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Sunday Spring Garden

A classic, country pub

with boutique bedrooms near Bicester

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MUSSELS White wine & garlic cream, toasted sourdough

Eat & Drink

The Lion is home to the finest British fare for miles around. Our menu is packed full of fresh, seasonal dishes created using a fine blend of locally sourced ingredients and our culinary expertise.

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Do you have a special event on the horizon and hunting for help to host it? You’ve come to the right place. Our abode is the perfect venue infamous for throwing the best functions and celebrations near Bicester.

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Settle into our exquisite modern rooms, not only for the most enjoyable stay in Bicester but also for an experience that will make you want to come back again and again.

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Events & Entertainment

Thirsty Thursday

Thirsty Thursday

Enjoy 25% off on bottles of Prosecco, South African sparkling wine, English sparkling wine, and Laurent-Perrier Champagne.

BBQ at The Lion

Sizzling Summer

Second Friday of every month.  Our chefs are grilling up a feast this summer in our sun-trap pub garden! Make an occasion of it and join us with friends or family for drinks and a BBQ at The Lion.  

Live Music

Live Music

Last Friday of every month. Dance the night away with live music at The Lion this summer.

1kg porterhouse steak to share, garnished with truffle butter, half roasted garlic, rocket & balsamic pearls. Served with chunky chips.

Steak & Wine for Two

Bring a loved one and enjoy a Carafe of House Wine & two steak frites. Monday to Thursday. £50 for two.

Quiz Night

Quiz Night

Second Thursday of every month. Enjoy a refreshing beverage while putting your knowledge to the test at our monthly quiz nights this summer.

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Private Events at The Lion

Overflowing with quintessential Oxfordshire elegance, The Lion serves as a charming venue ideal for hosting exclusive private events. Delve into our array of event spaces and find the ideal setting for your special occasion.

Unique Private Spaces
360° walkthroughs
Exceptional set menus
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Celebrate Summer at The Lion

Our charming Oxfordshire pub and restaurant is the best place to be this summer.

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Oxfordshire Comforts & Decadent Dishes

Our cosy and charming inn in Bicester welcomes you with a menu featuring flavourful dishes made from local produce, catering to a variety of tastes.

GRILLED FLATBREAD Marinated chicken Beetroot hummus, cous cous, greek yogurt, mixed leaf salad, pomegranate seeds


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all Seasons

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Really Lovely place

Room was beautiful and comfortable. The pub and restaurant are stunning in a gorgeous little village. Food was top notch. The staff were so polite and helpful and the manager went above and beyond to make our stay perfect. Would strongly recommend this place.