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  1. Distance: 9.91mi
  2. Distance: 11.09mi
  3. Distance: 12.12mi
  4. Distance: 19.63mi
  1. Distance: 9.91mi
  2. Distance: 11.09mi
  3. Distance: 12.12mi
  4. Distance: 19.63mi

About The Golden Lion

Historic Village Inn set in the heart of Magor village. We have a warm welcome waiting for you. Savour local real ales at the bar, slurp fine wine on a wooden pew or just watch the world go around you in our lounge bar. In our Restaurant, expect just great food. This is food passionately cooked fresh for you from locally sourced, fresh ingredients. From farm and garden to plate. A specials board will showcase one off dishes for your enjoyment. We look forward to welcoming you.

The Square
Magor, Gwent NP26 3HY
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Gastro Pub, British, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Vegan Menu:
Tuesday - Saturday : 12.00 PM - 9.00 PM

Lunch:
Monday - Saturday : 12.00 PM - 3.45 PM
Sunday : 12.00 PM - 4.45 PM

Early Diners:
Monday - Saturday : 4.00 PM - 5.45 PM

Dinner :
Monday - Thursday : 6.00 PM - 8.45 PM
Friday - Saturday : 6.00 PM - 9.30 PM

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
£25 and under

Payment Options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
01633 880312

Website:
http://thegoldenlionmagor.co.uk/

Entertainment:
Every Saturday night at 20:30, the stage is given to talented musicians who make Saturday night at The Golden Lion special.

Parking Details:
Easy Car Parking in Village on street or free car park just 150 yards away. No street time restrictions.

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining , Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wine

The Golden Lion Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.8

ambience

4.5

value

4.3

Noise

Quiet

92% would recommend it to a friend

Fit for Foodies (15)
Worth the Drive (14)
Special Occasions (13)
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Sunday Lunch (12)
Neighbourhood Gem (11)
Cosy (11)
Quiet Conversation (10)
Good for a Date (9)
Creative Cuisine (8)
Outdoor Eating (8)
Good Vegetarian Options (8)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Good for Anniversaries (7)
Lunch (7)
Romance (7)
Local Ingredients (7)
Bar Seating (6)
Casual (6)
Great Beer (6)
Vegan (6)
Comfort Food (5)
Seasonal (5)
Authentic (4)
Business Meals (4)
Group Bookings (4)
Healthy (4)
Notable Wine List (3)
Organic (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Brunch (2)
Child Friendly (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Live Music (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Fun (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Outstanding Value (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
People Watching (1)
Scenic View (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
·Dined on 23 December 2017

We all thoughly enjoyed our meals and we will definitely be returning very soon. The food was excellent. Thank you.

Tags: Cozy, Hot Spot, Paleo Friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
·Dined on 15 December 2017

Excellent food, service and value for money. Look forward to my next meal here.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Sunday Lunch
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
·Dined on 25 November 2017

We meet friends who live in Bristol here for lunch a few times a year and the welcome,service and food are always good.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
·Dined on 14 November 2017

I’ve never given 5* for a review before. I had high expectations after watching Dion two years in a row at the Newport food festival and having tasters of food he prepared in front of us as an audience.
This year they gave out a voucher, so an excuse to visit!
I went for date night with my partner, a fairly local pub for us.
As we approached the bar we were greeted and seen to, drinks in hand we made our way to comfy sofas to wait. Its didnt seem like waiting, we were able to enjoy our drinks in a relaxed, warm atmosphere with the buzz of other peoples concersation in the background. Given a menu to ponder, our orders were taken whilst still in the sofa.
A few moments later we were seen to our rable, coats taken for us and met with our starter.
Plentiful bread and olives platter to start with oils and butter. Shortly after our mains arrived, blade of beef with the poshest but tastiest mash ever with a gravy to leave you wanting more. And a steak with proper chips and tasty side sauce.
The portions were generous and we we did not feel rushed, nor asked about our food whilst with a mouth full (which always seems to happen). Ambience thoughout was lovely and the decor refreshing. Final check - the toilets, modern, clean and freshen up toiletries for the women which was a lovely touch.
We left wanting to return, possibly sooner rather than later to try out the desserts and other tempting dishes.
Thank you to the staff, two men and a women that served us you’re a credit the team and kitchen staff it goes with out saying you’re in the right job!
I would recommend this place for food to anyone!

Tags: Special Occasion, Seasonal, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Casual, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive
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food5
ambience4
service5
value4

 
·Dined on 11 November 2017

Outstanding meal and excellent service all in a great location.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Good Vegetarian Options
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
·Dined on 3 October 2017

Had our friends birthday party and meal here. Staff were lovely, very attentive and friendly. They allowed us space whilst we chatted but were always available when we needed drinks or were ready for our next course. Would highly recommend .

Tags: Great for Lunch, Afternoon Coffee, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Sunday Lunch, Romantic
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
·Dined on 26 September 2017

Food was fantastic, service was great, portions were very generous and pleasing on the eye.

