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Red Lion

££ - £££, British,
Main Street | Kniveton, Kniveton DE6 1JH, England
+44 1335 345554
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Main Street | Kniveton, Kniveton DE6 1JH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Splendid establishment with real ale, real local cider, real people, and real food. You could not ask for a friendlier place that holds onto old world charm and hospitality. Felt most welcomed by all the locals and particularly Chris the landlord. Brilliant time every evening...More

Thank Jason S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stubbled across this lovely little pub, it's a lovely building and very warm and welcoming inside. The bar man was very friendly and made us feel welcome. The decor is really nice I like the feature wall it's beautiful. Very well set out. The food...More

Thank rachelizb
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Limited tables meant a half hour wait for a table but we had a drink and looked at menu by which time table was ready. Home cooked food for reasonable price.

Thank jayou2016
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Really good meal, generous portions. Friendly and helpful staff. Great beer, lovely Merlot. And very good value. Not the nicest decor, but don't let that put you off - can't fault it otherwise.

Thank HWT22
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Good food, well presented and good value, well worth stopping if you are passing by. Music perhaps a little loud and the staff could do with having their conversations at a slightly lower volume, however, this is offset by a really good meal.

Thank banker69
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This is a very friendly pub that does food. The food is sound home cooking with generous portions. The deserts are especially good -my chocolate brownie /ice cream was great. Doombar bitter (Sharps) on tap. The service is exceptionally good. Very dog friendly- I think...More

Thank Muzzydad
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

What for Sunday dinner after a nice walk the roast pork was very good and melted in the mouth with lovely crackling. Had strawberry pavlova for dessert which was very good also . Very friendly place

Thank Ysanne A
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Just experienced such a lovely meal from start to finish. Phoned yesterday the guy that answered couldn't be more helpful. The meals we all had were freshly cooked and proper chips with mountains of fresh vegetables. The staff were very very friendly and we loved...More

1  Thank Jane W
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Came across this pub quiet by accident and really pleased that we found it, lovely welcome on entering the property and the landlord and landlady could not do enough for us as I had a disabled gentleman with me who needs to take his time...More

1  Thank y0rkshirer0se21
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The owners could not have been more helpful. We booked and nipped in to get a sample menu. Rang order through because of the children and everything was organised for our arrival. Food was great.

Thank Mick W
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Dean W
19 May 2016|
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Response from ChrisJane25 | Reviewed this property |
Only visited the once and it was a truly local pub that I would think doesn't change for anyone ... It was ok but I think you could find a lot more reliable ones in the vicinity
26 February 2015|
Response from Bridget S | Property representative |
We don't have a children's menu but do welcome well behaved children as we are a small intimate dining experience who welcome children at lunch but unfortunately not in the evening.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Kniveton, Kniveton DE6 1JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Kniveton
  • Phone Number: +44 1335 345554
The Red Lion is a small friendly pub with excellent beer & a small contemporary restaurant serving a wide range of excellent food from our award winning chef, ranging from good pub food to a la carte. We also have luxury en-suite accommodation. We welcome dogs, both in the bar & the accommodation.
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