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The Lion Inn

The Street | Thurne, Great Yarmouth NR29 3AP, England
+44 1692 671806
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (9 reviews)
“sunday roast” (3 reviews)
“pudding” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
The Street | Thurne, Great Yarmouth NR29 3AP, England
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1 - 10 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a jolly family meal here and the service was friendly and fantastic plus the majority of the food absolutely delicious! King prawn tempura a highlight as was lamb pie and the steak. One of our party had the "lion burger" which he wasn't overly...More

Thank Josephineupton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a difference since our visit last year. Arrived by boat and went for a meal but found out that they were not doing food. Very kind lady behind the bar gave us a takeaway menu and said we could order it and eat it...More

Thank Leon G
ricky m, General Manager at The Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I'm glad you enjoyed you visit to us and we hope you come back soon. Many Thanks Ben Gleason

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We come across this great pub, after hiring a boat for a few days. We had a warm welcome just for a drink, and ending up having takeaway fish and Chips (as it was fish and chip takeaway Friday.) Some great beers and largers on...More

Thank Suzannah B
ricky m, General Manager at The Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for such a fantastic review, we hope you visit again soon. Many Thanks Ben Gleason

Reviewed 7 November 2017

This will probably be one of the top pub restaurants in the Broads for the 2018 season. I've been here twice in the last few weeks with different groups and we enjoyed the food and the excellent beers. The Lion is obviously a work in...More

Thank Travelcelt_10
ricky m, General Manager at The Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We do still have lots of work to do but I'm very glad you enjoyed visits with us, and we hope you visit again soon. Many Thanks Ben Gleason

Reviewed 31 October 2017

We found the Lion on a recent sailing trip from Upton. We enjoyed the fish finger sandwiches at lunchtime so much that the rest of our journey was planned around returning for dinner a couple of days later! We were not disappointed. The burger is...More

Thank GarethJDraper
ricky m, General Manager at The Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time and leaving such a fantastic review. Many Thanks Ben Gleasom

Reviewed 29 October 2017

Myself and 37 others had our annual awards dinner at The Lion Thurne. back in Sept of this year. All I can say it was a fantastic evening. Being able to cater for 38 people more or less at the same time was miraculous. We...More

Thank scubadivaBedford
ricky m, Manager at The Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Hello, thank you for taking the time to review us. We can honestly say it was a pleasure to have you all here. Really really happy you all had a fantastic evening. We look forward to your next visit. Kind regards Terri

Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely dog friendly pub, we sat in there bar as we had our 15 week old Labrador puppy with us. Gammon Steak was nice and tasty, the Lion Burger had a bit too much BBQ sauce in it, Wild Mushroom Risotto was...More

Thank PassionflowerUK
ricky m, Manager at The Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Glad you enjoyed your meal, sorry about the BBQ sauce. Hope you visit us again soon. Terri

Reviewed 25 October 2017

I have visited The Lion twice since it came under new management. Both times I have been very impressed. There is a wonderful selection of beer and cider, the food is excellent, value for money and nicely presented. And what better location could you ask...More

2  Thank Colin L
ricky m, Manager at The Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

hello, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are really glad you enjoyed your visits with us. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Terri

Reviewed 22 October 2017

Second visit since the refurb and new management. The Lion has done a great job of keeping it a locals pub whilst at the same time upping its game to be as good as any other pub in the area. Food was faultless: kids meals...More

Thank GJBradford
ricky m, Manager at The Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Hello, thank you for your lovely review. really glad you enjoyed your meal. We look forward to your return. Kind regards Terri

Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Sunday as a party of 10. Menu is very limited so most of us had a roast, one had Gammon and our vegan friend ordered bread, olives and chips as there was no option for him (lots of places do not...More

Thank Jo A
ricky m, Manager at The Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Hello, I'm terribly sorry you didn't enjoy your visit with us. We do offer a slightly smaller menu on a Sunday and we understand that doesn't always give the best choices for vegans especially. Our kitchen team are always happy to help and will always...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$28
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street | Thurne, Great Yarmouth NR29 3AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Great Yarmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1692 671806
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