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The White Lion

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Recently reopened after a transformational refurbishment the White Lion is a vibrant riverside pub just off the centre of the historic West Dorset market town of Bridport. Stocking a full range of Palmers award winning cask ales, ciders from Dorset Orchards and a premium range of spirits, mixers and wine to be enjoyed in our south facing garden complete with undercover terraces, wood burning fires and booths for winter and lawn seating in for sunny days. Quirky dining in doors, fantastic traditional pizzas all year round and multiple tv panels throughout the building.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here to meet a friend and found a good selection of ales, a cheery welcome & quite possibly the softest, furred cat! The menu was not rediculously large, which was pleasant as it saves you from wading through too many choices. There is also,a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank benl961
WhiteLionBridport, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Ben Thank you for the lovely review, we all work very hard (especially scrappy doo - our very own white lion) to make sure that all enjoy their visits 😊. We look forward to welcoming you back 👍 The White Lion Team 😊

Reviewed 4 December 2018

had some amazing food in this pub, amazing specials board with some really quirky choices, we had a few smaller pltes of crispy chilli beef and pork belly bites, then shared an amazing pizza of the week with meatballs and other yummy toppings . I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mike P
WhiteLionBridport, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2018

Hello Mike P Thank you for your lovely review, we are very happy that you enjoyed your time with us and hope that you continue to do so. We do run a happy hour Mon - Friday between 5 - 8pm to help with the...More

Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

Lovely pub, lovely welcome, food served all day. Had two lighter lunches. Delicious and came out really quickly . Give JDW a miss in Bridport, this is so much better.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Impatient4beer
WhiteLionBridport, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2018

Hello Impatient 4 Beer Thank you for the great review, we are so glad that you enjoyed your visit with us and hope you come again :-) The White Lion Team

Reviewed 17 November 2018

We were asked to pre-order our food as we were a party of 9. I had ordered ham, egg and chips. Our meals all arrived together, and mine looked fine. The eggs looked beautifully cooked with lovely soft yolks. However when I started to eat...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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WhiteLionBridport, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2018

Hello wanderer00978268175 Thank you for your review, we appreciate all feed back. We are sorry again about the eggs , they were freshly cooked but think it was just a timing issue (they got put onto the cold ham a bit in advance before the...More

Reviewed 17 October 2018

Talk about a big yummy pizza!! We stopped at The White Lion on our way home, during a long road trip. The food is great and the pub is super cozy right down to a reading knock.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CarissaInspired
WhiteLionBridport, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Hello Carissa Thanks for the lovely review. We hope you get to visit again sometime 😊 The white lion team

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Now say i'm wrong but in my book lemon drizzle cake should be damp with fresh lemon. This was dry as a bone. The lemon cream in the middle was sickly sweet. Dreadful. My friend's Victoria sponge looked no better. Nice cup of tea and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TheAngeM
WhiteLionBridport, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Hello “theAngeM” Thank you for your review. It is such a shame that you did not enjoy your cake, if you would have let us know at the time I am sure we could have done something about it. Many businesses such as ours have...More

Reviewed 29 August 2018

Our first visit to the White Lion with friends bringing us here for the music session late on a wet Sunday afternoon. It was busy and most of the tables were taken, but we managed to get a table for four after a short wait....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jeff W
WhiteLionBridport, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Hello Jeff Thank you for your review. We are very happy that you had a great time with us. A lot of the bands we have had playing usually do play out side but it is very weather dependant. Hope you visit again when in...More

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

As a last minute decision to go to this pub for an evening meal we were not disappointed. We were a party of six adults, two toddlers, a young child and a baby. The lady who greeted us was very obliging, sorting high chairs and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ruthie797
WhiteLionBridport, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Hello Ruthie Thank you for your lovely review 😊 we are very happy that you had a nice time with us and look forward to welcoming you back The white lion team 😁

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

So another review and it’s another deserved 5 stars. Looking for somewhere to eat in Bridport I consulted my Dining version of the Hitch Hikers Guide, Tripadvisor, and after a quick glance at what was nearby I chose The White Lion. It’s a typical looking...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Moses L
WhiteLionBridport, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Hello Moses L Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are all very happy that you enjoyed your visit and hope you visit again soon 😊 The White Lion Team

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Looking for somewhere to eat in Bridport, we came across this pub which I remembered a friend of mine mentioning previously. The Sunday dinners we had were excellent & the service was extremely friendly too. It only failed to receive a full 5 stars because...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lou262
WhiteLionBridport, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Hello Lou Thank you for your lovely review we are very happy that you had a nice time with us. We hope to see you again soon. The white lion team 😊

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