Whether you’re popping in after a long day of shopping at Bicester Village or looking for somewhere to celebrate that special occasion, The Lion at Wendlebury offers superb food and friendly service along with quality ales and fine wines in a traditional pub setting.
Located just 1 mile from Junction 9 of the M40, and only 2 miles from Bicester Village, The Lion has bags of character and warmth. The heart of the 18th-century stone building is delightfully charming, with a traditional bar featuring rugs on flagged floors, reclaimed oak beams, rustic stone walls, inglenook fireplaces (with wood-burners and blazing logs), plus mismatched vintage tables and chairs, books and unusual objets d’art.
Enjoy your visit to our spacious open-plan restaurant where the menu has been designed to suit the occasion. The restaurant has a bright, light and relaxing atmosphere that provides the perfect setting for you to enjoy your meal that’s lovingly made from fresh, local ingredients bursting with flavour and colour.
During the cold months, you can sit in the traditional pub area. It’s warm, welcoming and the perfect place to enjoy classic British dishes – next to a real fire, and characteristic country pub décor. And during the summer months, the sun-kissed terrace is the perfect place to soak up some sun rays while enjoying a lighter lunch or salad option.
Although open for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week, it’s advisable to book your table in advance to avoid any disappointment.
The pub area is warm, welcoming and full of countryside charm. It’s a place to sit back and relax with all of the comforts of your favourite local and more. The cosy bar area is at the heart of the inn and offers a range of drinks, from premium wines and spirits to local flavours on tap. It’s an ideal location to enjoy a selection of traditional meals, or a tipple after a day’s rambling, golfing, shooting or shopping.
More than just a place to sleep; enjoy utmost comfort and laid-back luxury in one of13 en-suite bedrooms located in a new build out-building. Each room oozes individual character and charm and is designed with a good night’s sleep in mind. There’s sink-in Feather & Black beds, statement wallpaper and premium fabrics combined with contemporary designs, neutral colour pallets and classic luxuries that make it perfect for long lie-ins.