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Lion of Vienna

156/158 Chorley New Road, Heaton
Bolton
BL1 4PE

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - 10.45 pm
TuesdayMidday - 10.45 pm
WednesdayMidday - 10.45 pm
ThursdayMidday - 10.45 pm
FridayMidday - 10.45 pm
SaturdayMidday - 10.45 pm
SundayMidday - 9.45 pm

Meal Times

12 - 6

Owner

Samuel Smith

About the Pub

An impressive detached pub in a part of town historically short on licensed premises. The pub is named in honour of Bolton Wanderers legendary striker Nat Lofthouse who earned the nickname Lion of Vienna for his diehard performance for England in a game in Austria in 1952. Inside, the large central bar splits the pub in two. The room at the front has real fires and plenty of quiet corners whilst the back room has a livelier atmosphere with two pool tables and a dart board. In summer it can be pleasant to sit outside on the picnic benches and take in the view of the red-bricked magnificence of the famous Bolton School across the road. The bar has the typical Sam Smiths range of drinks at more than reasonable prices and there is food available throughout the day.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Samuel Smith Old Brewery Bitter

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Lion of Vienna, Bolton

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available

Facilities

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking
  • Events Events

    Quiz on Sundays.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area

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Lion of Vienna

156/158 Chorley New Road, Heaton
Bolton
BL1 4PE

Sat Nav Reference

53.580376, -2.456156

Transport

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Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

575 576 (Bolton to Wigan via Horwich and Chorley New Road)

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