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The Red Lion

Missenden Road, Great Kingshill, High Wycombe HP15 6EB, England
+44 1494 711262
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (6 reviews)
“white fish” (2 reviews)
“bread” (7 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Missenden Road, Great Kingshill, High Wycombe HP15 6EB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose The Red Lion for our end of season presentation evening. This was after researching a number of other local venues and after my cricket club having used the local RBL for many years. It was time for a change. The landlord and landlady,...More

Thank graemeaitken2016
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Went for an early dinner on a hot Summers evening . The food was faultless, well presented and tasty, and huge portions! Only critics would be we sat outside because it was a really hot evening, and this was marred by smokers. A designated smoking...More

Thank SMC2014900
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Took the Mrs here for dinner. Food was brilliant. Tasted amazing, big portions and beautifully presented. Couldn’t fault the visit and will certainly return soon. Thanks for a lovely evening.

Thank Matt L
Reviewed 24 August 2018

As a family, we went to The Red Lion on a Tuesday for an evening meal. All the food we had was excellent and you don't mind paying slightly more for quality but I felt the prices were above that. I was quite annoyed to...More

Thank Twinturbomike
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Food average but spoilt by the time it takes to get your meal, staff inattentive, it took one hour forty minutes between entering the restaurant and getting our meal. As we were seated in the back room, so getting the attention of staff not that...More

Thank Reg L
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Nice food but nearly fell asleep waiting for each course/ drink. Table booked 7.15 didn’t get the starter until 8.15......... really need more attentive staff. Won’t be rushing back

Thank JaneD2082
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Went there on 25th July with friends and had a fabulous meal. Fish cooked to perfection and a superb meat pie. Staff very attentive and even though we stayed very late on a school night they accommodated us with proper Irish coffees with double cream....More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Had an early evening meal for a group of 12 with excellent service and good food. Was also able to sit outside before and after the meal as it was so much cooler. Well worth a visit.

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

“Blown away” is an over used phrase these days but after ruminating long and hard, I have to say it’s the most apt phrase for the mouth watering delight that I experienced today. Sea Bass is very easy to overlook and can be dry at...More

Thank Brian N
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We are very lucky to have such a wonderful restaurant at our door step. The staff and manager were very friendly and service was prompt. My mother and I had Lamb with an amazing sweet potato mashed with ginger and green beans. It was delicious....More

Thank Angeleter
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Missenden Road, Great Kingshill, High Wycombe HP15 6EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  High Wycombe  >  Great Kingshill
  • Phone Number: +44 1494 711262
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A relaxed atmosphere, attentive service, fresh seasonal food and all the charm of a country pub. Our mission is to provide the village and the surrounding area with top quality “local” food. We serve delicious restaurant food in an informal setting. Our philosophy is simple: to try and use as many local suppliers and services as possible. Our suppliers of fish, meat, vegetables, real ales and all our staff are from within a 15 miles radius. The Team, Dalila & Ezio welcome you.
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