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The White Lion

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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Brilliant food, excellent service, thoroughly recommend - book in advance. Landlords could not be more helpful! Pictures to follow. Dogs welcome, on leads. Otter is good pint and had lovely White House wine too. All good. Lovely staff who worked hard to give us a fab lunch.

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Mablethorpe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We travelled down to visit Monkeyworld and Longleat (ouch, how do they justify their prices?) staying in a delightful cottage in Zeals. We had a couple of meals at The White Lion - good choice, and a pleasant place to eat, Staff are welcoming and pleasant. The pub has a large garden and a play area across the road. Steve...

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We used the pub which is close to the National Trust house, Stourhead. This is an old fashioned country pub with nice accomodation.We were looked after by the landlord 'Will' and his staff very well. The food was good pub grub and specials were excellent. Try the seafood medley. It was lovely. We intend to revisit Stourhead in the autumn...

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Paynes Bay, Barbados
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Supper for special friends on 29th June. Delicious menu, relaxed and attentive staff. Plentiful portions. This is a delightful old English pub - nothing old fashioned here though! - these people know what we like and give it their own 2016 twist.

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Naestved, Denmark
Reviewed 1 July 2016

We recently had Sunday Lunch at The White Lion Inn, the service is very good and welcoming, cosy atmosphere and good range of beers/ciders etc. The menu is traditional and the resulting food is excellent with generous portions and well delivered. Plus they have a boules pitch should the interest take you....

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Wirral, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The staff were friendly, so were the locals. The room was clean and very pleasant with original beams. the bear garden was beautiful. The FOOD was FANTASTIC if we ever travel that neck of the woods this is were we will stay

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Arrived late Sunday afternoon on Fathers Day, which clearly had been well celebrated by the locals. The Bar area itself was old style farmers boozer, slate floors and scrubbed tables, but hidden away was a very nice, comfortable dining room, which was a complete contrast. Our room was spacious and comfortable, well maintained and provided an excellent nights sleep. The...

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Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Initiall reaction when we went into the public bar was that it was our worst nightmare - shouting locals jostled and pushed around. But luckily once we were shown to the restaurant it was a different world! Staff were really polite and good fun - nothing was too much trouble. We both thoroughly enjoyed our food and will definitely go...

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Reviewed 9 May 2016

And so to the White Lion for lunch with Charlie as it is one of the better watering holes. The garden is being done up and will be very pleasant when done. We were disappointed to see that it had received a 'terrible' review. On investigation it turns out that the reviewer had enjoyed 'cappuccino and chips' at a Little...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely pub frequented by the locals with bed and breakfast. We stayed here as we were attending a wedding nearby. The owners and staff were very friendly and welcoming. Breakfast (full English) was really good and the other food we had there was also good. We had a room above the restaurant which was very comfortable and...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The White Lion

Address: High Street, Bourton SP8 5AT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bourton
Price Range: $89 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The White Lion 3*
Number of rooms: 2
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“Room 2 was spacious”
 of 5 bubbles lornaa368, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“They only have two so it is have they got one?”
 of 5 bubbles 96miken, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in room 3 which is lovely with plenty of space, but it is reached by very steep stairs with no hand rail.”
 of 5 bubbles A8854WGchrisa, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Go for The Superior De-Lux.”
 of 5 bubbles 201SteveC, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room 3 was good.”
 of 5 bubbles Knocker874, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
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