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The White Lion Bar

Sion Hill, Bristol BS8 4LD, England
+44 117 973 8955
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Poor service

Went in for lunch but we were 20mins early for the lunch service. We simply asked if we could take... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Adam K
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Underwhelming and overpriced

I took a friend for lunch yesterday here mainly for the views as she was visiting Bristol. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dottydebs74
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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2 weeks ago
“Underwhelming and overpriced ”
30 Oct 2017
“Waited over an hour for mediocre pizza”
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Sion Hill, Bristol BS8 4LD, England
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+44 117 973 8955
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went in for lunch but we were 20mins early for the lunch service. We simply asked if we could take a seat, have a coffee and wait for the service to start. The manager clearly thought this an extremely complex question, put her fingers on...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took a friend for lunch yesterday here mainly for the views as she was visiting Bristol. The tables outside were dirty and we had to move twice before settling because of this and there was smashed glass on the floor under another table ....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I used to live in Bristol. I was bringing a friend for the first time. We went to the white lion purely for the view. Reasonable pint, average pub. The only reason you go is the view and it is spectacular.

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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

We thought we stop of in Bristol on the way back I London as we heard of the amazing view of a suspension breach, unfortunately, the weather was bad and raining, sit down inside and order sanwiches, food was delivered after 40minutes and after a...More

Thank Maxim P
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Reviewed October 30, 2017

We were reccommended this place which is adjoining the Avon George Hotel. It was very busy inside when we went in but we ordered at the bar after about 10 minutes (which is OK for a busy bar). We then went outside as they have...More

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Reviewed October 29, 2017

The terrace on a sunny day is great, if you're lucky enough to get a table. However, it came across as very poorly run - from the bar being understaffed to the waiters having no idea where any of the tables were (because the table...More

Thank Charles R
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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Visited with family and ordered 5 hot drinks, barman didn't know what de caff tea was. After 25 minutes waiting they still hadn't arrived and then was told oh we're bringing them out now. All drinks were luke warm, we were able to drink them...More

Thank rachaelpolley
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Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

Where do I start...... Saturday lunch for 2. A very long wait to order drinks and food at the bar because there was only one person to do it. And it wasn’t horrendously busy I might add. Friend had buttered chicken. The one vegan friendly...More

Thank psychb
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Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Popped into the white lion bar for a quick pre graduation lunch. Great service, delicious food...we had filled potato skins and a nice, buzzy but relaxed atmosphere. Our waiter and all the staff could not have been more professional, friendly or helpful. Contemporary decor and...More

Thank Mrs6dogs
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Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

A waste of time coming here!!!! Lined up to order drinks and food and they served those who cut the line!!! Complained but the server at the bar did not seem to be bothered. They had a menu but said that they only had pizzas....More

Thank Joseph D
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