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Golden Lion Inn

Main Street, Easenhall, Rugby CV23 0JA, England
+44 1788 833577
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (10 reviews)
“cheesecake” (4 reviews)
“pate” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Main Street, Easenhall, Rugby CV23 0JA, England
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1 - 10 of 115 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We recently visited this restaurant on a date night and it was beautiful. We had the steak pie and the burger and both were delicious. Waiting staff were quick and attentive and the atmosphere was lovely. We will definitely be returning!

Thank Nicole W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ate here with family as a Christmas get together. Restaurant was very quiet but staff made us feel very welcome. Christmas lunch was really well cooked, piping hot and delicious, good sized portions. The cold salmon starter was the only slight disappointment. Would definitely eat...More

Thank JayneLondon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tried this restaurant the other night and we were pleasantly surprised to find another good restaurant just outside Rugby in the village of Easenhall. Went mid week and started with the salmon and prawns with avocado, both were very good. I chose the pork as...More

4  Thank gourmetmike746
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Since my last review about a year ago I have been back to the Golden Lion a few times and never had anything less than a perfect visit. For my mother's ninetieth birthday dinner in January a specially presented birthday dessert treat was served despite...More

2  Thank Tony K
EleanorMaynard, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Tony, thank you for your wonderful review, that I have shared with the whole Golden Lion team. We pride ourselves in our attention to detail and providing a personal service that you have obviously experienced on numerous occasions. We look forward to seeing you again...More

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

I can't believe I didn't review this place when we stayed overnight in July. It was so good that we decided to treat ourselves to lunch ( we live about 40 miles away). My burger was excellent and partner's steak looked wonderful. The chocolate cherry...More

2  Thank MorningAJ
EleanorMaynard, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

What a wonderful review to receive this morning, although it is making me hungry and its not yet elevenses let alone lunch! We hope you are able to return again soon.

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, fantastic home atmosphere, very friendly staff, thank you for beautiful table prepared with good taste, we spent wonderful evening, special thanks to manager Daria&Ian

Thank Daria I
EleanorMaynard, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Thank you Daria and Ian, we are so pleased that you enjoyed a wonderful first anniversary with us, we look forward to welcoming you back for your second anniversary.

Reviewed 27 August 2017

I was still on the ground floor but room had been upgraded and was situated to the rear of the Inn it was very quiet and although not the largest room I have ever stayed in it was very clean and comfortable and the staff...More

Thank jillcowell55
EleanorMaynard, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Thank you Jill for taking the time to send TripAdvisor review, we try our best to accommodate guests requirements when possible.

Reviewed 2 June 2017

Excellent well priced food and service in a quaint and very old but well maintained venue. Loved the decor, including the old handcarved pew we sat on.

Thank bright108
EleanorMaynard, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Thank you, I love that seat too.

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I stayed in the Golden Lion when I was on a training course in Rugby. It was excellent. The receptionist was so nice , so refreshing when you're used to premier inns and the sterile conversation you get at check in there. I was shown...More

Thank Luke M
EleanorMaynard, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Fabulous, thank you Luke, I have passed on your compliments to the whole team.

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I live reasonably close to this place so I should use it regularly but the last time I came just for a drink and something to eat I remember it being stuffy and slow. Poor selection of beers and very miserable staff. Yep back again...More

Thank cooldad49
EleanorMaynard, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Thank you for your personal comments, we look forward to receiving an email from you on how we can improve.

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Response from EleanorMaynard | Property representative |
We only allow Guide Dogs inside the Golden Lion, however dogs are welcome in our beer garden.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$20
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Easenhall, Rugby CV23 0JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Rugby  >  Easenhall
  • Phone Number: +44 1788 833577
  • E-mail
Description
Enjoy the atmosphere of this 16th century village inn, its welcoming bar, range of traditional ales and delicious, freshly cooked food. Menus are available throughout lunchtime and evening, offering a wide range of food from light snacks to a la carte meals, complimented by an extensive list of fine wines. Steak on the Rocks Restaurant - Come and experience a new type of dining, cook your steak or fish the way you like it on a Volcanic Rock. The Steak on the Rocks restaurant features an interactive grilling system that allows customers to take control of their own meal by cooking it themselves at the table to their own preferred level. Open on Friday and Saturday evenings in addition to our main menu. Booking Essential
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