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White Lion

££ - £££, British,
Main Road | Harlaston, Tamworth B79 9HT, England
+44 1827 383691
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“partridge” (5 reviews)
“battered cod” (2 reviews)
Opens in 22 min
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Main Road | Harlaston, Tamworth B79 9HT, England
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Reviewed yesterday

I travel down from Manchester approx. every other month and dine with my extended local family at the White Lion.This is a great pub with great locally sourced food,friendly staff and superb service.Well worth suffering the M6.I would recommend to anyone locally or nationwide! Thank...More

Thank j0hnbates
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just been for a meal here and the food was great, the timings where great, the people are great but! I poured my pregnant wife a glass of water and there was a bug ( silver fish) in the pre filled water bottle, when I...More

1  Thank Chin-up666
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great meal as always and 2 happy waitresses added to a great night out. A special meal was superbly cooked and a good selection of vegetables/salads and nice chips. Service, Food and Value... 5 stars

Thank Phillip C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You got lots of veg the beef was rare and cool, place was a bit dusty. fly in the vinegar bottle, staff was nice, bit over priced for what you got I would not go again

Thank John D
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Spent nearly 200 pounds tonight the food was great as always . Pity the customer service didn’t match we eat here sometimes would eat here more if we were made more welcome it appears if you aren’t a local or a regular you are treated...More

Thank Samm W
Whitelionharlaston, Owner at White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

As at least 75% of our trade comes from outside of the village and immediate area I find your comments both ridiculous and offensive. As everyone can see in previous reviews we take great pride in how our customers are looked after regardless of where...More

Reviewed 20 August 2018

I have never been disappointed by this place. It is a well-run family business. The staff are brilliant and the food is great - good wholesome well-cooked and presented food - not Michelin standards but excellent just the same. Good atmosphere and gets booked up...More

1  Thank Richard S
Whitelionharlaston, Owner at White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thankyou Richard for a great review- your comments are greatly appreciated- we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 5 August 2018

Visited the White Lion yesterday evening as a treat for my daughter and her partner to celebrate daughter's degree. We were well looked after from start to finish. They had a news waitress on last night who did a good job for her first night...More

1  Thank Gareth C
Whitelionharlaston, Owner at White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Many thanks Gareth for taking the time to post such a wonderful review.It means so much to our team to know we’re getting things right for our customers, hopefully we’ll see you again soon.

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Visited this charming pub for lunch yesterday. What a gem! The staff were courteous and friendly. There was a choice of roasts including beef, pork and chicken. The food was served well and absolutely delicious. The atmosphere was cosy and friendly and the prices were...More

1  Thank WendyFenner
Whitelionharlaston, Owner at White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thankyou for a great review Wendy . The team and I are very grateful and glad you enjoyed your lunch!!

Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have eaten here a few times now, the food is beautifully cooked, fresh and plentiful. The fresh battered cod is an absolute must.

2  Thank Richard C
Whitelionharlaston, Owner at White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Thankyou Richard for posting the review- its good to hear you enjoyed your meals at the White Lion - we look forward to having you back soon.

Reviewed 8 May 2018

What a lovely surprise to find this fantastic pub, serving delicious home cooked food. Friendly staff, nice wine and beer. Sunday lunch was delicious, unfortunately I was too full for pudding......but other members of our family did and enjoyed every mouthful. We shall definitely return!!

1  Thank milkyway1954
Whitelionharlaston, Owner at White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thankyou so much for taking the time to leave such a lovely review of our Sunday lunch - it means a lot to our staff and ourselves to recieve such positive feedback.We look forward to welcoming you back soon .

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11 May 2018|
Response from Whitelionharlaston | Property representative |
Hi - we serve until 3 usually on a Sunday , thanks .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road | Harlaston, Tamworth B79 9HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Tamworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1827 383691
Traditional country pub serving traditional , freshly made meals including fresh fish and local game in season.
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