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The White Lion

$$ - $$$, British,
91 Sopwell Lane, St Albans AL1 1RN, England
+44 1727 850540
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“sunday roast” (5 reviews)
“liver” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
91 Sopwell Lane, St Albans AL1 1RN, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

pleasant pub in the historical center of St. Albans, good relation quality price, specially monday to wednesday with their 25% discount

Thank js602014
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Brilliant pub. Great in winter with fire, low ceilings and a warming atmosphere. Often plays 6 Nations Rugby games. In summer the garden is great and their vast selection of gins keeps you well entertained

Thank John01438
Reviewed 10 June 2017

The White Lion is situated a short walk from one of the main roads in St Albans, yet in a quiet little residential street. Delightful interior and a pretty garden. They sell real ales worth trying and a reasonably priced lunch menu at £12. Very...More

Thank pajaromojacar
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

A very tasty Sunday lunch for a party of 10. Everyone enjoyed their meals and the service was excellent, we would really recommend this pub for a family gathering.

Thank Bernadette C
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere and a fab beer garden. A good sun trap and great cider! A very popular pub, the beer garden was full!

Thank RPlow1
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We were a party of 12 for lunch on Mothers Day, three families who had not seen each other for years having a get together. There was nothing we could fault, very polite and friendly service, delicious lunch all delivered to the table at the...More

Thank susieP1963
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I came here with colleagues for a mid-week meal. We've tried a lot of the restaurants in the centre of St Albans and came here as a change from the usual places. I'm really pleased we did! A very nice relaxed pub that does good...More

1  Thank BigAndy1980
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Popped into the White Lion for their Grill Week. Had the mixed grill of Gammon, Beef Rump, Lamb Steak, Kidneys and Sausage with my choice of sides ...Slaw and salad. Meat really tender and well cooked and all served with a smile too. What's not...More

Thank MandsV
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

A delightful bar Classy interior Very good selection of ales my mate loved the Rebellion A worthy stop 🍻

Thank davethedrill
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I looked at several local options to celebrate Burns Night (not Scottish, but I'll celebrate anything), and decided on the White Lion, St Albans. We weren't disappointed! Warm black pudding salad and cullen skink were delicious staters! The venison stew, with mash and buttered leeks,...More

Thank TravellinTomS
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shelley c
17 July 2017|
Response from MandsV | Reviewed this property |
Hi I had my Birthday in the garden with a Hog Roast. All went to plan and the guys were great.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 Sopwell Lane, St Albans AL1 1RN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  St Albans
  • Phone Number: +44 1727 850540
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This is a pub that does food, not strictly a restaurant.
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