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The Lion

) #9 of 127 Restaurants in Bognor Regis ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Seafood, Bar, British
Nyetimber Lane, Bognor Regis PO21 3JX, England
+44 1243 262149
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Seafood, Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Nyetimber Lane, Bognor Regis PO21 3JX, England
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Reviews (173)
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1 - 10 of 173 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten here several times and always found staff friendly and helpful. The welcome has now become like long lost friends returning to the fold. Mavis behind the bar was exceptionally helpful.

Thank Pete C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went in for a drink and sat opposite the bar. At the bar was a drunk man with his partner/wife. He kept swearing etc which was not a pleasant for us. Bar staff did say anything as he was known to them etc. Partner/wife...More

Thank IverHeathVictor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In Bognor for a 80s weekend in butlins got here Friday afternoon and come to lion fir lunch well well what a great move the food was superb staff where even better felt like I was a local I highly recommend this little gem thanks...More

Thank Joey k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been here for a meal on a number of occasions and as always last night the food was lovely and the waitresses very friendly & helpful. Our problem last night unfortunately was the loudness of the party at the opposite end of the...More

Thank NessaB1970
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked for a family meal, service was very good and friendly. Food was very good, nice relaxed atmosphere even though it was very busy. In fact went back a few days later, was not disappointed. Have found a decent restaurant in a lovely village.

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A surprise visit on a Friday lunchtime turned out to be a great experience. We arrived fairly early to find a half full dining area - a good sign and were greeted by a cheerful server behind the bar who took a drinks order quickly...More

Thank SussexBoy24
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

visited here yesterday with our freinds who are locals and love this place...and I dont blame them !So refreshing to visit a traditional English pub, that serve hearty food.Haddock fishcakes were to die for !Well done guys, a great place....only wish there was food like...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Had a fanstatic Sunday lunch, food was lovely and there was plenty of food, vegetables were cooked perfect and we were a table of 8 and all food was served all at once, food was hot and we all had cleaned plates. The Service was...More

Thank Westham67
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely family meal for 6 during the week. There was a great selection available from the menu. The Selsey crab gratin was amazing and would definitely be enough to tempt me back on its own merit! Food was good, staff were friendly and there was...More

Thank SamIAm321
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

The title covers it really...from the time I walked in it was a good experience. Bar staff were friendly ...the whole place was full of locals enjoying themselves...this pub is the friendliest pub in pagham.

Thank lesta38
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Barry L
has the bedroom still got a slope on the floor, if my memory is right its the one to the rear of the inn, stayed on my Honeymoon in there, what a night that was. that was back in the sixties. if its still there ( I`ll be back) Kind regards Baz.
9 May 2017|
Response from LioninnPagham | Property representative |
Yes it does, although we no longer have letting rooms, it's now staff accommodation.
Les P
Do you have wheel chair access please?
23 April 2017|
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Response from LioninnPagham | Property representative |
Yes there is, although there is a small threshold (2^) which the staff would be happy to assist getting past. And unfortunately the toilets aren't wheelchair accessible.
jessica b
does the pub show football?
22 April 2017|
Response from LioninnPagham | Property representative |
No, it doesn't.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nyetimber Lane, Bognor Regis PO21 3JX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Arun District  >  Bognor Regis
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 262149
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