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The White Lion

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Recently visited the white lion atYate south glos for a Groupon deal on Black Rock steaks. Such a shame the restaurant was so quiet on a Thursday night, because the staff were so attentative and the food was excellent! The steaks arrived on a granite slab really sizzling and you sliced off a piece and threw it on the granite...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Visited on a Saturday lunchtime. It was very quiet. Shame more people don't visit as the menu is great. Good variety & all home cooked, far better than the other local pub chains who microwave most of their menu. Service was also very good. Only had a light lunch but will definitely be going back. Excellent menu options for gluten...

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Chipping Sodbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to try the White Lion for lunch on Good Friday. Had read some reviews,but as always these are always mixed. Some good some bad. Thought it would be good to find out. We decided to eat in the bar as the restaurant didn't look busy. No complaints at all, the food was good and tasty, especially liked the "triple...

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Thank PJY2010
Holly-Jane W, Owner at The White Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are glad that you took the opportunity after a recommendation to try us out for yourselves and not just rely on social media reviews. Yes we do have some good and some bad, no one can please everyone all the time. It is all a matter of taste and personal preference. We are not...

Tetbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to their previous pub The Fleur de Lis at Pucklechurch several times for a Hot Rock steak. The pub was filthy but the food the staff and the beer were first class. So as they have moved on to the White Lion we thought we'd try it. Big mistake ! We went with friends for a Hot Rock...

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Holly-Jane W, Owner at The White Lion, responded to this review

After reading through your previous reviews it is clear you either rate an establishment as 5* or 1*. so it is evident that we did not meet your expectations. We will always act on constructive criticism, but complete insults will be taken on the chin. We fully support your decision not to return to our establishment and are thankful that...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a Groupon for a steak meal for two. We booked in with no problem, but were later contacted and informed that our booking was invalid as it was Good Friday. I pointed out that this was not excluded on the voucher. They then said our voucher was invalid as it would be on its last day! I pointed...

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Thank LucyJ84
Holly-Jane W, Owner at The White Lion, responded to this review

I have tried to contact the author to discuss and settle this and strangely she has not taken my calls. In response to your review I am going to quote from the terms and conditions. Expires 4 months from date of purchase Limited availability on Friday & Saturday nights (note the Friday) We do not need to 'make up' excuses...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here as part of a Groupon deal. The place is easy to find and has a good sized car park. We were seated quickly, given menus and explained the various options. Throughout, service was excellent- friendly, chatty and helpful. We went for a mix of the more exotic meat options - Kangaroo, buffalo and ostrich. They arrived quickly,...

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Holly-Jane W, Owner at The White Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5* review! We are so glad you enjoyed your exotic meats black rock grill and that the service you received was equally excellent. As a new business we really do appreciate the compliments of a job well done. I will pass your comments onto your server who will be very please with your comments regarding her...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I purchased a Groupon for steak meal for two. It was just ok and worth what we paid on the deal and not what the usual price was said to be. The chips were disappointing. The main issue was the place was totally deserted! Not one person in the bar or restaurant but us which was rather strange.

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Holly-Jane W, Owner at The White Lion, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your your review. I am surprised to read your comments that your meal was not up to par. As a new business only just in our second year of trading, trade on a lunchtime takes time to build. As a venue that has not been known for good food for quite sometime before taking over,...

Yate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly, efficient and attentive service. The staff are smartly dressed and the premises are tidy and clean, There is an excellent choice of beers, ciders, lagers, wines and spirits. The improvements to the layout and facilities are impressive.

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Holly-Jane W, Owner at The White Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us! We really are proud of the changes we have made to The Lion over the past year with the addition of our new function room being the latest of our renovations. We are constantly developing our offer and are happy that the changes are being noticed and complimented. Hope to see...

Yate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to try Sunday lunch close to home and NOT DISAPPOINTED.....excellent food, hot, tasty veg, plenty of space between tables, young staff with great customer service skills. Definitely on our list to do lunch again

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Holly-Jane W, Owner at The White Lion, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your positive review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a bugger of a place to actually book because of the large party of us who were looking to go for food, we arrived at the pub swiftly before we were due to be shown to our seats. We noticed a larger party then us who took up almost all of the dining area. But we were previously informed...

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Holly-Jane W, Owner at The White Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am confused regarding your comment that we do not cater for large parties and am unsure how this has been conceived by you? I am very sorry about the miscommunication with front of house staff and the kitchen regarding your desserts. This I apologize for and hold up my hands to. The other tables...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The White Lion

Address: Church Road, Yate BS37 5BG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Gloucestershire > Yate
Price Range: ₹ 5,204 - ₹ 9,830 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The White Lion 3*
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“Good location and fast wifi”
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“Great for local functions, a little far from Bristol city centre”
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“Did not stay here”
rosalinde363, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
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Natalie1234_12, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“These rooms are over a pub, so you can hear noise whilst still open, however road is quiet, so I think all rooms would be equal”
Rachael05061993, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
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