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The Lion at Farnsfield

Main Street, Farnsfield NG22 8EY, England
+44 1623 883566
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pudding” (28 reviews)
“belly pork” (9 reviews)
“mash” (14 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Farnsfield NG22 8EY, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Second time visit and food and service were excellent. Have to say the Lion really does set the standard. Menu looks superb and so many things I would have liked to try. Settled on the steak and ale pie which was to die for. Steak...More

1  Thank MalcH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic gastro-pub, lovely high quality food and good atmosphere. Usually quite busy. Fairly expensive but very good quality.

1  Thank Mike A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traditional Sunday Lunch was excellent. Good service, good food in pleasant surroundings. Would certainly return. Reasonably priced as well!

Thank ObserverSoton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was outstanding. IT was tasty,wholesome and HOT? The service was very good. It is a long time since I have experienced such an outstanding meal. I had the 2course early bird special,which is unbelievable value. The portions were not skimped,the ambiance of the...More

2  Thank Jeanette K
Reviewed 12 February 2018

At long last managed to get a table at this very busy and popular pub/restaurant. It had been recommended to us so we have been trying for many months to book a table and at last success! The lunch was delicious - piping hot, generous...More

Thank Carlisle35
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Visited today with family for Sunday lunch and we could not fault it. Great choice of food from your traditional Sunday roast to a good veggie option and fish option. Very generous portion sizes with the food all cooked well and presented well. The desert...More

Thank Helen G
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

We made a booking for 9 of us, while we stayed at centre parcs. The booking was easy to make and they emailed us over a copy of their menu. The decor inside is incredible and the food is amazing. Everyone was saying how yummy...More

Thank Gemma252
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

I would say booking is essential, the online booking works very well. Busy place, beautifully decorated and lovely atmosphere. Smashing food as expected, I had fish, delicious and piping hot. Good range of foods on offer. We did not have dessert as we were full...More

Thank Kath J
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

My partner and I enjoyed a lovely evening at the Lion, warm welcome great atmosphere attentive team and wonderful food. I had a really nice lamb steak and my partner the belly pork both were excellent, very filling so sadly didn’t get to try a...More

2  Thank kcandb
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

A family Sunday lunch and this turned out to be nothing special. Very disappointing as I’ve had great evening meals here, and our lunchtime was 12 o’clock and not very busy when we arrived, by the time we left the dining room was quite busy....More

Thank Liz A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Farnsfield NG22 8EY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Farnsfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1623 883566
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