Opening Hours 

Closed Monday
Tuesday to Friday 12pm - 3pm / 5:30pm - 10:0pm
Saturday 12pm - 10:00pm
Sunday 12pm - 7:00 pm

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Highstreet, Southwick, Hampshire,Po17 6eb
02392 210437

The Restaurant

All our food is prepared on site by hand, to order in our award winning kitchen.


We source the best local ingredients and seasonal produce from accredited suppliers to help support our local economy.
Food severed Tuesday - Sunday 
You can view our menu online by clicking on one of the links below.

To book a table its best to call us on  02392 210437. 
Or you can send a booking request on the form below. Please include as much detail as possible - date, time, number of people, any dietary requirements etc and we'll get back to you as soon as possible to confirm.
Please note tables and times are not guaranteed until confirmed.
Food severed Tuesday - Sunday 

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5 star ratingGreat landlord and food Had a great meal one evening here. Met the landlord and he was very friendly and welcoming. Would definitely recommend this place for a nice escape

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CartwheeLInn
8/31/2020

5 star ratingGreat food. Friendly staff Lovely food. Beautiful pub. Friendly staff. Popular place to eat so better book in advance. Recommend to also visit the brewery next door

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KathySYY
2/23/2019

5 star ratingCampervan Stopover Had a welcoming stopover in the camper van which we found on Brit stops. Couldn't have been more friendly to us. The pub itself was very nice too and historic. Although we didn't eat, from what we saw and smelt and going by the empty plates we would say it does pretty good food. Thank you for letting us stay and we hope to visit again soon.

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216neil
11/24/2018

5 star ratingSuperb lunch We had prebooked a table to enjoy a family meal. The food is freshly cooked and boy does it taste good! Altogether a lovely meal. Thank you, we look forward to visiting again soon!

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Patricia W
11/07/2018

5 star ratingEvening out with friends Great chef, fantastic mouth watering choices from start to finish, great selection of ales and pleasant staff to boot, couldn’t have asked for more

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Whittle_pete
4/19/2019

4 star ratingA good lunch at a historic pub with D-Day links The Golden Lion coped well with serving lunch on a busy Saturday when there were a number of weddings in the village church, and one wedding reception in the pub itself.

We managed to book, and service was surprisingly quick and friendly, given the very large number of wedding guests in the pub. A fine selection of beers on draught, and a pleasant atmosphere (with historic D-Day links, in a picturesque village). Plenty of parking in the pub car park or in the village high street. Leek, shiitake mushroom and ricotta tart (veggie option) was very good; fish and chips was well-presented, but “good” rather than “gourmet”. The main feature of the dessert menu is an excellent selection of ice creams and local cheeses. Yum.

Well recommended. Return visit likely!

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Ancientmariner01
8/18/2019

5 star ratingGreat gem!! Great food .Great service. Great venue. Great place to visit for food or just drinks 5 stars all day long!!!

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paulb1704
10/14/2018

5 star ratingPerfect environment We had a table booked for 5 but it looked like we were going to be 1 short. We ordered and as our food arrived, our missing number arrived; the staff didn't blink, took his order and it was on the table before we had finished; With everything freshly prepared it meant they must have made it a priority without any request by us. Being D-Day, the pub had a number of veterans in and they were wonderful. Great atmosphere too as the village was getting ready for the 40s weekend. Landlord came and introduced himself and made us very welcome.
Delicious food.

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Benelliman
6/06/2019

5 star ratingGreat meal Enjoyed great meal. Landlord great at his job, advising knowledgeably on drink selections, and a fantastic view on developing young peoples skills and experience in the industry.

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Mark F
9/30/2018

4 star ratingWW11 'Mess' for the forces pre D Day invasion. lovely small pub with huge historical atmosphere when one thinks who would have frequented it ll that time ago. e.g. Eisenhower and Churchill. great Trad ales.

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Jerry G
2/27/2020