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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%
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“lamb” (17 reviews)
“sunday roast” (12 reviews)
“stew” (4 reviews)
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6:00 pm - 11:00 pm Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Llanelian-yn-Rhos | Old Colwyn, Colwyn Bay LL29 8YA, Wales
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

What a fabulous traditional pub. Beautiful home made food, top quality produce. Brilliant service too. Really enjoyed the quiz night too. After the quiz we were offered sandwiches and crisps, (free) Can not fault the white lion a must do.

Thank laurie r
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Took my youngest son for sunday lunch. Very nice indeed. Was very busy. Only gripe was the wait to order otherwise spot on. Keep it up Simon and all the team

Thank mike e
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Atmospheric and warm pub in a gorgeous little village that is a pleasant walk from Old Colwyn or Colwyn Bay with very satisfying meal options and excellent service from the staff and owners. It's a pleasant place to go to talk with friends or relax...More

Thank Francesca D
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

So enjoyed the warm & friendly atmosphere at this historic inn. Christmas lunch was to die for. Turkey was so tasty. Thank you Nina & Simon for your hospitality.

Thank tupeloNorthWales
Reviewed 11 December 2017 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 27 November 2017 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 21 November 2017 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 20 November 2017

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