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The White Lion

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104-108 Reading Road, Yateley GU46 7RX, England
+44 1252 890840
12:00 - 22:30
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing food & some really bubbly staff, always been one of those places you wait a while but well worth while. Complements to the chef!

Thank Dwayne914
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this review

Dwayne914, we truly appreciate your honest feedback. More 

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247 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited one Monday night for a meal for two. No one else in the restaurant. We did not have starters, but ordered one Steak Medium Rare and one Pizza. Took a while, but eventually arrived. The pizza was very good but the steak was cremated. One quick lesson in cooking, pizza takes longer to cook the a medium rare steak.... More 

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General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this review

Aitchraz, we regret to hear that you had this experience with us. We will pass your feedback to the whole team and work to improve and hope that you note an improvement on your next visit. More 

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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Total last minute decision to eat at The White Lion, as our plans fell through. No problem getting a table on a fairly busy Easter Sunday. Staff were quiet but friendly. Atmosphere was cosy and comfortable. Food was good. Plenty of it. The roast is a decent size. One little thing, the beef was on the edge of ok. It... More 

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General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this review

Beejster, reviews like this give us motivation and help us ensure we provide high-quality care. Thank you More 

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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a large party. Service was very poor. Drinks were handed down the table not individually given out. One pizza was so late out from the kitchen it had to be given on the house. The continental pizza contained one type of foreign meat. My wife's burger didn't have chuckney and when questioned the waiter said it didn't come... More 

Thank Cayusez
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us (adults) enjoyed a very nice leisurely Sunday lunch. The food was very good and we had excellent service. As the weather was great, many people opted to eat and drink outside so the venue wasn't crowded inside, where we we're seated. We had a lovely, relaxing meal.

Thank Michael H
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this review

Michael H, thank you so much for the positive review! More 

north east Hampshire
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78 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hadn't visited for a while, so our visit on Saturday was not what we expected. The new menu is big n words, but failed to deliver. We decided on 2 portions of Warm Rustic Breads at £3.45 each. This turned out to be thin slices cut from a seeded loaf warmed in an oven - only one variety, unlike the... More 

Thank bootsmagee
Farnborough, UK
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173 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

4 adults, 2 children, soft drinks, 2 courses £80. Great tasty food with good service even on a Saturday. I have lived in Yateley for quite a while and it used to be average, but Vintage Inn have done a good job at the White Lion.

Thank stmalcolm
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Long wait for food when it was not very busy. Staff were apologetic but can't really understand why it took a long time for straightforward order. Food was ok.

Thank salohcin
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Awesome pub under new management Staff excel in their service. Well trained, familiar, brilliant customer service! Rhys and James the barman- superb service, fun, welcoming. New menu - cooked to perfection by Lizzie, george and Dan! I'm a stickler for lamb and it literally fell off the bone. Delicious, rich gravy blending in seamlessly with mashed potatoes.... A roaring log... More 

Thank Iain B
Yateley, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Been here in and off for several years, vintage inns really need to get a grip with this pub, it COULD be the best pub in Yateley, is a proper oldy worldly looking pub inside, I bought some American friends in here a few years ago and they loved the feel of the place. But it's gone downhill over the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104-108 Reading Road, Yateley GU46 7RX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Yateley
  • Phone Number: +44 1252 890840
The White Lion in Yateley 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?