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collingbourne ducis
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

For the last 48 hours I have tried the telephone number on your website numerous times, left a voicemail & emailed & still no response. What do I have to do to book a table at the Lion Inn ?? One very frustrated potential customer.

1Thank justinwinstanley
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I’m so pleased we decided to ignore the few negative reviews of this place as we spent the most lovely night here last Sunday. We were checked in late afternoon by a charming young guy and the service and quality of staff remained as good throughout our stay – friendly, professional and helpful. Our room was decorated simply but tastefully...

Thank RuthieUK_Kent
Fareham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Lovely old pub which has obviously been refurbed but maintains its character. We were greated warmly and chose to sit inside in the bar area. A few people were in the garden braving the chilly winds and a fire was roaring in the front bar. We had fish and chips and a fish pie and extra veg. The food was...

Thank Misst0ri
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

My partner and I had an overnight stay on Saturday as a base for our visit to the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Steam Railway's Wartime in the Cotswolds event. On arrival we were given a warm welcome by our host, Trelawny, who was a lovely gentleman and warm host. Our room overlooked the courtyard and garden, and had a delightful charming...

Thank Rees A
Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Surprised at all the negative reviews about this bar & hotel. This is a 450 year old building, you can't double glaze this lovely, charming place. The staff are most accommodating, friendly & knowledgeable. The food on both of our stays here was far better than some of the "5 Star" places we've been too. The bed was comfy, the...

2Thank hrgpjw
TheLionInnWinchcombe, General Manager at The Lion Inn, responded to this review

Dear hrgpjw, Thank you so much for your lovely review, it was a pleasure to meet you both and share a brilliant evening together. My staff here are also delighted that you enjoyed your stay and appreciated everything that we have to offer. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best regards, Sue Chalmers

Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here last night and had a lovely stay. We were well looked after by the gentleman behind the bar who was warm, welcoming and had great banter! The decor is fab with a real cool country vibe and the food is super special! We both had the pulled chicken pasta and I have asked the...

1Thank lauren_cooling
TheLionInnWinchcombe, General Manager at The Lion Inn, responded to this review

Dear Lauren & Adam, Thank you so much for your review, it was fantastic to meet you both and very glad you enjoyed your stay with us. I hope you received the recipe ok and have been able to replicate the delicious pasta dish we do - it's one of my favourites too! We hope to welcome you back to...

Near Bath
Reviewed 10 March 2017

A miserable, sleepless night as the refrigeration unit outside switched on and off throughout, then rubbish bins were noisily emptied at 6:30 a.m. I mentioned this as I paid our bill (£200 for dinner, sleepless night and breakfast) and the receptionist was clearly used to the same complaint - how cynical is that! An unsleepable room unless you are dead...

3Thank JaneNearBath
TheLionInnWinchcombe, General Manager at The Lion Inn, responded to this review

Dear JaneNearBath, Thank you for taking the time to review, unfortunately we didn't receive your letter, otherwise we would have responded. Being a listed building we can't have double glazing, and the bins being collected are also out of our control. I will look into the refrigeration noise though in the year I've been here we haven't had anyone else...

Reviewed 3 March 2017

Popped in whilst doing some walking around Winchcombe. Tried a few places on the two high streets but this was most definitely the most pleasant and pleasant of the offerings. The food was excellent and clearly all freshly prepared. The staff were very pleasant and engaging as well.

Thank Owain W
Hampshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2017

A really nice experience booking 2 rooms the day before we decided to take a break in the Cotswolds. The Lion is a small, busy pub and restaurant with comfy rooms, polite staff and wholesome food. Winchcombe is a busy little, compact town that is worthy of finding time to wonder round. A little mid week gem.

Thank DSA948
TheLionInnWinchcombe, General Manager at The Lion Inn, responded to this review

Dear DSA948, Thank you for your review, we are very pleased that you found your booking experience and break in the Cotswolds with us really nice, and hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Sue Chalmers

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

What splendid hosts the land lady Sue and her chap Trelawny are!! We had a splendid evening meal followed by their warm hospitality, which set us up for our incredibly comfortable and quaint room complete with all amenities. Breakfasts early the next morning were well received after attentive service and delightful food. Overall a splendid stay, definitely recommend!!

Thank Toby E
TheLionInnWinchcombe, General Manager at The Lion Inn, responded to this review

Dear Toby E, Many thanks for your complimenting review. Very pleased to hear that you had a splendid evening with us, we remember you fondly and enjoyed getting to know you and your friends too. We hope to see you soon, Best regards, Sue Chalmers

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A welcoming yet stylish Cotswolds pub with rooms located in the heart of Winchcombe. The Lion Inn has eight lovely en-suite bedrooms, each boasting its own unique detail, such as a vintage Mickey Mouse mural. In your room you’ll find all the mod-cons you need, including soft linens, tea-and-coffee-making facilities and handmade bath and body products, but with the notable exception of a TV – here is a place to really unplug and relax. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lion Inn

Address: 37 North Street, Winchcombe GL54 5PS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cotswolds > Winchcombe
Price Range: ₹ 7,926 - ₹ 14,306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Lion Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Old White Lion Hotel Winchcombe
The Lion Inn Winchcombe, Cotswolds
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“Avoid the annexe where room 5 is”
JaneNearBath, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Use the on line if you wish but we chatted to staff and got what we wanted”
DSA948, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 2 is quirky and characterful but quite noisy until around midnight.”
JuliaR475, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room #2 good size but a bit noisy. Room #4 more quiet but not quite as big.”
estesuk, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“rooms are quite spread out so noise is not a problem”
agsrich, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
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