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The Lion

Open Now: 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Open today: 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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Nice place

Staff were a bit offish. The pub is a good size and has plenty of drinks available. The beer garden... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2017
Sue P
Cheshire, United Kingdom
via mobile

Now who'd have thought a sports bar would do well in Sandbach? Honestly? It's the best venue in... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2016
Andrew L
Sandbach, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Average7%
  • Poor23%
  • Terrible0%
24 Jun 2018
“Night out with my lad”
24 May 2018
“Manners cost nothing in reflection”
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15-17 High Street, Sandbach CW11 1AH, England
+44 1270 767011
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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Good venue with pool table and lovely outside area to drink with pods to sit and have heating if night cools off Deffo returning

Thank Carl T
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

Called in for a quick late drink in the sunny back yard. Usual group of youths spoiling the evening because they can't mind their matters. Can't really reflect on the pub but that's the crowd it attracts. 1st and last time in plenty more to...More

Thank grobbins1971
Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

Came here on the recommendation of a friend to watch the football. It was a friendly so the pub wasn't overly busy, but I don't think that would have mattered as there seems to be TVs everywhere. Had a good spot to chat to a...More

Thank Wil_C_888
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

Staff were a bit offish. The pub is a good size and has plenty of drinks available. The beer garden is nice and well used.

Thank Sue P
Reviewed January 6, 2017

Got the train from London just to watch the football and rugby at The Lion... wasn't disappointed! What an incredible pub... TV's everywhere and won 8 beers in the raffle.. all in all a brilliant day! Worth every penny getting there... the lads loved it...More

Thank lewbaker
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Now who'd have thought a sports bar would do well in Sandbach? Honestly? It's the best venue in Sandbach for a decent pint whilst watching the football. The booth tables, complete with High Def TV's and surround sound, are brilliant. If you can't get one,...More

Thank Andrew L
Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Popped in while havin a wonder around sandbach, staff polite friendly and very welcoming. Reasonably priced something for everyone

Thank clair_lou2012
Reviewed March 26, 2016

No kids! Perfect for watching a game without kids running everywhere. Ale is well priced, plenty of tv's and did I mention kids not allowed...perfect.

1  Thank Steveieboy
Reviewed March 20, 2016

Nice place to visit now, long overdue refit. As already mentioned here, seems the manager has missed the point of a sports pub, as the noise disturbs him up stairs. Which is where he mainly works it seems. When you do see him, he clearly...More

2  Thank wattos
Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic renovation, what fantastic staff, really friendly, polite and always on the ball with service, been here lots of times, now my favourite pub in Sandbach, a good drink, well priced and great atmosphere, also a great venue for watching sport, all the...More

2  Thank Jude D
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Carol B
May 14, 2017|
Response from lewbaker | Reviewed this property |
I am not 100% sure Carol.