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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Went with friends for dinner.The place has a lot of character, the people are nice as is the beer.The food was generally considered to be good. My personal reservation was with the fish and chips in that there was a large serving of chips accompanied by a very modest sived piece of fish.l have come across this before and I...

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Bruton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A friend recommended this. We had some rare time off today so thought we should try lunch and see. We only live over the border in Somerset, but it was a nice drive out on an autumnal day. As soon as we pulled up outside I knew it would be a good pub. Beautiful exterior with pretty tables and chairs...

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Thank Sandy M
Torquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We were on a tour with friends and needed to stay close to Stourhead Gardens (where there was no room at the Spread Eagle - their loss, our gain). We were made welcome with us taking two of the three rooms available. Quaint with uneven floors, low doors and a comfy bed. Getting up in the night for a call...

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Thank John H
Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We booked for 6 for lunch. It was very good indeed. Easy parking, table ready , charming staff and excellent roasts. It made a family occasion with children very enjoyable. I had the roast pork which was very good indeed, others the beef. Plenty of Yorkshire puddings all round. Wrapped the leftovers up for the dog! We will be back

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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Always busy and popular with a variety of locals, this is a great place for a drink or meal. Informal and friendly, it has a nice feel to it and a large garden to enjoy in the warmer months. Sometimes has live music.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived here on a Sunday hoping to have lunch my partner and I with my mum .there were plenty of tables free in the restaurant and bar and loads free outside we were told they couldn't fit us in to have a roast .we decided to have a drink and sit in the garden eventually we were aloud to...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We thought we'd have a small lunch before a wedding. When our order came it was a huge spread! The menu did not do justice to the food on the plate, which is unusual. Usually it's the other way round. So this pretty pub with charming service and good foodis highly recommended.

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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

I had the pleasure of having here on Friday evening. Although the menu is quite small it has a good choice. We both had the steak and kidney pie. It was a huge portion and very tasty. The pub has a good choice of beers on tap and as we were leaving a band was setting up and there was...

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Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

A great favourite of ours but previously been disappointed on several occasions with the poor service and food so had given it a break. Yesterday was my husband's birthday so we thought we'd try again and it was well worth it! The pub frontage is beautiful and every bit how you would imagine an English Country Pub should look with...

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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Brilliant food, excellent service, thoroughly recommend - book in advance. Landlords could not be more helpful! Pictures to follow. Dogs welcome, on leads. Otter is good pint and had lovely White House wine too. All good. Lovely staff who worked hard to give us a fab lunch.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The White Lion

Address: High Street, Bourton SP8 5AT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bourton
Price Range: $90 - $128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The White Lion 3*
Number of rooms: 2
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“We stayed in room 3 which is lovely with plenty of space, but it is reached by very steep stairs with no hand rail.”
 of 5 bubbles A8854WGchrisa, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Go for The Superior De-Lux.”
 of 5 bubbles 201SteveC, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room 3 was good.”
 of 5 bubbles Knocker874, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Our room (No: 5) isn't suitable for tall guests or lots of luggage.”
 of 5 bubbles SherylE_13, 30 Oct 2015 | Read review
“There are only three rooms. Our room, we found, that the mirror for my wife hair was a bit far from the power socket. Make sure you have a long lead for your hairdryer.”
 of 5 bubbles HarryHazel, 25 Jun 2015 | Read review
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