The Lion - Dog Friendly Hotel in Malpas, Cheshire

The Lion

1 Old Hall St
SY14 8NE
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  • Dog friendly inn in Malpas, Cheshire
  • 16 fabulous new rooms
  • A quintessentially British Inn
  • Fine food,great drinks & luxury bedrooms
  • In a beautifully peaceful village
  • Warm welcome from the proud team

The Lion - Dog Friendly Inn in Malpas, Cheshire

Nestled away in the south west tip of Cheshire, a stone’s throw from the borders with Shropshire and Wales – Malpas is a beautifully peaceful and historic village. The Lion has been a central part of Malpas village life for over three centuries.

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In 2018, Si and Chrissy Lees Jones bought the Red Lion in Malpas and in conjunction with local operator Woody Barlow set about creating a fabulous home from home pub experience. With meticulous planning, work begun to modernise the existing pub and add 16 stunning new bedrooms as well as a beautiful, self-containing event space, the Brereton Suite. The Lion was officially re-opened in September 2020 to begin the next chapter of its long and illustrious history.

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Inside you’ll find oak beams, stunning candelabra and authentically comfortable furniture. Warmed by log fires with nooks and crannies to explore, the Lion has been lovingly restored for a great British pub experience.

Operated by the team at Bear Inns, you are sure to receive a warm welcome from the proud team at the Lion. You will find a range of beautifully cooked dishes at lunchtime and in the evening. We strive to use the very best local ingredients. Our menus change frequently but we always retain a blend of those comforting pub classics as well as more eclectic dishes.

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The bar boasts 4 fine cask ales (supporting local breweries such as the award-winning Weetwood Ales, craft lagers, cider and an array of bottled drinks from around the world. A short but well considered wine list (selected by leading wine expert, Jon from Define Wine) will compliment any of our seasonal dishes. An artisan gin list and a fine selection of malt whisky complete the line up to offer you an experience for all occasions.

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