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The White Lion

$$ - $$$, British,
Hawkes Mill Lane, Coventry, England
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Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible17%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Hawkes Mill Lane, Coventry, England
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1 - 10 of 473 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Having visited the White Lion over many years with a mixed bag of experiences we found this latest visit last Saturday to be the best. Quite clearly under new management everything was very good. Table service was attentive and friendly. The food very good too....More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed yesterday

We came for lunch Sat 23rd.Dec,and had the veggie Christmas meal.What a welcome change from the boring risottos and goat cheese tarts usually palmed off on veggies at this time of year. The place was packed,and the staff run off their feet.We took papers in...More

Thank Val_and_Tony
Reviewed 5 days ago

We booked our anniversary lunch in December as we have done in previous years. We waited 20 minutes to give our order and it was a further 40 mins before our main course arrived although we had ordered starters that apparently were left on the...More

Thank Mike S
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Here at The White Lion, Allesley, we strive for excellence, and are disappointed to hear that you received anything less.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely pub atmosphere and friendly service. Very reasonable priced food. Would definitely eat here again.

Thank Gary P
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Gary P, thanks for your praise and kind comments about our team. Gary P, thanks for taking the time to leave a review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

lovely meals with time between courses to enjoy the Doom Bar Ale Will be back soon to enjoy the sea bass and prawn starter

Thank 08549
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

** SUMMARY - PRO: warm & friendly staff, very accommodating, clean & well furnished, good food. Establishment. CONS: very slow service, multiple menu items unavailable, overpriced, restroom facilities poor.** Visited The White Lion with friends over the Christmas period, we reserved a table however upon...More

2  Thank Kikipal
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We regret to hear that you had this experience with us. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We will use your comments to refine our efforts to ensure this issue does not happen again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love coming here and once again we were not disappointed, our waitress (? sophia) as always was so friendly and helpful. Will return as one of my favourite places

Thank JY-and-PT
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Jy-and-pt, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at The White Lion, Allesley! Thank you, and have a fantastic day!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for lunch on a cold weekday. The open fire was lit and effective in the area our table was, but we were glad to be able to move close to the fire, as some areas were rather less warm. Service was fine, food...More

Thank tlwmd
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are very happy we could provide you with a positive experience! Thank you again for leaving us this response!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good food,lovely festive decor and fab staff.Even though they were very busy,they were attentive,friendly and full of smiles.Especially the lovely young lady who couldn't of been more pleasant.More

Thank Adele P
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Adele P, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at The White Lion, Allesley! We're glad to hear we delivered such a great experience. If there's anything further we can do for you, we...More

Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Visited with a friend on Thursday evening and had a fabulous time. Asked our very patient waiter to move us several times which he graciously did with s smile! Lovely waitress who could not do enough for us, made to feel very welcome. The food...More

Thank Rmg1000
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

Rmg1000, we're happy you found our staff to be so supportive during your experience here at The White Lion, Allesley. Thanks again for taking the time to leave us this information about your recent visit. Take care!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hawkes Mill Lane, Coventry, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Coventry
Description
The White Lion in Allesley is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar
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