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The White Lion

$$ - $$$, British,
Hawkes Mill Lane, Coventry, England
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Overview
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“chicken pie” (6 reviews)
“pies” (6 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Hawkes Mill Lane, Coventry, England
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1 - 10 of 453 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I went for lunch with a group of friends and had a fabulous afternoon. I hadn't been to the White Lion for many years even though it's not that far from my home but I will definately be going back soon. We were a group...More

Thank isobel486
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Isobel, thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us at The White Lion, Allesley. We're happy we could meet your expectations! We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly welcome. Service was speedy. Some evidence to suggest that the vegetables had been precooked and reheated. Reasonable value for money. Facilities were very clean.More

Thank stevegrumps
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Stevegrumps, we are happy that our service met your expectations. We will work towards improving the quality of the food you have mentioned. Thank you again for taking the time to let us know how we can improve. We hope you will consider us...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I regularly meet my friends from where I used to work You are not rushed and can can sit there at lunchtime as long as you want We got there at midday and left at 3.40 not many places you are allowed to order when...More

Thank Floella12753
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Floella12753, thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us at The White Lion, Allesley. We're happy we could meet your expectations! We look forward to your next visit! Take care!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

2 out of 4 of our group had food poisoning from here and the manager had a bad attitude. Tried to complain on the website but have had no response. Terrible experience, I would definitely avoid

Thank Scott M
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, I would like to get some more details about your experience with us. We would like to work towards a resolution, so if you are willing, please reach out to us at 442476332841 to discuss this further.

Reviewed 9 September 2017

**Please read if you wish to avoid disappointment** This evening my husband and I decided to celebrate our son’s first week back at school by having dinner in the White Lion in Coventry. When we arrived, there was no one there to great us at...More

2  Thank Sharon M
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Sharon Moore, thank you for leaving us feedback. We are disappointed to hear that your experience was not a positive one. Please contact us at 442476332841 when you have an opportunity, and we will be more than happy to try and turn your experience around.

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Have been visiting this pub for some years and as I had recently heard 'it had gone downhill a bit", I decided to see for myself. It was my Birthday and I booked a table for 6 people. We were not disappointed at all. The...More

Thank PatBCoventry
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Hi Patbcoventry, thank you so much for your positive comments about The White Lion, Allesley! We are working on the stock and make sure on your next visit we cover all the items you desire. We love your comment about the food and we are...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017

Three of us, my wife, her sister and I, popped in for a Sunday lunch arriving at around 12.40. We were welcomed and given a table without a prior booking. The menu for sunday lunch was simple. A roast with different choices of meats. The...More

Thank NTFB
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The White Lion, Allesley! We're looking forward to your next visit with us!

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Have had many a lovely meal here over the years. We decided today, on our way back from a trip out to drop in for Sunday lunch. We were both hungry and looking forward to a good wholesome roast. I orders roast sirloin of beef...More

1  Thank Mary M
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Mary M, thank you for bringing this matter to our attention. We regret that you had a negative experience, and will use this as an opportunity to improve.

Reviewed 4 August 2017

We come here often and always enjoy as it is a pub and restaurant with lots of atmosphere, we were greeted by Megan who ended up being our waitress and she was lovely, attentive, polite and efficient, we were served drinks very quickly which is...More

Thank JY-and-PT
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Jy-and-pt, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at The White Lion, Allesley! We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

They had run out of camenbert. The chicken wings on the platter were dry. Pretty much non-existant chorizo with the prawns in a bowl of oil. Peppers stuffed with cream cheese and not feta as per menu. Kofta were small. Nice garden though to sit...More

Thank sarahbManchester
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

Sarahbmanchester, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback about your experience with us.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hawkes Mill Lane, Coventry, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Coventry
Description
The White Lion in Allesley is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar
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