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The White Lion

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Macclesfield Road, Leek, England
+44 1538 373689
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Buxton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our lunch here today. Nice greeting by host and staff really pleasant. Had a curry which was very tasty. Desert of caramel apple pie beautifully presented. We shall definitely visit again. Thankyou.

Thank 175MargC
Greater Manchester
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118 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit The White Lion once or twice a year for a lunchtime reunion with three friends. There is always a very warm welcome and the service is excellent. The extensive menu makes a change from the usual "chain" pub meals. The chicken and chorizo in paprika sauce from the specials board was superb. It was served with roasted vegetables (carrots,... More 

Thank travellersince78
Leek, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called in for early evening meal as part of a birthday celebration. We found the menu selection offered a comprehensive selection. If they could improve, then the time from order to eating could be a little better. The food was very tasty and well presented. Maybe a few more vegetables and less potatoes would have been ideal. Staff polite... More 

Thank Roy5952
Manchester, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Surprisingly or so some say, we went for a meeting and had a very good meal... friendly staff, extensive menu and good ales as well as wine priced at sensible levels whether by the glass or bottle. I look forward to a return visit.

Thank Bedeboy
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely staff. Delicious food. Lots of choice. Reasonably priced specials. Cosy & cute decor. Very lovely experience!

Thank Vicky T
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Fantastic food at excellent prices, comfortable and relaxing. The steak is a must and the mixed grill. Great host and brilliant waitresses, service to be proud of

Thank dianelincolnshire
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Went for a family meal for my mums birthday. The food was fantastic and the staff were brilliant. Really recommend this pub and will definitely be going there again.

Thank nigel m
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had pensioners 2 courses lunch today (wednesdays) Excellent food and service. Friendly atmosphere and definitely value for money. Highly recommended

Thank elizabeth091147
Leek, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Lovely menu - something for everyone. The young lady behind the bar was cheerful and helpful and is an asset to this establishment. We enjoyed our meals - great value on a Wednesday - 2 courses for £6.95. Portions were generous and very nicely presented. Would really recommend this tastefully decorated, cosy pub.

Thank LollyB51
Newport Isle of Wight
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This was a very welcoming pub with good food. The general decor and atmosphere was good, we were made welcome and our dog was provided with a bowl of water on arrival. Orders were taken at the table; service was very good; and we all enjoyed the food.

Thank Carisbr00ke

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Macclesfield Road, Leek, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Leek
  • Phone Number: +44 1538 373689

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