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)

  • Common Grounds

    Magic Rock Brewing - Porter - Coffee, 5.4%
    Drank on Saturday 14 December 2019 at 15:15

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  • Dark Arts

    Magic Rock Brewing - Stout - English, 6%
    Drank on Saturday 14 December 2019 at 15:09

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  • Dancing Bier

    Magic Rock Brewing - Pilsner - German, 4.5%
    Drank on Saturday 14 December 2019 at 13:11

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  • Ringmaster

    Magic Rock Brewing - Pale Ale - American, 3.9%
    Drank on Saturday 14 December 2019 at 12:50

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  • Hat-Trick

    Magic Rock Brewing - English Bitter, 3.7%
    Drank on Saturday 14 December 2019 at 12:38

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  • Solar Seas

    Liquid Light Brew Co - Pale Ale - American, 5%
    Drank on Friday 13 December 2019 at 20:36

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  • The Governor

    Welbeck Abbey Brewery - IPA - Black / Cascadian Dark Ale, 5.5%
    Drank on Friday 13 December 2019 at 20:09

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  • Bass Premium Ale

    Bass Brewers - English Bitter, 4.4%
    Drank on Friday 13 December 2019 at 19:31

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  • Free Rolling

    Shiny Brewing - Pale Ale - American, 3.8%
    Drank on Thursday 12 December 2019 at 20:06

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  • Storming the Emperor's Castle

    Castle Rock Brewery - Stout - Imperial / Double, 12.5%
    Drank on Wednesday 11 December 2019 at 21:19

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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 15 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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  • Welcome To The Jazz Club at The Lion at Basford

    Sunday 15 December 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 16 December 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 18 December 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 22 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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