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The Lion

Open Now: 12:00 - 23:30
Open today: 12:00 - 23:30
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Sunday roast

Just popped in today. The roast was lively and very good value for money. The pub is a traditional... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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I always come here

It's a bit tucked away but a hidden gem in Newbury... Friendly staff, friendly locals. Always... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Matt W
Berkshire, United Kingdom
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1 week ago
“Sunday roast ”
22 Jul 2018
“I always come here”
The Lion Newbury is a traditional pub offering a warm welcome. Serving traditional pub food using locally sourced produce. We also offer up to 6 ales including 2 guest ales. Hosting regular live music events and showing BT and Sky Sports.
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39 West Street, Newbury RG14 1BD, England
+44 1635 528468
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just popped in today. The roast was lively and very good value for money. The pub is a traditional pub offering good value pub grub which is now quite unique for Newbury! May be just off the high street but worth a visit!

Thank Jodischolfield
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

It's a bit tucked away but a hidden gem in Newbury... Friendly staff, friendly locals. Always shows sports... if its not on, just ask! Poole table, dart board, live music, food, drinks... what more could you want?!

Thank Matt W
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Decent local pub with a good choice of booze. The landlady Kirsty, and the rest of the staff are great. Jukebox, pool table and a couple of screens for watching the sport. If there's rugby and football on Kirsty will usually put one game on...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Lots of us spent a few bob. Nice ambiance but the landlady is a power crazy manic that threatened most of us. We won’t be back! This a empty pub. Note: if you want good clients be nice to them.

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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Always welcoming, great local community pub, with great bands and social events! I will be returning, can't wait for the next pub quiz.

Thank h3l3n2212
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Great place fantastic host and excellent staff Good company and many laughs you are made welcome at all times and nothing is too much trouble well don Kirsty and the gang you are all fabulous

Thank Kathy536
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

I guess because it seems to be a tied pub. Only 6x and Swordfish on, which was ok but my mate did call it botulism by mistake, not sure what he meant because. It was fine. I suspect we visited at a slow point in...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Had an lovely lunch here with my family. I have been to a few places in Newbury and this has to be one of the ones I will most definitely be going back to. The pulled pork just melted in my mouth and you could...More

Thank Jodischolfield
Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

Just under new management and now offering traditional English pub food. I had the pulled pork burger for lunch and it was amazing. Worth a visit off the main high street away from the chains. Friendly chatty staff.

Thank Jodischolfield
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Very friendly local pud just off the main street. Large selection of real ales and ciders. Regular live music nights.

Thank bparkercars
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