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The Lion

52 Bridge Street, Kington HR5 3DJ, England
+44 1544 231002
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (5 reviews)
“fellow diners” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
52 Bridge Street, Kington HR5 3DJ, England
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21 - 30 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 12 August 2015

Arrived rather late for kington about 8.30 but were given a good welcome and the food was lovely in this small but very pleasant resteraunt

Thank bartlettJed
Reviewed 3 June 2015

We were hopeful that this restaurant would be good for us staying in Kington 2 nights but my husband had a prawn with garlic starter which he couldn't eat and main dish of monkfish which he said was also inedible. ( "the prawns were watery...More

Thank lignum
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

Really good and adventurous food in a small out if he way restaurant. Delicious veg and steak, great pasta and desserts. Worth a visit if you're in the area.

Thank robertgray70
Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner on a Tuesday night. Stayed about an hour and a half overall and were the only diners for the entire time. Food was quite good (selection a bit small, but unsurprising given the low turnover and quality was high). I had...More

Thank NTH11
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Visited Kington to view a "pop-up" art exhibition which was very enjoyable and decided to find somewhere for dinner in Kington. I was slightly put off on arrival by two things. The only beer pump on the bar was for Peroni whereas I'd been looking...More

1  Thank TonyBurt
Reviewed 10 May 2015

Found this restaurant almost by accident when we were collecting a take away curry. Returned for a family meal, lovely welcoming atmosphere with a log fire crackling in the grate. Thoughtful and understated decor in an intimate dining room. We had warm beetroot salad with...More

Thank Smallwifey
Reviewed 3 May 2015

We ate here mid-week and were the only diners, and enjoyed having the space to ourselves. Good portions of tasty and wholesome food, served with a smile.

1  Thank Ecosapiens
Reviewed 20 April 2015

Four of us booked for a Thursday evening and when we arrived we were a little concerned that there were no other diners. However, that gave me chance to talk to the Chef - and he is one dedicated and capable man! Having asked him...More

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Great restaurant with top notch food! It is part of a hotel, so don't expect it to stay open late, or be somewhere that you will feel welcome to drink, however it has fantastic food and a nice selection of drinks. Definitely beats other pubs...More

Thank BritishJimmy
Reviewed 13 March 2015

Lovely friendly couple with good food and a lovely log fire. Very helpful as I have to watch what I eat.

Thank yvonne j
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Bridge Street, Kington HR5 3DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Herefordshire  >  Kington
  • Phone Number: +44 1544 231002
Description
Opened 22nd June 2012
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