THE white lion
in the heart of the test valley


There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by a good Tavern or Inn."
- Samuel Johnson

We are a family run inn serving traditional pub food including our renowned range of handmade pies.

Our drink offering includes a wide range of ciders plus real ales and lagers. 'Des' is not left out as we continue to build our range of alcohol free drinks including cider, beer, wine and gin.

Our friendly committed staff provide a relaxed and informal atmosphere.  Our aim is to make your visit as pleasurable an experience as is possible.

We are family and dog friendly and welcome muddy boots, children off the leash and dogs on!

We also have a function room in our courtyard garden with a marquee covered area, ideal for weddings, christenings, wakes, shooting parties, birthday parties, private dining and any other occasion. Click here for more information.

We have 3 letting rooms all very individual and homely.  We can also provide non-residential breakfasts if pre-booked. Click here to see our rooms.

Our opening times are:

Monday - Closed (Except Bank Holidays)
TuesdayThursday 11am to 10pm
Friday –11am to 11pm
Saturday –11am to 11pm
Sunday – 11am to 9pm

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