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The Lion

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Nyetimber Lane, Bognor Regis PO21 3JX, England
+44 1243 262149
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the lion and had the small appetite lunch. My partner had lasgne and chips nicely served on the plate. I had cod and chips nice and crispy, we followed this with syrup sponge and custard which was just the right amount. Cheerful friendly staff very attentive. We will return soon for anothr lovely lunch. Highly recomended!

Thank Janice M
Gosport, United Kingdom
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381 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thus was our third visit here and , contrary to the last two visits, we thought it was very poor. Yes, the prices are not too bad but the quality of the food seems to have deteriorated somewhat. My fish and chips was totally tasteless.....The tartar sauce had no flavour and the batter on the fish had no flavour either...it... More 

Thank Derek E
LioninnPagham, Manager at The Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post another review of The Lion. In the last year you have given us two 5 star reviews, since then we haven't changed our chefs, management, suppliers or commitment to trying to provide a great dining experience. We're very sorry that you didn't enjoy your meal with us; perhaps you would like to... More 

Chichester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is always good at this pub. Lots of fresh vegetables , service is good with the staff very obliging. Prices also very reasonable.

Thank John N
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32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Great selection on the menu plus specials to choose from. No it's not cordon bleu food but it is well cooked, tasty food and good helpings. All of us really enjoyed our meals and would highly recommend this pub. Polite and helpful staff too.

Thank 2crazy
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We always visit Pagham every year for our holidays and a must is a visit to the Lion for a mealand a drink. The Lager was served perfectly chilled, they also serve real ales which I am sure are just as well kept. I also ate there the 4 nights we were there. The food there was exquisite and delicious.... More 

Thank muttleycat
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We celebrated a birthday here this week, we had a lovely lunch. It was so difficult to make a choice from the wonderful selection of specials. All so tempting, all so delicious.

Thank Joan S
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151 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

What a lovely "olde worlde" pub/restaurant The Lion is , 15th century and full of original features. Greeted by very welcoming staff and an extensive menu ranging in price. We opted for the 2 course lunch for £10 each and it was served quickly, beautifully arranged and very tasty by an attentive young lady who was polite and helpful. Although... More 

Thank SussexDolly
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Me and my husband came for a meal as we had heard good reviews and were not disappointed. The specials were lovely and the service was very good too. The bar is quite small but the restaurant is nice and spacious.

Thank Jacembil66
Southampton, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Have been in a few times for a drink with my partner and always met with friendly staff. Good selection of drinks just awaiting to eat there to sample food - I hear good things.

Thank peterbD456WO
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Not having anticipated the popularity of the place we swaggered in on Saturday night very confidently. Shock horror! The place is seriously popular and I am not surprised. We were offered a table in the bar (same full menu) and we had wonderful food & service from the staff. Popular places like this can easily become a bit stuffy and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nyetimber Lane, Bognor Regis PO21 3JX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Arun District  >  Bognor Regis
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 262149

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?