The Golden Lion



99 Alresford Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 0JZ

Tel: +44 (0)1962 865512

The Golden Lion


A very warm welcome to The Golden Lion! Our cosy pub in Winchester, offering lots of warmth and Irish charm! If you've never visited us before, we would love to invite to enjoy fantastic freshly cooked food, award winning ales and extensive wine selection.
We serve fine wines, real ales and tasty food at it's best every day of the week. So come and enjoy a meal, a bottle of wine or hold your special occasion with us, or simply pop in and say hello for a quick drink, we'd love to meet you!
We are very dog friendly and are featured on the Doggie Pubs website!
We have a landscaping patio out the front of the pub, and a large beer garden out the back, with a covered and heated shelter, suitable for functions or just a drink, and also a separate dog garden for your pet to use, complete with water and bins.
Monday - Saturday
11:30am - 3pm
5:30pm - 11pm
Lunch served 12pm - 2:30pm
Dinner served 6pm - 9pm
12pm - 10:30pm
Lunch served 12pm - 3pm
Dinner served 6pm - 9pm
We cater for a wide range of events, ie small weddings, meetings, birthdays, wakes etc.
We offer full sit-down meals, or a buffet style menu.
We hold popular music nights twice a month, starting from 8:30pm.
Traditional Bluegrass music takes place on the last Tuesday of the month, and Irish Music is performed on the second Thursday of the month.
Come along and enjoy great pub food and award winning ales, with acoustic music and good company!

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  • Additional lighting available for guests with visual impairments
  • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
  • Toilets for disabled visitors


  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Special dietary requirements catered for

Children & Infants

  • Children's menu
  • Children's play area - outdoors
  • Highchair

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Beer Garden
  • Cask Ales
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Groups accepted - BY arrangement
  • LGBT Friendly
  • Live music
  • Local Produce
  • Pets accepted

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre


Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

Junction 9 from the M3
15 minutes walk from city centre
30 minutes walk from train station
Number 64 or 1 bus from city centre

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