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The White Lion

58 Towngate, Heptonstall HX7 7NB, England
+44 1422 842027
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Great well Kept Real Ale ....

Spent Sunday afternoon in the pub reading the newspapers with the wife , couldn't go outside due to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Peter S
Harpenden, United Kingdom
Sub par experience took my mum and girlfriend out for a meal on snowy freezing afternoon.

Been a few times before but not in the past twelve months and based on today I won't be rushing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richard b
via mobile
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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 options and daily specials menu. Eclectic and friendly customers. Sunny beer garden to the rear. Dog friendly. Featured in the Good Beer Guide, 2014 and 2015.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“the pub” (16 reviews)
“warm welcome” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 23:00
58 Towngate, Heptonstall HX7 7NB, England
+44 1422 842027

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Spent Sunday afternoon in the pub reading the newspapers with the wife , couldn't go outside due to the wind and falling snow . Great pub reasonably priced for ale and the wife's wine , tried all the real ales behind the bar ( not...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been a few times before but not in the past twelve months and based on today I won't be rushing back. The manager appeared to be telling a guy in front of us who was complaining about the quality of his meal that he was...More

3  Thank Richard b
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Really like it here - warm, friendly, and always good beers. Goose Eye Chinook always on cask - a truly excellent beer - and this weekend two beers from Phoenix in Heywood, the Porter was on top form. Not eaten here yet, but will do...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 6 December 2017

I was mightily impressed by their offering several (six?) different vegan meals! In a pub! In a small, hilltop village in West Yorkshire! I was here early afternoon on a Wednesday in December, and since my last visit in February, the menu has expanded to...More

Thank LCNtraveller
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

I went here for a quiet pint not even planning on eating but the smell of the food was so good I just had to have something. I had The Lion burger which was amazing, the burger was tasty and well seasoned, the salad was...More

Thank northernpaul1
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Very friendly pub. Great atmosphere. Cosy open fire. We had fish and chips. Fish good but the chips... they were soft!

Thank Graham Sandra W
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Me and some friends came last week as we walked from cragg vale. Very nice pub no fire on but was a hot day. Had some sandwiches and a couple of pints of ale al nice the young girl behind the bar was very friendly...More

Thank mcnight001
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We were taken to this historic old pub as 'a treat' for a late lunch. The welcome could not have been more effusive. It was real good old-fashioned Yorkshire hospitality. However the food did not match the welcome. Deep fried camambert was cooked in fat...More

Thank PeterReigate
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely pub, good food, good beer and very friendly. Dog friendly too. Not been before but will be back.

Thank Ashcroft1517
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Based on previous visits this would have been five stars. Today something had gone unaccountably wrong and our baked cod took an age to arrive. BUT it was well worth waiting for - an excellent pair of plates of food. The staff were concerned and...More

Thank greave2016
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Questions & Answers
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.