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The Lion & Rose Pub

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Alamo Heights
American, Bar, Pub, British
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5148 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209-5754
+1 210-822-7673
11:00 - 02:00
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I went here for lunch while visiting San Antonio. The staff was welcoming and the atmosphere was great! It looks like a great soccer bar to go to when there are games on. I would go back when I am back in San Antonio.

Thank Alan T
San Antonio, Texas
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108 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A unique concept for San Antonio: a brit pub showing constant soccer (oops, football) matches on numerous sceens. Or you can play darts while you drink Guniness and chicken fingers or sausages. Think they still have a smoking room. the place usually smells like cigars. pretty noisy.

Thank guitarspeak
Fort Worth, United States
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This is a special place, with excellent food and great employees. Food is outstanding. The sticky pudding is a must try. Ask for Marley. She is an outstanding server with great recommendation.

Thank Ed S
San Antonio, Texas
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122 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

First visit to this location by far the best one in town I do believe it's the original one in SA. Atmosphere is that of old world Ireland pub. Staff is friendly beer ( Guinness) is cold and perfectly tapped ! Best thing on the food menu by far is the chips and curry

Thank scubachef88
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

The Tuesday, London Broil special was moist, tender and flavorful. Paired with a side of Guinness Mac & Cheese, and whipped mashed potatoes I am officially ready for a nap. I would purchase the Groupon today while there's an additional 25% off and try this San Antonio British style pub.

Thank George T
Gainesville, Georgia
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354 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

A favorite lunch time treat for me and my work friends. We love the Shepherds Pie and other lunch choices. Service is always great and the quality of the food is consistent.

Thank Hal K
San Antonio, Texas
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425 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I used to go there a lot and stopped going because of the smoke. I went back and was glad they had changed that. The place is good to meet friends and catch a soccer game. The pub food is decent and the drinks are good. Overall, it's a good pub-type place.

Thank Ldominici
San Antonio, Texas
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915 reviews
666 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 586 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

These folks are located at the site of the former iconic La Fonda in the strip center on Broadway. They have created a good looking bar in the British tradition and there's football on the Telly. Our friendly server was in training so she got the Margarita prices wrong. The Buckingham Skillett had grilled chicken breast with pesto walnut sauce... More 

Thank bobemac
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016

I have been a regular at the Alamo Heights pub. Nice pub food, very friendly staff. Ithink its the one of the best soccer pubs I have been too, but also a great place to go for other sports or simplly to enjoy a couple of drinks and traditional English pub food. The only negative are the extra rowdy Arsenal... More 

Thank 208joe
Lubbock, Texas
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

The food isn't exactly stellar, but the drinks and the pleasant service make up for that. I had the shepherd's pie was very forgettable, and was made NOTHING like the picture or the description in the menu. They have a great outdoor area, so definitely take advantage of that! My advice: Grab a drink on the patio, skip the food.

Thank George R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, British
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5148 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209-5754
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Alamo Heights
  • Neighbourhood: Alamo Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 210-822-7673

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?