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The Black Lion

) #37 of 264 Restaurants in Rotherham ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Bar, British, Pub
9 New Road, Rotherham S81 8JY, England
+44 1709 812575
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“belly pork” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
9 New Road, Rotherham S81 8JY, England
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Reviews (166)
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Just been for lunch here and unsure of what to expect, but need not have worried. As soon as we walked in, we were warmly greeted and invited to sit where we liked. We ordered our food and chatted to others who were in the...More

Thank peterbB4232AK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called last night with friends. Learnt after last visit portion sizes are generous so we decided 2 course would suffice so we went with main and desert. We ordered 2 pan fried pork chop with black pudding mash and 2 steak and ale pie. Again...More

Thank SteveMarsh2014
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We called here for a meal on Saturday night. We had been told it was good. We ordered off the special board. Pan fried rib-eye steak and to be honest it was disappointing. The steak was cooked as asked but I think the pan wasn't...More

Thank Jenny C
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Visted this today easter sunday 2017 N was happy with the service i got nice country pub and friendly staff serving sunday lunce from 12-00-3;30pm n i got there at 3;26pm n they served me with lunch which was nice .

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

5 of us visited last night. The food was ok. Edible but nothing that stood out. The lamb was tender but was swimming in thick gravy. Not well presented and looked bland. Taste was good though. Fillet steak was good but was swamped by chips...More

Thank jacki s
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

My son has been here before and they always say its good , so booked me in for a mothers day treat and really enjoyed it . It is homemade food i opted for the traditional fish ,chips n peas n wow the fish was...More

Thank Sharon J
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I had the roast chicken with chips and salad, although the chicken was tender it was dry as there was no sauce or gravy, my friend also had the same and we both agreed it was lacking! Maybe we chose the wrong meal?

Thank cazevans48
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Great choice of Ales and a wonderful selection of Gins. Superb food, all homemade and fresh. First class establishment.

Thank Bennyburrito
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Visited for dinner on Friday evening. As ever the food was superb! Had the ribeye on the specials board, it was cooked perfectly. The staff are attentive and very friendly and welcoming. Could only be made better by opening all day on a Saturday. But...More

1  Thank Jeremy2696
Philip R, Public Relations Manager at The Black Lion, responded to this review

Jeremy God loves a trier.

Reviewed 1 February 2017

A friend and I met up here for a chat and meal mid-week. It was quiet, so lacked atmosphere but decor is very much 'country pub'-tartan fabric, old furniture. Comfortable. Clean. We were sat near a real fire so nice and cosy. Staff friendly and...More

2  Thank gill52015
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Wot time are you open on sunday
11 September 2016|
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Response from john2501 | Reviewed this property |
12-3.30 for food and until 5 for drinks. Just asked at the bar right now.
Sheila E
Havn't been for some time. Now need access for my powered wheelchair and as I'm on a special diet, have to request a choise. It was a carvery when I last visited and very good value for money as well as being very good quality food.
31 January 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 New Road, Rotherham S81 8JY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Rotherham
  • Phone Number: +44 1709 812575
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