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Golden Lion

) #19 of 25 Restaurants in Leyburn $$ - $$$ , British,
Market Place | Market Place, Leyburn DL8 5AS, England
+44 1969 622161
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
“ox cheek” (2 reviews)
“mash” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Market Place | Market Place, Leyburn DL8 5AS, England
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1 - 10 of 52 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed three meals in the pub at The Golden Lion while staying in Leyburn. We found the pub comfortable and attractively furnished. The service was excellent and all the food was served in generous portions and was delicious. There was a lot of variety...More

Thank GeorgiaTravelers51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped here for a few drinks. Could have a few more options for guest ales here. Only really got the semer water which is everywhere and the gamekeeper. Didn't try the food but menu looked good

Thank taj s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here twice during a long Bank Holiday weekend, one in the bar area and one in the restaurant at the rear which was a bit modern for our taste. All the meals we very good as were the drinks. Service was very good on...More

Thank Spaggs-n-Wood
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Have stayed before but this was just one night. Newly refurbished room, just quite a long way from the reception area, but well signed (it needed to be), this is an old coaching inn which has grown over many years and is a maze of...More

Thank SJ H
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Stayed here for two nights. Brilliant value for money, the breakfast is worth £12 by itself. The beds were very comfortable and the rooms huge. Everybody was welcoming and hard working, I felt like you could ask anything and it wouldn't be any trouble. Had...More

Thank Andrewbikeride
Reviewed 3 December 2016

went there for a drink when we were looking around in Leyburn. Got a genuine warm welcome from the Landlord and staff who were pleasant towards us We did eat here and it was very good it is a good place to meet and eat...More

Thank Shutupp11
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Popped in after a walk and was pleasantly surprised! Warm welcome, Sunday car very where I had Beef, Pork and Turkey! With some of the best roast potatoes ever tasted, mash, swede, broccoli, cauliflower cheese, kale and carrots with some super tasty gravy. Really nice...More

Thank JonahIreland_Germany
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We arrived quiet early for our overnight stay but received a lovely warm welcome from staff & landlord & landlady. They couldn't do enough for us and showed us to a very pleasant room towards the back of the hotel. It was lovely & quiet...More

Thank Fiona S
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

After a day of walking in the freezing cold, called in here for dinner. Chose from the specials board, one Ox Cheeks with grain mustard mash and one Calves Liver, with bacon and onions, with creamed potatoes, both served with beautifully cooked fresh veg. These...More

Thank Cathy D
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Genuine warm welcome from the staff, my dog very welcome the staff always like to make a fuss of her. food not bad and not expensive. Menu varies from snacks to sandwiches and homemade soups and is really nicely presented, welcoming open fire with comfortable...More

1  Thank angela k
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Place | Market Place, Leyburn DL8 5AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Leyburn
  • Phone Number: +44 1969 622161
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14 Bedroom family run 18th century hotel, bar and restaurant in Leyburn ideal location in heart of the Yorkshire Dales
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