nice country Pub for lunch and decided on The White Lion Soberton as always drive past the signpost on the old A32 and wondered what it was like. You will not be disappointed, we ordered their home made burger and...More

Thank Tiny-Sprout
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Visited her for dinner to thank friends for their kindness and hospitality. The starters were ok but the pies were horrid. Apparently they were steak and kidney. Mine contained 3 small pieces of beef and six minuscule bits of kidney and any awful lot of...More

2  Thank Chris P
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23 April 2017|
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Response from Whiteli0n | Property representative |
Dear Rachael, Yes we do allow dogs in the bar and also on the patio and in the garden on leads Kind regards Allan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: White Lion School Hill | Droxford, Soberton SO32 3PF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Soberton
  • Phone Number: +44 1489 877346
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Country Pub serving home cooked food.We have a good selection of Wines and Real ales including a Guest ale weekly. A large Beer Garden and a Patio. Our Function room is available for weddings and other events.
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