The White Lion is a privately owned, original old coaching Inn. We are a rural hideaway set in the beautiful and picturesque village of Thakeham in West Sussex. We serve great locally sourced, seasonal food, fantastic wines and usually have four real ales on tap, as well as a large range of lager and bottled beers. With a large South facing patio and gardens, the pub is dog friendly as well as welcoming to children. Even though we serve delicious home-made food we are still a 'real pub' with all the character, Characters and atmosphere that go with this

  • Selection of real ales, specialty beers, ciders and wine
  • Fresh, seasonal pub food
  • Open Fire Place
  • Large Patio and Garden
  • Event Space for your own party


    Monday – Saturday: 11am until 11pm

    Sunday: 12:00pm until 10:30pm

    Summer Time

    Come and join us for dinner and drinks on our glorious patio and soak up some rays

    Private Hire

    The whole pub is available for private hire or

    if you fancy a intimate dinner with friends in front of a fire place, why not hire out our Gun Room.

    Please call for details

    © The White Lion, Thakeham