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Golden Lion

$$ - $$$, British,
Market Place | Market Place, Leyburn DL8 5AS, England
+44 1969 622161
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (5 reviews)
“ox cheek” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Market Place | Market Place, Leyburn DL8 5AS, England
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

A lovely Sunday lunch at the Golden Lion as always. Friendly, helpful staff and great food. Would definitely recommend!

Thank Donna E
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Called in just before lunch service closed, but they were more than happy to serve us. Had very good chicken and stuffing sandwiches and good beer. Always worth a visit.

1  Thank sevgililerevi
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Can't comment on food just had drinks but who would want to eat here? First impression is that the place has not been refurbished for years! Ancient dirty carpets and chairs with holes gouged out. Around the bar was a thick layer of dust. It...More

1  Thank Carol52 C
Reviewed 2 August 2017

There were 18 of us ate here after a day out walking. The staff could not have been more friendly or helpful and food was served promptly and hot for everyone. I had the fish pie, although it wasn't quite as per the menu description...More

1  Thank MargaretMcAloon
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Called in on Thursday night and had the stuffed chicken breast X2 and wasn't disappointed the size of the breasts looked like they had come from an ostrich they were massive , we also booked in for Sunday lunch as they did say they did...More

1  Thank garvin c
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Stopped in here after a walk as it was dog friendly. I had soup and sandwich and it was very nice. Atmosphere was good and staff were friendly. Would recommend a visit if in the area

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We enjoyed three meals in the pub at The Golden Lion while staying in Leyburn. We found the pub comfortable and attractively furnished. The service was excellent and all the food was served in generous portions and was delicious. There was a lot of variety...More

1  Thank GeorgiaTravelers51
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Popped here for a few drinks. Could have a few more options for guest ales here. Only really got the semer water which is everywhere and the gamekeeper. Didn't try the food but menu looked good

1  Thank taj s
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Ate here twice during a long Bank Holiday weekend, one in the bar area and one in the restaurant at the rear which was a bit modern for our taste. All the meals we very good as were the drinks. Service was very good on...More

Thank Spaggs-n-Wood
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Have stayed before but this was just one night. Newly refurbished room, just quite a long way from the reception area, but well signed (it needed to be), this is an old coaching inn which has grown over many years and is a maze of...More

Thank SJ H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Place | Market Place, Leyburn DL8 5AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Leyburn
  • Phone Number: +44 1969 622161
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14 Bedroom family run 18th century hotel, bar and restaurant in Leyburn ideal location in heart of the Yorkshire Dales
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