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The White Lion

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Bar, British, Pub
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Macclesfield Road, Leek, England
+44 1538 398823
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have had several meals here but not lately. The steaks were very good but so overpriced and when you add up your drinks as well you could not eat here on a once weekly basis, also lighting not good with all the dark wood.

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Thank Mary M
kelvin2206, Owner at The White Lion, responded to this review

Ah yes as Benjamin Franklin once stated..... "The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten" :) More 

Leek, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

For the third year running, Christmas Eve spent here was great. The food is the best,Steak is a must, T-Bone to die for.Atmosphere was fantastic, friendly, prossessional service from Kelvin and his partner, who is so attentive to customers. The evening was spent dinning with other couples and families having meals, which gave a real family atmosphere - this is... More 

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Thank kneill806
kelvin2206, Owner at The White Lion, responded to this review

We are so glad that you continue to enjoy yourselves each year, it is a pleasure having you. See you again this year. Rachel Kelvin & The White Lion Team. More 

Leek
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Last minute decision to come out for lunch on a wet and windy Sunday. We chose the roast dinner and soup to start - roast lamb, celery and Stilton soup. All produce is sourced locally and cooked to perfection - great food, great service...thank you!

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Thank Victoria18Leek
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The food is lovely and there is a good selection to choose from the menu. Portion size is also good and customer service is excellent. The staff are friendly and very welcoming. All in all this pub is definitely a place to visit for a lovely family meal and get together.

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Thank Deborah J
kelvin2206, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed visiting us, we do aim to please. See you very soon. Rachel, Kelvin and The White Lion Team More 

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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food, service what more cannot say. Freshly made food with great service. Went with 10 of is - 5 being children. Very accommodating and friendly. Excellent staff and door was amazing 💖

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Thank Kawest792002
kelvin2206, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this review

We are very pleased you enjoyed your visit with us, and hope to see you again very soon. Many Thanks Rachel Kelvin and The White Lion Team More 

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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just visited The White Lion for our works meal for the second time. The food was amazing again, and the staff were wonderful, all very efficient and friendly. The place was extremely busy, but the wait for food wasn't too long. Everyone had a great time. We will be back again next year. Thanks

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Thank jill101john
Buxton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my mum, beautiful food! Very cosy and quirky. I will be returning for a Sunday lunch!!!

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Staffordshire
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Visited for a works Christmas meal. Good service and food. Well organised. We would go back again. Good car park.

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Thank FivegoHols
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I went last night with 2 friends. It was steak night and we had the sirloin with a Stilton sauce. Another friend had the gammon. Really well presented. Food fabulous and the staff were so kind and attentive to all our needs. We had dessert and the cheesecake was divine. I am quite particular about eating out. But it is... More 

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Thank Sharon S
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Our second visit here to eat and once again certainly not disappointed, delicious home cooked food and excellent service, will certainly be visiting agin!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Macclesfield Road, Leek, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Leek
  • Phone Number: +44 1538 398823

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