The Old Black Lion Hotel & Restaurant

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The Old Black Lion Hotel & Restaurant

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“Ye Birds, that singing up to Heaven-gate ascend, bear on your wings and in your notes his praise.” J. Milton.

Expect a Heavenly welcome at the award-winning The Old Black Lion, which sits in the historical market town of Hay-On-Wye, in Powys, Wales. Grade II Listed, this 17th century Inn possesses an ancient beauty that perfectly combines the past, with modern day comfort. Stylish and traditional, the Old Black Lion can be traced back as far as the 13th century, and makes an ideal location for those looking for an adventure outdoors, alongside a cosy and inviting place to eat, drink and stay. Sympathetically refurbished to reflect the age and past history of the inn itself, owners Gill & James Walton welcome guests with open arms to choose from 10, well-appointed, en-suite rooms, which blend authentic flourishes with ultra modern luxuries.


For a true taste of Heaven, The Old Black Lion has a plethora of awards, which include the much sought after AA Rosettes. Serving scrumptious, home-made food to diners, from its divine position in the market town of Hay-On-Wye, Powys. The 17th century The Old Black Lion, has its own delightful rustic heritage and charm, offering visitors a unique experience, where the past and the present combine together to create a perfect place to sit back, unwind and enjoy some fab food and top notch drink. Choose from the elegant restaurant, bustling bar or the laidback Lion’s Den, and enjoy appetising, locally sourced ingredients, cooked to perfection by Head Chef Mark Turton, and his extremely talented team in the kitchen.

- Top 100 Review
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Contact Us

26 Lion Street ,
Hay-on-Wye, Monmouthshire , HR3 5AD





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The Old Black Lion, Lion Street, Hay-on-Wye, Hereford, UK

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