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White Lion Inn

195 Starkholmes Road, Matlock DE4 5JA, England
+44 1629 581227
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (37 reviews)
“mixed grill” (17 reviews)
“t bone” (3 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, British, Pub, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
195 Starkholmes Road, Matlock DE4 5JA, England
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1 - 10 of 255 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

What a refreshing change to visit a pub where only well behaved children are welcome. Not surprising then that the Snowflake who allowed her rugrat - Lambrini - to kick the antique furniture was politely asked to leave. Needless to say she is now in...More

Thank Timthetrainer
Reviewed 6 days ago

Friendly staff make for a warm welcome. Good quality beers and wine, which are kept in the correct manor to ensure an enjoyable drink. It is a traditional pub, not found very often now a days. I have mixed feelings on the food. My pie...More

1  Thank Millie123_12
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent meal, highly recommended. Very generous mixed grills and my rib eye steak melted in the mouth, delicious!

Thank TriffCliff
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We came across this pub driving back to our hotel and decided to go in. Our food was great, well priced and really good proration sizes. The log fire made it even better.

Thank Bethany-Anne2108
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Dropped in on motor bike with my partner for sunday lunch Friendly atmosphere great food will be returning again.

Thank Nicola H
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

We always visit this lovely country Inn for a meal when we're in the UK. This time we called in midweek for one of their popular steak nights. My wife and I both chose rump steaks,cooked medium rare. I can honestly say that we both...More

1  Thank campermegane
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Looking for a proper pub with proper food? With a warm and friendly atmosphere and lovely log fire? Then this is it. With real ale and a very palatable menu at very reasonable prices. The food was cooked perfectly the first night so before we...More

Thank Arthur W
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Excellent menu choice and very good value. We were 6 + baby. Highchair provided - but baby not eating pub grub yet! We sampled roast turkey, roast beef, pork steak with Stilton & black pudding, steak & ale pie. Everyone was happy with their choices...More

Thank macclesfieldgourmand
Reviewed 13 November 2017

I took the visiting family for an evening meal and to view the last of the firework displays. We all had great meals with the steaks being particularly good for those who had them. The staff were great and also the beers. I would certainly...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 4 November 2017

A birthday treat from my wife, great meal; great atmosphere and well looked after. Fantastic - and my local.

Thank 48BWJ
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Vicky G
9 April 2018|
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Bronwen A
13 October 2017|
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I am afraid we do not open daytime in the week unless it is a Bank holiday Monday Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 28
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 195 Starkholmes Road, Matlock DE4 5JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 581227
  • E-mail
Description
The White Lion, a Great genuinely unique traditional British Pub, Great food and ales, real fires. Pedigree, Cumberland and and at least 3 other guests weekly, Carling and the new craft lager Revisionist. Food served 5.30 to 8.30. Tues to Friday and 12 til 2.30 and 5 til 9 Saturday,12 to 5.30 Sunday
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