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The Golden Lion

65 New Road, Brixham TQ5 8NL, England
+44 1803 853749
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Overview
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (28 reviews)
“cider gravy” (2 reviews)
“stuffing” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
65 New Road, Brixham TQ5 8NL, England
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1 - 10 of 122 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very welcoming and friendly, had a few drinks with friends, they had a great disco on with good music.

Thank customer247345
Lynn D, Owner at The Golden Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you and your friends enjoyed our Disco/Karaoke night with our DJ Wayne. Thanks for the great review. Regards Lynn

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely evening with family here singing on the karaoke staff were all friendly and welcoming also

Thank Racheal P
Lynn D, Owner at The Golden Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review Racheal. Glad you enjoyed yourself at the Karaoke, it is always a fun night with both locals and visitors alike and our DJ Wayne is great. Kind regards Lynn

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to pie and pint night with my Mum. The food was lovely, generous portions and friendly staff! Would definitely recommend!

Thank LUCI R
Lynn D, Owner at The Golden Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your reciew Luci, It is really appreciated to get positive feedback by both Geoff & myself and the rest of the staff at the Lion. Regards Lynn

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful Sunday lunch here. The meal was exquisite and you could tell it was homemade with lots of care and attention. Both my mother and myself had a regular portion, with a large choice of meats and that was more than enough,...More

1  Thank Annabelle G
Lynn D, Owner at The Golden Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Annabelle, Thank you so much for the great review, it really is appreciated by both Geoff and I and the rest of the crew at the Golden Lion. Glad you enjoyed your food and considered us to be good value. Thanks again Lynn &...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No atmosphere, unless you count the feeling that you really were in the dullest pub in the universe. Lager tasted off. Christmas were expensive. The local drinkers looked bored to death!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been for Sunday lunch , very poor food , older customers with food to match . Would not recommend this place better restaurants in the area . Old fashioned pub serving below standard food with plastic tablecloths to match How it gets 5 in tripadvisers...More

1  Thank andrewF9009DX
Lynn D, Owner at The Golden Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Andrew, I am not sure if you were expecting The Golden Lion to be an upmarket restaurant with full linen tablecloths and silver service? We are not trying to be anything other than an old fashioned family run pub and as you could see...More

Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Well what can I say, love this place,, tried most pubs in Brixham, but this one shines above. Geoff and Lin are amazing they make you feel so welcome. Dog friendly and they even give your dogs treats!!! A true local pub, not tried the...More

Thank Anita F
Lynn D, Owner at The Golden Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review Anita, it really is appreciated and we are glad you enjoyed having a laugh with us at our Quiz Night. Hope to see you and Ronnie soon. Regards Lynn & Geoff

Reviewed 8 May 2018

Had dinner there Friday night, the owners are really freindly and welcoming, the steak was one of the best Ive had in a long time..give it a try, its quaint, quirky and fun

Thank Apra R
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Came to brixham for the pirate festival stopped in here on a few occasions as staff were happy and friend. Beautiful garden which my 7 year old had a great time exploring. Owners were very welcoming and approachable. We had lunch which was very well...More

Thank Sheena R
Lynn D, Owner at The Golden Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Hi Sheena, Thanks for taking the time to write a review for us. Glad that the family had a good time and Morgan enjoyed exploring the garden. It was especially nice that the sun was shining for you. We are pleased that you liked your...More

Reviewed 3 May 2018

Great atmosphere, very friendly, helpful staff and the best Sunday roast that I can remember having in a very long time, just make sure your hungry as they are really good sized portions and great value for money. If your really hungry try the large...More

Thank Ssteve H
Lynn D, Owner at The Golden Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Hi Steve, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review, it really is appreciated by everyone here at the Golden Lion. Pleased that you enjoyed your food and thought we are good value. Thank you for recommending us to others. Kind regards...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 New Road, Brixham TQ5 8NL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Brixham
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 853749
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Description
Cosy restaurant within a very friendly local pub, serving genuine home cooked food. We are open for Dinner on Thurs, Fri and Saturday evenings 5.30 to 8.30 pm and for Sunday lunch from 12.30 to 3.0 pm. Children welcome
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