Tags: Scenic View, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Local Ingredients, People Watching, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Afternoon Tea, Romantic, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Great Beer, Good for a Date
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food5
ambience5
service5
value4

 
·Dined on 23 September 2017

Fabulous place with great food and great service. Will definitely come again

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Organic, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Vegan
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
·Dined on 25 August 2017

Fantastic lovely staff great food and so much of it lovely garden area with play area really enjoyed it from my 78 year old Nan to my 2 year old son

Tags: Casual, Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Bar Seating, Romantic, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Great Beer, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date
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food5
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service5
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 (Wales)·Dined on 30 July 2017

The food was absolutely delicious. The staff are very attentive and the ambience is great. A great lace for catching up with dear friends.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Local Ingredients, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
·Dined on 19 July 2017

Great service and wonderful food cooked by Head Chef Dion 👍🏼

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Great for Lunch
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Wales)·Dined on 9 July 2017

OutstandIng pub in every way! Will definitely be going back!

Tags: Bar Seating, Afternoon Tea, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Quick Bite, Good for Groups
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food5
ambience4
service5
value4

 
 (Wales)·Dined on 25 June 2017

Best pub food in this area, without a doubt. Have been a few times now and have never been disappointed. The staff are very friendly and attentive, without being over-the-top. It is a little expensive, but as the saying goes - you get what you pay for!

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch
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food4
ambience4
service5
value5

 
 (London)·Dined on 17 June 2017

Good food and geat service in a pleasant setting. I was surprised it wasn't much busier as we were almost the only diners.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Wales)·Dined on 10 June 2017

Our evening meal was a totally enjoyable experience. My wife loved it I loved it. Great food and great service.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Wales)·Dined on 2 June 2017

Fantastic place. The food was incredible and the service was just as good. The staff were very friendly and happy to give advice on our food choices. Would definitely go back!

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food5
ambience5
service5
value3

 
 (Wales)·Dined on 20 April 2017

The food was excellent, and the service was good. The pub is set in a quaint little square.

Tags: Worth the Drive
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Bath)·Dined on 8 April 2017

Absolutely stubbing venue, we loved it! The food was amazing and the staff were super friendly. We would 100% recommend this place to friends.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Cozy, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Healthy, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Vegan, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Gluten Free Options, Authentic, Romantic, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Sunday Lunch
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Wales)·Dined on 24 March 2017

Always a great meal here, food outstanding, staff and ambiance amazing.
Very friendly great atmosphere very welcoming

Tags: Quick Bite, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Romantic, Afternoon Coffee, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Healthy, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Late-night Find, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Organic, Live Music, Great for Outdoor Dining, Tasting Menu, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Local Ingredients, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Great Beer, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene, Sunday Lunch, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Disabled Access, Fun
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food5
ambience4
service5
value4

 
 (Wales)·Dined on 17 March 2017

Very good food good choice and very good service, well worth a visit.
Very good vegan menu

Tags: Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Vegan
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food5
ambience4
service5
value4

 
 (Wales)·Dined on 7 March 2017

The manager asked the chef to come and discuss the various options for our meal as my wife is a diabetic and allergic to gluten. The meals we had were of excellent quality and quantity and beautifully presented. An evening to enjoy.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Hertfordshire)·Dined on 17 February 2017

We had an amazing meal and excellent service. the beef, chicken and prawn with rice dish was extra special. Compliments to the chef. the sweets were also delicious

Tags: Worth the Drive, Outstanding Value, Good for Anniversaries
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Wales)·Dined on 29 January 2017

Sunday lunch, Second visit and a lot busier than the first time but didn't disappoint, top notch service and grub

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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Wales)·Dined on 15 January 2017

Fantastic local pub with friendly staff and great food. Nice vegan menu but note that it's not supplied on a Sunday. They did however give us a vegan nut roast which my friend said was very tasty.

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Local Ingredients, Great Beer, Good Vegetarian Options, Vegan, Bar Seating, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Wales)·Dined on 15 January 2017

As always excellent food and an excellent price well worth every penny and more. Staff are exceptional the pub is so warming and friendly please visit its unique

Tags: Tasting Menu
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Wales)·Dined on 7 January 2017

Was super as usual. This time we popped in for lunch on a sturdy to celebrate dads birthday. My little one had a kids meal and it was big enough for me, my little one loves his fish, chips and peas! Always a warm welcome, friendly staff and great food. We are all looking forward to being back soon.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Kid-friendly, Cozy, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive
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food5
ambience5
service5
value4

 
 (Wales)·Dined on 27 November 2016

We took my elderly uncle for his 73 birthday, I had asked for a round table and they happily seated use on a lovely large table. All the staff were super friendly and helpful, very good menu choices for a Sunday lunch. Food came out very quickly and a really good size. We all had the 3 course menu and were stuffed at the end! Would most definitely be coming back!!!! Thank you all.

