The Lion Bar & Kitchen Roars Into the City

LONDON, September 12, 2016

Well known City pub The White Horse re-opened as The Lion on Tuesday, 6th September, following a full refurbishment.

Situated on Houndsditch, between Liverpool Street and Aldgate, the one time O’Neill’s site has been extensively re-modelled to incorporate a marble drawer-fronted bar, reclaimed wooden floors and vintage leather seating to create a contemporary feel that nevertheless harks back to the golden age of Victorian pubs.

Operated by Nice Bars Limited, the new venue will serve a regularly-rotating range of craft beers, real ales, wines and cocktails, and will open with an extensive list of British and international gins alongside Scottish, Irish and Japanese whiskies. The food menu will showcase the highest quality, seasonal British food together with a selection of hand-stretched stone-baked pizzas and lighter dishes.

Nice Bars founder Tesh Patel said: “We’re delighted to be opening The Lion and further developing our portfolio of City pubs. We’re going to have some fantastic beers on tap, as well as the best bar food in the area. We hope our customers like the new offer.”

The Lion opened on Tuesday 6 September 2016 with an opening discount of 50% off all food until Tuesday 20 September.