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THE GOLDEN LION

) #11 of 157 Restaurants in Winchester ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
99 Alresford Road | Winchester, Winchester SO23 0JZ, England
+44 1962 865512
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (21 reviews)
“scampi” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
99 Alresford Road | Winchester, Winchester SO23 0JZ, England
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1 - 10 of 518 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Paid £14.95 for a roast which was predominantly frozen food re-heated. Roast beef was well done and chewy, we had 2 1/2 potatoes each, half the plate was filled of frozen vegetables. Now, if this was £6 from a toby carvary then i certainly wouldnt...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have heard about the Golden Lion but never visited! Wanted somewhere to have an evening meal outside on a hot night. The garden is very attractive and peaceful despite being next to a main road. Staff were vert attentive and welcoming! I ordered a 10oz...More

1  Thank Paul P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came to this pub for a meal a few years ago, it was excellent then, as it is now. Good food good service. Will go back again.

Thank jane_hargrave
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This was a Sunday Lunch with my Son, his wife and 3 grandchildren. It was excellent. Lovely food, lovely service and the surrounding flowers were outstanding. This is run by a lady who really cares about her pub/restaurant. It shows in everything. Well done. We...More

Thank Steve933240
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Nice welcome,friendly staff,quaint cosy pub.Food very nicely presented but disappointing on taste.Carrots,broccoli ,roast chicken and yorkshire pudding good,but roast pork,( think it may have been frozen meat)green beans and roast potatoes were sadly lacking in taste.

Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We had gone to Winchester for a weekend with family and had booked this pub , it lived up to our hopes . We were welcomed by our waiter and taken to our table , nothing was to much trouble and the food was excellent....More

Thank Oz247818l
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Although this isn't the first time I have eaten here, I am never disappointed by the good food, generous potions and friendly service. It is one of the few eateries in Winchester (of which there are very many) that is consistent and I would recommend...More

Thank Aida W
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We booked a table for 12 people for a family get together, we were all coming from different parts of the world! The day before another 4 family members decided to join us. Fortunately this posed no problem for the pub. The food was fabulous...More

Thank Jan107_13
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Booked a table on the strength of other reviews for Sunday lunch, well what a find a real gem, the staff are friendly and happy to serve you, the lunch was huge beautifully cooked and hot, what a treat, we will definitely be back to...More

1  Thank 19Suep52
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Very friendly staff and excellent food. The fish fingers were bigger than my head. Also a great beer garden. Will be back.

Thank Dan & S
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Andrea W
24 December 2016|
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Response from tomwO6177GV | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there's plenty of parking. More at the back than the front. I arrived late on a busy weekday night (8.45pm) and parked easily.
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Tripluen
5 November 2016|
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Response from oakwoodfencing | Reviewed this property |
No. it's a 5 minute drive out of the centre, but worth the drive.
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Andrew W
24 September 2016|
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Response from Goodfoodknight | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure I can or need to justify this? When we visited the place was reasonably priced try another cider......
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Alresford Road | Winchester, Winchester SO23 0JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Winchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1962 865512
  • E-mail
Description
This Is A Pub Restaurant With The More On Restaurant Than Pub Imacultate In Everyway Food Garden Even Bowl Of Flowers In Ladies Toilets",look On There Web Site" A Very Good Place To Eat For Visiting Tourists,not Cheap Very Well Run
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