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The White Lion Inn

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
10 High Street | Nec, Hampton-in-Arden, Solihull B92 0AA, England
+44 1675 442833
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (10 reviews)
“quiche” (4 reviews)
“black pudding” (4 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
10 High Street | Nec, Hampton-in-Arden, Solihull B92 0AA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the pleasure of eating at the white lion. We went for dinner. The pub does accommodation as well. It is nicely decorated and not too far from NEC. The food was nice but what really made our evening was our wonderful French hostess....More

Thank EuropeSlatch
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

I was recommended to the White Lion by a local when I was staying in an Airbnb nearby. It was pretty busy when I arrived and the service was a bit slow, but once the food arrived it was fine. I was freezing and looking...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Sunday for lunch, waited 45min for food despite being the first people to arrive (got there at 12). Pork belly was very dry and crackling half burnt and half not crispy. My daughters chicken breast was also very dry. Veg was nice...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

On business at NEC went hear after exhibition by chance Beer fantastic 5 star Harvest Pale,Proper Job ad Hereford HPS all tip top Staff owners French from La Bretenage very charming Food sublime would recommend Lamb Shank perfectly cooked An overall excellent experience go and...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Called in for dinner, have not stayed in the hotel part. Large car park. I had pizza which was hot and spicy, and tasty. More than enough for 1 !! Beer reasonable and well priced. Plenty of seating space. Looks to be a popular locals...More

Thank GoldJack
Reviewed 28 October 2017

What a great place! I often wonder when I have visited such a great place whether I should submit a review - does it mean more people will come to visit - and book the tables I might have been able to book? Well -...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Had an evening meal following a day at the NEC. Just happened across it via Trip Advisor. Great food all round (Homemade Steak and Kidney superb). A great value evening out with friendly staff and good atmosphere. Excellent.

Thank Tim K
raphanoa, Owner at The White Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thank you for your kind comments and hope to see you again

Reviewed 6 October 2017

The White Lion was recommended to us by the B&B owner where we were staying for a couple of days. We were seated quickly and chose starters and main courses. The food was served at a comfortable pace, the hot dishes were piping hot, and...More

Thank telecaster428
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Saterday night we visited the pub. The menu is relative simple. Makes the choice easy. Seating is ok. Service is slow could be improved. Food was ok.

Thank zandhei
Reviewed 29 September 2017

A really cosy pub with great food and very friendly staff. If you're visiting the NEC, as we were, it is a great place to stop for a meal before your onward journey home but I would advise you book first. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Julie B
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John B
23 October 2016|
Response from MicheleSolihull | Reviewed this property |
it used to be wonderful, but we drink in the beeches now
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 16
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 High Street | Nec, Hampton-in-Arden, Solihull B92 0AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Solihull  >  Hampton-in-Arden
  • Phone Number: +44 1675 442833
A very warm welcome awaits you at The White Lion Inn where close attention is given to ensure your comfort and enjoyment. We are just five minutes from the M42 and 500 metres from Hampton-in-Arden railway station which a five minute train ride to and from the NEC, LG Arena and Birmingham International Airport. If you are looking for reasonably priced comfortable accommodation with fine, home cooked, locally sourced food that incorporates regional French and British influences, then look no further. We pride ourselves on our real ales and lagers, and our fine wine list is as contemporary as it is reasonable. Chris, FanFan and the team look forward to serving you our fine fayre. Whether you are just calling in for a drink or meal or staying with us as a guest in our comfortable rooms you can be sure of a warm welcome.
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