Available Monday to Saturday, our stunning All Day Menu is sure to warm you up during these colder months, giving you the perfect excuse to get together at The Lion - while wearing your favourite cosy jumpers, of course.
From the tender Wild Garlic Lamb Skewers to the luxurious Vanilla Crème Brûlée, our chefs have crafted a delicious range of new dishes to welcome the season. Prepare to indulge with our Home-Baked Pie of the Day, delicious Mac & Cheese, or Butternut Squash & Chickpea Burger.
If you’re craving your favourite country pub classics, you can look forward to traditional Fish & Chips, Duo of Lamb and the much-loved classic, our Spicy Pepperoni Pizza.
Remember to save room for something sweet, because our decadent desserts are too hard to resist – from our irresistible Bramley Apple & Rhubarb Crumble, we’ve got all your favourites and a few seasonal surprises, too!
Go on, let us spoil you with lunch or dinner in Farningham soon.
ALL DAY MENU
Welcome to The Lion, where we’re proud to serve a freshly prepared menu of seasonally inspired dishes and country pub classics. Our front of house team are on hand to provide recommendations and prepare a wide selection of crafted drinks from morning through to evening.
with beetroot hummus 825kcal
in a balsamic glaze, with garlic dip 710kcal
Melting Camembert drizzled with honey & truffle-infused oil, served with apple, date & tamarind chutney and artisan bloomer bread to dip 1115kcal
Sticky fried chicken, crispy prawns, chilli jam-glazed lamb koftas, hummus, tzatziki, Bumbu Bali spicy mayo and stone-baked flatbread 1909kcal
with horseradish crème fraîche and toast 704kcal
served with cajun mayo 322kcal
with baba ghanoush, tzatziki, beetroot and a tortilla 537kcal
on a roasted beetroot & balsamic purée with basil pesto 396kcal
served with artisan bloomer bread 437kcal Vegan option available
in a cheesy Cheddar sauce, with toasted artisan bloomer 384kcal
Smooth pâté in an orange glaze, with toasted artisan bloomer and red onion chutney 732kcal
with toasted artisan bloomer 636kcal
Expertly aged for superb flavour and tenderness, served with triple-cooked chips, roasted vine cherry tomatoes* and your choice of steak sauce - Béarnaise* 123kcal, Peppercorn* 82kcal, Beef dripping 157kcal or Craft ale, bacon & mushroom* 67kcal
smothered in Korean-style BBQ sauce 482kcal
a selection of succulent garlic king prawns 299kcal
marinated in paprika, with peppers & onion 734kcal
topped with salsa Verde and feta 761kcal
with Bumbu Bali spicy mayo and a pineapple & mango salsa in a lemongrass dressing 663kcal
with tzatziki, pomegranate, roasted veg & grains in a red pepper & garlic dressing 817kcal
Vibrant salad of roast veg, greens, grains, feta & pomegranate, with yoghurt dip and beetroot tortilla 187kcal
All burgers are served with little gem lettuce, onion and tomato in a toasted bun, with skin-on-fries, a gherkin and burger sauce dip on the side
Prime steak burger, loaded with maple-glazed beef brisket, crispy fried onions, streaky bacon, Monterey Jack cheese, cheese sauce and mayo 1476kcal
Tender fried chicken with chipotle chilli jam and mayo 1017kcal. Swap to grilled chicken breast 927 kcal
Breaded burger patty and a Violife mature melting slice 1013kcal
Succulent chicken breast filled with wilted spinach & mozzarella and wrapped in pancetta, served with green beans, fries and a creamy Portobello and Porcini mushroom sauce 970kcal
with baby potatoes, broad beans, peas & broccoli and a creamy white wine sauce 640kcal
Aubergine, garlic and peppers in a sweet & smoky tomato sauce, topped with herb crumb and mozzarella, served with mixed salad and garlic ciabatta 1054kcal Vegan option available
served with spring onion mash, green beans, thyme-roasted carrots and a rich gravy 1151kcal
Freshly battered cod with triple-cooked chips, mushy peas and tartare sauce 978kcal
Grilled chicken breast, pak choi, squash, red onions, and peppers in a creamy coconut curry sauce, served with jasmine rice 759kcal
with chive mash, green beans, apple sorbet, crackling and a red wine jus 1263kcal
• £4.00 Add scallops 47kcal
Tender lamb rump served medium and a hearty lamb shepherd's pie, with Tenderstem® broccoli and a red wine & rosemary jus. Please ask if you prefer your lamb well done 1539kcal
All our pizzas are made with hand stretched dough, stone-baked to order and available to take away
Shredded duck on a hoisin and tomato base, with mozzarella, red & spring onions 1188kcal
with red chillies and mozzarella 1215kcal
with a tomato base, mozzarella and fresh basil 1007kcal
Roasted red peppers, grains, lentils, butternut squash and pomegranate seeds on a bed of mixed leaves and baby spinach, tossed in a zesty pineapple & ginger dressing 192kcal
Available Monday - Saturday until 5pm. All sandwiches are served with fries.
Crispy fishcakes filled with haddock, potato and baby spinach in a cheesy béchamel sauce, with Tenderstem® broccoli, baby potatoes and hollandaise 615kcal
with beef dripping sauce and pickled pink onions on toasted sourdough 1143kcal
with free range fried eggs, peas and triple-cooked chips 896kcal
Roasted butternut squash, peppers and sweet potato, with red cabbage, carrot, quinoa and beetroot hummus in a beetroot & chia seed wrap 550kcal
Battered cod goujons and tartare sauce in a rustic roll 917kcal
Chargrilled chicken breast, maple-cured streaky bacon, ripe avocado, fresh tomatoes, red onion and little gem in a zesty dressing, with toasted herb ciabatta 742kcal
triple-cooked chips with garlic mayo & Cajun seasoning 732kcal
with chipotle chilli relish 544kcal
See the separate dessert menu for our full range.
Meringue cloud topped with whipped cream, tropical mango, passion fruit coulis and white chocolate chunks 711kcal
served with honeycomb ice cream & Belgian chocolate sauce 902kcal
with blackcurrant curd and fresh blueberries & strawberries 331kcal
with creamy custard 659kcal Vegan option available
topped with salted caramel sauce and served with custard 346kcal
with home-baked shortbread biscuits 340kcal
See dessert menu for flavours and calories
Chocolate honey pot filled with silky chocolate mousse, smooth honey and crunchy honeycomb, served with a buttery biscuit and honeycomb ice cream 692kcal
Double Gloucester, Cheddar, Brie and Shropshire Blue, served with grapes, savoury biscuits and caramelised onion chutney 806kcal
See dessert menu for options and calories
All hot drinks are served with a flapjack (V) 69kcal and available to take-away. Oat alternative to milk and decaffeinated hot drinks are available.
(V) = made with vegetarian ingredients, (VE) = made with vegan ingredients, however some of our preparation, cooking and serving methods could affect this. If you require more information, please ask your server. * = this dish contains alcohol. Dishes containing game may contain shot. All items are subject to availability. Weights stated are approximate uncooked weights. We are proud to be part of the Vintage Inns family; for details of our country pubs in the Vintage Inns collection, please visitvintageinns.co.uk. Please note that for tables of 8 or more a discretionary service charge of 10% will be added to your bill. All items are subject to availability. All calories are correct at the time of menu print. Live nutrition information is available online. Adults need around 2000kcal a day.