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

    Upcoming Event

    The Licking of the Ham

    The 9th year of the great village tradition to signify the first smoking of the ham.


    30th October 2016 @ 3.30pm

    Private Hire

    From an intimate meal with friends through to wedding receptions, please call us for details of private hire

    Everyone's Welcome

    We have highchairs, comfy chairs, dog bowls and fire places.

    One and all are welcome

    © The White Lion, Thakeham