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The White Lion

Open Now: 12:00 - 23:00
Open today: 12:00 - 23:00
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Try the Yorkshire Tapas

3 beers of your choice, 1/3 pint of each in diddy straight glasses, all characterful and well... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2018
Quick pint

Stopped off after walk round church and Hell Hole Rocks. Pint of Peroni and Bacon Fries were much... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
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“hebden bridge”(17 reviews)
“beer garden”(6 reviews)
A traditional village pub in the heart of the Medieval township of Heptonstall set in the Pennine hills. Large selection of quality real ales, ciders and wines and an extensive selection of gins. Excellent choice of home-cooked pub fayre, vegetarian...more
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58 Towngate, Heptonstall HX7 7NB, England
+44 1422 842027
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Reviewed 21 November 2018

3 beers of your choice, 1/3 pint of each in diddy straight glasses, all characterful and well kept. Plus a real fire and a Tuesday evening folk convention (fiddles, flute, accordion, bodhran, twangolele). Resistance is futile!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mikejbd
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Stopped off after walk round church and Hell Hole Rocks. Pint of Peroni and Bacon Fries were much needed. Not much to say really other than traditional pub. Was quiet Friday afternoon so not much going on really. Good songs on in the background.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

£4 for a pint of Orange cordial and lemonade and half a pint of lime and soda! David Hartley would be pleased that coining it is still going on

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank ianedwards3
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

We visited the White Lion on walk up from Hebden Bridge. Heptonstall is lovely and well worth a visit. The White Lion is a traditional English pub at its very best. Good range of drinks and pleasant beer garden.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Salocin205
Reviewed 8 July 2018

I've been visiting this traditional pub a few times a year for a couple of decades. There have been a few changes, but it remains a very nice pub. There are two rooms, with an additional outdoor seating area at the rear, and a couple...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank AliAl-Aswad
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Stayed in Heptonstall with my two dogs and decided to eat dinner at the White Lion. A fantastic choice. Beautiful day so sat in the beer garden with my two dogs. Staff extremely friendly bringing treats and water for the doggies. Lovely menu not massive...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

A friend of mine took me to see the old church in Heptonstall this Sunday, we decided to stop for food at the White Lion. I'm not a vegetarian but the mushroom wellington sound delicious... and it was. The White Lion is welcoming with very...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Aaron H
Reviewed 2 June 2018

If you are looking for a great hidden gem of a pub then this is one of them! After a bit of a hike up from Hebden then this is a good sight to see. Good selection of beers and for the other half a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 241MikeS241
Reviewed 27 May 2018

We walked up to Heptonstall today though the woods and then stopped for lunch. As soon as the barmaid saw me she asked me what I wanted and offered to bring to our table. That have re-vamped their food menu since we last went in....More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank johnl69
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Great menu for all and delicious, well cooked and presented food. We visited 3 times because we loved the ambience and the friendly service. It’s a quaint spot up the cobbled street of pretty Heptonstall

Date of experience: February 2018
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18 August 2016|
Response from Lyn G | Property representative |
hi there we serve food from 12.00 until 8.30
8 January 2015|
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Response from Willy451 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, well behaved dogs are welcome here an in many other pubs. There is a coffee shop down in Hebden Bridge, called "The Lamppost" which caters especially for dogs and their owners.