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The Red Lion

££ - £££, British,
Old Road | Buckland, Betchworth RH3 7DS, England
+44 1737 843336
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“rump steak” (3 reviews)
“brownie” (3 reviews)
“roast dinner” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Old Road | Buckland, Betchworth RH3 7DS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A colleague mentioned in passing that they did a good steak when he was down a few weeks ago. He made sure to remind me today to give it a go and I now curse him for not insisting that I went here on my...More

Thank Gerard B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I often pop round to the Red Lion for lunch or a early evening meal winter or summer, always enjoy the ambience inside or out, and have yet to have a bad meal whatever time we go. Good off road parking as...More

Thank Don M
Managementtws, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Don M, Thank you for your review! It's great to hear you enjoy visiting the Red Lion. Winter is great for the cosy, warm and homely feel but you can't beat our Al Fresco dining area in the Summer months whilst watching a spot...More

Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

We Revisited the Red Lion & Cellar Rooms with family and friends and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. We were served by Marc who made our evening thoroughly enjoyable, attending to all our needs, making recommendations on particular meal choices we were deciding between, popping back...More

Thank Christina G
Managementtws, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Hello Christina G, Firstly, thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. It was my pleasure ensuring yourself and your guests had a thoroughly enjoyable experience and we hope you are all able to visit again very soon. Kind regards, Marc...More

Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful garden, great service and kindly accommodated to my annoying order! Definitely will be returning soon!More

Thank Emily E
Managementtws, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Hello Emily E, Thank you for the positive review. It's always our pleasure to ensure our guests feel welcomed and at home, nothing is too much trouble and you most certainly were not annoying :) Look forward to seeing you on your return visit! Many...More

Reviewed 14 May 2018

A beautiful pub in really lovely surroundings! We went for the comedy in the cellar on Thursday night and it was awesome - a real mid week treat! Paul Sinha from the Chase was the headliner but to be honest all the acts were very...More

Thank Baileybusa
Managementtws, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Hello Baileybusa, Thank you for taking the time to write your review and we are delighted you enjoyed the evening of Comedy with Headliner Paul Sinha, he really was hilarious and fantastic!! We have had more and more spectacular acts since and this week see's...More

Reviewed 14 May 2018

Visited this gem of a pub last Thursday for their comedy in the cellar. It was fantastic! I love comedy and will seek it out where ever I go. The Cellar room is up there with the best I have seen. 4 of us went...More

1  Thank maxroberthutchings
Managementtws, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Hello Maxroberthutchings, WOW - what a lovely review and thank you for taking the time to write it. Our Comedy Club has been a massive hit so far and we are delighted to have hosted some top class and well known comedians already such as...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

What can I say this place was a great find. We booked a last minute deal at the hotel nearby and decided to venture out and I’m so glad we did. The food at the Red Lion was yummy and the atmosphere great. I had...More

Thank Michelle L
Managementtws, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Hello Michelle L, Thank you for your 5* review. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the Red Lion and it was a pleasure having you both here! Your kind words regarding the rump steak and stew have been passed on to...More

Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

As a change I decided to take my wife out for the night, staying in a Betchworth hotel. Albeit very annoying to be told the hotel had a function to cater for and its restaurant was closed because of it, meant we had the good...More

2  Thank Claude1food
Managementtws, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Hello Claude1food, Thank you for your kind review. We are so pleased that you were able to visit us and even more so that you enjoyed the experience at The Red Lion, particularly your pie, burger & gnocchi. It is very important for us to...More

Reviewed 5 May 2018

As we walked into the pub the landlord, Mark, said to me "If you can answer a quiz question I'll buy you a drink." He read a question from a card which I managed to get right and he was true to his word. He...More

Thank Peter H
Managementtws, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Hello Peter, Thank you very much for the review. I remember your visit well and must say was impressed with your answer!! We are pleased you enjoyed the food and our lovely outside al fresco dining area. We hope to see yourself and your good...More

Reviewed 28 April 2018

Yesterday evening my family and I visited the Red Lion for dinner. This was the fourth visit this year and every time we have had a great meal in what is a great pub ! The food is always lovely, the welcome always warm and...More

Thank Brocus
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23 June 2016|
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Response from BrendaJeanJones | Reviewed this property |
There was in the room we stayed in.
2 April 2015|
Response from dixiegrain1066horley | Reviewed this property |
Yes, just let them know when you arrive and they will be more than helpful.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Road | Buckland, Betchworth RH3 7DS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Betchworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1737 843336
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