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The White Lion

$$ - $$$, British,
Castle Street | Whittington, Oswestry SY11 4DF, England
+44 1691 662361
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“braised steak” (2 reviews)
“fish cakes” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Castle Street | Whittington, Oswestry SY11 4DF, England
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Had a fantastic meal here last night with good company. We have been before and have never been disappointed. The food is excellent with no complaints and fantastic service thank you.

Thank Beverley E
Reviewed 30 July 2017

My partner and I have visited the White Lion quite a few times in recent years, and our experiences have been consistently good at all times of year. The pub is cosy, in lovely surroundings, the food very good, nicely presented, reasonably priced, and the...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I've been several times to The White Lion, and it is consistently good. For me it has a wide range of vegetarian choices which go down really well.

1  Thank STPJ
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and also fantastic service big thanks to Tom and Kath for catering for are dog as well

Thank Mannieann
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Lovely beer garden on a sunny day; kids playing on the glass and a lovely castle to walk around to keep the kids interested while waiting for our food. Food was above average, I had the fish and chips which was a little greasy but...More

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Had a lovely pate starter and another friend had the soup again lovely, the mains we had were also very good apart from the awful chips which seemed to be reconstituted and were dry and not very nice tasting.. Why ruin an otherwise excellent meal...More

Thank alan s
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Not a big menu but food very nice. A children's menu would be good, as £11 for a child's sausage and chips is a bit steep. Also when ordering a medium wine with a dash of lemonade this was poured In a Pepsi glass filled...More

Thank Leah C
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We went here for Sunday lunch on Easter Sunday and we had the most wonderful roast lamb dinner. Later, we order a cheese board and that was also very tasty. The staff were all very friendly and cheerful. If you are on a canal trip...More

Thank Amandabeddoes1
Reviewed 5 April 2017

While passing through the small village of Whittington we decided to stop at The White Lion for lunch.There was ample space to park the car easily.On entering we decided to sit in the lounge which on reflection was a mistake because the room was quite...More

Thank TripMember020820161
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Very regular customers and never disappointed. Lunches have various choices, but undoubtedly their baguettes 🥖 served with triple cooked chips and a lovely side salad are the winners. Every visit producing exceptional food and quality remains the same each time... been there twice this week!!...More

Thank baggpus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle Street | Whittington, Oswestry SY11 4DF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Oswestry
  • Phone Number: +44 1691 662361
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