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The Red Lion

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££ - £££, British,
The Square, Lenham, Maidstone ME17 2PG, England
+44 1622 858531
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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18:00 - 21:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
The Square, Lenham, Maidstone ME17 2PG, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good service and lovely home cooked Sunday roasts. Value for money and I would gladly eat here again.

Thank NattyGR4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We chose the Red Lion in Lenham for my parents 67th Anniversary meal as we wanted an establishment that was located easily from Ashford and from Gatwick for all of the guests. There were a few poor reviews on Tripadvisor but we chose to ignore...More

Thank JulieGillam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice place with decent atmosphere, good service and pleasant decor. However our food was awful. All makeup and no knickers! The crispy squid starter was certainly crispy, sadly the squid itself was largely absent from the dish - like eating oily battered fish, without...More

Thank ken68thecaterhamkid
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Very good service. good food! was nice & hot had a good afternoon there had prawn cocktail very nice & sausage & mash very tasty 😋 was too full for any dessert 🍮

Thank Debby C
Reviewed 14 February 2018

We ate in here on Sunday and the roast was delicious. The staff behind the bar were welcoming and friendly. We were staying in Lenham for 2 nights for a family funeral and the square the pub is set in is lovely. We would eat...More

Thank laurella w
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately the food was dreadful. I couldn’t recommend eating at this establishment. The ‘fish and chips’ were barely edible. The ‘omlette’ resembled a flat pancake and the chips were ghastly. Couldn’t leave the place fast enough.

Thank dawn248
Reviewed 15 December 2017

We had a few drinks and a light lunch here and it was all really good. Great selection of beers and lagers and a good lunch menu to cater for the hungry and the not so hungry. We mainly had sandwiches and chips and very...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Serves a good choice of good pub meals. Pleasant service. Somewhat disconcertingly I was the sole diner in the restaurant. The food was ok: a nicely flavoured carrot and coriander soup was marred by being too thick. The cottage pie that followed was good tasting...More

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Loved the atmosphere at this quaint pub. People friendly and welcoming . Was wonderful to just sit and ponder

Thank Patsie T
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

We are in Kent for the weekend and decided to stop in Lenham after a long drive. We went to the pub for a quick drink; were welcomed and decided to go back for lunch. My partner had home baked ham (superb), eggs, chips and...More

Thank tigerlilythomas
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5 August 2015|
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Response from Nicole m |
Disabled parking bay right outside the front door
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Square, Lenham, Maidstone ME17 2PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone  >  Lenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 858531
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