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US$14 - US$34
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub
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All reviews salad pork loin mash fish pie the pub excellent value lunch menu new chef friendly atmosphere curry night long walk a great evening choice of food beautiful garden enjoyed our meal rene harry
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food delivery service is fantastic. Well presented, absolutely delicious food! My partner and I particularly enjoyed the fish pie and the prawn linguine. Much higher standard than the usual pub grub. I think it was the nicest fish pie I have ever had. Potatoes...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 5 November 2020 via mobile

The food is quite pricey here so you would expect a certain standard. Unfortunately what you get is not even school canteen standard. Food was delivered cold, poorly presented with items missing. Six of us ordered starters and mains and there was an issue with...More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 28 October 2020

Lovely curries and new menu. Perfect setting for a family. And Oscar the dog made the evening even better

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 4 October 2020 via mobile

I am a frequent visitor to the village and often take lunch in this lovely pub. I heard that they now have a new chef! Food was excellent, I had the Cauliflower soup followed by the Lemon Sole - delicious, and all for less than...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 2 October 2020 via mobile

I decided to drive to Bridge from Whitstable for lunch and to sit down and read for an hour or so. The bar lady was welcoming and I found a nice little table near the fire. Then in is very dog friendly which I’ll remember...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 1 October 2020

Having not met up with friends for 6 months, we decided to book a table at the Red Lion. We were impressed with the Covid " rules" in place, we were shown to our table and it was explained that everything was table ordered Our...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 24 September 2020 via mobile

Awful pub seating area not nice. The other end is music sofas where youngsters gather play loud music. Meal was burnt, cold and the podiums withe curry meal were full of grease. Don’t go there. Would not go there again was nice pub long time...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 16 September 2020 via mobile

A group of six prebooked table in the garden, which is beautifully laid out with flowers. Food was reasonably priced and the staff very friendly and welcoming. Disappointed when i got the bill to see that I had been charged £5.90 for a pint of...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 5 September 2020 via mobile

Visited here based on the pre-Covid reviews and wished we hadn’t, was a huge waste of money! All food was cooked with no effort, love, or flavour to that matter. Veggies were pre-cooked and reheated, so they were limp, wet, rubbery and black in places....More

Date of visit: September 2020
renerenault, Owner at The Red Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2020

we have read your comments and will be working towards new systems and recipes.if only you had mentioned it at the time of your visit we will have not charged you. Regards R Renault

Reviewed 1 August 2020 via mobile

We ate here as a family of 5. We were a little anxious as it was our first meal out since covid, but was extremely impressed and quickly made to feel comfortable. Hand sanitizers available for use and staff regularly cleaning the bar and washing...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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    How is The Red Lion Inn rated?
    The Red Lion Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4