Please note, The Lion has now closed and will reopen as the Red Lion under new ownership. Time Out Food & Drink Editors, January 2017.
A mix of vintage furniture, dimmed lighting and candles make for a cosy atmosphere at this Stoke Newington boozer. Real ales on tap are London Pride, Deuchars IPA and Harvey's Sussex Best, while the lengthy cocktail list eschews the classics for more unusual concoctions. A bison martini mixes Zubrowka bison grass vodka with smooth crème de pêche and apple juice, while the fruity mango daiquiri is not short of a strong rum shot. There's a small menu that offers Argentinean-style barbecued food such as chivito, an Argentinean steak sandwich.
|Venue name:||The Lion||Contact:|
132 Stoke Newington Church St
|Opening hours:||4pm-midnight Mon-Thur, 4pm-2am Fri, noon-2am Sat, noon-11.30pm Sun|
|Transport:||Tube: Stoke Newington rail or bus 73, 393, 476|
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