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The Golden Lion

) #3,057 of 18,145 Restaurants in London $$ - $$$ , British,
25 King Street, London SW1Y 6QY, England
+44 20 7925 0007
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:00 - 23:30All hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
25 King Street, London SW1Y 6QY, England
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1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice private room upstairs i ordered fish and chips the service wasnt great.Had to walk downstairs to order food and then someone would come up take food. Considering about 20 of us i can't understand why a bar member didnt remain upstairs to keep us...More

Thank hollys225
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for an evening meal because we were walking nearby. The gentleman behind the bar took our order after telling us about the myriad of menu items that were not available. I managed to select something else, which also was not available. My husband...More

1  Thank kandy218
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We were meeting a friend who had suggested this pub. We were very happy with it especially the service. Our meals were enormous and very tasty. It has a great ambience and would highly recommend it to anyone in the area.

Thank SandyFord16
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Stopped by for a pint in the late afternoon and after a 15 minute wait at the bar due to the incompetence and glacial pace of the bartender we were told we would to wait while those behind us in line were served. I can...More

Thank JamesLyndon
Reviewed 18 May 2017

They do food and Good Beer . I had the Good beer followed by more Good beer. Just go and enjoy how life should be lived very enjoyable

Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Traditional London pub totally unspoilt by modernisation. Good lunch time menu and great selection of real ales and spirits.

Thank Broomfn
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Old fashioned pub with lots of beer including peroni on draught. Stairs down to the toilets are steep so take it easy on them. Up and downstairs seating, food menu looked good but we only had drinks. Friendly staff. Took a Scottish £10 without subjecting...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This little place was certainly a pleasant surprise when I was walking all around London. I had the the sausage and mash which was absolutely delicious and also filling. The Golden Lion is also got a nice decor on the inside. The service was quick...More

Thank Seispac
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I reserved a table here for me and a group of friends (plus one baby) for lunch. When we arrived the staff were incredibly friendly and helpful and had the table all ready for us. We had a lovely lunch - I definitely recommend the...More

Thank josie86
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I took some American friends to this pub as it has lots of character and serves really nice beer. Its a little small downstairs, but a lot of people tend to stand outside, however you do this at your peril as there are always a...More

Thank Colin R
St. James's
Perennially fashionable since the days of Henry VIII,
the aristocratic “Clubland” of St James's is a premier
destination for high end craft and bespoke design.
Here you’ll lose count of the Royal Warrants (which
indicate that the Royal Family patronizes the
establishment) seen in shop front windows, even during
a short stroll to bordering Green Park or St James’s
Park. With the brightly lit and constantly buzzing
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 King Street, London SW1Y 6QY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > St. James's
  • Neighbourhood: St. James's
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7925 0007
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