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The Lion and Lamb

$$ - $$$, British,
Fore Street | Ashton, Helston TR13 9RW, England
+44 1736 763227
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (19 reviews)
“roast meats” (2 reviews)
“scampi” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
Fore Street | Ashton, Helston TR13 9RW, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We arrived 16 Sep 2018 and was told to park on the grassed area to the rear of the pub. This was more than enough space and there was plenty of room for our 7m Motorhome. We did not eat as we already had a...More

Thank gunner074
LION_LAMBHELSTON, Owner at The Lion and Lamb, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Both, Thanks for your kind words, we do pride ourselves on keeping a clean house, glad you enjoyed the peace & quiet out the back, and look forward to seeing you again soon. Sarah & Phillip

Reviewed 1 week ago

We called here for Sunday lunch as it's the nearest pub to the holiday cottage where we are staying. The restaurant was fully booked but the helpful staff cleared a table for us in the bar area. There was a choice of three Sunday roasts...More

Thank EscapedFromBedlam
LION_LAMBHELSTON, Owner at The Lion and Lamb, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Mr & Mrs bedlam for taking time to review us and are glad you have enjoyed your meal with us, we have addressed with the brewery the access and there is no other possibility for having a WC on the floor level, some...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited twice and just for drinks. The Korev was the best I have ever had and I live close to the brewery and so compliments to the staff, St. Austell Brewery take note, you could learn a thing or two 😉. Landlord and landlady were...More

Thank dartmoortor
LION_LAMBHELSTON, Owner at The Lion and Lamb, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your kind review and your amazing comments, we hope all our customers feel the same and we seem to get an amazing amount of repeat custom. We hope you visit us again when your next in the area and we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Motorhome stop over. Stayed in nice car park area overnight at no charge except to purchase drinks or/and food which we would have done anyway. Really friendly and helpful staff.

Thank Expedition638691
LION_LAMBHELSTON, Owner at The Lion and Lamb, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Lisa for taking the time to review us, glad you enjoyed your stopover, just to let you know this is available all year round. Thanks again. Sarah & Phillip

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first night in Cornwall on a family holiday and came across this pub by good luck!! I had the steak burger and I got to admit it was one of the best burgers I have ever had! Delicious and the chips were very moreish,...More

1  Thank andy b
LION_LAMBHELSTON, Owner at The Lion and Lamb, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Andy for your kind review and we are please you enjoyed your meal and have quoted that we are reasonably priced, it is always a great feeling that customers are happy with our good english fare and we hope to see you again....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely cozy traditional pub with pool table and dart board. Landlady not the most welcoming at first as she seemed busy but she did seem to thaw. The food was pub grub frozen meals. Nothing was homemade. If it’s good local food your after definitely...More

4  Thank jjcassidy123
LION_LAMBHELSTON, Owner at The Lion and Lamb, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review, it's always good to have both positive and negative feedback so people are aware of the complete establishment, I would say in my own defence as a working landlady I may sometimes be busy and am unable to give a personal...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Used to come here a lot when the previous owners were here so was unsure what to expect. The great news is that the food is still excellent! Sunday lunch was superb. Best turkey and best roast potatoes we’ve probably ever had. The owner /...More

1  Thank Steve O
LION_LAMBHELSTON, Owner at The Lion and Lamb, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Steve for taking time to review us, and we are so glad you enjoyed your food on visits to us, it's always great to have such positive reports and makes all the hard work we are putting into the pub worthwile, and we...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped here yesterday after leaving the beach at Praa Sands as we were looking for some good pub food - we were very glad we did...! The scampi & chips (with peas & a side salad) was great and the Steak Pie & mash...More

Thank Louise V
LION_LAMBHELSTON, Owner at The Lion and Lamb, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Louise for taking the time to review us, it's always lovely to have the positive feedback, we are so glad you enjoyed your meals and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Thanks again for your lovely words. Sarah & Phillip

Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here with our motorhome on a Thursday evening and were pleased to find it was quiz night. We both ordered the fish & chips special. When it arrived we were a little dismayed to see that our meals each consisted of a large...More

10  Thank JohnandLorraine59
LION_LAMBHELSTON, Owner at The Lion and Lamb, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

Hi John & Lorraine, Thanks for your feedback, I have been waiting!! May I point out that as a "quiz specia"l on the board being advertised as fish & chips, this would be cheaper than our normal menu which would have peas being the only...More

Reviewed August 8, 2018

We spent a beautiful week in Praa Sands last month and this was rounded off with a wonderful meal at the Lion and Lamb. The staff were a credit to the landlord and provided attentive and cheerful service. The food was excellent ( the portions...More

Thank Barnesybear
LION_LAMBHELSTON, Owner at The Lion and Lamb, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review and we are glad you enjoyed your meal and time with us, we look forward to welcoming you back, and Steph will get the feedback from your kind review. Thanks again Sarah & Phillip

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ayetch
August 1, 2018|
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Response from LION_LAMBHELSTON | Property representative |
Hi, sorry for the late response, we allow dogs in, and if you choose to eat it would need to be the bar area. Thanks Sarah
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Kevin U
August 8, 2017|
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Response from Claire H | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely
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K0rkycat
March 6, 2017|
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Response from wendles2017 | Property representative |
Hi I'm really sorry but at the moment we do not have a website :-( But we are working on getting one . We do have a facebook page which hopefully can help or message us and we will answer any questions.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fore Street | Ashton, Helston TR13 9RW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 763227
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