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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 good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“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 6 March 2012

Spur of the moment lunch. Found it in the good pub guide. Lovely old pub. Loved the atmosphere and decor. Just what a pub should look and feel like. We only drank sparkling water as we both had to drive later. They apologised that the...More

Thank 25VicNic17
Reviewed 3 March 2012

Very disappointed with our evening out/visit to this place - was a very poor quality meal served by staff with a very bad attitude to customers . We have been here before several times and was always for the Sunday dinners which were very nice...More

7  Thank RAMSEY71
Reviewed 2 March 2012

As 2 couples we recently visited the White Lion for a meal. When our meals arrived, 2 of our party said that their meals had been destroyed by garlic. When we asked Simon if there was anything he could do about it, he went into...More

9  Thank not p
Reviewed 29 February 2012

Been here many times, and the food is lovely, good portions, brilliant value and very family orientated. You won't be disappointed

Thank NorthWalesJennifer
Reviewed 19 February 2012

Lovely home-cooked meal, excellent quality, local produce, fresh and exciting. Ambience delightful, roaring open fires, happy and caring staff, good selection of dishes on menu, real ales, who could ask for more? We will be back and taking friends with me next time!

Thank Serendipity2210
Reviewed 5 February 2012

We have visited this place many a time and come on a regular basis with friends/family even had our staff Xmas meals here and recommended to many of our customers and on every visit here we have had some great experiences and tasty meals, Sadly...More

6  Thank RAMSEY71
Reviewed 23 January 2012

great welsh food in llanelian,8 miles from llandudno

1  Thank getaboutalotwales
Reviewed 30 October 2011

Discovered this place earlier this year and have had several more Sunday Lunches/Dinners here all top notch! and is still our favourite place for a great value fair sized quality Sunday Dinner! AND By far the best Lamb roast we Have had in any pub/restaurant....More

2  Thank RAMSEY71
NinaCole, Owner at White Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2011

Thank you again for your positive review. We are sorry you think the sweets are a little overpriced but most of them are homemade and we believe as such, competitively priced. Regards Simon & Nina Cole

Reviewed 11 August 2011

Friends and I visited the White Lion on recomendation from other friends. Upon arrival the exterior of the property looks very colourful with many flowers and ornaments of White Lion outside, the building is an original stone built pub and very authentic inside. The staff...More

1  Thank Annon a
Reviewed 8 August 2011

Spent a glorious afternoon having Sunday Lunch to celebrate my fathers 83rd Birthday - we were even scerenaded by a 'happy birthday' blast from the owners trumpet! A real treat for my dad. This was the icing on the cake, after a steam train journey...More

1  Thank Chrisgoldie65
NinaCole, Owner at White Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2011

Thank you for your lovely review. I'm glad your father enjoyed himself. I enjoyed our chat the day you were here and hope to see you again soon. Regards Nina Cole

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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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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