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 White Lion, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire


White Lion
High St
Great Missenden
HP16 0AL

Tel: 01494 863696
See Map

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Music sounded like seventies porno film
went in sunday and it was ok food tasty but not much choice. would go again if they turn that awful 70's background music.
Monday, July 16, 2012
Rating: rosettes

Ron Tucker
Sevice very good,attentive & friendly. Food very good but small portions. Some items considered a little pricy. Nice ambience.
Would certainly go here again.
Sunday, September 18, 2011
Rating: rosettes

Good News!
Looking forward to supporting a welcome addition to the Village :)
Monday, October 12, 2009
Rating: No rosettes

Ian Rogers
Absolutely right
The new owner is right. I went there with my wife and a friend and the tapas is excellent, wine good and not too expensive, hospitality brilliant and a lovely atmosphere. Perfect for the girls. Will definitely go again
Friday, September 25, 2009
Rating: rosettes

Paul Fullagar
New Owner
The White Lion has been totally refurbished under new ownership and is now a fabulous wine bar / tapas restaurant.
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Rating: rosettes

Rita Chambers
I wish I had read this website before
The old and grey cockney landlord came down after we had had our meals. He heard me tell the waitress that the steak was slightly overdone. This must have upset him as he then decided to give his opinion on my comment. He informed me I shouldn't be worried about the overdone steak, I should be wondering about the special sauce of his own he had used on my meal. My son was very restrained and we left the pub with me in tears and him laughing. I don't understand why anyone would be so mean.
Wednesday, November 29, 2006
Rating: No rosettes

S. Rost
A lovely meal and served by a hospitable waitress. I had my usual belly pork for main, a favourite of mine and it was excellent as usual. Being from Great Missenden with only 3 main pubs on the main high street I am now limited to 2. This is because I refuse to go back to the White Lion for one simple reason - The rude and unhospitable landlord. His unprevoked verbal attack on my elderly mother and myself was upsetting to say the least. I did note, however, that he waited until I had paid the bill before becoming rude. He is obviously not short of customers or is not concerned with further repeat business or his local clientele. I had heard of his reputation from the other restaurants and pubs in the local area but decided to reserve judgement for myself - Silly me!
Tuesday, May 23, 2006
Rating: No rosettes

Food - ok, service - abhorrent
The review I have submitted below with 5 rossettes was a mistake but the website doesn't allow you to put a minus figure, unfortunatly.
Tuesday, May 16, 2006
Rating: No rosettes

Food - ok, service - abhorrent
What more can I say?

A nice evening with good company ruined by a Landlord who acted as though he would rather be doing anything else than the job he was paid to do, possibly the most unproffesional and rude man I have ever met, and I've met a lot of men.

Tuesday, May 16, 2006
Rating: rosettes

I found the food in this pub to be the best feature. Everything else was severely sub-standard - including the landlord who makes Basil Fawlty look like a gentleman. He posesses the social skills of a chimp.
Tuesday, May 16, 2006
Rating: No rosettes

Michael Skywalker
Never Again
I can safely say that was one of the worst evening i have spent. Good food ruined by rude landlord. I do wish I had gone down the road
Tuesday, May 16, 2006
Rating: No rosettes

Good food, Bad Landlord
Food was superb but even that is not enough for me to go back and put up with a landlord who could obviously do with attending a Customer Service course or an Anger management group. Never have I experienced someone in the trade who is so arrogant and rude. He personally made the whole experience a bitter disappointment. Horrible man.
Tuesday, May 16, 2006
Rating: No rosettes

Mrs Barnes
1 Star
Food and wine was good, but evening ruined by the poor service, and rudeness of trhe staff.
Tuesday, May 16, 2006
Rating: rosettes

good food, bad atmosphere
Food was delicious and the service was excellent, beware of the obnoxious landlord and toffy-nosed clientele
Friday, July 15, 2005
Rating: rosettes

Robert Wright
Restaurant with excellent food and bar
The restaurant has a excellent menu which is served with a well chosen wine list. The staff are without doubt excellent, never short of a smile and unerringly helpful. The price is not cheap but for that service alone it is worth the money.
Thursday, July 8, 2004
Rating: No rosettes

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White Lion
High St
Great Missenden
HP16 0AL

Tel: 01494 863696
See Map


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