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The Bull & Lion

££ - £££, British,
48 High Street, Packington LE65 1WH, England
+44 1530 415257
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
48 High Street, Packington LE65 1WH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pubs don't get much more traditional than The Bull and Lion. The name though is far from traditional and might actually be unique. From the moment you step inside you sense a friendly welcome from the staff. There are two bars. The slightly larger one...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped on route at this lovely pub, tucked away but only three minutes from the A42 in Packington. We received a friendly welcome from Emma the landlady and enjoyed delicious food, freshly cooked. My husband had 'Hunters Chicken' which he has eaten in numerous pubs...More

Thank TimandJuliet
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Came here after visiting Champneys Springs. Lovely place. Thank you to all the staff working that day!

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Four of us turned up for a meal on the way home from a day out. We'd sussed the pub out the day before, and wanted to try it out as I lived in the village as a child. So abit of a nostalgia trip,...More

Thank jfjackson
Reviewed 15 August 2017

A village pub with friendly staff and excellent food at a good price. The pub has a lovely "snug" bar with plenty of charm without feeling cooped in and a comfortable outside seating area for sunny days. Have visited on several occasions and have yet...More

Thank Pjvince
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Was house hunting & decided to pop in for Sunday lunch. Could not fault the food or service. Have been here twice more for a drink & very friendly landlady & landlord. Will definitely be back but recommend that can get busy for food, s...More

Thank LnR881
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Lovely quiet night out for drinks at the family's local pub. We were greeted by friendly staff who made us feel very welcome. We were allowed to take the dog in too and was a perfect end to a busy day.

1  Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent food. Nice place. Quaint. Friendly. Good choice. Character building. Worth a visit. Parking off road

1  Thank ali37rose
Reviewed 7 July 2017

My son and his wife moved in to the village today,we worked hard from 10 am till 7.30 then had the misfortune to pop in to the local pub. Toilets are disgusting How can you get calling larger wrong ,flat and no taste at all,...More

4  Thank castellons
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We visited for tea one evening here midweek. The staff are friendly and there are a group of locals who I presume are regular who were also friendly. This made it feel like a nice atmosphere. The weather was good as well which I always...More

1  Thank MichelleMcC13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 High Street, Packington LE65 1WH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Packington
  • Phone Number: +44 1530 415257
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We pride ourselves in offering delicious home cooked food, sourced from local businesses and fantastic beer in a traditional village pub with a warm and friendly environment. Situated in the heart of packington you will always be made to feel welcome
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