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“Ideal for attending events at Garthmyl Hall”

The Lion Hotel and Bistro Berriew
Ranked #3 of 4 Restaurants in Berriew
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Description: Situated in the heart of the beautiful Welsh border country is the untouched village of Berriew, winner of Wales's 'best kept village' award. The centrepiece of this village is The Lion Hotel, a charming hostelry in the traditional style. The Lion's long standing reputation for good food, superb accommodation and friendly welcoming service makes it well worth the short detour off the main Welshpool to Newtown road. The Seventeenth Century Inn owned and run by Jean, Brian and Lance Thomas and family has a warmth and character not easily found. The exposed beams and sections of original wattle and daub lend to the historic atmosphere. The luxuriously decorated rooms though in keeping with the hotel are well equipped with modern facilities.
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Received a warm welcome at this honest B and B attached to a quiet pub. Room 1 was a good size with a more than adequate en suite. The room was spotless and equipped to a modest but perfectly adequate level. The decor is 'eclectic' but not discordant. Breakfast was modest in range but with a delicious 'full english' in a bright clean room. Thanks to the current manager and good luck in moving when the pub is taken back from a national chain to local ownership in the near future. We will certainly be back if we attend another event at Garthmyl Hall

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We had a really warm welcome upon arrival. The rooms are clean and simple, lovely hot showers after a day in the Welsh forests. Lovely bar area, snug with a big stove. A great, fresh, homemade, well priced dinner, I had a good steak, the rest had huge fish and chips, all washed down with reasonably priced red wine. The village is very quiet, so a good nights sleep and a spot on full English breakfast. Thanks!!

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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Bedroom was a little on the small side, but was very clean and tidy. Outlook over the church and cemetary was lovely and the addition of the church clock hourly chime plus the cock pheasant crowing early morning just added to its attraction.
The dining room is well laid out with comfortable furniture and clean white linen at every sitting. Breakfast is second to none with fruit juices, cereals and full English cooked to a very high standard. The evening meals, although well cooked and presented, do need to offer a more varied choice.
We didn't use the lounge on an evening but found the bar to be most acceptable, offering some good ales and good local company for conversation.
The manager, Jack was very pleasant and obliging, as was his staff, and were always available to please if any problem arose. Don't forget the bathmat the next time we come to stay Jack.
Berriew is a beautiful little village and we are sure that the Lion Hotel is offering good accomodation at a very good price hopefully encouraging more visitors to stay over for a few days.

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Reviewed 27 March 2017

More recent changes so have been very confused as to when bar food and restaurant were available. Seems weekends are option at present.
Staff friendly and good service - sadly lounge bar almost empty but the bar sounded busy with local folk.
We had 4 meals, 3 were the lamb hotpot which was tasty but quite small dish. The trio of local sausages [actually 4 so no complaints] was good, vegetables well cooked and presented.
Will return and good luck to the new folk with their venture.

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Thank Sandra J
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

We had lunch on Saturday, arriving at the bar after 2pm. The friendly team cooked us lunch, despite us being so late. They were attentive and coped really well with one of the group having food allergies. Food was well presented, lots of garnish. Homemade chicken,ham and leek pie was tasty and recommended. Lunch time menu is generally bar food, including jacket potatoes and salads. Really friendly team with good quick service. Lovely fresh flowers on the bar was a nice touch.

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1  Thank Snakesarefree
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