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US$5 - US$27
Bar, British, Pub
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great family meal. All homemade. I had the burger. It was delicious. Good selection of food. Friendly, fast service. Would recommend

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived dripping wet after a four hour motorbike journey in heavy rain, were made very welcome and soon warmed up in our cosy room in the converted barn. Our room was well furnished and decorated and the shower was excellent. We ate at the...More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 11 July 2021 via mobile

Distinctly average. We had the sharer fish platter to start. Barely defrosted prawns sat in their water….standard smoked salmon…..mackerel pate, lacking mackerel……whitebait was fine. Artisan bread….prefrozen brown bread and butter. Amazingly tasteless. Burgers for mains that we were told were made in house, well if...More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 6 July 2021

Had an excellent dinner here, with good food, a choice of local and beers and great service. Would definitely return if we visited the area again. The outside area was also great

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 30 June 2021

I loved the tiger prawn linguini! My husband had filet steak and was also very impressed. The staff were so helpful and attentive, but know not to hover. We really enjoyed our meal and wished we lived closer so we could eat here often. Highly...More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 29 June 2021 via mobile

The staff could not have been more accommodating and delightful. The chef even produced six chicken Kiev for us despite this not being on the menu - and it was very good by anyone’s standard. The menu is imaginative and the dishes well executed; it’s...More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 28 June 2021 via mobile

Super friendly people, great setting and excellent room. Didn't get a chance to have dinner there but would love to next time, breakfast was really good.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 26 June 2021 via mobile

Was hoping forma pitstop whilst walking the Meon trail on a nice June day and we found it at the White Lion. Located next to the village church the pub has both a beer garden and use of the opposite church field with lots of...More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 1 June 2021 via mobile

We had a really lovely family meal at this pub on the bank holiday weekend. The food was delicious (epic Kiev and the brownie was delicious!) plus the kids food was good too. The staff were super friendly and efficient. Couldn’t fault it at all.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 19 May 2021 via mobile

First meal out in many months, and first time with these friends for 18 months. What a total pleasure. Good Covid restrictions, perfect service, that blend between professional and friendly that is spot on. Beautiful food, good choices available, good value excellent wine, great coffee....More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Karen H
10 September 2019|
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Response from reece h | Reviewed this property |
i agree with the other posts. If you want English market town atmosphere you could stay at the White Horse Hotel in Romsey a £20 taxi ride from central Southampton and about a half hour journey.
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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The White Lion is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5