grid reference TL 644 634
owner JD Wetherspoon
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- 9-12 (Sun)
regular real ales
GK Abbot, Sharp's Doombar
7 changing ales
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last updated 21/01/2020
Newmarket Golden Lion
previously known as: Golden Hotel
Real Ale is available here
44 High St, CB8 8LB
The Golden Lion is one of Wetherspoon's finest, a large bustling 18th century town pub, situated on the main high street. It has knowledgeable and efficient staff serving up to 7 real ales at any one time including up to 3 guest ales.
The pub's name is thought to have originated from King Henry I and is also known as the Lion of Justice. It's popular with the local horse racing community. Children are welcome until 9pm in the family area. Real cider also available.
Beer served through handpulls
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
Pub is accessible to disabled customers
Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)
Railway station about 0.6 mile away (see public transport tab for details)
Beer garden or other outside drinking area
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(1830 Pigots Directory supplied by Sandra Easom)