...where friends, family, and neighbours gather for a warm welcome, great company and delicious food and drink.

A traditional British country pub

At The White Lion Hankelow, our commitment to providing excellent service is central to all we do.

Whether you're joining us for a light lunch, celebrating a special occasion, or indulging in one of our infamous crowd-pleasing Sunday roasts, our warm and welcoming staff will ensure that your experience is not only memorable but also accompanied by top-notch service that will leave you feeling well taken care of and thoroughly satisfied.

We are dog-friendly environment, welcoming all four-legged friends to join their owners. With a wealth of walks available in the local Cheshire countryside to enjoy with Fido, we also offer water dishes and free tasty snacks to ensure that their visit is as enjoyable as yours!

a charming country pub

The pub has stood in the village for over 200 years, and after an incredible £1.5million investment, the beer is flowing once more.

A triumph of determined locals

Our story

A charming country pub, we pride ourselves here at The White Lion Hankelow on providing locally sourced, delicious hearty classics that are not only served to perfection - but also offer excellent value for money.

locally sourced, hearty classics


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You can enjoy a wide range of beer, wine and spirits (including an amazing array of whiskies!), which have been carefully selected to cater to all tastes and budgets. Enjoy the crisp, refreshing taste of local breweries, the rich flavours of our expertly selected wines, the warm embrace of a dram of fine whisky post-dinner, or our selection of popular spirits - all chosen with an emphasis on providing great flavour for excellent value.

from local brews to fine whisky


At The White Lion, we offer three cozy bedrooms for a truly relaxing stay. Our boutique rooms feature en suite bathrooms, eco-friendly toiletries, and hypoallergenic beds, ensuring your utmost comfort. For added convenience, we provide tea and coffee making facilities for that first morning brew, as well as delicious, classic breakfast options for you to enjoy. From exposed wooden beams to traditional furnishings, embrace the feeling of a cozy country home away from home during your visit with us.

exposed beams to traditional furnishings


Treat yourself, or surprise a loved one to our Dinner, Bed & Breakfast package, which includes a delicious two-course meal.

£150 per night


We host a variety of events at the pub. Enjoy the finest flavours at our wine tasting events, test your knowledge at our popular monthly pub quizzes, and kick-off your weekend in style with our regular live at the Lion live music sessions, featuring local bands and artists.

sip, quiz and groove with us!