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The Lion at Basford

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Great pub with a good range of well kept beers which change regularly. I also like the board which... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Tom C
Nottingham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great bands

Lively place with loads of choice of real ales on sale. Good atmosphere with live bands most... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Kirsty A
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Located in the shadows of the magnificent Shipstone’s Brewery, The Lion Inn at New Basford in Nottingham has an enviable reputation for cask ales and live music. Its' rustic charm and great ale house ambiance has made it very popular with locals and...more
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44 Mosley Street, Nottingham NG7 7FQ, England
+44 115 970 3506
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Great pub with a good range of well kept beers which change regularly. I also like the board which tells you how far away the beers are brewed. Burgers are really good as well served with chips and coleslaw. Staff are also friendly, thoroughly recommend

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Lively place with loads of choice of real ales on sale. Good atmosphere with live bands most Saturday nights. Good choice of burgers on the menu and a nice beer garden to sit out in. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Kirsty A
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Went for Sunday lunch and ordered roast pork. The 'loin' was half unrendered fat, the Yorkshire were frozen, the gravy and stuffing were from a packet, the roast potatoes were deep fried and the kitchen couldn't buy in or make Apple sauce. Bad. Just to...More

1  Thank Rob C
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend are regular visitors, burgers are insane and the price is great too. Need to try Sunday dinner next!

Thank curlyyboo
Reviewed 11 May 2018

This pub took some finding by car, due to the unfathomable street plan, diversions, one way streets and intrusive tram network which all criss-cross this traditional old residential area. Once found though, and inside, it was terrific. Good range of beers - I had Draught...More

Thank tthemickstar
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Never been here before but decided to give it a try with some friends. The food was good, fresh and hot and the band that was on was good. The place is obviously popular and later in the evening it was busy. Would go again.

Thank dawn3103
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

In response to the recent review by Barbara. As a regular at the pub quiz on Wednesdays, I can only assume Barbara is a sore loser. The lady in question would be Shaun's wife, who has had a team in the quiz for many years....More

Thank dudz1954
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Visited here after seeing it while on the tram and its a nice local pub. We sat outside and it was a very quite location with lots of visitors of all ages, Looks like they do lots of different nights including live music and quiz...More

2  Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Only went for a couple of drinks so couldn't comment on food. Nice service, lovely decor. Will visit again

Thank H_aivilo
Reviewed 14 March 2018

I frickin' love this pub! Nice chill and quiet, the staff are lovely and so are most of their customers! Love that they allow dogs in here too. Pretty much all the food I've had here has been excellent, keep up the good work guys!

Thank loopy136
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25 November 2017|
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Response from Greg M | Property representative |
Good morning, sorry for the late reply. Unfortunately we don't have many gluten free options with our burger menu. However with some notice we might be able to give you a few options.