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The Lion Inn

) #52 of 274 Restaurants in Great Yarmouth €€ - €€€ , British,
The Street | Thurne, Great Yarmouth NR29 3AP, England
+44 1692 671806
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good16%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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“pizza” (7 reviews)
“sunday roast” (2 reviews)
“steak” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
The Street | Thurne, Great Yarmouth NR29 3AP, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a great visit to this pub on our 2nd day along the Norfolk Broads. We walked in to a lovely atmosphere, the pub was very welcoming. We sat in the restaurant area (which was buzzing) and ordered a Sunday Roast which did not...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped off at The Lion Inn whilst on a day hire boat trip from Potter Heigham. We would have liked to try the food but the kitchen was closed at just gone 3 pm and despite still bringing food out to diners they wouldn't provide...More

Thank GiveMeFive
Reviewed 2 days ago

I went there for beer and dinner on three consecutive nights in August 17 ... Largely through lack of choice. It's a holiday boaters pub; this remote village would not be able to support a pub on its own. On the plus side first: beers...More

Thank markleigh2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Return trip, last time was just after it opened and we said it was work in progress. Now happy to say the place has progressed - very well. Had a meal with friends this weekend, very busy but the staff were polite, attentive and helpful....More

1  Thank Jonathan R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service from friendly staff. Dropped in without booking the staff managed to fit us in even though they were very busy Food was excellent with good portion sizes and extremely good value Fabulous selection of drinks including wide range of real ales, ciders, specialist...More

Thank michaelwhitt156
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this place last year and was not very impressed. However, I understand that the management has changed recently and they seem to have breathed new life into the place. The menu choices were good. The food quality was very good and the staff...More

Thank Qu1ffman
ricky m, Manager at The Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review. hope you visit us again soon. Kind regards Terri

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Lion Inn is perfectly situated for a stop off whilst enjoying The Broads, but that may be the problem... I asked for help with timings and the lady serving behind the bar could not have been more dismissive or unhelpful as she gave me...More

Thank Darren F
ricky m, Manager at The Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry you didn't have a good experience with us. I can assure you all our staff are more than happy to help with timings or any queries our customers have. i can only apologise this happened to you and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here recently while on holiday with my family recently. What can I say, the selection of gin and beer is fantastic. Really nice craft beer which seems to be a rarity in the Broads. It has had a re-furbishment I suspect recently and has...More

Thank Riccardo W
ricky m, Manager at The Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us. we have recently taking the pub over and re-opened in may. really glad you liked our selection. Hope you come again soon and visit. Kind regards Terri

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Moored up on the first night of our weeks holiday here, all enjoyed a fish n chips super with drinks in the beer garden afterwards. We all enjoyed a lovely evening and we're well looked after by Beth ( a credit to the establishment). Would...More

3  Thank Geoff8o
ricky m, Manager at The Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review, really happy you had a lovely evening with us and well looked after by Beth. We agree she is indeed a credit and its very nice of you to say so. Kind regards Terri

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

a real Chef! Inspired by the short menu created by someone who clearly doesn't just want to chuck something frozen into a fat fryer we booked a table. Everything was fantastic (don't normally have three courses!), great menu and delicious food cooked to perfection. You'll...More

2  Thank Andy C
ricky m, Manager at The Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your particular witty and funny review. Our chefs are all amazing (we are very biased ) that work very hard to ensure the food is locally sourced and made with real love. We couldn't be happier that your experience with us was...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street | Thurne, Great Yarmouth NR29 3AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Great Yarmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1692 671806
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