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The White Lion Inn

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Audley Road | CW2 5PG, Barthomley CW2 5PG, England
+44 1270 882242
12:00 - 15:00
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Wed - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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Nottingham, UK
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The White Lion is the quintessential English pub in the beautiful hamlet of Barthomley. A wonderful pub where you can just kick back and have a quiet drink.

Thank WestieKJPP
United Kingdom
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339 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just what you want when you find a little thatched pub, next to the church in a little tucked away village. Beams, creaky floors, open fires and welcome dogs! The choice of guest ales and cider makes you drink more than you intended, the service is friendly and the food at lunchtimes is great. We'll definitely be back!

Thank 78Pam
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Visited here with family for lunch. Can't fault the place, very friendly helpful staff, excellent cask ales and amazing food. Simple, but just what you need by the coal fire. Will definable be returning. 5*

Thank Jon M
Crewe, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

We called in on Saturday for lunch as I was telling my husband I had passed this lovely little pub. It was our first time here and we had a lovely lunch at very good prices and cant wait to go back with friends soon.

Thank Kym J
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

I just love this place! The food is simple but tasty! I love the atmosphere and it's very friendly and professional.

Thank Emma B
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We visited for Sunday lunch after several of our party had completed a 10K run in the cold. Something warming and comforting was required and the White Lion delivered in spades. The Sunday lunches were big bold and yet refined and delicious. It didn't feel like a naff carvery, it was properly cooked roast meat with perfect veg and a... More 

Thank Paul S
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

First time ive visited here since they had a refit and love what they have done. The food was really lovely and staff friendly.

Thank Sharon F
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Came in here for a nice drink in a quaint country pub in Barthomley & was really shocked at the amount of F words being used around children too. Staff didn't say anything quite shocked at this.

Thank Nicky P
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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372 reviews
292 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 417 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

We have frequented this quaint village pub for decades. Called again last week to find a roaring welcoming real fire keeping lunch time customers toasty warm. Substantial no frills pub style lunch menu served by pleasant young staff. A small point clean but tiny loos !

2 Thank Pamela B
Horwich, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We had a lovely drink yesterday afternoon the fires where roaring, You really feel as though you are stepping back in time very traditional. The wines are lovely there seems to be a good choice of Ales, the staff are very friendly. I Can understand why its so busy

2 Thank l s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Audley Road | CW2 5PG, Barthomley CW2 5PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Barthomley
  • Phone Number: +44 1270 882242
Good Pub Guide Unspoilt Pub of the Year 2016

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