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The Golden Lion Inn & Lakeside Restaurant

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Stithians Lake | Menherion, Redruth TR16 6NW, England
+44 1209 860332
11:59 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 11:59 - 21:00
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Helston, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have eaten at the Golden Lion several times now and have mainly had very good meals. Like all restaurant there is the occasional mistake which is quickly rectified, this visit was extremely good. Excellent food, well cooked and tasty, we sat in the restaurant which gave us a view over Stithians Lake. Main meal was too large for us to... More 

Thank Steve E
Falmouth, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ate here for my Mother's birthday and the main course was lovely! The steak was great but I'm not sure it was worth the large price tag. The starters were good portions, however we asked if a starter would be big enough to share, which we were told it was only small, for my partner to be presented with... More 

Thank CornishKatie
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Golden Lion is one of my favourite restaurants in Cornwall and I never miss an opportunity to visit. Food is always great, well priced and served by pleasant [not too] attentive waitresses. Good range of beers, wines and spirits.

Thank El-Cid40
Truro, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Birthday meal with family, staff friendly and very helpful, pleasant situation, meals very mixed, ribs not at all tasty, mixed grill good, chicken dry, burger good, sweet and sour chicken very good, baked Alaska the best ever,

Thank halsteadpam1
Helston, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The first time my husband and I ate here for our anniversary. The staff were all extremely polite, welcoming the instant we arrived and nothing was too much trouble for anyone. We both had roasts which were delicious (Dan being an ex-chef was very impressed ). My Alaska bake desert was absolutely amazing and Dan had the brownie which was... More 

Thank Rebecca K
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

We did go to The Golden Lion quite regularly when will lived closer than we do now, and have had some excellent meals there, after a break of about 8years we thought we would make the effort and go again with a friend . The food was very average, the veg with the steak and kidney pie had a very... More 

Thank dumbo55
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

We stopped of at The Golden Lion for dinner on the 10th Feb 17 on the way to Caddy's Corner Lodges. We received a lovely warm welcome. The staff were friendly and even gave us the tip that portions were very generous when we almost ordered extra chips. They were not wrong. I was undecided between Thai fishcakes and the... More 

Thank Diva27
Helston, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Booked for lunch at the Golden Lion for valentines day, not disappointed with anything. Excellent meals with attentive staff ensuring all was ok. Very good desserts, Pavlova and baked Alaska are big enough to have as a sharing dish. Would recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting or living in the area.

Thank Steve E
Reading, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

we went to the pub not realising that it didn't open for another half hour, but the owner said we were welcome to have a coffee. Went back after a walk and had lunch, which was very good. The staff were friendly and efficient. Old pub in the Cornish style with open fires and a warm welcome.

Thank Kayjay200
Redruth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

A group of 14 went for my wife's birthday, The food came out on time hot and very good quality, The staff were friendly and very helpful, most people had main course desert and a few drinks and the bill was £220, which I think is good value for what we had, I had think we will visit again soon.

Thank Alexve1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$31
Bar, British, Pub, International, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:59 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:59 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stithians Lake | Menherion, Redruth TR16 6NW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Redruth
  • Phone Number: +44 1209 860332

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