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Golden Lion Hotel, Whitby Central, Whitby

Golden Lion Bank
YO21 3BS
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Punch Taverns

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custodian 42 left this review about Golden Lion Hotel

Lounge to right, with tap room to rear. The poor lass behind the bar was flooded out with tap room customers, all appeared to be locals. Three real ales.

On 15th July 2017 - rating: 4
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Danny O'Revey left this review about Golden Lion Hotel

Excellent location and nice looking pub at the bottom of Golden Lion Bank Small front bar with fake black beams & pictures of River Esk together with a telly for the racing. Large back bar with more basic feel. More of a locals pub than one for tourists. " real ales, Black Sheep & Bombardier, but quality could be better.

On 25th November 2014 - rating: 7
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John Bonser left this review about Golden Lion Hotel

Reputedly the oldest pub in Whitby, dating back to 1714, this is a pleasant, small, traditional 2 bar pub situated a few yards up a hill off the harbourside.

It’s a former Tetley’s pub evidently as it still retains Tetley’s branded leaded windows.

2 comfortable, cosy rooms have padded perimeter seating, curtains, carpets, red velour bar stools and walls decorated with lots of interesting old photos of Whitby.

This pub appears to be favoured by the more mature local drinkers, probably for its slightly old fashioned charm and welcome.

Beers on included Copper Dragon Golden Pippin and Wells Bombardier. I gather there’s usually approx. 4 beers on.

This is a decent spot for a quiet pint or two

On 12th November 2013 - rating: 6
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15th Mar 2018, 12:12
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15th Mar 2018, 12:12
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  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 17 August 2009 by hondo .
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Last inspected: May 4th 2017
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