Tags: Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Great Beer, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Seasonal, Good for Groups
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Wales)·Dined on 6 November 2016

Fantastic sunday lunch at the Golden Lion, great food, fantastic service & of course Califlower Cheese!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Fun, Local Ingredients, Seasonal, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, Live Music, Authentic
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food5
ambience5
service5
value4

 
 (Wales)·Dined on 27 October 2016

Excellent service and food. Attentive staff. Relaxing atmosphere.

Tags: Cozy
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Wales)·Dined on 20 October 2016

Delicious food and fantastic service with a smile!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Live Music, Good for a Date
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Wales)·Dined on 18 September 2016

A superb pub/restaurant. Great food, superb location, excellent service. Our favourite place to eat and drink.

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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Bath)·Dined on 18 September 2016

We've been to the Golden Lion a few times now and the meals every time are 11/10 you will not be disappointed, the owners are very warm and welcoming and take great pride in their pub and their kitchen. The waiting staff are always friendly and can't do enough to help you. It would be my first choice for a meal every time.

Tags: Seasonal, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Casual
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Wales)·Dined on 10 September 2016

Fantastic meal, superb service & live music, an excellent saturday evening in the Golden Lion once again. Our favourite country pub & restaurant by far. 'Highly recommended'

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Sunday Lunch, Tasting Menu, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Live Music, Outstanding Value, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Cozy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Bar Seating, Afternoon Coffee, Great Beer
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Wales)·Dined on 19 August 2016

All staff very attentive and freindly Beatrice was our main waitress, made us feel very welcome.

Portions were good and prices fair, all food arrived at the same time, not baked under hest lamps, these prople really care for you and each other - and it shows in the ambience.

Very nice touch, the cheff came out and spent time to chat with us.

Worst point @ 3 hrs 30 + traffic it is sadly situated way to far from Essex :( ,any time we are in the Wales area, no contest where we will head for to eat.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Afternoon Tea, Romantic, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options, Outstanding Value, Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (London)·Dined on 31 July 2016

Fantastic Sunday lunch, very good quality food and excellent service. Our waitress, Chelsea, was very friendly and helpful.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch
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food5
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service5
value5

 
 (Wales)·Dined on 3 July 2016

We met up with special friends that we hadn't seen for a while, the dining experience was superb and we didn't want the occasion to end. Thank you for such a lovely Sunday Lunch and afternoon.

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Disabled Access, Great for Outdoor Dining, Sunday Lunch
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food4
ambience5
service4
value4

 
 (Wales)·Dined on 3 July 2016

Very friendly and welcoming, with a nice garden space for dining. Good food. Good beer.

Tags: Business Meals, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch
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food5
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service5
value5

 
 (Wales)·Dined on 18 June 2016

Had dinner there twice. Food was phenomenal so cancelled another reservation and came back. Had two great meals. Beatrice and Katie gave great service, as did Oscar. I didn't get the other restaurant managers name but he too was excellent. The whole place works on food quality and taste, combined with top service. Saturday was enhanced by the entertainment, great singer with a likewise sense of humour. Some may say the Golden Lion is expensive but I say you get what you pay. Looking forward to going back July 1st and maybe even July 2nd.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Business Meals, Romantic, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch
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food5
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service5
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 (Wales)·Dined on 9 June 2016

We chose to dine at The Golden Lion as a result of the excellent marketing material we had received through our door. The menu looked fantastic and the general appearance of the business just as good. It's safe to say we were not disappointed by our experience. On arrival at The Golden Lion we were politely greeted by the waitress and shown to our table. We were offered drinks and our menus and selected a starter of Baked Camembert, which was superb. We were left to enjoy our starter but also asked if we were enjoying our meal. After being suitably impressed we ordered our main meals. We opted for the Steak and risotto both of which were cooked to perfection and incredibly tasty. At no point throughout our meal were we hassled or hurried and were extremely impressed with the courtesy and professionalism from all staff but in particular Chelsea who had earlier in the night unfortunately had some difficult customers whose complaints were completely ridiculous and unnecessary. Not only did we feel she dealt with that scenario very well but we were grateful that she did not let it affect our experience. We did not opt to select from the desert, purely because the meals were hearty and filling and we did not have any room! You should be very proud of your establishment and even more so of your staff and we have already booked to return for a special occasion later this year with more of the family! I would recommend The Golden Lion to anyone in the Magor and Undy community and it is a pleasure to have somewhere of such standard close by.

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Great for Brunch, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Special Occasion
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Wales)·Dined on 17 April 2016

My partner and I loved this pub. One of the best I've been to. We believe it's the small details that set great restaurants apart from the rest and this pub certainly does just that.
Food was amazing as was the service.
It wasn't dark and dingy, but light and modern with it's our theme.
There is free parking very close by which is a huge bonus.
Fully recommend that you visit!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining, Outstanding Value, Romantic, Sunday Lunch
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