Thirsty Lion Gastropub, a restaurant concept known for its seasonal menus with local ingredients and extensive craft cocktails and beer menu, opened its fourth North Texas location, in Preston Hollow Village.
The Preston Hollow Village location is on the northwest corner of North Central Expressway and Walnut Hill Lane. Thirsty Lion Preston Hollow joins the chain’s three other existing Texas locations at Grandscape in The Colony, Toyota Music Factory in Irving, and Glade Parks in Euless.
The Gastropub has 7,500 square feet of indoor dining and bar area and 1,982 square feet of outdoor patio. The restaurant features an indoor/outdoor bar, open kitchen, and patio area that wraps around the entire building. Indoors, there’s seating capacity for 251 people and outdoors, there’s seating capacity for 136 people.
Signature dishes include the Gorgonzola-infused gastropub burger; bacon-wrapped barbecue prawns; beer battered fish and chips; Gochujang barbecue pork and kimchi fried rice; the seared ahi salad; baja fish tacos; and traditional scotch eggs. The menu also features shareable appetizers, salads, sandwiches, fresh seafood, half-pound gourmet burgers, and steaks. Vegetarian and gluten-free options are also available.
Thirsty Lion features a statement bar that features a large selection of craft cocktails that highlight combinations of fresh fruit purees, juices and premium liquors. Guests will also enjoy a wide variety of beers on tap, many of which are local to Texas, offering a beer on hand for every palate as well as an extensive wine list. The menu features modern takes on classic cocktails as well as signature drinks like their grapefruit basil martini, blood orange margarita, and old fashioned.