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The Black Lion Restaurant - CLOSED

Scotland Street, Ellesmere SY12 0EG, England
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“faggots” (2 reviews)
“cheesecake” (4 reviews)
“garlic bread” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Scotland Street, Ellesmere SY12 0EG, England
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1 - 10 of 155 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Real cask ale. Traditional pub grub. Dog and kid friendly. Attentive staff. Lots of local colour and banter.

Thank professionaltourists
Phil W, Manager at The Black Lion Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review! Glad you enjoyed the visit and hope to see you again soon! Phil

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family came to see us We all went down to the Black Lion for a meal which proved to be excellent in all ways warm welcome and good food Thank you

Thank Bruce M
Phil W, Manager at The Black Lion Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. Thanks for the review and hope to see you again soon! Phil

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice friendly staff and lovely atmosphere. Great place will certainly go back again, they even booked me a taxi home back to my campsite. See you again very soon. Darren

Thank darren t
Phil W, Manager at The Black Lion Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Fantastic to hear you enjoyed your visit Darren. We hope to see you again soon! Phil

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went into the pub on Thursday lunchtime and had scrambled egg on toast. Food was OK, but when I asked for some toast it was brought to me without a knife or butter. The person (female, late teens ?) who served us seemed very indifferent...More

Thank Stuart H
Phil W, Manager at The Black Lion Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review albeit disappointing to hear of the service you received. Will definitely use this for further training. We hope to see you return soon so you can see we've acted on it. Thanks Phil

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What can I say lovely service beautiful food well worth a visit very attentive staff and very polite

Thank Grotbags21
Phil W, Manager at The Black Lion Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the lovely review and glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again soon! Phil

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Can't knock the service or the food really, bit of a delay but there was a power cut in the kitchen so one of those things. No card machine but cash point 2 mins away.More

Thank berringtonSY5
Phil W, Manager at The Black Lion Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for the review. Apologies for the delay due to powercut. We got it fixed as quickly as we could :) Hopefully the card machine will be installed by the brewery soon - We realise it causes some inconvenience - But at lease there are...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017

Been visiting the Black Lion recently since the new management as it's a friendly welcome and convivial atmosphere. Need to sort their opening times though. Called at 14:55 on Wednesday 7th July to find the front door shut, displayed opening times said all day. looked...More

2  Thank fatbat68
Phil W, Manager at The Black Lion Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thanks for your review. The kitchen can close at different times from advertised based on managers discression. On th 14th we had too many orders to be able to fulfil in a reasonable time and so made the decision to close early to keep all...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Visited twice before and after our midweek ABC Boat Hire narrow boat holiday. Fantastic value and delicious meals. Will be back!

Thank Pontevecchio
Phil W, Manager at The Black Lion Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Awesome to hear. Glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you back soon! Phil

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Regular visitor to the bar, love the friendly folks and nothing too much trouble. Decided to stay for dinner, good value for money and 'home cooked' meal choice - nothing to much trouble for the staff.

1  Thank julie W
Phil W, Manager at The Black Lion Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thanks Julie. We're always happy to help in any way we can 😀 Hope to see you again soon! Phil

Reviewed 9 July 2017

A very friendly pub/ hotel which Dan the new owner is making every effort to provide an excellent service with good pub food which has generous portions at a reasonable price.

1  Thank steveI3432IC
Phil W, Manager at The Black Lion Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thanks for the review. Reasonably priced pub grub with a relaxed atmosphere is what we are aiming for, so glad we've achieved it 😀

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Restaurant Details

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Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Scotland Street, Ellesmere SY12 0EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Ellesmere
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