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The Lion Hotel

) #59 of 1,339 Restaurants in Adelaide $$ - $$$ , ,
161 Melbourne St, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
+61 8 8367 0222
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (38 reviews)
“broccolini” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
161 Melbourne St, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a few drinks in the front bar and decided the restaurant looked good. Good decision as the service and meal was very good. One strange thing though was melted cheese was served on our coffin bay oysters kilpatrick??? Very strange. Little way from the...More

Thank ScottSki88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined in the restaurant and it was fantastic. Ashley runs a tight ship and the kitchen is even tighter. Black bun Prawn Slider which I had never seen was a Fantastic starter. Oysters from Coffin Bay treated with respect. Prawn pasta wonderful. Pork Rib...More

Thank Rossdco
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very contemporary restaurant with nice table linen. The waitress very friendly but looked like she was on a day off to walk down the mall. Go figure? She served us well though and the food delicious. Oysters, 3 each, were very fresh Coffin Bay...More

Thank crusty_smith
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Faultless. Exceptional service, food and wine. Dad and I opted for the barramundi special with squid ink pearl barley, amazing! The man opted for steak. The dips special were also brimming with flavour. Very good. Overall great lunch and general happiness. Forgot how long it's...More

Thank Allder
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place offers your run of the mill breakfast nothing out of the ordinary here and I think it is overpriced for what you get. If you just want scrambled eggs and bacon with a coffee and are happy to pay $25.00 enjoy

Thank Poocherasa
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately we only discovered this restaurant on our last night in Adelaide. We had the chef's experience and were blown away by the amazing items that were brought out. Every dish we tried was delicious! We were lucky enough to try 10 different menu items...More

Thank Rachael G
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Lazy Sunday afternoon, decided on a place that has good menu options for fuss eaters, menu is larger and accommodating to suit most palates, burgers are good, Accardo on rye is great or good old salt-and-pepper squid is worth a go, Definitely something for everyone,...More

Thank Sally F
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The food was delicious, well presented and fresh, the staff were friendly and even on a Friday night it wasn't too loud (which surprised me) however, there was a light over our booth that was flickering, in that way that gives you a headache. We...More

Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

The food was sure surprising for a pub. The barrumandi fish was fantastic. The service was great . Very nice atmosphere

Thank Hussein R
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here on Monday night, super steak and wine special. Just lovely. Staff were very helpful. Two guys playing music was great too. Definitely go back again.

Thank carole1052015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$97
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Melbourne St, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8367 0222
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