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THE GOLDEN LION

$$ - $$$, British,
99 Alresford Road | Winchester, Winchester SO23 0JZ, England
+44 1962 865512
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (22 reviews)
“scampi” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
99 Alresford Road | Winchester, Winchester SO23 0JZ, England
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1 - 10 of 531 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another lovely lunch on Sunday everythingwell cooked and piping hot .The staff atentive as usual .. One sad note was that Anna a lovely lady is leaving ....I am sure she will be missed . certainly by us...GOOD LUCK ANNA.

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here on our way to Bournemouth for a quick lunch. Food was excellent and service very good too. Able to be in and out in an hour without being rushed. Good selection to choose from and gluten free menu offered as well -...More

Thank Judy E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this pub today for a roast dinner and we were not disappointed! Very generous portions served piping hot on hot plates my very last mouthful was still hot. Good selection of veg, not overcooked. We enjoyed it so much we have already booked...More

1  Thank G_Campbell09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From reservation to execution, this very beautiful Irish pub serves up a scrumptious Sunday roast lunch!

Thank Gayleonthemove
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this pub by chance and what a find! The staff were absolutely lovely. Really welcoming and attentive. The food was plentiful and really tasty. My partner is a vegan and they even have a specific vegan menu which again is lovely. The flowers...More

1  Thank Jane1971015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a very good experience a few weeks ago, therefore went back with family and friends this week. Two of us ordered the steak which I had had last time, which was superb!! Sorry to say BOTH steaks were awful! Perfectly rare as ordered but...More

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lat day of holiday so pleased we found The Golden Lion made our holiday even better you may need to book great atmosphere staff are very attentive..

1  Thank Jon S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this beautiful quaint pub on Sunday with my family. The landlady and all the staff were just amazing, it was my sons birthday the weekend before, and after our delicious meal they brought out a birthday cake, thank you again for that!!

Thank Louisa2009
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found the place through TripAdvisor – one of highest ratings in the area. It is so very true – the rating is well deserved. The staff was quick, friendly and welcoming despite the most busy time of the week – Sunday roast time ...More

Thank Albena S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Impromptu meal with the family (6 adults/4 children). Food delicious, service outstanding would certainly come again. The outside looks beautiful complete with lovely garden. Thoroughly recommend

Thank Adam L
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Andrea W
25 December 2016|
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Response from tomwO6177GV | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there's plenty of parking. More at the back than the front. I arrived late on a busy weekday night (8.45pm) and parked easily.
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Tripluen
5 November 2016|
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Response from oakwoodfencing | Reviewed this property |
No. it's a 5 minute drive out of the centre, but worth the drive.
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Andrew W
24 September 2016|
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Response from Goodfoodknight | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure I can or need to justify this? When we visited the place was reasonably priced try another cider......
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Alresford Road | Winchester, Winchester SO23 0JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Winchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1962 865512
  • E-mail
Description
This Is A Pub Restaurant With The More On Restaurant Than Pub Imacultate In Everyway Food Garden Even Bowl Of Flowers In Ladies Toilets",look On There Web Site" A Very Good Place To Eat For Visiting Tourists,not Cheap Very Well Run
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