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The Old Lion

) #4 of 161 Restaurants in Rugby ££ - £££ , British,
Pailton Road, Rugby CV23 0HQ, England
+44 1788 833238
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“baked alaska” (6 reviews)
“burger” (18 reviews)
“creme brulee” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Pailton Road, Rugby CV23 0HQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We eat in the restaurant on a Thursday night so it was quite quiet. The service was good & not rushed. The food was excellent the four of us all eat different dishes & none of us were disappointed. My burger cooked pink was delicious....More

Thank Chiefofcover
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went for evening meal for 4. Very good atmosphere and attentive staff, good choice on menu and portions substantial and well presented

1  Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was our first time at this restaurant, our lovely friends were treating us and we didn't know where we were going, it was a lovely evening and the drive through the country and the sight of the pub was perfect. We all ate something...More

Thank shar0nm0rris
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you to everyone who made our lunch so special. I live in Cheltenham and my dear friend of over 25 years lives near Cambridge. We like to meet up to catch up on all our news. The Old Lion was half way for us...More

Thank Suzanne88823
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is really nice. It's not crammed with tables which is really nice. The food the service was excellent no long waits between courses or not rushed to get us out. Very pleasant evening. Not the cheapest of places. But not expensive £35.00 a...More

Thank Sue-Mick-Bennett
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They appear to have simplified the menu since our last visit some months ago but food still good and presentation improved.

Thank scorpio411
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great posh fish finger butty with chips. Huge portion. Lovely setting and great service. Attractive decor and lots of seating.

Thank susiech69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As this restaurant has a Michelin star chef you would expect pretty good food. Of course he can't always be there and on our visit at lunchtime in the week I doubt he was. On my previous visit the food was amazing but this was...More

Thank Shaun D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We picked up a 3.5 mile walk that started from The Old Lion pub car park and stopped at the pub for lunch afterwards. We had one BLT sandwich and one Sausage & Onions sandwich both of which were excellent , the granary bread was...More

Thank Theresa T
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Was in the Area on a course with work. Passed the pub and decided to return in the evening for a meal. Was seated in the restaurant area. Staff friendly and attentive and the place had a lovely atmosphere. Spoilt for choice with the menu...More

Thank leesim1903
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Theresa T
16 June 2017|
Response from SteveW001 | Property representative |
Hi, yes we have 3 to choose from. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pailton Road, Rugby CV23 0HQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Rugby
  • Phone Number: +44 1788 833238
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Nestled in the picturesque Warwickshire village of Harborough Magna near Rugby, The Old Lion offers a fresh take on the classic country pub. We're passionate about good food and drink so here you'll find proper pub grub made from the best local produce coupled with a selection of great cask ales, craft beers & wines.
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