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Charming 18th century public house with 2 restaurants and a bar serving Bbq'd steaks and fish, a selection fo tapas tapas alongside traditional pub food
US$8 - US$45
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Bar, British, Pub, International, Grill
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews beef wellington tapas baked camembert steak fish and chips the pub warm welcome excellent food and service cooked to perfection lovely evening booked a table nice meal family meal wendy cornwall landlady specials
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food and very good service. Burgers were good but the sea bass was amazing. I can definitely recommend it for a lovely evening out.

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 22 March 2022 via mobile

Lovely little pub to visit but we went as a 14 family event that we booked a Sunday dinner, but 8 Sunday dishes where served in pasta bowls. Unfortunately worse Sunday dinner we have ever had. Nothing like the pictures on the web-site. Also had...to pay extra for Yorkshire puddings which was over cooked. Only gave them a 1 star cos they served alcohol.More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 16 March 2022 via mobile

We had visited several years ago and wanted to see if the experience would be as good. We were not disappointed. A lovely warm welcome on a quite night started our evening. Very friendly waiting staff with nothing too much trouble. For starters we had...crab and salmon parcels and the baked camembert which was fantastic. Mains of fillet steak and steak and ale pie finished us off. Local ciders washed a fab dinner down. Well worth a visit for wholesome home made genuine pub food.More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 5 February 2022

We booked a table at Red Lion Inn from hearing about the place from friends, we received a warm welcome as soon as we stepped in the door, got shown to our table straight away, drinks order take and browsed the menu, there where a...few specials on the board along with a nice range of drinks including non alcoholic drinks which is a savour for any driver. We ordered a A steak and the beef Wellington, we where told it would take a little time for the Beef wellington to cook but it was well worth it, food arrived and it was delicious cooked perfectly both meals where fantastic and decent portions. Deserts again where delicious and sticky toffee pudding and bread and butter pudding . The staff where excellent lovely friendly and chatty, especially the lady that looked after us and took orders ( I apologise we never got her name) who joked around with customers and not a dull face serving food . I also found for the quality the food was priced very reasonably, we loved this little restaurant and pub and will defiantly returnMore

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 18 November 2021

Enjoyed a wonderful meal for 7 at this very traditional pub. The steaks were all cooked to perfection and the service was great.

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 6 October 2021

We visited the Red Lion on Saturday for a family gathering and birthday celebration! We had the best time and found the venue to be just perfect for a large party to meet, chat and eat together (20 people). Wendy secured the back room for...us - we had plenty of space and access to the bar. The food was just excellent. No complaints, everyone very happy with their choice. We pre-ordered as we were such a big group. Our waitress was super friendly and efficient, reminding us who had ordered what :) Thank you for making the evening a huge success. We will be back for sure!More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 1 October 2021

We booked into the Red Lion on Wednesday 28th for dinner, Seven of us and our Mum, nothing was too much trouble. We were greeted by Bernie who couldn’t have been more welcoming. The food was lovely, so much so that we booked in again...for the next evening, being our last night in Cornwall. The meals were fairly priced and what we would expect to pay. Thank you to all of the staff and especially to you Bernie, will definitely be seeing you again 👏👏👏More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 30 September 2021 via mobile

What can I say! Went with friends who met their local friends who booked there. a lovely pub excellent food good selection of Gins to my wifes pleasure. Lovely waiting staff and landlady . Will return again when in the area. Wished I lived nearer!

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 30 September 2021

We were staying in an Airbnb nearby and chanced our luck here as the options nearer were fully booked. The welcome was so friendly, the menu varied and the ambience of the place was marvelous. The food we ordered was delicious and even had room...for dessert too which weren't too huge portions. The customer service continued throughout the evening and we were made to feel appreciated.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 19 September 2021

We booked this restaurant before coming to Cornwall as it was near our accommodation and were pleased that we had as we had a very nice meal there. The gammon steak with eggs was large and well cooked and the beef lasagne was tasty and...just the right amount for me with the salad. I didn't need the chips as well. There was a pleasant atmosphere and the staff were friendly and helpful.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Yes, The Red Lion Inn offers takeaway services.

The Red Lion Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5