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Golden Lion Inn

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Easenhall $$ - $$$ , British,
Main Street, Easenhall, Rugby CV23 0JA, England
+44 1788 833577
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (9 reviews)
“pork” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Main Street, Easenhall, Rugby CV23 0JA, England
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1 - 10 of 108 reviews

Reviewed 2 June 2017

Excellent well priced food and service in a quaint and very old but well maintained venue. Loved the decor, including the old handcarved pew we sat on.

Thank bright108
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I stayed in the Golden Lion when I was on a training course in Rugby. It was excellent. The receptionist was so nice , so refreshing when you're used to premier inns and the sterile conversation you get at check in there. I was shown...More

Thank Luke M
EleanorMaynard, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Fabulous, thank you Luke, I have passed on your compliments to the whole team.

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I live reasonably close to this place so I should use it regularly but the last time I came just for a drink and something to eat I remember it being stuffy and slow. Poor selection of beers and very miserable staff. Yep back again...More

Thank cooldad49
EleanorMaynard, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Thank you for your personal comments, we look forward to receiving an email from you on how we can improve.

Reviewed 27 March 2017

My family and I met here for a mothers day sunday lunch having been just before Christmas. The best carvery in the land!!! service good and large selection of wines. Excellent service. Waited a little while past our booking time but this was to be...More

Thank pippa176
EleanorMaynard, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Pippa, thank you for your kind comments. The Golden Lion team were thrilled to hear that you described our Sunday lunch as "the best carvery in the land". Let me know if you need details of Rugby Estate Agents!

Reviewed 17 March 2017

Stayed here for one night and I am glad that was it. My company had book a standard room which was no bigger than a broom cupboard. The bathroom had the remains of a power shower which was missing jets and leaked a torrent of...More

1  Thank gibbs2009
EleanorMaynard, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Thank you for highlighting the issues you experienced during your recent stay. We will endeavour to rectify these as soon as possible.

Reviewed 15 December 2016

Nice atmosphere, friendly staff and great food. We both had the Christmas menu, and just as I was thinking it would be nice to have more gravy the waitress came up and asked if I'd like some!

Thank Steve B
EleanorMaynard, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Fabulous

Reviewed 13 December 2016

I live this place. Sunday carvery us excellent. We went for last Christmas dinner and they treated us like family. Good is always of a high standard.

Thank parsons25again
EleanorMaynard, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2016

Many thanks for your review, as a small family owned business we genuinely care about our customers and are able to give them the standard and attention they deserve.

Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely friendly landlord, the waiter was great, very attentive but not over the top, my husband and friends had lovely food but I had the risotto, it was completely tasteless and very disappointing, I did mention it to the waiter but he didn't appear bothered...More

Thank Cathydesmo
EleanorMaynard, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2016

Cathy, I was sad to read that you felt your feedback regarding the risotto wasn't taken seriously, I have forwarded on your review to our Head Chef and the owners. We do hope you choose to return to the Golden Lion and you are able...More

Reviewed 20 November 2016

Imagine a deep exhaling of breath as this sorry tale begins. My wife booked a Saturday night table for 13 guests as a surprise birthday party for her mother, based on the generally positive reviews that The Golden Lion has received. Things didn't exactly get...More

6  Thank CatnipThieves
EleanorMaynard, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2016

I am writing to apologise that you didn't receive the level of service and quality of food that you should expect and receive at the Golden Lion. We have taken on board your comments and opinions. We would like to assure you that the next...More

Reviewed 1 November 2016

Looking for a restaurant that I had never before visited I came across The Golden Lion at Easenhall. This discovery came via Trip Advisor. The pleasant experience of making a telephone booking augured well for the actual visit. As soon as we walked in on...More

Thank Tony K
EleanorMaynard, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2016

Fabulous, we were all so thrilled to read about your experience, thank you so much for taking the time to complete such a detailed and appreciative review. Looking forward to seeing you again soon.

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Response from EleanorMaynard | Property representative |
We only allow Guide Dogs inside the Golden Lion, however dogs are welcome in our beer garden.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$24
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Easenhall, Rugby CV23 0JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Rugby  >  Easenhall
  • Phone Number: +44 1788 833577
  • E-mail
Description
Enjoy the atmosphere of this 16th century village inn, its welcoming bar, range of traditional ales and delicious, freshly cooked food. Menus are available throughout lunchtime and evening, offering a wide range of food from light snacks to a la carte meals, complimented by an extensive list of fine wines. Steak on the Rocks Restaurant - Come and experience a new type of dining, cook your steak or fish the way you like it on a Volcanic Rock. The Steak on the Rocks restaurant features an interactive grilling system that allows customers to take control of their own meal by cooking it themselves at the table to their own preferred level. Open on Friday and Saturday evenings in addition to our main menu. Booking Essential
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