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The Black Lion Restaurant

) #8 of 14 Restaurants in Ellesmere $$ - $$$ , British,
Scotland Street, Ellesmere SY12 0EG, England
+44 1691 587175
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“faggots” (2 reviews)
“cheesecake” (4 reviews)
“garlic bread” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, International
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Scotland Street, Ellesmere SY12 0EG, England
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1 - 10 of 151 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

What can I say lovely service beautiful food well worth a visit very attentive staff and very polite

Thank Grotbags21
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Can't knock the service or the food really, bit of a delay but there was a power cut in the kitchen so one of those things. No card machine but cash point 2 mins away.More

Thank berringtonSY5
Phil W, Manager at The Black Lion Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for the review. Apologies for the delay due to powercut. We got it fixed as quickly as we could :) Hopefully the card machine will be installed by the brewery soon - We realise it causes some inconvenience - But at lease there are...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Been visiting the Black Lion recently since the new management as it's a friendly welcome and convivial atmosphere. Need to sort their opening times though. Called at 14:55 on Wednesday 7th July to find the front door shut, displayed opening times said all day. looked...More

2  Thank fatbat68
Phil W, Manager at The Black Lion Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for your review. The kitchen can close at different times from advertised based on managers discression. On th 14th we had too many orders to be able to fulfil in a reasonable time and so made the decision to close early to keep all...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited twice before and after our midweek ABC Boat Hire narrow boat holiday. Fantastic value and delicious meals. Will be back!

Thank Pontevecchio
Phil W, Manager at The Black Lion Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Awesome to hear. Glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you back soon! Phil

Reviewed 1 week ago

Regular visitor to the bar, love the friendly folks and nothing too much trouble. Decided to stay for dinner, good value for money and 'home cooked' meal choice - nothing to much trouble for the staff.

1  Thank julie W
Phil W, Manager at The Black Lion Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Julie. We're always happy to help in any way we can 😀 Hope to see you again soon! Phil

Reviewed 1 week ago

A very friendly pub/ hotel which Dan the new owner is making every effort to provide an excellent service with good pub food which has generous portions at a reasonable price.

1  Thank steveI3432IC
Phil W, Manager at The Black Lion Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the review. Reasonably priced pub grub with a relaxed atmosphere is what we are aiming for, so glad we've achieved it 😀

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stay for 2 nights excellent food and staff very good manager rooms very clean service was also very good when in area we would book in there again

1  Thank mantrap123
Phil W, Manager at The Black Lion Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It was a pleasure to meet you and have you stay for a couple of nights. Glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you back :) Phil

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for a late Sunday lunch with our dogs. There was an area set aside as dog friendly so that was OK. The waitress didn't seem to know much about the food or beer that was available but she may have been new. Our...More

Thank GrumpyOldGit50
Phil W, Manager at The Black Lion Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting us last Sunday. I'm glad you enjoyed the food but apologies you were disappointed with the level of service you received. The menu has recently changed, but I would hope that all the staff know what we have to offer. We like...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last night the family had a fab meal, most of them Curry's which were superb. The atmosphere is very friendly and the service was good. I love to see a waitress smile it makes you feel welcome. This pub has undergone a few changes over...More

Thank trevorp938
Phil W, Manager at The Black Lion Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the really nice review! We're working hard to get the place back up and running and we're so pleased to see the locals enjoying coming back. Everyone's so welcoming and we're glad to be part of the community :) Phil

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly does it matter if a person has tattoos ? what has that got to do with anything about the food ect !!! My wife and I have been there a number of times, as has my daughter and son for lunch, I always go...More

Thank br00kes56
Phil W, Manager at The Black Lion Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks - we agree, it shouldn't matter! It's the service and the atmosphere that count in our book! Look forward to welcoming you back many more times to come :) Phil

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lovingmare
11 February 2017|
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Response from Phil W | Property representative |
Hi, we open at 10:30am on a Tuesday and Wednesday for tea and coffee :)
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Barrysue2015
15 August 2015|
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Response from Dave B | Reviewed this property |
No dress code as such but obviously, no dirty clothes or walking mud into the carpets
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Scotland Street, Ellesmere SY12 0EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Ellesmere
  • Phone Number: +44 1691 587175
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