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The Lion at Basford

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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Fabulous hidden gem!

Love everything about this pub. It is a cosy place with a great atmosphere. The most amazing... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Nottingham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Hidden Gem, well worth a visit

Me & my partner had been shopping and fancied some food and a beer so I popped onto google and this... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Lincoln, United Kingdom
via mobile
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“real ale”(8 reviews)
“harvest pale”(5 reviews)
Located in the shadows of the magnificent Shipstone’s Brewery, The Lion Inn at New Basford in Nottingham has an enviable reputation for cask ales and live music. Its' rustic charm and great ale house ambiance has made it very popular with locals and...more
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44 Mosley Street, Nottingham NG7 7FQ, England
+44 115 970 3506
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Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

I'm a regular of about 7 years. It's changed managers, which has influenced food and beer, but has generally always been pretty good. Not any more. New management really has resulted in a decline of exciting beers and, more importantly, poor service. One bar girl...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Love everything about this pub. It is a cosy place with a great atmosphere. The most amazing selection of well kept real ales. Great staff and great live music too. The real best bit is the food. A simple menu of burgers, hot dogs etc...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Me & my partner had been shopping and fancied some food and a beer so I popped onto google and this came up. It was a Sunday and they had a live Jazz band playing is was around 1pm. It was brilliant, we ordered food...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Great pub with a good range of well kept beers which change regularly. I also like the board which tells you how far away the beers are brewed. Burgers are really good as well served with chips and coleslaw. Staff are also friendly, thoroughly recommend

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank tomc759
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Lively place with loads of choice of real ales on sale. Good atmosphere with live bands most Saturday nights. Good choice of burgers on the menu and a nice beer garden to sit out in. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

Went for Sunday lunch and ordered roast pork. The 'loin' was half unrendered fat, the Yorkshire were frozen, the gravy and stuffing were from a packet, the roast potatoes were deep fried and the kitchen couldn't buy in or make Apple sauce. Bad. Just to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend are regular visitors, burgers are insane and the price is great too. Need to try Sunday dinner next!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank curlyyboo
Reviewed 11 May 2018

This pub took some finding by car, due to the unfathomable street plan, diversions, one way streets and intrusive tram network which all criss-cross this traditional old residential area. Once found though, and inside, it was terrific. Good range of beers - I had Draught...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank tthemickstar
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Never been here before but decided to give it a try with some friends. The food was good, fresh and hot and the band that was on was good. The place is obviously popular and later in the evening it was busy. Would go again.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank dawn3103
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

In response to the recent review by Barbara. As a regular at the pub quiz on Wednesdays, I can only assume Barbara is a sore loser. The lady in question would be Shaun's wife, who has had a team in the quiz for many years....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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26 November 2017|
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Response from Greg M | Property representative |
Good morning, sorry for the late reply. Unfortunately we don't have many gluten free options with our burger menu. However with some notice we might be able to give you a few options.