The Lion at Basford

Situated right next door to Black Iris Brewery, The Lion is a haven for cask ale, craft beer, live music and great food...

Playing host to four live music events per week and with an extensive food menu filled with burgers and other lighter bites, including plenty of vegan and gluten-free items, The Lion has become a staple in the local pub scene. They recently opened a new beer garden and patio, so it can accommodate even more people in the summer.

With eleven real ale pumps dominating the bartop, five craft taps, ten traditional ciders and over forty beers in the fridge, The Lion truly has something for everyone.

Recently sampled (via Untappd)

  • Insatiable Circumstance

    Wilde Child - Porter - Coffee, 5.1%
    Drank on Friday 22 November 2019 at 19:49

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  • Chocolate & Vanilla Stout

    Titanic Brewery - Stout - Milk / Sweet, 4.5%
    Drank on Thursday 21 November 2019 at 18:00

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  • Dog Dancer

    Gwynt y Ddraig - Cider - Traditional, 6.5%
    Drank on Thursday 21 November 2019 at 17:06

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  • Absolute Impeachment

    Wilde Child - IPA - International, 5%
    Drank on Sunday 17 November 2019 at 18:46

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  • Teammates

    Beermats Brewing Co - Pale Ale - English, 3.9%
    Drank on Saturday 16 November 2019 at 14:27

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  • Crooked Paths

    Pentrich Brewing Co. - Pale Ale - American, 4.3%
    Drank on Saturday 16 November 2019 at 14:07

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  • Peaches En Regalia

    Liquid Light Brew Co - Witbier, 5.3%
    Drank on Friday 15 November 2019 at 20:03

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  • Python IPA

    Little Valley Brewery - IPA - English, 6%
    Drank on Friday 15 November 2019 at 19:50

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  • Barbarella

    Vibrant Forest Brewery - IPA - American, 6.2%
    Drank on Friday 15 November 2019 at 19:34

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The Lion at Basford
44 Mosley St
Nottingham
NG7 7FQ
Sunday 12:00 - 23:00
Monday 12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday 12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday 12:00 - 23:00
Thursday 12:00 - 23:00
Friday 12:00 - 00:00
Saturday 12:00 - 00:00

Upcoming events

  • Music Quiz and Sticky 13s at The Lion at Basford

    Sunday 24 November 2019

    Come on down, for the nights Music Quiz with Shaun Whitehead from 8:30 pm for your chance to win drinks and more. Do you dare to test your knowledge of popular music from 1970 to present day? Sandwiching either side of the quiz they have sticky 13s where the cashpot rises each week.

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  • Welcome To The Jazz Club at The Lion at Basford

    Sunday 24 November 2019 13:30 - 15:30

    The Lion at Basford's Sunday afternoon Jazz Club is one of Nottingham's most famous jazz clubs. For over fifteen years Sunday afternoon has welcomed full to bursting audiences who come to experience the greatest names in local jazz – from the early days of Shipstone Street Jazz Orchestra and Ben Martin to today’s top local names, Esmond Selwyn, Dave Leithead and Ed Marchewicz.

    With music ranging from fun, boogie-woogie and jive, to classy vocalists exploring the Great American songbook, there is music to suit every taste. So, for families looking a special celebratory meal, or an addition to a Cultural weekend, or for parents who simply want to introduce their children to jazz, the Sunday Jazz Lunch us the perfect setting. Food served 12noon - 7pm.

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  • Backgammon at The Lion at Basford

    Monday 25 November 2019 20:30

    Every Monday The Lion At Basford hosts a Backgammon night from 8.30pm Everyone welcome

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  • General Knowledge Quiz and Open the Box at The Lion at Basford

    Wednesday 27 November 2019 20:30

    Join quizmaster Shaun Whitehead for this Oakham Ales sponsored quiz. It kicks off at 8:30 pm and the top prize is £50 cash. Entry is £1 per person. 

    Straight after the quiz they have the Open the Box game where the jackpot rises each week. Quiz you later.


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  • Music Quiz and Sticky 13s at The Lion at Basford

    Sunday 01 December 2019

    Come on down, for the nights Music Quiz with Shaun Whitehead from 8:30 pm for your chance to win drinks and more. Do you dare to test your knowledge of popular music from 1970 to present day? Sandwiching either side of the quiz they have sticky 13s where the cashpot rises each week.

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