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Golden Lion

) #32 of 210 Restaurants in Romford $ , British,
2 High Street, Romford RM1 1HR, England
+44 1708 740081
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible11%
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Bar, British, Pub
2 High Street, Romford RM1 1HR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Always my favourtie Romford pub but even better after the refurbishment. Even the gents toilets has had an overhaul. Furnishings are now softer and it has had a paint job. Pleasant place for a drink.

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I go to the golden lion whenever I can, it's a great pub, with reasonably priced drinks and food. The food is always great and the staff always friendly.

1  Thank Russ P
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

I booked the function room for my 60th birthday party. It could not have gone better. Colin and Sam had been very helpful with the organisation and the evening ran very smoothly. Elise on the bar worked very hard all night. The buffet was excellent...More

Thank Maureen H
Reviewed 15 April 2017

went there with my son and husband, had evening meal . really friendly and helpful staff, ordered the sausages and mash was the best sausage and mash I have ever had great reasonable food and prices.

Thank aangied2
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Popped in with my husband, just to have a drink, nice friendly staff, sometimes there is a band playing on a Saturday night, and they get everyone up singing and dancing , which is nice to see, plus even if you don't know anyone else...More

Thank Anita T
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Popped in here with husband, daughter and son in law. My son in law asked for two pinot grigios, only to be told they had run out. He asked for sauvignon blanc instead. When we tasted our drinks I was disgusted that it was to...More

1  Thank 688Brennans
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Obviously this place used to be my favourite pub in Romford. However since John had gone and they have painted it to look like a cross between a battleship and a pie and mash shop. I don't like it. However I was in the Lamb...More

Thank Gina B
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Went here on a Friday afternoon. Pub wasn't that busy but from the time of ordering food to when it arrived was an hour. Good choice on menu, usual pub grub. There was only one member of staff serving drinks taking food orders and bringing...More

Thank awayalottoomuch
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Since the pub had a facelift it's lost its atmosphere and even food menu has changed for the worse such a shame Even got new staff are not the same. And star he smell near the bar at the end smells like someone has been...More

Thank davidmememe
Reviewed 20 January 2017

There were three of us walking around shops and getting hungry for late lunch ... English pub food is not what I would normally go for but my partner over rode the decision and the nearest one was Golden Lion, just opposite the end of...More

Thank ivkadol
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18 February 2016|
Response from Emma P | Reviewed this property |
The venue hire was free. A 200 deposit is required, but this is returned providing there is no damage to the property.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:45
19:00 - 21:45
19:00 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 High Street, Romford RM1 1HR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Romford
  • Phone Number: +44 1708 740081
The golden lion is a beautiful old pub situated in the centre of romford. The history of this place is pouring out of the walls and ceiling. If it could talk, 'Le Lion' could tell some spell-binding stories dating back nearly six hundred years. It was a stop off point for Royalty on the road to Colchester, Sir Francis Bacon drank there and may have penned a theory or two. (referenec from beer in the evening) The golden lion is a traditional good old pub serving great food, a variety of ales (10 pumps, varies) and many other premium lagers and drinks. The pub has 3 tv's inside (downstairs) 1 Outside in the patio garden and a big screen upstairs to watch all your major sporting events. The pub also consists of a very large private function room upstairs which room hire only costs £50. It holds up to 100 people and has private bar, toilets and exit to the patio garden or main bar dowstairs.
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