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The Lion Hotel

) #59 of 1,324 Restaurants in Adelaide $$ - $$$ , ,
161 Melbourne St, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
+61 8 8367 0222
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (37 reviews)
“pork rack” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
161 Melbourne St, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately we only discovered this restaurant on our last night in Adelaide. We had the chef's experience and were blown away by the amazing items that were brought out. Every dish we tried was delicious! We were lucky enough to try 10 different menu items...More

Thank Rachael G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lazy Sunday afternoon, decided on a place that has good menu options for fuss eaters, menu is larger and accommodating to suit most palates, burgers are good, Accardo on rye is great or good old salt-and-pepper squid is worth a go, Definitely something for everyone,...More

Thank Sally F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was delicious, well presented and fresh, the staff were friendly and even on a Friday night it wasn't too loud (which surprised me) however, there was a light over our booth that was flickering, in that way that gives you a headache. We...More

Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The food was sure surprising for a pub. The barrumandi fish was fantastic. The service was great . Very nice atmosphere

Thank Hussein R
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here on Monday night, super steak and wine special. Just lovely. Staff were very helpful. Two guys playing music was great too. Definitely go back again.

Thank carole1052015
Reviewed 6 June 2017

A really popular spot on a Sunday morning with lots of space inside and out. Plenty to choose from on the menu and great coffee. Kids are well catered for as well.

Thank AdelaideGringo
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

On Melbourne st, this local was recommended to us by the taxi driver. It was beautiful outside, with fairy lights and stone walls. Inside was a bit stuffy so we chose to sit outside. The undercover area was great and sheltered us from the rainy...More

Thank Cassandra B
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I attended a work function and needed to send through my food allergies in advance. I shouldn't have bothered, they were unable to cater at all!

Thank kirrily_chambers
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

A few of us went here for a catch up meal and it was very enjoyable. The chilli crab linguine was excellent. Service was good with staff all keeping abreast of the tables as needed. Overall quite a lovely dinner and great venue.

Thank fomidable69
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

As some of the reviews state, coming here to watch the footy on a Friday night can be problematic as they don't have the sound up except outside in the beer garden but they allow smoking in there after they finish serving dinner which makes...More

Thank Lmira1971
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$97
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Melbourne St, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8367 0222
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