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Golden Lion

(formerly Lion at Settle)

Duke Street
Settle
BD24 9DU

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Opening Times

Monday10.00 am - 11.00 pm or later
Tuesday10.00 am - 11.00 pm or later
Wednesday10.00 am - 11.00 pm or later
Thursday10.00 am - 11.00 pm or later
Friday10.00 am - 11.00 pm or later
Saturday10.00 am - 11.00 pm or later
Sunday10.00 am - 11.00 pm or later

Meal Times

12 - 9 Mon - Thu
12 - 9.30 Fri & Sat
12 - 9 Sun

Owner

Thwaites

About the Pub

Built in the mid 1600s, this old coaching inn in the centre of town has two high-ceilinged, well-decorated rooms for drinking. The main bar features wood panelling, a grand staircase and a huge fireplace adapted for the wood-burning stove. The Lion's Den, accessed from the main bar area via a double door or via the old 'dwarf door' (dated 1671) off the street, is comfortable and pleasantly decorated with wooden flooring and dark wood-panelling to waist height. The spacious dining area to the right of the bar, refurbished in January 2018, is bright and colourful. Outside seating is available in the yard to the side and rear of the pub. The Lion is friendly and popular with both locals and visitors alike. The 14 letting rooms, all dog-friendly, are all in the main building. There is a folk jam session on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month. Coffee and cakes available. Breakfast available 8 a.m. to 10. There is level access through main door and to the toilets (not disabled) with a ramp to the outdoor drinking area. The bar may stay open later if the pub is busy, but access into the building from outside after 11 is for residents only. The current front of the pub used to be the rear before the pub was completely re-modelled when the turnpike to Skipton was built and Duke Street became the main road. The original entrance was onto Main Street which also provided access to the stables and the like. Look closely at the section of the frontage containing the dwarf door - it looks very like a back wall.

Regular Beers

This pub serves 5 regular beers.

  • Lancaster Bomber
  • Thwaites --seasonal--
  • Thwaites Nutty Black
  • Thwaites Original
  • Wainwright

Changing Beers

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Dark Horse --varies--
  • Kirkby Lonsdale --varies--
  • Settle --varies--
  • The pub's range of changing beers regularly includes the following rare beer styles:

    • Mild

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Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    30p off a pint, no discount on half-pint.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited

Facilities

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

    Courtyard under archway at the side of the pub.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    Towels and water by the main entrance.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Accommodation Accommodation
  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Dominoes, cards, chess, board games.

  • LiveMusic Live Music
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Golden Lion

Duke Street
Settle
BD24 9DU

Sat Nav Reference

54.068114, -2.277087

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (200m)

NYCC: 11 (Mon-Sat daytime only); Kirkby Lonsdale Coaches: 580/581 (Mon-Sat daytime only), 881 (Summer Sunday only)

Nearby Station (400m)

Settle

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