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“Great Tuesday night deal”
Review of The White Lion

The White Lion
Ranked #83 of 339 Restaurants in St Albans
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: This is a pub that does food, not strictly a restaurant.
Reviewed 23 November 2012

We had seen the Lion had live music on a Tuesday night and could vaguely remember being told the food was good. So four of us tried it out. Two of us had the burgers (choice between Beef and Horseradish or pork and Chorizo) which you get as a deal for two with a bottle of Red or White - for just £20! Bargain. I didn't have a high expectation for the wine (we had red) but its was great. The other two had the fish cakes and again I'm told they were lovely. I'll certainly be going back.

The live music? Brilliant - a mix of jazz, blues and rock. Really excellent Tuesday night.

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Thank Nathro
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Reviewed 20 November 2012

nice local sunday boozer. good down t earth type place, no frills but a good roast with home made yorkies and cauliflower cheese. get there early as they can run out of food!

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3  Thank jamez1981
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Reviewed 5 November 2012

Booked a table for Sunday lunch here with friends. Was a bit disappointed to find that when we got there at 2pm, two out of the five food options (including the vegetarian) had been sold out. I'm a veggie, and thankfully, they made me some mushrooms in a garlic and cream sauce with the Sunday roast veggies. The rest had either beef or lamb shank and said both was very nice. There was just one dessert on the menu, Chocolate and nut cheesecake, which i had already clocked, and looked delicious. However, horror of horrors, the lady came out and stuck a sold out sign on that! So when we had finished our lunch, that couldn't offer us a dessert, which again was a disappointment. Would go again, but earlier...

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Thank sueperspurs
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Reviewed 24 October 2012

After a bad experience at another local pub, we went to this place as it has a solid reputation.

The food was ...ok but not as good as it used to be, and the place smelt more of wet dog, than delicious food.

I believe the owner is selling this business so maybe one to watch!

Thank D h
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Reviewed 4 October 2012

This pub has it all, Outstanding food, with a seasonal menu, amazing burgers. A fantastic large garden which is dog friendly (kept clean of all doggie things) All brought together by very friendly staff and a landlord who cares what he serves.

I would highly recomend a visit

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Thank Elaine B
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