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The Old Lion

The Old Lion, in Harborough Magna, is a quintessentially English pub with some lovely modern twists that make it a must visit destination. Boasting a gin collection of over 50 types, including Persian blue marshmallow, and black tomato, this welcoming and friendly pub also has a wide selection of real ales, good quality wines and sumptuous spirits.

Where is The Old Lion located?

Harborough Magna is north-west of Rugby, close to the Oxford Canal and the M6. It was mentioned in the Domesday Book, when villagers were generally employed in the sawmills. There is shopping available at the near by town of Rugby and Elliots Field shopping park.

What cuisine is on offer at The Old Lion?

Offering a varied menu, The Old Lion is the ideal spot for dining. All food is made from quality ingredients, which are locally sourced wherever possible. From delicious small plates which are ideal for sharing with friends over a bottle of wine to signature pub classics such as homemade pies or sausage and mash, all dishes are a taste sensation! Don't forget to check out the pizzas too – which are cooked in an authentic stone oven.

What is the signature dish at The Old Lion?

Guests will love the proper Sunday roasts cooked to perfection by head chef, Pawel Janik, using locally sourced sirloin of beef and fresh lamb. The Old Lion has been voted as having the best fish and chips in Rugby, and it uses only fresh, sustainably-sourced cod.

What makes a meal at The Old Lion unique?

Everything on the menu is sourced responsibly and locally wherever possible, with quality in mind. The menu is constantly being updated to ensure seasonal ingredients are being used.

Other Information

An ideal place for a great day or night out, this welcoming pub offers patrons a sizzling log fire to get comfy in front of in the winter, and a sunny beer garden to enjoy during the summer. In fact, with blankets available, the gardens can be used all year round for those who like to enjoy their drinks al fresco. From doggy biscuits and bowls for your four legged friends, to board games to enjoy with a drink or three, The Old Lion truly offers a great place to meet and socialise with family and friends.


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The Old Lion

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We went for a meal here with our friends who were visiting us for the week end. It was amazing. We all agreed the food was some of the best we had eaten and my husband said it was the best steak he had ever eaten. There was live music, very subdued which made for a fantastic atmosphere. The staff...

The Old Lion

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We had a fantastic Sunday roast here, the service was top notch and the Passionfruit Vodka was delish.

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Extra info

Closed Times: 23:00

Open Times: 12.00

Arrival information and directions

01788 833238

Pailton Road, Harborough Magna, Rugby, Warwickshire, RugbyCV23 0HQ, United Kingdom

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