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The Lion

Nyetimber Lane, Bognor Regis PO21 3JX, England
+44 1243 262149
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Nyetimber Lane, Bognor Regis PO21 3JX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have reviewed this restaurant favourably many times. It has been a while since I have been. It has changed, I did not recognise any of the staff and suspect that it is a new chef as my liver and bacon was nothing like as...More

Thank Maureen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a very nice dinner on Tuesday I had Liver my wife had Salmon both were cooked very well comes with choice of chips boiled or mash potato and veg good service this was our 3rd visit have never been disappointed (weekends do get busy...More

Thank fisherman349
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

About once every two months we come to vist my Mum who is 87 and lives around the corner. We used to visit the Lamb but now a lot of meals are served on boards we moved over to the lion. And very pleased we...More

1  Thank Liz T
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Came for a birthday meal. Lovely food, friendly service. Good knowledge on gluten free options. Lots of specials and food choices. Bit noisy. Real shame about the kitchen staff swearing every other word as we left, which was clearly heard as the kitchen backed onto...More

3  Thank spotter29
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Was here on fathers day. Great setting and good service. Would recommend. Although tucked away in a side road off the main road to Pagham it is well worth the short detour.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

In essence you get what you pay for here. The food is good for the price but nothing special. The staff however are very friendly and accommodating. Looks a little tired inside but I'm sure with a lick of paint it would look a lot...More

1  Thank travellingcouple_83
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We have eaten here several times and always found staff friendly and helpful. The welcome has now become like long lost friends returning to the fold. Mavis behind the bar was exceptionally helpful.

Thank Pete C
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We went in for a drink and sat opposite the bar. At the bar was a drunk man with his partner/wife. He kept swearing etc which was not a pleasant for us. Bar staff did say anything as he was known to them etc. Partner/wife...More

Thank IverHeathVictor
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

In Bognor for a 80s weekend in butlins got here Friday afternoon and come to lion fir lunch well well what a great move the food was superb staff where even better felt like I was a local I highly recommend this little gem thanks...More

Thank Joey k
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We have been here for a meal on a number of occasions and as always last night the food was lovely and the waitresses very friendly & helpful. Our problem last night unfortunately was the loudness of the party at the opposite end of the...More

Thank NessaB1970
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Questions & Answers
2 August 2017|
Response from Ken B | Property representative |
We serve lunch from 12:00 to 2:30 and dinner from 6:00 to 9:30, except Sundays which is 12:00 to 3:00 & 6:00 to 9:00 respectively.
Barry L
8 May 2017|
Response from LioninnPagham | Property representative |
Yes it does, although we no longer have letting rooms, it's now staff accommodation.
Les P
23 April 2017|
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Response from LioninnPagham | Property representative |
Yes there is, although there is a small threshold (2^) which the staff would be happy to assist getting past. And unfortunately the toilets aren't wheelchair accessible.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nyetimber Lane, Bognor Regis PO21 3JX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Arun District  >  Bognor Regis
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 262149
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