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British Lion, Devizes Town, Devizes

Estcourt Street
Devizes
SN10 1LQ
Phone: 01380720665
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Bucking Fastard left this review about British Lion

Old school alehouse,worn but in a good way.Much as Aqualung describes,the four handpumps included a decent Stonehenge Eye Opener,served in an oversized glass,another CAMRA tick in the box.There was a pithy exchange of banter with a local which made us all laugh,in some ways it's a shame this pub has been so eclipsed by The Vaults,despite it's long running GBG membership it doesn't feel a must visit to me.

On 12th July 2016 - rating: 7
[User has posted 1977 recommendations about 1977 pubs]


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Aqualung . left this review about British Lion

This is an old school town pub with a single room that forms a U shape around the bar. The front area has wooden floorboards and the rear has a more modern wooden flooring. There appeared to be a covered pool table at the back.
It was quite busy on my early Saturday afternoon visit.
The bar has four hand pumps which had Moles Tap, Otter Bright & Head and Bath Gem. I went for the Otter Head (£3.60) which was excellent. This one has had a long run in the GBG. It doesn't say much for the local regional Wadworth that they don't have a single pub listed.

On 12th May 2016 - rating: 8
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Alan Winfield left this review about British Lion

The British Lion is a proper pub on a busy road it had one room and there were three pumps on the bar i had a drink of Archers Village and this was quite a nice drink there was also Hop Back Summer Lightening and a beer called Ironside but i dont know who brews this beer.
I would have happily stayed for a few more here.

On 1st August 2010 - rating: 8
[User has posted 6113 recommendations about 6113 pubs]


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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Alan Winfield
Melksham, 7.83 miles, 2 hr 31 min walk (show)
Chippenham, 11.17 miles, 3 hr 35 min walk (show)
Pewsey, 12.07 miles, 3 hr 53 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for British Lion, Devizes
12th Jul 2016, 21:23
Review submitted by Bucking Fastard
 
12th May 2016, 10:20
Review submitted by Aqualung .

Pub Details

Pub details supplied by members of this site to the best of their knowledge. Please check with pub directly before making a special trip.

  • Accommodation : No last updated 13 February 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 13 February 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 09 May 2016 by Aqualung .
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 13 February 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • CAMRA Discount : No last updated 13 February 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Car Park : Yes last updated 13 February 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 13 February 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Darts : Yes last updated 13 February 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Function Room : No last updated 13 February 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Jukebox : Yes last updated 13 February 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Micropub : No last updated 13 February 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Pinball : No last updated 13 February 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Pool Table : Yes last updated 13 February 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 09 May 2016 by Aqualung .
  • Wheelchair Access : No last updated 13 February 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • WiFi : Yes - The Cloud - last updated 13 February 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
Opening Hours
Sunday12noon - 11pm
Monday11am - 11pm
Tuesday11am - 11pm
Wednesday11am - 11pm
Thursday11am - 11pm
Friday11am - Midnight
Saturday11am - Midnight
Hours according to Facebook page, please check before making a special visit
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