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The White Lion

$$ - $$$, British,
Castle Street | Whittington, Oswestry SY11 4DF, England
+44 1691 662361
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (6 reviews)
“fish cakes” (3 reviews)
“sunday roast” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Castle Street | Whittington, Oswestry SY11 4DF, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming to The White Lion for some years now for the odd meal and Sunday Roasts. I can never ever fault their food, this particular visit was no change. Me, my partner and my parents came along for the Sunday Dinner, and...More

Thank Nick J
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

So after a long day at Chirk castle we decided to stop somewhere on way home. After trying a few places which were closed we came across the White Lion. Looks a little drab from outside and was reluctant at first to commit to eating...More

Thank Em2888
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We calld in on spec with daughter, son-in-law and toddler grandson for Sunday Lunch today, and we were quickly seated at a comfy table in the pleasant conservatory. Found the staff to be very helpful and cheery, and they accommodated all our requests very happily....More

Thank melenemel
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

I can’t believe this place isn’t bustling with customers! Stayed at Lion Quays but didn’t want to pay their dinner prices, so drove here, just 5 minutes away. Service was excellent, attentive and timely. The food was a triumph. Depp fried Brie and red currant...More

Thank addner
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Table of 9 for a Birthday party. Service was good, meals were good (especially for the price). All round good night for a party/ Group booking. Home cooked, large portions and presented well.

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Always recommended the White Lion and on the last visit was with a friend out of the area. Although the food was excellent As always, the restaurant was so cold we kept our coats on and sat by the radiator. The card machine was broken...More

Thank Wizzasmum
Reviewed 24 January 2018

What a lovey friendly pub, we used this place a few times while we stayed in the area, the staff were very professional and extremely friendly they went out of their way to accommodate our needs, we had a great New Year’s Day meal and...More

Thank kay c
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Fab Sunday lunch for my mum's 80th. The staff were lovely and the ambience perfect. Food was extremely tasty and generous

Thank Rhian D
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Had a fantastic meal here last night with good company. We have been before and have never been disappointed. The food is excellent with no complaints and fantastic service thank you.

Thank Beverley E
Reviewed 30 July 2017

My partner and I have visited the White Lion quite a few times in recent years, and our experiences have been consistently good at all times of year. The pub is cosy, in lovely surroundings, the food very good, nicely presented, reasonably priced, and the...More

Thank Paul S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle Street | Whittington, Oswestry SY11 4DF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Oswestry
  • Phone Number: +44 1691 662361
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