Found in the heart of West Hampstead is the charming Black Lion pub, an excellent eatery that offers plenty of British favourites as well as internationally inspired dishes.
Now accepting the tastecard, members who call in advance on available days can enjoy a wealth of wondrous dishes at an incredible price.
Split into a modern furnished main eating area and a splendid two level, al fresco beer garden area for the sunnier days; diners can dine in whichever location best takes their fancy.
With a rich food offering that caters to any and all appetites, there’s plenty to choose from. Perfect for when guests arrive as a group, and simply wish to indulge in some sublime nibbles, are the sharing platters. These are available as a diverse assortment of flat breads, partnered with aubergine caviar and ricotta, as well as an enticing Italian characuterie board.
Those seeking an excellent dining experience would be wise to consider one of the exemplary appetisers on offer, with just a few of the exquisite starters being the rich Summer Bouillabaiss, a delicious ensemble of seafood in a fantastic broth; the tantalising crispy duck salad, mixed with watercress, baby radish and a plum chutney; and the sumptuous almond crusted brie.
The main course is bound to be just as delectable, as there are many dishes that are guaranteed to please. Some noteworthy examples include the hearty Angus burger, stacked with smoked Applewood cheddar and a smoked chilli jam; the classic battered haddock, complete with chips and mushy peas; and the succulent 28 day Angus ribeye steak, served with hand cut chips, beer battered onion rings and a choice of smoked garlic butter or pink peppercorn sauce.
Whatever cravings in West Hampstead, diners can rest assured that the good folk at the Black Lion will be there to silence all rumbling stomachs.
Please Note: 1.Your tastecard is not valid on Bank Holidays, Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Father's Day or in December. 2. Your tastecard gives you 50% off the total food bill. 3. The tastecard discount is only available for tastecard members who dine. 4. The discount cannot be applied in conjunction with any other promotions or to special set menus. 5. To use your taste card you must book a table and mention at time of booking and present a valid card with payment. 6. The tastecard discount is available on the a la carte menu only, the taste offer isn't available on Sunday, as this restaurant do not serve their a la carte menu.