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Red Lion


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Bar, British, Pub, Seafood
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Second time visiting this pub!! The food is absolutely amazing from presentation to taste!! Highly recommend p.s must have the famous crab soup

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Kylie M
Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

We were the only people eating at the pub,nonetheless the food was really very good. I had the fish pie which was full of very fresh and prawns. Thoroughly recommended.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank bob418london
Reviewed 4 January 2019

Good local pub with a nice atmosphere and a local feel. Had a meal - local fish on the menu and local Cornish ale - good value and tasted good. Bar staff had clearly had a busy few days and a little rushed in attitude.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank StephenL3470
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Went here when staying in the area. My fish in batter was acceptable but not as good as the takeaway we'd used for lunch another day. However my wife had the fish parcel and said it was the worst meal of her life. She was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank buzzard2000
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Overlooks harbour in Newlyn. Exceptional fresh seafood, expertly cooked and beautifully presented. This pub is cosy and the staff and locals engaging and friendly. The crab soup was so good. Lovely freshly cooked seafood - you couldn't get fresher or better than this! Will definitely...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Joy M
Reviewed 23 October 2018

This is a wonderful typical English pub. Great fresh fish on the menu and very friendly staff. A bonus is Newlyn is a terrific fishing village to visit.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Paragone9
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Visited this local pub based on Trip Advisor comments and delighted how accurate they proved to be. We chose the crab soup, crab baguette and daily fish special (haddock) with tempura batter chips and mushy peas. All were perfectly cooked and so fresh. The local...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CornwallGolfer54
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

On a hot October day I sat in the top garden looked out over the harbour with a pint of cider and superb bowl of local crab soup. Lady who served was polite and helpful. I will be back

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Eddi C
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Glorious sunny day with elevated views over a quiet (Sunday) Newlyn harbour.Crab soup with garlic bread followed by haddock in a foil parcel with new potatoes and a salad all washed down by a pint of Causeway from the local Cornish Crown Brewery. A really...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mncrbest
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Me and my wife have been twice now to this pub over the space of a year, I can't speak highly enough for the place, friendly service, great pub grub at a sensible price, always had a fish dish, after all it does over look...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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30 August 2018|
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Response from allankidson | Reviewed this property |
There is a Cornwall Council run car park just a few yards from the Red Lion.
8 October 2017|
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Response from Glenn3134 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the late reply, I expect it is dog friendly as I think just about every venue in Newlyn is.
4 August 2017|
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Response from StephRa | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if children are allowed in the evening.
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