Welcome to The Ickleton Lion

Tom, Michelle and family welcome you to the historic Ickleton Lion located just 5 miles from Saffron Walden in the beautiful village of Ickleton. Our beautiful pub has been the centre of village life for over 300 years and as well as serving quality home cooked food we aim to continue this tradition. If you are looking for a British pub with all the trimmings you have come to the right place. We pride ourselves in offering everything a great British pub should; a warm welcome, delicious food, real ales, a beer garden or an open fire (depending on the good old British weather), a classy wine selection and some great gins!

Good Food
We specialise in traditional pub food done well. Choose from classic British pub favourites and an extensive Barrel & Stone pizza menu including a large selection of delicious vegetarian choices – all our food is prepared fresh to order and our Sunday roast is legendary and extremely popular so please give us a call to book a table.

Great Ale
We have great real ales on tap for you to try, alongside cask & bottled lagers, ciders and a full range of spirits (including plenty of gin!). For wine lovers, we have a comprehensive selection for you to choose from.

Community Hub
We aim be be the hub of the community here at Ickleton – we a host regular and varied selection of events from live music to pub darts and open air cinema.. and new for 2019 we now have a pool table! We also host local groups and are a popular stop off for ramblers and dog walkers.  Please see our facebook page for up to the minute news of our events at The Lion.

Come and visit to experience our unique atmosphere and hospitality for yourself.