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“Great pub with new menu and fresh choices”
Review of The Dandy Lion

The Dandy Lion
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Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed October 26, 2017

Went here three times during our visit to the area. Fabulous fish and chips (even have gluten free now). Also great soups and salads. Service was excellent and we were able to book a table in advance. Lovely place!

1  Thank Ann Marie S
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Reviewed October 20, 2017

We arrived in Bradford in Avon with no idea where to eat so after a walk round chose the Dandy Lion on its appearance, as it looked clean and tidy with polished surfaces. We had a beer, Wadworths, which was well kept.
The menu was really interesting and the food was excellent, there's no other way to describe it, with good portions. The staff were really good, friendly and good at their jobs. We thought the prices were slightly lower than the average pub meal.
The pub is also popular with locals, always a good sign. It's well kept with plenty of room.
We ended up here on our second day too, as we decided the food was so good that it wasn't worth trying anywhere else. My wife even had the quich for a second day running.
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Thank Chris J
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

Such a lovely place to find in the heart of BOA. An oldy worldy pub with a modern luxury about it.
We had dinner for 4 on a Saturday night and although it was busy the staff were friendly, attentive and chatty. The table was cleared in good time (as were the ones around us) and the food came out promptly.
The food was great pub grub done exquisitely. Pie of the week - Moroccan Lamb - delicious and the Lime and Coconut cheesecake was divine
I'm looking forward to visiting again.
Only downside - we couldn't tip on our card and as we had no cash (we even tried to find a cash machine!!) we shall definitely be posting a tip as it was well earned.

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Thank Kingsley_Family
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Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Went for a family celebration last night (15 of us in total)
The food was delicious, a great selection and decent portions - very well presented.
The staff were absolutely fabulous and really made our night, Probably the best service we have received while out for a meal.... especially the lovely Rob! I would definitely recommend The dandy lion.

Thank Lisa K
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

Eight of us had been out for a Sunday walk around BoA and had arranged to eat at The Dandy Lion. We were running a bit late and called to explain but it was no problem and they'd see us when we got there.

When we arrived we were shown to the wrong table first but this was quickly sorted and we were soon seated upstairs. Taking the drinks order was a bit of a challenge and we didn't get what we ordered first time round .... this was excused due to them training a new staff member.

We all had versions of the Sunday roast, which we all demolished quickly. Everyone agreed that they enjoyed their meal - my nut roast was very good.

A few of us had puds - also very good. The choc brownie was very rich.

Total bill for eight, with mains, puds, coffee and a couple of rounds of drinks came to a reasonable £178.

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Thank Keith P
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