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The Red Lion Pub

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) #74 of 388 Restaurants in Colchester ££ - £££ Bar, British, Pub
130 Coggeshall Road | Marks Tey, Colchester CO6 1LT, England
+44 1206 210293
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
130 Coggeshall Road | Marks Tey, Colchester CO6 1LT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visit here regularly with my friends and family, Paul and the rest of the staff are always friendly and go out of their way to be helpful. Good selection of drinks and the food is excellent. Highly recommended.

Thank Jack S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff are friendly and helpful as a family run pub they are always cheerful and inviting. Have had various meals here for family birthdays and get togethers that have always been a success and the food is lovely too.

Thank Kimmie_Rose
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

A large group of us on our motorbikes arrived on a quiet Monday evening. We were made to feel very welcome by the landlady. Nothing was too much trouble and we felt very comfortable and will definitely be coming back

Thank Bonniebeard
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Happened to be passing by on way to Colchester Visited here for lunch with wife and daughter recently. Lunch was hot and well cooked & of good quality, All three of us had different dishes and were happy with our selection. A very pleasant friendly...More

Thank Roy R
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Visited here for lunch. Welcomed by friendly barmaid as thou we were regulars ( never been her before). Lunch was well cooked, tasty and hot. A very nice pub good food and a great atmosphere, what more could you ask for. Will return when next...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Have visited this pub several times for drinks and the pub quiz which no longer runs much to mine and my friends disappointment. The drinks are reasonably priced and the staff are very friendly. I have taken a look at the menu many of times...More

Thank amy b
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We decided to go to The Red Lion for lunch,when we arrived there was only 1 other couple there,we ordered and sat down,food arrived quite quickly and was well cooked,the server was the barmaid! She was attentive without being overbearing. Overall a good visit,more people...More

1  Thank tazzyboy95
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We went for lunch on Monday 23rd January, ordered fish cakes as starters. Never seen or tasted anything like them. Not round as per but flat irregular shaped bubble & squeak with a bit of fish & Peas! tasteless, sent back, not offered anything else....More

Thank jford19
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Food is quite good at the red lion, however in my opinion the selection of lager is very poor, might be the brewery they use but I'm not a fan of either of the 3 lagers they have on tap. But at least they have...More

Thank Sparky9120
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We met my brother at this pub for lunch it was not busy. We all ordered our lunch I had ordered ham egg chips but they had no ham so had egg chips. My brother had meat pie my husband had stew what a joke...More

Thank Jackie A
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, British, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 Coggeshall Road | Marks Tey, Colchester CO6 1LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 210293
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British pub and restaurant providing a range of ales, wines and drinks alongside a freshly cooked quality food offer. Large beer garden, separate restaurant, fireplace and friendly atmosphere with good service. Daily set menu and specials available...