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The Golden Lion

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
Mayton Lane, Broad Oak, Canterbury CT2 0QJ, England
+44 1227 710454
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (10 reviews)
“pudding” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Mayton Lane, Broad Oak, Canterbury CT2 0QJ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a wonderful evening with friends at this lovely local pub, food was excellent, friendly atmosphere, very helpful staff, wonderful service, couldn't fault it. I can recommend gammon steak and chips and puddle chocolate pudding, you have the option of cream, Custard or ice...More

Thank Viv B
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Day trip out to Canterbury and the coast and we came across The Golden Lion public house at Mayton Lane Broad Oak Canterbury. I must be honest here but the pub we were going to for lunch was closed for a refit. As we had...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 27 September 2017

A group of eleven of us had lunch here midweek after spending the morning at Wildwood. We all chose different things from the extensive menu and we were all very happy with our choices. Staff are all very pleasant and welcoming. The home cooking and...More

Thank maggiegregory
Reviewed 27 August 2017

The best pub in the whole of kent for Sunday Lunch. Great welcome, Home cooked food and good deserts. Can not wait to visit again. Good selection of beers. Took my mother of 93 she said best meal that we have taken her to. Well...More

Thank Rosalind S
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Came to the golden lion on off chance at luchtime to celebrate Had a warm welcome food was all home made and delicous the put themselves out to make gluten free gravy for me and there was a delicous home made pudding as well I...More

Thank lindanorris
Reviewed 23 June 2017

lovely country pub with real homecooked food well worth seeking out, nice outside eating/drinking area, only improvement would be the chips some good quality chunky chips would be great well varied dessert menu if you have the room! nice staff, we'll certainly be back.

Thank Margaret G
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Excellent 1st class Sunday roast, food served on nice hot plates, vegetables served separately, plenty of lovely hot food, service very welcoming , friendly staff both in the bar and restaurant, very reasonable prices, will certainly be going back again,

Thank parish484
Reviewed 3 April 2017

It was lovely and atmospheric - busy - but not heaving - loud - but i coped - and so if i can - ANYONE CAN !! - AND well - the food was outstanding - I had a Vegetarian Mediterrainian Melt Baguette and Mum...More

1  Thank Abigail B
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This is a lovely restaurant, bit off the beaten track but well worth it. Lovely food, good standard, good selection.

Thank Juan395
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Once again a very nice lunch at The Golden Lion. The staff could not be more helpful, getting a chair with arms for my elderly mother-in-law and making sure we had all we needed. It is a very friendly place and the food is good...More

Thank Maggie S
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Mavis P
17 September 2016|
Response from Roy J | Reviewed this property |
Hi There, This should be addressed to the Golden Lion, I was just a customer. Regards Roy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mayton Lane, Broad Oak, Canterbury CT2 0QJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury  >  Broad Oak
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 710454
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