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The White Lion, Nottingham

Pub added by Paul Brett
352 Tamworth Road
Long Eaton
Postal town: Nottingham
NG10 3AT
Phone: 01159463061

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Laura Hadland left this review about The White Lion

Community pub with dog friendly facilities. Large beer garden and car park which has the Old Sawley Brewing Company at the back. Range of Old Sawley beers on the bar, along with two guests and a selection of ciders, as well as larger commercial lagers etc. Large bar with plenty of seating, woodfired pizza made outside on weekends, pool table, darts, bar billiards available. Large function room available for hire.

On 2nd April 2018 - rating: 10
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Real Ale Ray left this review about White Lion

Home of Sawley Ales, which is brewed in a microbrewery behind the pub. The bar was found on the left of entrance and the lounge on the right, served by a central bar. Both rooms are traditional in style, wallpapered walls, timber floors and exposed ceiling beams. The bar side was quite interesting with a collection of copper pans hanging down from the ceiling beams and old pottery flagons and beer bottles displayed around the room. There was also a small snug like room off the main bar area and an entrance to the beer garden.
Five ales from Sawley, one guest, which was Bass and 10 ciders was the choice on our visit. So we went for the Sawley Little Jack and Sawley Gold, both were in good shape and reasonably priced.

On 13th August 2017 - rating: 8
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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about White Lion

Traditional alehouse, retaining two separate bars. Refurbished with attractive light decor. Bar billiards. Warm fires on a winter's day. Home of the Old Sawley brewery, currently brewing upstairs (but with a new micro-brewery building under construction at the rear). Eight handpumps, offering seven interesting real ales - including their excellent Toll Bridge Porter (£2.85) - and a cider. Well worth seeking out.

On 30th November 2013 - rating: 8
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Alan Winfield left this review about White Lion

The White Lion is a three storey stand alone pub that is situated quite close to the Nags Head.
This pub used to be an Ansells tied house with horrible keg bitters on the bar,things have improved since my last visit here years ago.

Once inside the pub still has two seperate rooms,i had a drink in the bar which is to the left,this had an L shaped room which ran to the rear,the seating was normal tables and chairs,the ceiling was beamed and there was a nice warm real fire on the go on my visit.
The lounge to the right is similar to the bar with normal tables and chairs,this room is oblong in shape and runs the width ways,there was a bar billiards table in this room.
There were 8 real ales on the bar with four in each room,there was an handy board behind the bar listing all beers available,i had a drink of Old Sawley Victory Bell which was a very nice darkish beer that is brewed on site,the other beers were Milestone Old English Ale,RCH Steam bitter,Blue Monkey BG Sips,White Horse Wayland Smithy and Bass.
The pub was fairly busy on my late Saturaday afternoon vist with a decent bunch of drinkers.
I quite liked this pub,my only small gripe was the lack of any bench seating.
This pub is well worth a visit if in the area.

Recent visit 23/11/2013

On 28th November 2013 - rating: 9
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Mark Suiter left this review about White Lion

Now a real ale free house. Extensive overhaul of a local pub. No pool table or gaming machines. Bar billiards. Eight hand pumps, seven real ales and one cider. Local and more national brands on tap. Three real fires in the separate rooms. Large car park, fenced off grassed area. Beer of a high standard and staff always friendly.

On 30th September 2011 - no rating submitted
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