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THE GOLDEN LION

$$ - $$$, British,
99 Alresford Road | Winchester, Winchester SO23 0JZ, England
+44 1962 865512
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“scampi” (12 reviews)
“sunday roast” (18 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
99 Alresford Road | Winchester, Winchester SO23 0JZ, England
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1 - 10 of 540 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a table for 9 people the celebrate a colleagues retirement. The staff were very friendly and welcoming. The food was excellent and the service was second to none. Will definitely be eating here again.

Thank paulbZ1240HP
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner at this beautiful pub and came back the following night for more. Excellent food and lively atmosphere. The first night there was even live music when 3 friends got together and played 'blue grass' American music. It was fun.

Thank monette55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying at the Morn Hill Camp Site decides to walk to this pub for at drink as we entered my husband happened to mention he would but the drinks as it was my son-in-laws birthday with that the landlady said happy birthday and we sat...More

Thank Mrs Janet N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten here a number of times now, although not our "local", as it happens to be half-way between friends. Very attractive from the outside, plenty of parking and there's even a small doggy garden which can be handy if the need arises! Quite...More

Thank MGB1951
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A restaurant pretending to be a pub. Went in at lunchtime all the tables were set for food, six bar stools remained.. and several locals looked miffed I'd got two before they did. Not for drinkers. Excellent Wadworth Beer but at 10% premium, very nice,...More

Thank cornmek1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This pub was recommended by our Airbnb hosts, so we thought we’d give it a shot. This is an amazing place and there are not sufficient superlatives to cover everything. We all ordered something different from the daily specials menu and couldn’t stop eating off...More

Thank MotoJSR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a treat to eat in the Golden Lion's beautiful, flower-filled garden! The inside was equally colourful and lush . Great, friendly atmosphere and food honest, home-cooked pub fare.

Thank MayDupname
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

for my birthday my family came to visit me as i have just started at the university, they offered to take me out for lunch and after looking on trip advisor i chose this beautiful place, and i am so glad i did! we turned...More

1  Thank Emma-Jade K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We popped into here on the way to our hotel after Peppa Pig world. Despite not having a reservation and sporting an angry and tired toddler we received a wonderful and warm welcome. Our table was lovely and the lady (I'm guessing the owner) and...More

Thank EssexGirlx
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Another lovely lunch on Sunday everythingwell cooked and piping hot .The staff atentive as usual .. One sad note was that Anna a lovely lady is leaving ....I am sure she will be missed . certainly by us...GOOD LUCK ANNA.

Thank Robert W
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AndreaW655
24 December 2016|
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Response from tomwO6177GV | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there's plenty of parking. More at the back than the front. I arrived late on a busy weekday night (8.45pm) and parked easily.
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Tripluen
5 November 2016|
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Response from oakwoodfencing | Reviewed this property |
No. it's a 5 minute drive out of the centre, but worth the drive.
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Andrew W
24 September 2016|
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Response from Goodfoodknight | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure I can or need to justify this? When we visited the place was reasonably priced try another cider......
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Alresford Road | Winchester, Winchester SO23 0JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Winchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1962 865512
  • E-mail
Description
This Is A Pub Restaurant With The More On Restaurant Than Pub Imacultate In Everyway Food Garden Even Bowl Of Flowers In Ladies Toilets",look On There Web Site" A Very Good Place To Eat For Visiting Tourists,not Cheap Very Well Run
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