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£8 - £14
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Bar, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews fish and chips burger sunday roast the pub before christmas enjoyable lunch garden area by the glass fabulous meal excellent food great menu brilliant service piping hot lovely atmosphere debbie homemade establishment
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Reviewed 8 December 2023

Tonight I am really enjoying the Christmas ambience and they have a lovely beer called tickety brew. Bar staff were particularly very pleasant and attentive

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 7 October 2023

stopped for lunch and sat outside with our two dogs ( the bar is dog friendly) undercover as the wind was blowing but sunny had a nice lunch good service will visit again

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 16 July 2023

Great place to go for a drink and to meet up with an old friend. Service is always quick and friendly. Thanks to Ed , Debbie and their staff for creating a very nice atmosphere.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 10 April 2023

Wonderful friendly service in a great country pub. Amazing burgers, they are THE BEST absolutely delicious!

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 2 April 2023

An enjoyable lunch - the food was good and all my colleagues enjoyed their choices. The experience was however negatively affected by the poor payment processes - the internet connection afforded to the staff was rather dodgy so contactless payments were patchy. Thankfully I'd got...enough cash to pay so avoided continued embarrassment and delay in getting back to my colleagues. Hope that investment in a better router will mean that future customers don't have the same problems delaying their payments.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 20 March 2023

We had a delightful Sunday roast here - a table for 10 was never an ideal ask on Mothering Sunday but the staff were immediately accommodating and recommended pre-ordering to ensure we got our first choices! The portions were hot, large and tasty with an...excellent selection of veg. The apple crumble for dessert was especially good and the garden area was a big hit with our kids. All the staff were friendly and chatty, with no raised eyebrows when the kids made noise. We had a lovely meal and will definitely be back!More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 19 March 2023 via mobile

After being very unorganised this year we have had what was a lovely Mothers Day lunch and thank you for accommodating a last minute booking. Food was delicious and thank you for flexibility for a fussy four year old. You were all so helpful and...friendly. We are so glad we found you and will all definitely be back soon. Thank youMore

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 16 March 2023 via mobile

We were interested to try this pub as it was very local to us. We enjoyed our food although the lunch time menu was very restricted as it appears that there is a bigger choice in the evening. Our shared starter was pate which seemed...straight from the supermarket served with white toast..brown wholemeal would have been preferable. My fish with chips and peas was very acceptable as was the steak pie my husband chose. But the dessert of chocolate torte looked brought in. Unfortunately it was a very cold day and the fire in the far room did not heat the area where we were The service was good and the waitress friendly and chatty. The price of the food was very reasonable but there did not seem to be much evidence of local produce or home cooking sadly so we might wait till better weather and a bigger choice of food before we return if everMore

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 29 January 2023 via mobile

Food overpriced compared to others in the area, evening menu choice small, food ok but not amazing - not much meat in steak pudding and very thick pastry, room at back and behind bar cluttered, it’s a pub with restaurant not a jumble sale

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 19 January 2023

Tasty well presented food, friendly staff, very welcoming. The vegetarian options were extensive as the menu was flexible.

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 9 January 2023 via mobile

Booked for Sunday lunch; just before Christmas. Have visited pub for a drink but not overly impressed. Friends recommended and booked. Freezing cold on the day we visited but the whole pub was warm and cosy. Sat on sofas by the fire. Served drinks quickly...and sat down. As it happens the World Cup was on tv. We asked to stay in our seats for lunch. Lunch was served. All piping hot. Turkey dinner was excellent. Vegetables not over cooked and just as I like them. Other roasts good too. Staff very friendly and accommodating. Would recommend.More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 21 October 2022 via mobile

This has a great menu and does good burgers and fish and chips. Great local feel. Friendly staff . Please support this pub. Reasonable prices.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 1 May 2022

Visited the Red Lion for their burger menu. A real treat and lovely options. I had the wagyu burger and my husband had the moroccan lamb burger. They were well prepared with perfect sides (chips and salad). Well presented on wooden boards, with enough space...to deconstruct (as it was so big!). Service was great, a good choice of wines by the glass, draft ales and lagers, flavoured gins etc. Well worth a visit - just for dinner or at the end of a lovely country walk, visit to the zoo, cycle ride etc - all in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 23 April 2022 via mobile

Tried new burger menu. Loved ultimate Wagu double challenger burger. Alway excellent food and drink. Best Guinness. Excellent customer service.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 23 April 2022 via mobile

Fabulous meal at the Red Lion today. Our first time visiting this lovely pub. The food was reasonably priced & tasted great. The staff friendly & helpful with the pub having a lovely atmosphere.

Date of visit: April 2022
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The Red Lion Dagnall is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5