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White Lion Inn

Llanelian-yn-Rhos | Old Colwyn, Colwyn Bay LL29 8YA, Wales
+44 1492 515807
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“lamb” (17 reviews)
“sunday roast” (12 reviews)
“stew” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Llanelian-yn-Rhos | Old Colwyn, Colwyn Bay LL29 8YA, Wales
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We are on holiday here at Colwyn Bay. Found this pub on internet, browsing for good food. My goodness it is good food. Beautiful cooked, good portions and good choice of menu. Staff very helpful and friendly. We ate here every day. Thank you White...More

1  Thank susan w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here twice during our 5 night stay in Rhos-on-Sea. Having not been for over 10yrs little has changed. Excellent food with good friendly service. Lovely choice of food with generous portions. Whilst the owners Simon & Nina were very much hands on due...More

1  Thank gregjmason
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having spent all day at work and rushing to feed my ponies, We drove over at 8pm somewhat worried we were too late!!! Open till 9pm (bonus) Pate and Welsh rarebit starter to die for , followed by a huge Roast lamb dinner and my...More

Thank Maxine B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in here on spec today, being a bank holiday they were extremely busy so didn’t think we would get a table, but they managed to find one for us & we were seated & ordering drinks & food very quickly, the Sunday lunch was...More

Thank Christine P
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Called on spec after reading reviews and looking for evening meal. On arrival we were told they were full, but if we could wait 10 mins a table might become free. It took 5 minutes. There were 3 of us and we all had different...More

Thank Phil J
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

A gem of a pub and a great find, service and food excellent. The staff very welcoming and would highly recommend for a visit.

Thank FluffyFreid
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We ate here on Sunday evening and even though we were late in placing our food order, the quality and quantity of food, were great. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. Thank you.

Thank Justine P
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Wonderful meal today. Sat outside and a few wasps about. The owner came to see how we were and sent a member of staff out to control the pests. Such amazing service to ensure our enjoyment and amazing meal as expected. Thank you all again

1  Thank Amanda022017
Reviewed 4 August 2018

We booked a table for my mum's 80th birthday on the 3rd Aug 2018 and the table was for 16 people. We would like to thank the White Lion for hosting a wonderful party for my mum and all her guests. All the food was...More

1  Thank Anthony W
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Thought I would treat ourselves to a nice Sunday Roast,Had read reviews and all looked good.Ordered two Roast beef dinners ,waited about half an hour for them to be served ,accepted the fact the pub was very busy.Could not eat the beef as it was...More

1  Thank billbyrne47
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31 July 2016|
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Response from Amanda022017 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely do. But in a small room big enough for 2 adults and 2 dogs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Llanelian-yn-Rhos | Old Colwyn, Colwyn Bay LL29 8YA, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Conwy County  >  Colwyn Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 1492 515807
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The White Lion is possibly the oldest country Pub and Restaurant in North Wales with parts of the building reputed to date back over 1200 years. We offer a wide selection of food from sandwiches to beautiful home cooked food, fine wines, and cask conditioned real ales, all served up in a friendly relaxed atmosphere.
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