Black Lion

Main Menu


To allow us to maintain the very best quality, our food is sourced locally and prepared & cooked to order. A few dishes can be chosen as a Starter or Main Course size and are priced accordingly. Please inform us beforehand if there are any special dietary requirements


Chefs freshly prepared soup, granary bread 6.25 (Vn)

Grilled Goat’s Cheese

On a baked croute with seasonal leaves bound in herb dressing 7.95 V

Wild Mushroom Pastry

Wild mushrooms and onions cooked in a Madeira sauce topped with puff pastry V (Vegan or GF option possible) 7.95

Chicken Liver Parfait

Smooth, rich home-made pate with crispbread and chutney 7.95

Garlic Bread


Cheesy Garlic Bread

4.75 V

Main Dishes

Traditional Roast Turkey

Stuffing, pigs in blankets, roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables and gravy 16.95

Vegetable Wellington

Butternut squash, Tarporley blue cheese, lentils and mushrooms 16.95 with tomato coulis, new potatoes and green vegetables V (Vegan option possible)

Grilled Haddock Fillet

On a bed of gratin potatoes with tenderstem broccoli and saffron sauce 17.25

Venison Stew

Cooked in a Port Wine sauce served with red cabbage, fondant potato and curly kale 17.50

Hot Pie of the Day

Sourced from our local Bakery, Hulse’s, Worleston – peas, chips and gravy 13.95

Steak burger

Grilled steak-burger, melted cheese, burger relish, onion rings, fries 14.95

Seared Rump Steak

Grilled tomato, mushroom, onion rings, chunky chips 19.95

Salmon & Dill Fishcake

Deep fried fish cake, salad, fries, tartare sauce 8.00 / 15.95

Vegetable Curry

Squash, Sweet potato and bean curry with pilaf rice and mini naan 15.95 V

Mixed Salad


Chunky Chips




Onion Rings


Mixed Green Vegetables

4.50 Vn


Christmas Pudding

Coated with a rich brandy sauce 7.95 V

Dark Chocolate & Salted Caramel Tart

Served with Salted Caramel Ice-cream 7.95 V

Home-Made bread & butter pudding

Served with creamy custard 7.95 V

Ice Creams

Madagascan vanilla, Salted caramel, Chocolate chunk, Raspberry Sorbet 2.50 per scoop V


Selection of British Farmhouse cheeses with home-made chutney, celery and biscuits 9.25 V

Coffee and Tea

Coffee and Tea

Freshly brewed cafetiere of coffee or pot of tea 2.50


We source as much produce as we can locally; it is delivered daily and cooked to order

We source as much produce as we can locally; it is delivered daily and cooked to order

V – Dishes suitable for vegetarians,   Vn – Dishes suitable for vegans

Certain dishes can be adapted for vegans, denoted by (Vn), please let a member of staff know 

Food served: Lunch: Thurs – Sat 12.00 – 2.30pm   Dinner: Thurs – Sat 6.00 – 9.00pm

Sunday Roasts at The Lion, 12.00 – 4.30 pm – Join us on a Sunday for your perfect Family Roast

If you have a booking, we will hold the table for 15 minutes before re-letting it, unless you have notified us of a late arrival.

Parents, please be aware that all children must be over the age of 12, we do not allow children under this age.

To make an enquiry or booking, please call us on 01270 628711 or email at


Dishes are freshly prepared in a small kitchen that handle allergens. For this reason, we CANNOT GUARANTEE the absence of any allergens in any of our dishes. Customers with life-threatening allergies and intolerances must take this significant risk into consideration before choosing to dine with us.       

Please speak to the Manager before you order.

Book a Table

Monday – Thursday: 5pm – 11pm
Friday – Saturday: 12pm – 11pm
Sunday: 12pm – 9pm
To make an enquiry or booking, please call us on 01270 628711 or email at