Restaurant Evaluate: Pink Lion, Hellidon, Northamptonshire

The Pink Lion pub/restaurant with rooms is a quaint low rise stone-built pub surrounded by the picturesque village of Hellidon, Northamptonshire. It’s the sister to The Fort at with rooms and each to the Free Spirit Pub group.

It has seven bedrooms, and although we didn’t keep the night time, we did get to dine there.


Percy the dog

Percy the resident canine

As we entered The Pink Lion we had been greeted with a tremendously heat welcome by the employees and a greeting with a tentative sniff and eye-up from their resident canine, Percy. Apparently, this cute pooch got here with the constructing.

General the spacious restaurant although conventional in some methods – there’s a pretty log fireplace, it’s as shiny and convivial because the service – an enormous shout out to Jorg whose comedic banter was extremely entertaining.


Meals & Drink

The menu is fascinating and to kick off we opted for duck muffins – balls of soppy shredded duck in sticky, candy soya sauce and stuffed mushroom. Each went down very effectively.

For mains, we had a hand pressed burger with fabulously executed fats chips and hen schnitzel and garlic butter served with fries. Each had been gloriously flavoursome. The cheesecake got here extremely really helpful and we shared the large slab that arrived between two of us.

Wines are plentiful – we selected a South African shiraz – Tall Horse- for its enjoyable fruity flavours. There are additionally cocktails, and domestically brewed ales too similar to Hook Norton finest bitter and Cotswald Pale. You may take a look at their menus right here 

Verdict: The Pink Lion gives a tasty night time out utilizing domestically sourced substances. If you’re within the space, make this your pit cease.


Deal with: The Pink Lion, Stockwell Ln, Hellidon, Daventry, NN11 6LG


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