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THE GOLDEN LION

€€ - €€€, British,
99 Alresford Road, Winchester SO23 0JZ, England
+44 1962 865512
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (27 reviews)
“scampi” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
99 Alresford Road, Winchester SO23 0JZ, England
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1 - 10 of 638 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped here for lunch after moving my daughter into Winchester Uni. It’s a beautiful relaxing oasis not far from the town centre but with a big car park so no hassle. Staff were excellent, menu and food pretty good, they even managed to cater for...More

Thank DouglasW832
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, great decoration, friendly staff... but the food... hmm hmm ! The food is very simple and not refined. I did not enjoy what I ate.

Thank Alain D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The pub décor is enchanting, its like a Victorian parlour, very chinty, really comfortable. We had a lovely waitress , The food was served in miniature versions of frying baskets and a colander, it all tasted very good. The outside of the pub is striking...More

Thank Georgina C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pub/restaurant is decorated like a comfortable club, with comfy chairs, bookshelves and subdued lighting. The staff were excellent, welcoming and friendly, and made us feel very welcome. The menu had quite a few burgers on it but also some pub classics. I chose the...More

Thank Andy E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food, best roast lamb ever - everything top quality, even the gravy, and we had no idea how you got such good parsnips! Took my mum & stepdad from Dorset, for their 20th anniversary as a surprise Sunday lunch to meet my sister &...More

Thank BackPacker814545
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely colourful pub just outside the city of Winchester and touted as serving the best Sunday roast in Hampshire. On a recommendation we booked a table the day before and that was a good tip as the place filled up quite quickly after the 1200...More

Thank Graham S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on the off chance, made very welcome including our dog , very friendly staff and good choice of Sunday lunches. It was very busy but the service was still first class. Well done.

Thank Derek C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in for an early lunch on our way to the Cathedral Flower Festival. Ordered haddock and chips from the specials menu. No mushy peas only garden peas were available. Haven't the heard of tins? The fish which was obviously frozen in batter as it...More

Thank pconway1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited in Sept 18 with our dog who was made welcome Food and service was good Outside looks great with lots of flowers and baskets Definitely recommend

Thank Nicola389
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a super find. Googled looking for somewhere to meet up with family suitable for kids and dogs with a good range of foods and this fitted the bill. Service good, food excellent although the husband felt a bit cheated when he received his seafood...More

Thank susie j
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AndreaW655
24 December 2016|
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Response from tomwO6177GV | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there's plenty of parking. More at the back than the front. I arrived late on a busy weekday night (8.45pm) and parked easily.
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Tripluen
4 November 2016|
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Response from oakwoodfencing | Reviewed this property |
No. it's a 5 minute drive out of the centre, but worth the drive.
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AndrewW4392
24 September 2016|
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Response from Goodfoodknight | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure I can or need to justify this? When we visited the place was reasonably priced try another cider......
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Alresford Road, Winchester SO23 0JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Winchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1962 865512
  • E-mail
Description
This Is A Pub Restaurant With The More On Restaurant Than Pub Imacultate In Everyway Food Garden Even Bowl Of Flowers In Ladies Toilets",look On There Web Site" A Very Good Place To Eat For Visiting Tourists,not Cheap Very Well Run
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