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The White Lion

) #304 of 496 Restaurants in Coventry €€ - €€€ , British,
Hawkes Mill Lane, Coventry, England
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Overview
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible17%
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“chicken pie” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Hawkes Mill Lane, Coventry, England
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1 - 10 of 444 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

They had run out of camenbert. The chicken wings on the platter were dry. Pretty much non-existant chorizo with the prawns in a bowl of oil. Peppers stuffed with cream cheese and not feta as per menu. Kofta were small. Nice garden though to sit...More

Thank sarahbManchester
Reviewed 6 days ago

Just had a Sunday meal at this pub. WHAT A LET DOWN! Firstly, I ordered drinks. Four staff at the bar, more interested in stocking up from last night than serving.When I was finally served it was by a man who struggled with serving me...More

Thank Susan T
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Susan T, thank you for leaving us feedback. We are disappointed to hear that your experience was not a positive one. Your feedback helps us improve, so thank you for taking the time to let us know how we did. If you are willing, please...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of 10 visiting for the first time, we all absolutely loved the décor of the Inn - had a nice atmosphere. Staff were equally lovely, very accommodating and friendly - no complaints at all here. The food was a massive let...More

2  Thank West_Country_Rusty18
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

West_country_rusty18, thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We would like an opportunity to make this up to you. If you are willing, please reach out to us at 442476332841 so we can work towards a resolution.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Two of us called in midday on a sunny day. sat outside in their garden area which was very pleasant. Friendly staff brought the food in good time. Both meals excellent especially the triple-cooked chips !! Would definitely visit again.

Thank Jen H
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate your positive review about your recent experience with us! Until the next time we meet, take care!

Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of us were out for a drink, sat in the garden, my first visit. It is lovely, a little on the pricey side but it's a nice place to have a couple of drinks. The restaurant smelled amazing so next time may have...More

Thank seeleykckel
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Seeleykckel, thank you; we appreciate your feedback! We're looking forward to your next visit with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The only problem and was same 6 months ago. Lunch is given quite a wait, but good food. No one comes near the table again! No condiments offered or knives and forks! Just told to go and fetch some. Though really not cheap so that...More

Thank Springtime2
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Springtime2, thank you so much for the positive review! Thank you for bringing this matter to our attention. Will use this as an opportunity to improve. We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been to The White Lion for a while. It has new management(new to me anyway) the standard of service was exceptional, extremely welcoming and friendly. The food was well cooked. Really enjoyed our visit

Thank ETcov
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Etcov, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The White Lion, Allesley! We're looking forward to your next visit with us!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having tried most restaurants in Nuneaton decided to travel further afield and chose The White Lion, based on previous visits there over the years. We had a relative from France with us and so was hoping for a good meal and the atmosphere of a...More

Thank David O
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi David O, thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us at The White Lion, Allesley. We're happy we could meet your expectations! We're glad to hear we delivered such a great experience. If there's anything further we can do for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Time of meal : 6pm on a Friday. Great food, served by friendly and attentive staff. Drinks order taken straight away and arrived in minutes. Order taken promptly and arrived in 20-25 minutes. Quality was excellent - we had the lamb shank, wagyu burger, chicken...More

Thank Mike W
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Mike W, thank you for sharing your positive experience! We hope to be of service to you again in the future. Best wishes, The White Lion, Allesley

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for our anniversary meal as we knew we wouldn't be let down Wonderful food coupled with great service This really is one of those few pubs were you can walk in and be comfortable, nobody looking because you aren't local Keep up the great...More

Thank ian007dq
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Ian007dq, it's experiences like yours that really keep us motivated! Thanks again for the recommendation, and have an amazing day!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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