Photo of Golden Lion

grid reference TL 644 634

owner JD Wetherspoon

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opening hours:

(Times last updated 01/06/2009)

regular real ales

GK Abbot, Sharp's Doombar

guest beers

7 changing ales

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Local licensing authority for Newmarket is West Suffolk

CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.

last updated 21/01/2020

Newmarket Golden Lion

previously known as: Golden Hotel

Real Ale sold

Real Ale is available here

44 High St, CB8 8LB

01638 672040

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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 Beer served through handpulls

Lunchtime meals (not just snacks) Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)

Evening meals Evening meals

dogs-welcome Dog friendly

children-welcome Family friendly

Pub is accessible to disabled customers Pub is accessible to disabled customers

Bus stop Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)

station 0.6 mile away Railway station about 0.6 mile away (see public transport tab for details)

free WiFi Free WiFi

parking parking

Beer garden or other outside drinking area 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)