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The Lion Hotel

161 Melbourne St, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
+61 8 8367 0222
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Don’t say this often ... I need 6 stars!

We were celebrating the birthday of a colleague who was visiting from the USA and he asked for... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
malomax
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Brisbane, Australia
Special Olympics Adelaide

We visited the Lion Hotel on our first night in beautiful surrounds of North Adelaide. We decided... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
Aussieoldie64
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Sydney, Australa
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Welcome to The Lion. With an award winning restaurant, stylish bar, contemporary courtyard and friendly casual dining, six function rooms and live music every night of the week there's always something happening at The Lion.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
28 Apr 2018
“Special Olympics Adelaide”
30 Apr 2018
“Don’t say this often ... I need 6 stars!”
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161 Melbourne St, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

We were celebrating the birthday of a colleague who was visiting from the USA and he asked for somewhere that served a good steak. Not only was the steak amazing, the entire dinner was. We had some warmed olives and bread to start, and finished...More

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Dawn W, Public Relations Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Hi Malomax, thank you so much for your terrific review and 5 star rating. We're thrilled that we were able to help make your colleagues birthday memorable. We really appreciate constructive feedback such as yours and we look forward to seeing you back at The...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

We visited the Lion Hotel on our first night in beautiful surrounds of North Adelaide. We decided to use their outdoor dining facility. The meals were extremely generous servings. Food excellent especially chicken schnitzel. Prices reasonsable. Service good. Quite noisy inside the venue. Glad we...More

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Dawn W, Public Relations Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Hi Aussieoldie64, thanks so much for taking the time to review us and for your 4 star rating. We always appreciate constructive feedback such as yours. We do have daily food and beverage specials such as our chicken laksa and a pint of Brookvale ginger...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

It’s not common that we always get a chance to dine out as a couple during working lunch hour, and this place was recommended to us for a non-disappointment place! We went there on Monday when Super Bowl was on, big crowd in the pub,...More

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Dawn W, Public Relations Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Hi Duoduola, thank you for taking the time to review us and for your 5 star rating. We always appreciate constructive feedback and yours was really helpful. I will certainly pass on your comments to our kitchen and front of house staff, we never like...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic atmosphere awesome 2 piece band which you wouldn't expect on a monday night. Generous entree serves pork belly and calamari to die for. Highly recommend this hotelMore

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Dawn W, Public Relations Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Hi Beer W, thanks very much for taking the time to write a review. Our resident Monday band is Brian Ruiz and Paul Vallen, we think they're awesome too! So pleased you loved the pork belly and salt and pepper squid, we'll certainly pass your...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Had friends over and found this pub on Trip Advisor. Didn't make a booking just rocked up the 3 of us at 7pm and they got us in straight away. Little did we know this is no ordinary pub restaurant! Fresh oysters Lion style were...More

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Dawn W, Public Relations Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Hi Tamara, thanks so much for your 5 star rating, so pleased to hear we delivered a wonderful experience for you and your guests. Looking forward to seeing you back at The Lion soon. Have a great week.

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Reviewed 31 May 2017

We attended for lunch last Thursday.It was most enjoyable and very reasonably priced. There were a number of choices on the menu, I chose the beef curry bundle with a glass of Paxton's red wine.My companions had the chicken sang choy bow and caesar salad...More

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Dawn W, Public Relations Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Thanks for your four star rating and your positive feedback. We hope to see you back at The Lion soon. Have a great weekend.

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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Friday lunch is busy, other days more enjoyable and not so crowded, I had the fish balls on the regular lunch menu, absolutely to die for, if I lived here I'd be in every week for those!

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Dawn W, Public Relations Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Thanks for your 4 star rating and for your comments. Our house made fish cakes are always a winner, so chef will be happy to hear your feedback. Hope to see you back at The Lion next time you're in town. Have a great weekend.

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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing breakfast brunch etc I highly recommend the casual meals area. Great coffee, fresh chef made meals at good prices and quick service and all weather indoor outdoor verandah options etc

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Dawn W, Public Relations Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Hi Brian, thanks for your 5 star rating and for your lovely comments. We hope to see you back at The Lion soon. Have a great week.

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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Dopped in and had an afternoon snack. Quiet beer garden, nice atmosphere, polite staff. However, went out the front for a pre snack cigarette, saw a previous patron's lunch plate on the table, with the tomato sauce sqeeze bottle directly in the sun, wouldn't want...More

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Dawn W, Public Relations Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Thank you so much for your valuable feedback. We have reconfirmed with our department manger that condiments need to be brought back inside immediately and all tables must be maintained constantly. Thank you again for bringing this to our attention and helping us to continually...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Nice sunny morning for three of us to have brunch. Other places around the area do not get the morning Sun if seated outside. All three meals ordered were different and all three were very good. Staff excellent and friendly. Also had a quick tour...More

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