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The White Lion

₱₱ - ₱₱₱, British,
Castle Street | Whittington, Oswestry SY11 4DF, England
+44 1691 662361
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“pork” (6 reviews)
“creme brulee” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
Castle Street | Whittington, Oswestry SY11 4DF, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The positive review below must be fake as this place has gone downhill. I would never go back. What is the point of serving food that you could make better at home? I recommended this place before but it has now been taken over and...More

Thank Caustonator
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here en route to holiday in Anglesey. Service was quick, food good and reasonably priced. Staff friendly

Thank NJPCarrera
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Quite a nice setting close to the castle, they were preparing a barbecue- discussed eating there, but found the drinks to be very expensive so put us off.

Thank gailee272
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

You know when someone takes over and just...makes everything better? The food is better, the service is better, everything is cleaner... I just cannot tell you enough about the exponential improvements! Thank goodness! It's ok, peeps! We can come here again! Sidebar: the chips are...More

4  Thank marcherwitch
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This has always been one of our favourite places to eat however it has definitely gone down hill since then. Service was lacking. No longer a specials menu. Portions smaller. Chips undercooked. Such a shame

Thank Catjones21
Reviewed 20 July 2018

We loved coming here for the occasional meal - you could guarantee the quality of the food and the attentive service... oh how things have changed in the last 4 months and not for the good. I ordered the Beef in Ale and requested the...More

Thank DenCarUK
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

£9.95 for a few frozen chips, tiny extremely dry burger and rock hard roll! Waited ages and bar man completely unable to operate the till resulting in being overcharged! Shame as it’s in nice location but better value and quality at McDonalds & that’s saying...More

Thank 426lois1212
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely surroundings in a peaceful area. We came here upon recommendation from a friend, and glad we did. Food was hot and fresh and reasonably priced. Service was excellent. We were served by a really nice lad, Think he was called Jacob? If it was,...More

2  Thank Daz T
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

What a disappointing meal at this establishment. We sat outside in the beautiful surroundings, lovely sunshine and waited for our food. The two starters arrived, Mushrooms and Pate. They looked good and both tasted lovely. A good start we thought. Then the main course arrived....More

Thank Edgewood48
Reviewed 29 June 2018

My daughter and I had a superb lunch at The White Lion, we both had a fillet steak which was cooked to perfection! The creme brulee was delicious. The young man who served us was extremely pleasant, helpful and cheerful. We couldn’t ask for a...More

1  Thank Angela C
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Questions & Answers
11 March 2018|
Response from marcherwitch | Reviewed this property |
Hi! The whole bar area is now dog friendly (new owners)!
Karen S
28 February 2016|
Response from marcherwitch | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Dogs are now allowed in the bar area (new owners).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle Street | Whittington, Oswestry SY11 4DF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Oswestry
  • Phone Number: +44 1691 662361
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