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The Golden Lion

) #1 of 11 Restaurants in Magor ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ British, ,
The Square | A mile off the M4 from Junction 23A,The Square, Magor NP26 3HY, Wales
+44 1633 880312
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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British, Gastropub, Bar, European, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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The Square | A mile off the M4 from Junction 23A,The Square, Magor NP26 3HY, Wales
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1 - 10 of 508 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was nervous for my first date but being in such a comfy setting put me at ease. Everything from the bar service to the friendly goodbye was exceptional. This a place that has costumer satisfaction at their core. If I get a second date...More

Thank Jordan H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best meal we have had in ages. Firstly the staff were perfect, friendly but not intrusive. When the waitress asked if everything was OK I think she genuinely wanted the answer not just tripping it off her tongue because thats what you...More

1  Thank Lottie F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a regular at this pub. The staff are friendly and attentive and the food is great. I've experienced great restaurant service from Katy and Emily and some great and knowledgeable alcohol advice from Patrick, Christian and Oscar!!! I thoroughly recommend this establishment - a...More

Thank cooneyrachel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been going here for years and since Louise and Garth took over the place it has continually improved. The staff, the food and the beers are all excellent. I have recently been trying the ales. They're lovely, considering I usually drink lager. They have two...More

Thank Harry111222
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Golden Lion is one of the best village pubs we've been to. The owners have definitely put this place on the map as one of the best local eateries around. My husband and I visited on Sat 1st July for an evening meal. The...More

Thank JoDeutsch
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been here a few times now, the food is always excellent, I've tried various things on the menu, Sunday lunch is great however make sure you book in advance because they are usually fully booked! The service is always very good. The staff really...More

Thank Jordan199030
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely meal here while in the area on business. Highly recommend booking if you can. We did not and had to wait an hour for a table. We didn't mind though and set ourselves up in the bar area for a few drinks...More

Thank VisionaryTraveller17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Golden Lion is no longer a village pub! The food is good, but over priced! My husband and I had a Saturday evening meal and there was no background music and definitely no atmosphere. The staff looked miserable and the bar staff were treated...More

Thank Helen F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since my last review named "Not My Local", where I commented on the lack of real ales available, I revisited the "pub" on Saturday 1st July. Surprise surprise, they only had 1 real ale on tap, and that was cloudy! I was assured in the...More

Thank I4700HFjohnw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was recommended by a friend and to our delight . The food was beautiful. Reasonably priced, well portioned . And totally polished off with plates empty. Friendly staff and lovely little beer garden out the back . Will deffo be going back

Thank Carl S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 33
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:01 - 17:30
12:01 - 21:00
12:01 - 21:00
12:01 - 21:00
12:01 - 21:00
12:01 - 21:30
12:01 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Square | A mile off the M4 from Junction 23A,The Square, Magor NP26 3HY, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Monmouthshire  >  Magor
  • Phone Number: +44 1633 880312
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