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US$16 - US$48
European, British, French, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Grab one of just a few tables by the bar to enjoy snacks like breaded pigs’ trotters or head through to the dining room for carefully prepared classica...
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The MICHELIN Plate: Good cooking
Simple restaurant
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Reviewed 16 February 2021

I have commented fully and fairly on this excellent restaurant but the intervention of covid virus has disrupted my gastronomic activity so, if anyone else is like me inclined to recoil from carry-outs, I am delighted yto confirm that Olivier at the Red Lion has...More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 24 October 2020

This has to be one of our favourite restaurants. They never disappoint. It's not overly expensive unless you splash out on some lovely wines. They worked the restaurant well and kept to the Covid-19 regulations. We felt safe, but relaxed and had a wonderful evening....More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 1 October 2020 via mobile

Having pre-booked a table for three, we went last evening with for supper. Greeted in a most polite manner and shown to a comfortable table and quickly offerred aperitifs which we accepted. Menu provided on a large easel at the table and choices made, I...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 27 September 2020

I found this great place to eat since we were all encouraged to eat out... I will continue to eat out at Oliviers. The menu is varied and it's difficult to chose what to eat as the choices are all just to my taste. It's...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 25 September 2020 via mobile

A birthday treat! Had been once before and it was still as good. Delicious food, good wine, friendly staff. One thing-don’t ask for a cocktail.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 25 September 2020

We booked a table here during a walk of the Ridgeway Trail, which is a mile away. The meal was really excellent. Difficult to choose from the varied and exciting menu but the specials of lobster ravioli and saddle of hare got the vote and...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 23 September 2020

Our friends who are regulars suggested we met for lunch. There is no doubt the food is excellent but the service is very very poor! The waiter cannot be understood and doesn't understand you. Some of us had venison steaks which were underdone BECAUSE we...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 9 September 2020

Today had our fourth lunch at Oliviers since end of lockdown and it is still a super, consistent restaurant. Always a good - and very often a great meal here. Today we had sweetbreads (lovely), crispy duck salad and tempura prawns as our starters and...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 9 September 2020 via mobile

Worth the detour en route home. The food and service would not be out of place in central London. The cooking, flavours, and use of local seasonal products are excellent. Covid measures taken seriously - staff wearing visors. Really very good.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 30 August 2020

We travelled from Essex to see my sister, I googled local restaurants and how pleased am I that I found this little gem. The food was excellent, the staff were lovely, so nice to see personality from staff. Without a shadow of a doubt we...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Anne D
13 November 2017|
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Response from ellenp285 | Reviewed this property |
There’s more than one dining area so providing they can accommodate you all, it should be fine. I agree with the other response that the food won’t disappoint!
Joyce M
1 May 2017|
Response from G3387DPneilm | Reviewed this property |
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Joyce M
1 May 2017|
Response from miloh488 |
Look above in the main section with address etc
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  • Olivier at The Red Lion is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5