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White Lion Inn

Llanelian-yn-Rhos | Old Colwyn, Colwyn Bay LL29 8YA, Wales
+44 1492 515807
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“braised steak” (9 reviews)
“sunday roast” (11 reviews)
“potatoes” (8 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 today via mobile

We like the consistent standard of home cooking at the White Lion. Starters are quite big portions so we go straight to mains. Always piping hot and tasty. Specials board and pudding menu also wonderful, highly recommend going if you havnt been before. It is...More

Thank 612AmyD612
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Advised by friends that this was an excellent restaurant to visit, they subsequently invited us and their recommendation were proved accurate! The menu is very much meat based, but with a mouthwatering menu. I went for the braised beef which was tender and succulent, my...More

Thank steve c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting Sunday 19.11.17 I've organised a family get together in December. Looking forward to my lamb dinner and waffle again. 😃

Thank nerysevo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I selected The White Lion from Trip Advisor top restaurants in the area and wasn't disappointed. The traditional Sunday lunch (I had the trio of meats - beef, turkey and pork) was cooked to perfection. The lumpy bumpy toffee gateau was divine! We were on...More

Thank GraRobs80
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Nice and relaxing in the summer outside,the owners are very polite and make you feel welcome every time

Thank traveller82x
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We called in about 6pm on a Friday evening hoping to get a drink and something to eat. We were greeted by the owner Simon and served our drinks and brought to our table. As it was early evening there was only a few tables...More

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Came here with friends and could not fault any of it from start to finish. Warm and friendly. Food was fantastic big portions. Was very busy Saturday. Will come back again

Thank jueNorthWales
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Have been here many times, always received excellent service and food. But today the establishment really excelled themselves. The owners are always nice to us, but today they were away. The staff were patient, pleasant, polite and accommodating. The portion sizes were a little small,...More

Thank SergeSergiou
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Good food well cooked and well presented by cheerful and polite staff. My family will be returning soon

Thank wilwright68
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The White Lion Inn situated above Colwyn Bay in the quaint village of LLanelian yn Rhos is a lovely old fashioned pub with above average pub grub. The Sunday roasts are excellent value and with very generous portions. There are some great beers too -...More

Thank malbraman
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31 July 2016|
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Response from mariandir25 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know if dogs are allowed. I have visited several times and have seen animals in the beer garden outside but not in the restaurant and bar areas.
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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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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
  • E-mail
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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