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The Lion Hotel

Welshpool, Powys

Award-winning art hotel and restaurant, in the charming village of Berriew, mid Wales, the Lion has been transformed by Michael Davis and Andrew Logan’s artistic vision.

An elegant, relaxed establishment that offers fine dining, using locally sourced ingredients, a well-appointed bar and lounge alongside overnight stays in comfortable, art-themed hotel rooms.

The pub fare includes smoked mackerel and horseradish pate with toasted ciabatta and pickled cucumber as well as roasted hake with mash, green beans, garlic buttle and pickled cockle sauce with crispy Parma ham.

To finish this sumptuous meal, diners can choose from lime cheesecake with chocolate ice cream and knickerbocker glory with chocolate and vanilla ice cream, brownie chunks, raspberry compote and Chantilly cream.

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