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The White Lion

) #77 of 259 Restaurants in St Albans ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
91 Sopwell Lane, St Albans AL1 1RN, England
+44 1727 850540
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“sunday roast” (5 reviews)
“liver” (3 reviews)
“pies” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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91 Sopwell Lane, St Albans AL1 1RN, England
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Reviews (71)
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 10 June 2017

The White Lion is situated a short walk from one of the main roads in St Albans, yet in a quiet little residential street. Delightful interior and a pretty garden. They sell real ales worth trying and a reasonably priced lunch menu at £12. Very...More

Thank pajaromojacar
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

A very tasty Sunday lunch for a party of 10. Everyone enjoyed their meals and the service was excellent, we would really recommend this pub for a family gathering.

Thank Bernadette C
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere and a fab beer garden. A good sun trap and great cider! A very popular pub, the beer garden was full!

Thank RPlow1
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We were a party of 12 for lunch on Mothers Day, three families who had not seen each other for years having a get together. There was nothing we could fault, very polite and friendly service, delicious lunch all delivered to the table at the...More

Thank susieP1963
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I came here with colleagues for a mid-week meal. We've tried a lot of the restaurants in the centre of St Albans and came here as a change from the usual places. I'm really pleased we did! A very nice relaxed pub that does good...More

1  Thank BigAndy1980
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Popped into the White Lion for their Grill Week. Had the mixed grill of Gammon, Beef Rump, Lamb Steak, Kidneys and Sausage with my choice of sides ...Slaw and salad. Meat really tender and well cooked and all served with a smile too. What's not...More

Thank MandsV
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

A delightful bar Classy interior Very good selection of ales my mate loved the Rebellion A worthy stop 🍻

Thank davethedrill
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I looked at several local options to celebrate Burns Night (not Scottish, but I'll celebrate anything), and decided on the White Lion, St Albans. We weren't disappointed! Warm black pudding salad and cullen skink were delicious staters! The venison stew, with mash and buttered leeks,...More

Thank TravellinTomS
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Visited the White Lion in St Albans for a Christmas meal, from the first mouthful to the last the food was excellent (Pigeon Breast, followed by Game Pie and finished with a Blackberry Panna Cotta) and all for £24. The honey and almond biscuit severed...More

Thank Andrew081
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Last weekend we had a Sunday Roast at the White Lion and it was superb, not only the food, but the atmosphere and service as well. Off the back of that we have booked again this weekend for family from the states and Andrew is...More

Thank CMSaunders
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 Sopwell Lane, St Albans AL1 1RN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  St Albans
  • Phone Number: +44 1727 850540
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This is a pub that does food, not strictly a restaurant.
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