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The Lion Hotel

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Pizza, British
24 Bridge Street, Belper DE56 1AX, England
+44 1773 824033
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (62 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
Bar, Pizza, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
24 Bridge Street, Belper DE56 1AX, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ordered two pizzas for take out, when we picked them up they said they forgot to say that there isn't any normal chicken so is chicken tikka okay... they put chicken tikka on it and my friend said is it too late because she doesn't...More

Thank mia_annie_smith_2
Reviewed 6 days ago

From the get go the staff were helpful and polite, fantastic room, clean and super comfy bed - best nights sleep I've had in a while. Restaurant staff were also super helpful, great choices on the menu and the roast I had was divine. Would...More

Thank booboobrodie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just stayed for a couple of nights in this hotel and thoroughly enjoyed it. Worksop does not have much but a walk down by the canal is a must. It is so peaceful and enjoyable. We had a lovely room Rufford Suite with a water...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Almost put off by the dress code as we were in walking gear, but once inside all the staff were so friendly and easy going and helpful, and we could take our dog in too.Great gluten free pizza & vegan friendly. Would certainly go again😀More

Thank evelyns342
Victoria C, Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for taking the time to write us such a kind review. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your meal with us (plus the pooch!). We have a lot of guests come after a walk in the beautiful surroundings of Belper /...More

Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

I’ve been here many times, so food-wise etc obviously they’ve got a lot right. But what’s happened to the staff??? Tonight I’ve never seen so many staff oblivious to customers anywhere. Not only did I wait forever for a drink despite being only one of...More

2  Thank Peter S
Victoria C, Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We take all concerns regarding customer service very seriously. After re-viewing our CCTV footage we find no evidence to support your claims of slow or inadequate service. The “distressed” lady in question was...More

Reviewed 29 May 2018

Absolutely excellent. Wonderful food and service. Thank you Megan, you were excellent! Lovely garden, discreetly attentive staff, fabulous food, the perfect venue, close to the award winning high street in the picturesque town of Belper. Would highly recommend. Just wondering what we can celebrate as...More

1  Thank Heather J
Victoria C, Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write us such a lovely review. I am very pleased to hear you enjoyed you anniversary with us and I will make sure I pass your comments on to Megan who looked after you. We hope to...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Early midweek dinner for three in the main bar area. Good selection of cask beers and friendly helpful staff. Fairly unimaginative predictable menu, 2 pizzas and Cajun chicken burger were OK, that’s all that can be said. Pleasant environment, but there are better places to...More

1  Thank TGRoberts
Victoria C, Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello TGRoberts, Thank you for taking the time to review us. I am pleased to hear you had a pleasant experience with us. Having recently had a new menu I am disappointed to hear you found it predictable as our chefs work hard to create...More

Reviewed 26 May 2018

Really friendly staff and welcoming atmosphere , food was great , highly recommended, easy to park, recommend pizza

Thank photosrme
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Although this was a Saturday night and the place was very busy, I had emailed ahead and asked for a proper table for myself, my sister and elderly mother. We had a decent table in the smaller back room and didn't feel too squashed. My...More

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Victoria C, Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Hello, Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a review. I am glad to hear you enjoyed your meal with us and your experience was a pleasant one. Having just released our new menu I will pass on your comments about...More

Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Wonderful food amazing staff wonderful atmosphere would recommend Pizza are lovely and staff will box up to take home really busy but don’t wait long vey clean

Thank Kay K
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Liz S
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Response from najllib | Reviewed this property |
I think it was from 7.30 am
Carmella B
29 January 2016|
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Response from swpratt | Reviewed this property |
Believe it is on the lion website. Hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Bridge Street, Belper DE56 1AX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Belper
  • Phone Number: +44 1773 824033
  • E-mail
The Lion Hotel in Belper, Derbyshire is the newest of our hotels and has recently undergone a refurbishment. We’ve replaced the tired bar and restaurant area with a stunning new bar and restaurant featuring an authentic pizza oven. We have 22 beautifully furnished bedrooms which are a mixture of king, double and twin rooms dependant on your preference. It’s the perfect place to stay if you’re visiting the local area, or as a destination to relax. We often welcome back customers time and time again to the Lion Hotel in Belper, Derbyshire and have developed a high reputation on the quality of our service. Let our expert hospitality team look after you for the duration of your stay.
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