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Inns in Hay-on-Wye

Old Black Lion
Lion Street

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The Old Black Lion is a l7th Century Coaching Inn situated in the centre of Hay on Wye, the worlds largest second hand book centre. Also surrounded by spectacular countryside & views. Walkers are frequent visitors to be town, but there are other activities such as canoeing, fishing, pony trecking etc.

The Inn has an award winning restaurant which is also open to non-residents. There is also a less formal bar where you can dine with log burning stove in the Winter or a delightful patio garden in the Summer.

All ten bedrooms have been individually designed to a very high stndard and whether you are staying the night or just coming to dinner, you can be sure of a friendly welcome.


Ratings/Awards: AA 4 Star Inn
Number of Rooms: 10
Number Ensuite: 9

Price per Person

Double: From £45
Twin: From £45
Single: From £45
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Credit Cards Accepted
Evening Meal Provided
Special Diets Catered For
Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
No Smoking Rooms
Open All Year
Building of Historic Interest
TV in Rooms

Sample Menu:

Home-baked Bread and Olives 5.95

Soup of the Day with Fresh-baked Bread (V) 4.95 Beetroots, Goats Curd and Walnuts 6.95 Buttermilk-fried Chicken Wings 6.75 Pickled Mackerel with Mixed Leaves and Toast 6.50 Ham Hock Terrine & Piccalilli 6.50 Locally Smoked Salmon, Grilled Asparagus, Rocket & Red Pepper Jam 7.50

Gressingham Duck Breast, Celeriac Puree, Roast Vegetables, Blood Orange & Star Anise Sauce 19.95 Fillet of Monk Fish wrapped in Parma Ham, Red Pesto Crushed Potatoes, Mixed Salad 20.50 Supreme of Chicken, Roasted Beetroot, Broccoli, Red Cabbage and Harissa 15.50 Abbacchio, Pulled Lamb, Caponata 17.50 Sirloin Steak, Roast Tomato, Roasted Onion, Rocket, Mustard Dressing, Triple-cooked Chips 24.50 Venison Chilli, Goat’s Curd, Rice & Triple-cooked Chips 15.95 Goat’s Cheese Tart, Mixed Leaves, New Potatoes (V) 12.50

New Potatoes. Triple-cooked Chips. Home-baked Bread 2.75 Seasonal Vegetables 3.75 Mixed Salad. Rocket and Pecorino 3.95
If you require information regarding the presence of allergens in any of our food or drink, please ask your server who will be happy to provide this. Whilst a dish may not contain a specific allergen, due to the wide range of ingredients used in our kitchen, foods may be prepared in the presence of ingredients which do contain allergens.
Everything is freshly cooked and some main courses may take up to 30 minutes to serve. If you are time limited, please check with your server. 13/04/2015

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