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The Bull & Lion

££ - £££, British,
48 High Street, Packington LE65 1WH, England
+44 1530 415257
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (11 reviews)
“burger” (3 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
48 High Street, Packington LE65 1WH, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My 1st visit to this pub for lunch with my friend. We were the only 2 there for lunch,so it was very quiet,it was a week day.Made to feel very welcome,nice spaced out tables,good choice of food on the menu,even OAP specials. Lunch came very...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Breadpuddin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just popped in here for a quick lunch while passing. Great pub food at a great price. I wish we had a pub like this near us. Locals - please support them as once closed these great country pubs rarely open again! I hope...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lowerfarmc
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Tonight we had a brilliant night,everyone was friendly.The food was 5star quality.All the staff were excellent.This is our third visit in two weeks.They do not Charge for the entertainment which is very rare.If you have not tried the Bull and Lion it is well worth...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Lynn R
Reviewed 16 November 2018

Great pub food - the chips are absolutely delicious. Very generous portions and good value for money.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Helen W
Reviewed 15 November 2018

I would appear that the owners now manage the Bull & Lion from afar so no longer cook and serve the customers. The bar staff don't seem to know what they are going and when I asked for one of the two starters available on...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank The_Hoddy
Reviewed 15 November 2018

Lovely home cooked food. Wonderful, welcoming staff and great asmosphere👏. Just what a country pub should be. Trying you will not be disappointed!👍👍😀

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Marjie R
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

A friendly welcome at lunchtime without a booking. Good service of good food at moderate prices. Cask ale, prosecco by 200ml bottle. Car park. Obviously popular. Would certainly eat here again

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Peter C
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Ordered food. Two of the meals came out without the food being up to scratch, waited for about 20 minutes for the chef/manager to come out and speak to us only for him to call us disgusting. Seriously aggressive attitude. Big shock to us as...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank ethan f
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Thanks so much for opening early last Friday, so we could celebrate the life of a dear friend whose funeral we attended. Bar staff gave us a warm welcome and great service. Also congratulations to previous landlord Phil who brought baby George to visit last...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kathy b
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately I can’t comment too much as we only stopped for one! We escaped from the awful spa on bikes for a quick half on a lovely sunny day and sat in their clean garden. Seemed a very nice village pub.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank gucci48
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Amanda W
7 February 2018|
Response from Emma T | Property representative |
Yes we serve food Tuesday to Saturday 5.30-8.30pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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