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The Black Lion

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9 New Road, Rotherham S81 8JY, England
+44 1709 812575
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“steak pie” (14 reviews)
“apple crumble” (3 reviews)
“pork” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
9 New Road, Rotherham S81 8JY, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went here for sunday dinner, the food was all nice and there were no complaints. everyone enjoyed there food. service was good and they acknowledged that our drinks were delayed by giving them us free due to being busy. will visit again but maybe...More

Thank Izziwizz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is not just your ordinary Sunday lunch. Everything about it was perfect with beautifully cooked and amazing flavours. The food and plates were hot, excellent service and well kept beer. Prices are more than average but this is not average food. We would highly...More

1  Thank Jon W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on spec as we were nearby. Scotch eggs starter with black pud was excellent then my wife had pork which looked a bit withered and turned up at the edges and I had lamb shoulder, which was fine and tasty. Best Yorkshire pud...More

Thank Whizzjett
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had Sunday dinner here, knew it was the sister pub to King William. Was nice to see some changes to the menu so there is some difference. Good service. Nice Sunday dinner. Beef had quite a think seam of fat and roast potatoes were ok...More

Thank Lindsay F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a Sunday roast at the Black Lion. Starters were very good. Dinner were freshly cooked. Veg & roast potatoes were excellent. The race beef was a little tough.

1  Thank emmathetraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit here since it’s refurb’ although we are regular visitors to the sister restaurant the King William in Scaftworth. Delighted to discover the same excellent food, service and warm hospitality. Very well cooked and presented dishes with their own individual surprises. I’ve never...More

1  Thank 1stPar70
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited on a Friday evening with two friends. One friend is gluten free and one is vegetarian - both were easily accommodated with the menu. We all enjoyed our meals, I had the steak pie which was very meaty and delicious! Service was also...More

Thank kimbo712016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came Friday night with my other half, the food was amazing and the staff were really friendly and accommodating. I wouldn't hesitate for a second to recommend the black lion to anyone. We will definitely visit again! Thanks.

1  Thank Wilks139
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Light lunchtime meal with friends ended up 3 course dinner. Everything just look too good not to try! So we ended up sharing our starters so we didn't miss out. The pate and the scotch egg were the best. I then had the Butter poached...More

1  Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch today. Was by far the best pub lunch i have ever eaten. What a talent head chef Billy is. I had the chicken Kiev dish which was sensational and wow the jues that came with it the dish blew my socks right...More

1  Thank Simon M
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Claire S
2 April 2018|
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Response from 1stPar70 | Reviewed this property |
We had two courses each and with a couple of drinks each the bill was about £60
10 January 2018|
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Response from Alan S | Reviewed this property |
There was a dog (with its own basket!) there when we last dined at 6 to 7 pm.
25 November 2017|
Response from Joe H | Property representative |
Hi there, starting week commencing 27/11/17 we will be open every day for lunch. It is advisable to book to reduce the chances of you having to wait. Kind regards Joe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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
We are a high quality country inn offering pub classics alongside more refined a la carte menus. Dogs and country folk welcome! See you soon!
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