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The White Lion

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Macclesfield Road, Leek ST13 8LD, England
+44 1538 398823
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food, well cooked, quick and pleasant service. Portions are of a generous nature and the chips are really nice.

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Thank Dollyp42
Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tea after work with other half, the pub was quiet, but then it was only just after 6pm, but having had a meal just amazed the place wasn't heaving! Lovely steak and ale pie, loved the old stylie enamel pie dish, and the roasted veg were gorgeous. Chips superb as always. The man's gammon and egg were perfect says he,... More 

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beccles
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having read the reviews, I decided to book a table for 4, to guarantee a table. Yes the pub is on one of the main roads, yes an industrial area had developed around it, but looks are deceiving, lovely and homely once you walk through the door. Although my husband and I are visitors to the area my cousin and... More 

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Thank thedowes
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Been out for the day....spotted this pub...didn't look much from the outside...but the inside was totally different....bar staff went above and beyond....I had honey and mustard chicken.....roasted veg...and herb potatoes....it was absolutely delicious. ...my fella had gammon..and said it was cooked to perfection. ....if we're over that way again...will definitely call in...might even just have a drive over anyway...

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Thank DebbieBen
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We were visiting the area for a family christening and booked a table here, straight away you could feel the welcoming atmosphere. The menu holds a wide and varied mix. We all choose something different. I choose the lamb steaks, they were absolutely perfect and the sauce was delicious. All of our party enjoyed their food all cooked perfectly. The... More 

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Thank catbrad
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Great selection of dishes ,, friendly staff ,, fantastic selection of ice creams ,, excellent main and starters too

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Thank raymond c
Leek, United Kingdom
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207 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We have been coming here for years, and we always have a great time and great food. Love the atmosphere, totally relaxing, and the owners are always friendly and take time for a chat. Fantastic, home cooked, quality food. They get a lot of large bookings, and it can get extremely busy, so best to book ahead.

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Thank Shifu69
Leek, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

9 of us went to celebrate a 'big' birthday. We had lovely food and excellent friendly service, and the children in the party were well catered for. Our server offered to bring their meals with the starters so they weren't kept hungry. We all enjoyed our meals and thought the value was good too.

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Thank Sue P
Stafford, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We went for tea and was warmly welcomed with our dogs. We had a fabulous meal and I recommended the pie and the desserts were amazing. See pictures

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Thank margstafford
Leek, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

This pleasant welcoming Inn is well worth a visit. There is an extensive menu that should please all the family, whether you are sinning inside or out; there is adequate parking and a beer garden with play area at the rear.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Macclesfield Road, Leek ST13 8LD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Leek
  • Phone Number: +44 1538 398823

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?