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Hawkes Mill Lane, Coventry, England
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12:00 - 22:30
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a delight to be served excellent food, fantastic wine, and such a friendly efficient waiter. Best place to eat in Coventry.

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Thank Christine R
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback, Christine. We strive to provide excellent service to our customers at The White Lion, Allesley. You really made our day today. More 

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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely atmosphere here, seating area nice and spaced so not too close to other tables. Ordered the mushrooms and calamari to start and both were a little tasteless with minimal seasoning so not the best start. The mains were much better we had the fillet steak and the hunters chicken both of which were full of flavour. The steak was... More 

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General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this review

Shadowjetsetter, thank you for leaving this detailed feedback about your experience with The White Lion, Allesley. We always love to receive great feedback. More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked to come here for Mother's Day as it is my mothers favourite pub. Phoned up, staff member took card details to reserve £5 per head deposit. Only to find they haven't taken a note of the booking. So we were without a table for Mother's Day but did not know this until we arrived on the day! Went to... More 

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General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this review

Hally87, we regret that you had a negative experience with us, but are glad you brought this to our attention. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Meal was tasty and come out all together -but service don't was best look like they don't like them job

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Thank leomN894CX
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this review

Hi, Leomn894cx, thank you for bringing this matter to our attention. The team has been spoken to regarding your feedback. We are pleased you've enjoyed your meal and we primisse on your next visit you will receive the full service you diserve. More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a party of 12 and had booked lunch. The service was swift and accurate. Staff were most helpful. The table was ready, the place was pleasantly busy and drinks were provided quickly. Our food arrived as ordered, hot, tasty and all delivered at the same time. It was a most successful lunch which everyone enjoyed.

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Thank James M
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this review

Thank you very much for finding time to share your feedback, James M. We are pleased you've enjoyed your lunch together with your party and we would like to welcome you back soon. More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Where do i start, went with friends for dinner, don't know what was worse overpriced poor quality food,the badly kept unconditioned beer,how they have cask accreditation i will never know, or the extremely poor service. All i can say i will never go back until there is a change of management!

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2 Thank jo w
whitelionteam, General Manager at The White Lion, responded to this review

Hi, Jo, thank you for bringing this matter to our attention. Our manager would really like to help turn your experience around. If you would be willing to give us another chance, please contact our manager at whitelionallesly@vintageinn.co. to discuss what we can do to help. More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went today for Mother's Day lunch; simple menu but featuring something for everyone, good portion sizes, great service (especially our waiter Pete was extremely professional & attentive). Raised prices due to special day; otherwise great value for money. Soft drinks seem expensive; I really enjoyed the alcohol-free wheat beer and the chocolate tiramisu. My wife really liked the beautifully cooked... More 

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Thank Bernd S
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this review

Bernd S, thank you for leaving this detailed feedback about your experience with The White Lion, Allesley. More 

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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice pub and very friendly staff had to wait a little bit as busy but staff did apologise for our wait, we had sandwich and chips and the portions were generous and cant fault the price either.

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General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this review

Nicola G, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently moved to the area, recommended as somewhere local, off the cuff chance we went for a early dinner on a Friday with our 6 year old. Great service, especially as our child was treated as a little person, the childrens menu was typical reading, but not the usual, amazing fish and chips for a child, which was devoured, after... More 

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General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing these comments, Sidhuskm. More 

1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If your vegan for get it never again 1 of the party rang up 3 time to make shure they did a vegan dish and they said it's on the menu I ened up with a salad never again

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General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this review

Hi, Vegon666, thank you for bringing this matter to our attention. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hawkes Mill Lane, Coventry, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Coventry
Description
The White Lion in Allesley is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?