We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ratings and reviews

Travellers' Choice
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Details

PRICE RANGE
US$8 - US$26
CUISINES
British, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
View all details
meals, features
Reviews (704)
Filter reviews
704 results
Traveller rating
390
170
69
44
31
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveller rating
390
170
69
44
31
Show reviews that mention
All reviews steak and ale pie lamb shank sunday roast fish and chips soup sea bass pudding the pub family lunch booked a table lovely meal be visiting again diners refurb ales ramsbottom
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed 5 November 2020

We were looking for somewhere that wouldn't be empty on a Tuesday evening. Due to the impending lockdown I believe they were fully booked, it was quite busy. Food was very good, as was the service. They were also more than happy to swap peas...More

Date of visit: November 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed 31 October 2020

We live locally, and we've always had a great experience. Staff are very attentive, food is very generous and great quality. Definitely recommend!

Date of visit: September 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed 26 October 2020 via mobile

Called here just by chance as we haven’t been for several years and we were pleasantly surprised.My wife had the chicken ciabatta and I had the roast ham sandwich.Everything was delicious and we would certainly return as it’s not far from us!!!!!

Date of visit: October 2020
Helpful?1  
RedLionHawkshaw, General Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2020

Dear Mark, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this 5 Star review. It's great for us to hear such lovely comments. We certainly hope you visit us again soon. Kind Regards, The Red Lion

Reviewed 14 October 2020 via mobile

First visit for many years but was recommended by a friend and we were not disappointed. Booked on line in accordance with 'track and trace' and arrived for 12.30pm. We were given a nice table with the appropriate social distancing and ordered a bottle of...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Helpful?1  
RedLionHawkshaw, General Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2020

Hello Stewart, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We're glad that you enjoyed your food, the service and felt safe with us. We'll certainly share your feedback with Elaine! Hopefully you'll be back visiting us again soon and we'll try...More

Reviewed 11 October 2020 via mobile

Lovely food, value for money Great social distancing measures Staff very attentive Highly recommended

Date of visit: October 2020
Helpful?1  
RedLionHawkshaw, General Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2020

Thank you very much for your lovely review! We really appreciate that you took the time to give us a 5 Star rating. Hopefully you'll pop in again sometime soon. Many Thanks, Team Red Lion

Reviewed 10 October 2020 via mobile

I have giving the Red Lion an average mark when really it should be poor but I given them the benefit of the doubt due to Covid 19 ... my starter was appauling - Paté - tasted nothing - main course ( lamb shank )...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Helpful?
RedLionHawkshaw, General Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2020

Hi FroggerUK, We're very sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your food on your last visit. Did you raise the issues at the time as we appreciate the opportunity to rectify the situation whilst you are here, so that you leave with a positive...More

Reviewed 20 September 2020

Had a lovely meal on the raised deck outside. Brilliant food, brilliant service. All staff wearing masks and tables well-spaces so felt very safe.

Date of visit: September 2020
Helpful?1  
RedLionHawkshaw, General Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2020

Hi Emma, thanks for the great review! Great to hear that you enjoyed your visit and felt safe! Team Red Lion

Reviewed 20 August 2020

8 of us booked a table (only time they could give us) 5.30 on Wednesday said they were busy due to the "Eat out" Government scheme split us two tables of 4 but still next to one another worked better than expected. Food was good,...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Helpful?1  
RedLionHawkshaw, General Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2020

Sounds like a great visit all round and topped off by the generous deal from Boris! Cheers Team Red Lion!

Reviewed 20 August 2020

We ate out to help out at the Red Lion on 11 August. The food was excellent, we ended up ordering the full 3 courses and were so full at the end of the meal! We've eaten out a few times since lockdown and the...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Helpful?1  
RedLionHawkshaw, General Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2020

Thank you! Delighted that in these rather confusing times we were able to both make the experience enjoyable and safe! Thanks Team Red Lion

Reviewed 12 August 2020

We chose Red Lion for our first trip out since lockdown and refurb, and it didn’t disappoint. We felt well cared for, particularly in the current climate. Enhanced cleaning and precautions we evident, the staff were very attentive and the food was delicious. I think...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Helpful?
RedLionHawkshaw, General Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2020

Delighted to hear that we were your venue of choice for your 1st visit! Team Red Lion

View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
Last Drop Village Hotel & Spa
764 reviews
2.14 miles away
Best Western Bury Ramsbottom Old Mill Hotel
561 reviews
2.39 miles away
Best Western Manchester Bury Bolholt Country Park Hotel
841 reviews
2.73 miles away
Red Hall Hotel
666 reviews
2.87 miles away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
The Waggon & Horses, Hawkshaw
193 reviews
.23 miles away
The Pack Horse
971 reviews
.86 miles away
Dalchini Indian Restaurant
35 reviews
.57 miles away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
Turton Tower
164 reviews
1.56 miles away
Summerseat Players at the Theatre Royal
61 reviews
2.47 miles away
The Wellbeing Farm
122 reviews
1.72 miles away
The Doghouse Music Bar
41 reviews
2.43 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
davelord3d
7 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Dave B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I only visit the Red Lion, I don't work there.
0
Votes
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about The Red Lion
    How is The Red Lion rated?
    The Red Lion is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4.5