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The Red Lion at Bradley

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
British, Contemporary, Gastropub, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Smithy Lane | Bradley, Stafford ST18 9DZ, England
+44 1785 780297
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
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Newport, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this venue the other day and what a surprise! The exterior is beautifully laid out lovely peaceful scenery and a nice place to sit and relax. Upon entering the venue there is a lovely bar with very friendly staff giving a warm welcome. The area of which you are seated to eat has stunning interior decoration with excellent customer... More 

1 Thank Mathew M
Stafford, United Kingdom
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256 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It must be 12 years since our last visit and certainly will not be that long until our next. What a change from the old cramped eating area. The new lay out creates a lovely ambience The food was excellent, beautifully presented by very efficient and friendly staff.

1 Thank Barbara M
Stafford, England
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Second time of visiting for Sunday Lunch. Very relaxed with very attentive and pleasant staff. Good choice of beers and spirits. Food was excellent. Nothing was too much trouble and they were very accommodating in the change in our party size at short notice. would fully recommend to anyone.

Thank NealeandSue
North Wales, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely place and a beautiful location. The staff are fantastic in fact they are the reason why I feel a bit bad about not giving a totally amazing review. We went for a family celebration, the lady on reception took the balloons and banners and decorated the table for us. So to the negatives we all had... More 

1 Thank calicouk
ChrisLStaffs, Owner at The Red Lion at Bradley, responded to this review

Dear calicouk Thank you for your recent review regarding your visit to The Red Lion. I am sorry that you were disappointed with the quality of food in particular the starters and desserts. I have passed your comments on to chef. We do change our menus seasonally and the menu is due to change on 5th May so I do... More 

Stafford, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This gastronomic has been improved immeasurably since having new management/ owners. the food was excellent the setting was great, staff very attentive without getting in the way..A good selection of wines and marque ales.

Thank Chris G
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited a few months ago and had a great experience again The chicken and leek pie plus the Indian chicken Kiev we lovely

Thank davidbayliss8
Stafford, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this restaurant for the first time since its re-launch. We had a wonderful evening meal and excellent friendly service. Will definately be going again very soon

Thank Faulknerfamily2014
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The week before my boyfriends birthday we called in for a drink, whilst there we had a good look at the menu. The pub does a special two course lunch Monday to Friday for £12-00. You can add a third course for a little extra. The food was excellent, l had a sea food pasta dish and lemon meringue to... More 

Thank 667viviennej
Stafford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you for making my wife's 50th birthday party so lovely. The food, service and the way you looked after all of us was amazing. We were worried about you catering for all 32 of us but you far surpassed our hopes for lovely food and a great night. Everyone thought the food and service was first class. You made... More 

1 Thank David M
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First visit but will not be our last. Lovely pub combining the old and the new. Varied menu something for every one. My chicken curry kiev was unusual and very tasty. Staff were lovely friendly and attentive. We had a super lunch and we will be back

1 Thank Dgtiffiths

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$24
British, Contemporary, Gastropub, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Smithy Lane | Bradley, Stafford ST18 9DZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stafford
  • Phone Number: +44 1785 780297

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?