Welcome to The Golden Lion in Ripon, a cosy traditional pub with great food, cask ales, real fires and a secret beer garden located just off the main market square.

A cosy traditional family run local pub with good food and a beer garden located in the heart of historic Ripon. The Golden Lion offers a  warm welcome for locals and visitors to beautiful Ripon alike situated a 5 minute walk from town centre car and coach parks.

The pub is now operated by experienced hospitality professionals Dan and Tracy Prince supported in the kitchen by their son Jack. In winter the real fires keep everyone cosy and in the summer visitors enjoy the sunshine in the pub’s secret beer garden. The pub has a range of events throughout the year, to keep up to date with events at the Golden Lion please follow our Facebook Page – click here

The Golden Lion welcomes cyclists and is able to provide safe storage for bicycles in our garden or yard whilst enjoying refreshments at the pub.

Great Pub Food

The Golden Lion offers freshly cooked traditional pub food using local suppliers and quality produce.  Click here to see our new menus.

Cask Ales

The pub serves 5 quality cask ales championing local and regional independent micro breweries, plus an interesting and innovative wine list selected by certified sommelier Jack Prince. The Golden Lion also serves a good range of quality spirits including premium gins and rums all served with quality mixers.

Beer Garden

The Golden Lion has a substantial enclosed city centre beer garden perfect for making the most of those sunshine summer days with good pub food and a great drink in a sunny beer garden.

Dog friendly Pub

The Golden Lion is a dog friendly pub and welcomes well behaved dogs in the bar and beer garden.

We look forward to welcoming you soon to the new Golden Lion

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