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The Lion at Farnsfield

Main Street, Farnsfield NG22 8EY, England
+44 1623 883566
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Farnsfield NG22 8EY, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Have had numerous meals here and the place never fails to disappoint. Lovely atmosphere especially at Christmas as the decorations are beautiful and the place really quaint! Food excellent and always good choice. Highly recommended

1  Thank Hazel C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had reached a significant wedding anniversary so as part of our celebrations we popped into the Lion for lunch . An extensive menu was available but we were interested in the much heralded Grazing boards from the lunch menu. We went...More

2  Thank bonn53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A hidden gem, kind of don't want to write about it so I can keep it all to myself... the food here is heavenly and I don't want to share it with anyone :) Incredibly generous portion sizes, welcoming & delightfully pleasant staff - could...More

1  Thank The_Reltons
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited as a family this week and had a fabulous dinner. Would thoroughly recommend it. One of our party has a dairy intolerance and they could not have been more helpful. We tried to book again to return but they were fully booked, we...More

2  Thank Sue W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of my favourite pub restaurant well worth the travel for the expert service and food you must try

2  Thank Don B
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Previous visits have been a bit lack-lustre but last Monday's meal was absolutely delicious. Well done chef!

2  Thank AliF881
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

I had my first visit to the Lion and wasn’t disappointed. A lovely, well presented family restaurant. Very clean with lovely decor. The menu had a vast choice with plenty of lighter meals if wanted. Myself and my husband had a fish sharing platter, which...More

2  Thank Karen L
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Was staying at friends in the village and they had booked us in for a meal on Saturday evening. Lovely decor, quirky and cosy, greeted warmly by staff and although we arrived early our table was ready. As friends said portions were good I declined...More

1  Thank mauritiusbride
Reviewed 15 October 2017

What a marvellous place to stumble across. The interior alone is a visual treat. The initial impression is of a relaxing 17th century drawing room but look closer and you'll find a world of surreal and humorous juxtapositions hidden in the paintings. It's a work...More

Thank Lloyd W
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

I had some vouchers for my birthday so wanted to try the lion as I've heard such super reports! We took our newborn daughter and decided to go for a late lunch. On arrival the waitress was so friendly and helpful and found us a...More

Thank Lucymunn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Farnsfield NG22 8EY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Farnsfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1623 883566
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