The Black Lion


This Kilburn gastro pub is split into two halves, one being a bar and the other a restaurant. On the menu you'll find a mixture of mediterranean and traditional English dishes. The building is well-preserved and features a Grade II listed ceiling that's beautifully decorated with carved wood, gold paint and chandeliers.

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Typical meal price: From £25.00 (USD30.58) per diner

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The Black Lion

274 Kilburn High Road
Public transport:
Brondesbury, National Railway
Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 40 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Black Lion

5.0 out of 5 18 June 2016
by Rozwana H.

Best Sunday Roast in NW London!!

I know it's a big statement but when you have had one to many awful tasteless roasts in your lifetime you tend to appreciate finding a place that can get it so right.

This is it, once you can get past the dark, overcrowded front area of the pub and walk a little further into the venue there is a bright area that can be reserved.

They also have a beer...more

4.0 out of 5 16 November 2015
by Linzi M.

The Black Lion is like a welcoming beacon in the darkness that is Kilburn High Road. This place is a wasteland for food and drink, we were walking along for ages trying to find a decent pub that we could go into for dinner and eventually this place shone out of the rain!

It's quite a large space with a separate bar and dining room. We grabbed a big squashy couch and settled in with drinks to...more

4.0 out of 5 8 September 2015
by Eric E.

I was here one evening for drinks with three friends who live in the Kilburn area. We had a few things from the bar menu, but the real star were the cocktail specials. Two of us had the fire place sour. As a Texan and lover of all things spicy, there was just the right amount of bite to the drink. Two others had the blueberry & elder flower rocks which they definitely enjoyed.

There was a...more

4.0 out of 5 25 January 2015
by Carrie B.

I like this place. I really do. But it's very loud and gets very crowded - which is a testament to how much other people like it, I know. It just seems the waitstaff isn't always properly equipped to deal with it.

I came here last night for dinner. We had reserved a table and were sat in the back, which is the restaurant section. Very glad that we did, as the bar area (where you can also...more

4.0 out of 5 21 August 2014
by Meike B.

The most beautiful pub in one of London ugliest High Roads. It has been a while since I had any food here but I still remember the size of those fish'n'chips ... As I'm more of a wine drinker than beer aficionado, I can only comment on the former. Fairly impressive list with only the most important 250ml optioned listed next to the price for a whole bottle - £7 for a glass of wine really is...more

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