Nestled in the picturesque Warwickshire village of Harborough Magna near Rugby, The Old Lion offers a fresh take on the classic country pub.

TripAdvisor“This could be our new favourite local place to eat!”
TripAdvisor"Consistently Excellent"
TripAdvisor"Great food on two recent visits"
TripAdvisor"Fab Sunday Lunch"
TripAdvisor"Best country pub in the area"
TripAdvisor"Fantastic night out at the Old Lion..."
TripAdvisor"Amazing hospitality and nothing is too much trouble"
TripAdvisor "Brilliant pub, excellent food, excellent service, great value for money"
TripAdvisor"A highly recommended country pub"
TripAdvisor"Lovely pub with awesome food"
TripAdvisor"Fantastic little place"
TripAdvisor"The most AMAZING food and service"
TripAdvisorGreat service, great food, what Sundays are made for"
TripAdvisor"Even better than last time"
TripAdvisor"Quality Food"
TripAdvisor"Wonderful pub meals"
TripAdvisor"Very impressed"
TripAdvisor"Great meal, relaxed, homely ambience, attentive staff"
TripAdvisor"A cut above"

Proper chefs. Fresh ingredients. Tasty results.

When it comes to food, everything at The Old Lion is made from scratch using the best ingredients. All our food is locally sourced where possible and freshly prepared on site. Alongside the main menu you will find daily chefs specials, amazing roasts on Sundays and a tasty lunch menu served on weekdays.


Service times

Monday – Closed
Tuesday – Friday: 12 noon – 2:30pm & 5:30pm – 9pm
Saturday: 12 noon – 9pm
Sunday: 12 noon – 5pm

The Kitchen Team

Eddie Dalton

Eddie Dalton

Head Chef

Eddie has over 20 years experience in gastro pubs and restaurants with a number of well known places under his belt such as Turners (1 Michelin Star) and The Bucklemaker (rated in the good food guide). He knows what works in a demanding busy kitchen and ensures high quality food is balanced with the relaxed atmosphere of the pub.


Online Booking:

Please fill in the form below to book online. Alternatively you can give us a call on 01788 833238.

As all our food is made fresh each day and cooked to order we require a pre-order for tables of 8 or more. Please call us direct to book for a large group.

An optional 10% service charge will be added to tables of 10 or more.

Private Functions

We’re experienced in hosting corporate events, weddings, christenings and all kinds of celebrations and family gatherings. From catering to decor and layout, we work with you to create the perfect atmosphere.

If you would like to enquire about booking The Old Lion for a private function please email or call 01788 833238.

Get in touch

The Old Lion

Pailton Road
Harborough Magna
Near Rugby
CV23 0HQ

01788 833238

Carpark: 30+ spaces

Dogs: Well behaved dogs are very welcome in the bar area.

Gift vouchers are available from the bar.

Food Served:

Tue – Fri:    12 noon – 2:30pm / 5:30pm – 9pm

Saturday:     12 noon – 9pm

Sunday:        12 noon – 5pm