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The Lion

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Nyetimber Lane, Bognor Regis PO21 3JX, England
+44 1243 262149
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Pagham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Booked for a family meal, service was very good and friendly. Food was very good, nice relaxed atmosphere even though it was very busy. In fact went back a few days later, was not disappointed. Have found a decent restaurant in a lovely village.

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Thank Jan B
Chichester, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A surprise visit on a Friday lunchtime turned out to be a great experience. We arrived fairly early to find a half full dining area - a good sign and were greeted by a cheerful server behind the bar who took a drinks order quickly and guided us to the massive menu. We were seated quickly and given time to... More 

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Thank SussexBoy24
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

visited here yesterday with our freinds who are locals and love this place...and I dont blame them !So refreshing to visit a traditional English pub, that serve hearty food.Haddock fishcakes were to die for !Well done guys, a great place....only wish there was food like this in Exeter.

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Thank Richard T
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a fanstatic Sunday lunch, food was lovely and there was plenty of food, vegetables were cooked perfect and we were a table of 8 and all food was served all at once, food was hot and we all had cleaned plates. The Service was fantastic in the Resturant and the Bar staff. Lovely people who were very accomodating and... More 

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Thank Westham67
Chichester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely family meal for 6 during the week. There was a great selection available from the menu. The Selsey crab gratin was amazing and would definitely be enough to tempt me back on its own merit! Food was good, staff were friendly and there was a great atmosphere in the pub. I have always lived locally but have never eaten... More 

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Thank SamIAm321
leicester, uk
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The title covers it really...from the time I walked in it was a good experience. Bar staff were friendly ...the whole place was full of locals enjoying themselves...this pub is the friendliest pub in pagham.

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Thank lesta38
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A family run establishment with staff who make you feel welcone. Great selection on menu. Good choice of beers.

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Thank Maggie5357
Chichester, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Second time I've eaten at the Lion and the food is top class. I had Lobster Thermidor with was really good and would definitely recommend.

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Thank Neil W
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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1,605 reviews
720 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 417 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu is very poor all they do is sandwiches which are expensive and they have a card limit which is just daft.

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LioninnPagham, Manager at The Lion, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our pub; indeed you must have been busy as you reviewed 5 places in our village and three in a nearby village, all in the same day. Unfortunately none of us reached your high standard and all received a one star rating. I note that you've reviewed over 1500 places... More 

Chichester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food Excellent, Staff Friendly and Efficient, quiet afternoon fires burning Lovely. Highly recommend

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nyetimber Lane, Bognor Regis PO21 3JX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Arun District  >  Bognor Regis
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 262149

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?