The Lion is owned by the Simpson family who have lived in Clanville since 1995 and have run local businesses in Clanville since 1985
Philip Simpson (Chef)
Philip trained at Salisbury College in catering and hospitality. He went on to work at a rosette restaurant and hotel in Winchester, followed by the Woolpack in Totford (then Voted Top 10 Pubs in the South). He then began work in the local pubs producing fresh, local, organic food and has joined his family in their venture at The Lion in Clanville.