From soup and a sandwich for the hungry rambler to a complete relaxed dining experience, we have a menu for you.

Dine by the fire, snack by the river or nibble in the snug, you’ll find the perfect place to enjoy.



Our food incorporates the best ingredients the Yorkshire Dales has to offer.

Working closely with local farmers our dedicated team tailor every aspect of our menu from breakfast to dinner to include as much produce that Upper Wharfedale provides.


(Served on a rustic ciabatta with hand-cut chips & dressed leaves)
Jackson’s of Cracoe sausages and sautéed onions. £9
Blue cheese rarebit. £9
Bacon, brie and cranberry. £9
North Atlantic prawn and Marie Rose sauce. £9

Ultimate Sandwiches

(Served on a rustic ciabatta with hand-cut chips, beer battered onion rings & dressed leaves)
Hot roast beef
, red onion marmalade and Yorkshire blue cheese. £13
Beer battered haddock, baby gem lettuce and chunky homemade tartar. £13

White Lion Burger Bar

(All served on Sour Dough with gem lettuce, French fries, beer battered onion rings & a side of chilli jam)
It’s All French:
Homemade 8oz beef burger, melted creamy brie, red onion marmalade £13
The Yorkshire Farmer: Homemade 8oz beef burger, melted Yorkshire Brie, red onion marmalade & sliced pickles £13
The Coop: Butterfly chicken breast, crispy bacon, fried egg
The Haystack: Homemade 8oz beef burger, crispy bacon, melted Red Leicester, sliced black pudding, sliced pickles & fried egg £13
(NB: Not for the feint hearted- power nap required after)
The Allotment Burger: Crispy mixed vegetable burger, red onion chutney, Red Leicester £13

Larger Plates

Hand Beer Battered Haddock, hand-cut chips, minted crushed peas and homemade chunky tartar sauce £15
Shortcrust Pastry Pie, with either hand-cut chip or mashed potatoes, wilted greens and gravy £15
28 day aged 8oz Fillet Steak, roasted tomato & mushrooms, hand-cut chips, beer battered onion rings and pink peppercorn sauce £27
White Lion Fisherman’s Pie, herb crust, creamed mash potato and buttered greens £16
5 Bean Chilli, fragrant rice, creme fraiche, toasted homemade bread (V) £15


Homemade soup of the day, crusty bread roll and butter (V) £7
Tempura King prawns, mixed leaves, lemon salt and sweet chilli reduction £8
Garlic mushrooms and Brindisa chorizo, light coriander cream sauce and sour dough bun £7
Yorkshire fettle and minted pea croquettes, chilli jam and mixed leaf (V) £8
Slow cooked salt n pepper pork belly, mixed peepers, red chilli, spring onion, gem lettuce & chilli jam (GF) £8
The Quails Nest – Smoked salmon scotch eggs, savoury granola & mixed leaf, a light cracked pepper creme fraiche, orange segments and dill oil £9
Warm wood pigeon and black pudding salad, crispy pancetta, mixed leaves, French dressing and balsamic £9


Confit Duck leg, butternut squash barley, pickled cherry tomatoes, charred baby leeks, carrot puree and cherry sauce £19
Shortcrust pastry pie, with either hand-cut chips or mashed potatoes, wilted greens and gravy £15
8oz Fillet Steak, roasted baby tomatoes, char-grilled shallots, mushrooms puree, potato fondant, mixed dressed leaves and a pink peppercorn sauce £27
White Lion fisherman’s twist, our very own deconstructed fish pie, salmon, white fish, king prawns, herb cream sauce, creamed mashed potato, mixed herb crumb and topped with pan seared fish of the day £22
Rump of lamb (Served pink), creamed champ mashed potatoes, roast baby vine tomatoes, wilted buttered spinach and jus (GF) £22
Lemon and thyme chicken supreme, dauphinoise potatoes, carrot puree, braised red cabbage, baby carrots, bacon & leek bon-bon and a classic pepper sauce £18
Vegetarian toad in the hole: Butternut Squash, caramelised red onion and Stilton, mixed bean ragu, baby leeks, mini fondant potatoes and balsamic drizzle (V) £15

Classic Italian dessert, chocolate coulis, amaretti biscuits and coconut ice cream £10

Chocolate Bomb
Rich chocolate dome, mixed berry compote, orange ice cream, amaretti crumb and flaming Cointreau £10

Blackberry & Apple Crumble
Apple and blackberry compote, crunchy crumble and rhubarb ice cream £8

Sticky Toffee
Classic Yorkshire sticky toffee pudding, toffee sauce, chocolate fudge pieces and sticky toffee Pudding ice cream £8

The Lions sharing cheese board, Creamy Brie, Yorkshire Fettle, Yorkshire Blue, Black Cow Cheddar, Red Leicester, grapes, chutney, sliced apple, crackers and proper butter £16

Dessert Wine

Red Muscadel £4
Muscat de Frontignan £4

Hot Beverages

Liqueur Coffee £6
Americano £3
Latte £3
Cappuccino £3
Espresso £2
Yorkshire Tea £3

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