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The Red Lion

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95 Warstone Lane, Birmingham B18 6NG, England
+44 121 233 9144
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited The Red Lion on the 19th of March with the family for Sunday lunch. The meals were beautiful cooked and the vegetables really tasty. There is a good choice of beers, cider and real ales to choose from, I would recommend the UAB lager as less gassy than Carling or if you are a cider drinker Thatchers Gold. I... More 

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Thank Hsa1966
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Casual Sunday lunch, great value for money for lovely home cooked food. The sister pub, the lord clifden was very busy, so we tried here (similar menu) & not disappointed. Excellent staff & service. Chilled out atmosphere & great food!

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Thank pinball2016
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Very good afternoon Pinball, Many thanks for popping down to us following an earlier visit to our sister pub The Lord Clifden. Really pleased to read your comments & very happy to note your comments on the food, service & atmosphere. We do also take reservations for future reference if you wished to book on your next visit. Thanks again... More 

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246 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We shared a scampi and a fish and chips. The fish was huge! And was all so good. Great range of drinks on offer and always quick and friendly service. The best in the JQ!

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Thank ilovekitsch2004
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Hi I Love Kitsch, Thanks for your fantastic review really great to hear you enjoyed your food, drink & the service. We look forward to welcoming you back soon & it's a high accolade to be called 'best in the jq'. Very kind & for a Monday, very happy! Thanks again More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great find this pub was. The staff were so helpful and nice. The food is exceptional - and very reasonably priced. If beef ribs are on the menu, order them!! They are superb. I would recommend this pub without hesitation. We will be going back!!

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Thank EnmaP
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Hi Emma, Many thanks for your review & very kind words following your visit to us. Very pleased to read your thoughts on the food; the ribs are a popular special & i'll ensure chef & the team know this. We look forward to seeing you again soon & for more ribs! More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My second visit to the Red Lion and it didn't disappoint. The food was outstanding once again. The service was excellent and the staff were very good. I would strongly recommend this pub. Great beer and food at a reasonable price. I'll be back!!

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Thank pauldunster2017
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Afternoon Paul, Really pleased to read your comments following your second visit to us & it's great to get another positive review from you on the food, our staff & the beers on tap. Looking forward to hopefully getting a hat trick & thank you again. Kindest regards More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing pub, my favourite is the Budvar on tap and also Emily is the best bar maid this side of York!!

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Thank Adam R
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Very good afternoon Adam, Thank you for the comments on the pub, the Budvar we supply & our Emily. I shall ensure she's told & given the deserved praise. Cheers. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is amazing and so reasonably priced.i don't go anywhere else for a Sunday roast.they offer a variety but make sure you book especially if there is more than 2/3 of you as it gets so busy.

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Thank Sarah_v18
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Hi Sarah, Thank you very much for leaving us kind words in your review & we're really pleased to read your feedback on our Sunday roasts. Will let chef & the kitchen team know & look forward to welcoming you back soon for more. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This pub is situated in the jewellery quarter in Birmingham. It has a 'sister pub' nearby called the Lord Clifden which I have not yet visited but have heard is also very good. The pub is a small traditional pub which has a bar and a lounge / snug, where food is served. It is small but very cosy and... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a business lunch, staff very friendly and the food was fantastic. Will defiantly return.

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Thank jonesdarren138
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Hi Darren, Most kind of you to say & thank you for holding your meeting with us. Glad to read comments on the food & the service from our staff & we look forward to your return. All the best More 

england
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88 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is just around the corner from the Assay Office, the servie is quick and effecient and the food very tasty and reasonably priced.

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Thank feckenham
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Hi feckenham, Many thanks for the kind words following your lunch visit to us. Great to know a local business is supporting us & we're providing you with good food, service & value. We look forward to seeing you all again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$27
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
10:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 00:00
Thursday
10:00 - 00:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95 Warstone Lane, Birmingham B18 6NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 233 9144
Description
Situated in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter; The Red Lion (UAB) is a traditional pub, rich in both local heritage and modern art.The Red Lion prides itself on serving fresh quality food for both meat lovers and vegetarians, with weekly specials, the kitchen boasts the best in pub classics with a modern twist using the finest local and seasonal produce.Inside you’ll find the UAB art gallery, where you will find the walls decked out in some of the finest Street Art in the UK. You’ll find work from artists such as Banksy, Nick Walker, D*Face & Dolk as some of the pubs one of a kind in house decorations.From the bar, on tap, The Red Lion offers a growing cellar of premium and European lagers as well as a Birmingham exclusive- Budvar Yeast. We also offer local draft ales; Butty Bach and Bathams with special guest ales brought in every week to offer ale lovers something different.The range of ciders available include Thatchers on tap (frozen or original) to real and original ciders that are always available. The Red Lion is always looking to introduce the latest tastes to it’s growing cellar of lagers, ales, stouts and ciders.Other features at The Red Lion include the stylish and spacious clubroom with 3D TV and a dedicated space with it’s own bar, menu and free Wifi. Perfect to hire for those special events, conferences or match day specials.The sheltered beer garden offers customers sun trapped lazy afternoons, Sky Sports and Army Lion stencils as the perfect off road getaway to the hustle and bustle of Birmingham.With 4 large screens across the pub dedicated to nothing but sport, you’ll never miss a moment inside or out and if its on, we’ll show it.We’re Open!Sunday – Thursday, 10am until midnight. Friday and Saturday, 10am until late.

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