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The Lion Hotel and Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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British, Pub, Welsh, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options

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The Lion Hotel prides itself on providing quality dishes using local ingredients. Our menus celebrate some of the finest Welsh produce and local seafood.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
British, Pub, Welsh, Bar
Reservations, Buffet, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews venison sunday roast cheesecake only stayed one night quick lunch staff were polite near future three courses service was excellent an evening meal lovely evening great meal food was amazing excellent value for money be visiting again last night presentation
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

Stopped for one night 27/10/2018 after visiting the Blaenafon Cheddar Co. Very friendly staff from booking in until departure. Room was excellent. We arrived as the weather had turned cold and the room was nice and warm. Bed was very comfortable and the modern bathroom...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank David T
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful food, definitely be back in the near future to sample someone of your wonderful menu, highlight was the scotch egg starter, delicious. Excellent super helpful staff even when my 18 month old niece fell over and cut her eye.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank elinorc573
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Invited a few friends out for a meal (10 of us). Service was excellent as usual, food was perfect and just the atmosphere in the whole restaurant and bar is great. Log burner was roaring away so cosy and warm too. Great food, great prices,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank shanej2k
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We’re fairly frequent visitors and didn’t think The Lion Hotel staff could top other evenings but the food and service last night was fantastic.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 877jaynes
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Have visited on several occasions and have had nice food on all visits, including buffet and bar food. Some of the servings for Sunday dinner were a little small for the men but were fine for most of us. Lovely hot food buffet and service...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank Lor137
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Restaurant right on my doorstep that I rarely visit. Stunning meal with friends last night , excellent service and quality ingredients, prepared well and presentation was stunning !! Recommended venue +++

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank RuthPar
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Visited this place a few times now. The food is excellent and a variety is on offer with the two different menus. Excellent value for money. Plenty of parking also available. What a hidden gem in Blaenavon. Very clean and welcoming place. Caitlyn was very...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank TheFarmer2004
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Super friendly staff who were helpful, thoughtful, and full of local information of where to visit and what to see. Accommodation was lovely. Best night sleep in ages! Sauna & Steam Room also excellent. Food was delicious with excellent service.

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Alison W
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Although a hamburger would not normally be my choice, this one was second to none and if we had the opportunity we would definitely go back! Lovely people too.

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank felixthepurplecat
Reviewed 3 June 2018

My family & I had a superb Sunday lunch last week - we're still talking about it now. We arrived for our 12 o'clock reservation, and were given a warm welcome. I had the lamb roast (wow!), and my wife & daughters the beef. My...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Jon M
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I don't know, either, but I'm guessing that if you book in advance, they most certainly will.
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