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Hero of Aliwal

(formerly White Lion)

1 Briggate E Street

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Premises Status

This pub is permanently closed. Expected to become a veterinary surgery.

About the Pub

Formerly the White Lion and became the Hero in the 1950s, named after Sir Harry Smith, a Whittlesey-born soldier who led the British to victory in the Battle of Aliwal, in the Punjab. The pub comprises a bar with pool table and separate lounge/restaurant. Chinese chef serves up both Chinese and traditional English foods. Ales usually sold in bottles only, but a mini beer festival is held during Straw Bear weekend in early January. Closed on Sundays. May 2015 - reported as only being open at weekends.

Historic Interest

Named after local hero Sir Harry Smith who fought in the Punjab.

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Hero of Aliwal

1 Briggate E Street

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52.554264, -0.13243

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Hero Of Aliwal, Whittlesey, 2000

Permanently Closed

Hero of Aliwal

1 Briggate E Street

Pub Features

  • No Real Ale
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Garden
  • Parking
  • Accommodation
  • Function Room
  • Restaurant Area
  • Separate Bar
  • Sports TV
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes

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