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The Lion, Ledbury Central, Ledbury

Pub added by aleand hearty
38 Bye Street
Ledbury
HR8 2AA
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Reviews of The Lion (Average Rating: 7 of 10) Add Review see review guidelines

Real Ale Ray left this review about The Lion

A two roomed micro with a very small front room with bar and a slightly larger back room. The front bar was busy on our Friday Eve visit, so it felt a bit cramped. It was also very unusual to see a large harp shaped Guinness font stuck on the front of the bar, dispensing what did look like a good pint of the black stuff. Three ales were served from the cask, at the back of the bar, which was Wye Valley HPA, Ludlow Blonde and Bullen Best Bitter. We went for the Ludlow, which was ok, but served too cold for me. The interior had a hessian cloth clad wall on the right hand side, which also featured along the front of the bar. The lighting was pendant ceiling lamps which were made from rope, dangling down with clear filament bulbs. The bar had an polished oak counter and two fonts serving Appleshed cider and Wye Valley 1985 lager.

On 7th January 2019 - rating: 7
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Gill Smith left this review about The Lion

Really enjoyed our visit to this micro-pub which is in the 2018 Good Beer Guide. There was a corner bar with 2 real ales being served direct from the cask and we enjoyed both the Ledbury Dr Rudi's Extra Pale and the Ludlow Stairway. Unobtrusive background music was playng. There are two rooms, a few tables and chairs in the front one with seating round the bar, and the rear room has a sofa.

On 8th April 2018 - rating: 7
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aleand hearty left this review about The Lion

Two roomed micro-pub that opened in July 2016.

On 20th September 2016 - no rating submitted
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Alan Hurdle
Ledbury, 0.74 miles, 14 min walk (show)
Colwall, 5 miles, 1 hr 36 min walk (show)
Great Malvern, 8.14 miles, 2 hr 37 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Lion, Ledbury
7th Jan 2019, 15:43
Review submitted by Real Ale Ray amended by Real Ale Ray
 
7th Jan 2019, 15:41
Review submitted by Real Ale Ray amended by Real Ale Ray

Pub Details

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  • Dog Friendly : Yes last updated 08 April 2018 by Gill Smith
  • Live Music : Yes - Occasional - last updated 08 April 2018 by Gill Smith
  • Micropub : Yes last updated 20 September 2016 by aleand hearty
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 20 September 2016 by aleand hearty
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