The Golden Lion

The Golden Lion

Pubs and Bars with Restaurants

0.5 miles
High Street, Southwick, PO17 6EB
At this charming village pub in the heart of Southwick drinking and dining take equal priority. Listed in CAMRA's Good Beer Guide, The Golden Lion offers a superb selection of beverages, including perfectly kept beers. The cuisine, on the other hand, makes great use of local ingredients and is evidence of a team striving for excellence in the kitchen.

The interior is immaculately clean, with a pleasing mix of stripped wooden flooring, exposed beams, cosy nooks and comfortable seating - the most relaxed of settings for informal dining. I started with smoked haddock fishcakes - fluffy with a crunchy coating and set off very nicely by the accompanying aioli - while my partner opted for tender and flavoursome seared sirloin with blue cheese sauce and a caramelised crust, declaring it to be simply delicious. My main of chicken roulade had a gorgeous spinach and wild mushroom filling, and the Cornish sea bass was expertly cooked, with crispy skin covering a melt-in-the-mouth fillet. Attentive, friendly service really made our night and it was clear a lot of thought had gone into creating a memorable dining experience.

We finished with the five local cheeses we'd been advised to order earlier on - a deliciously indulgent end to a fantastic evening
+2The Golden Lion
Open: Mon-Fri noon-3pm, 5.30pm-11pm; Sat noonmidnight; Sun noon-7pm

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