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Red Lion Inn Restaurant

££ - £££, British,
Llanfihangel-nant-Melan, New Radnor LD8 2TN, Wales
+44 1544 350220
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (8 reviews)
“syrup sponge” (2 reviews)
“onion rings” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Llanfihangel-nant-Melan, New Radnor LD8 2TN, Wales
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our second review of this delightful gem. Over the last 3 months our caravan has been based at a lovely little site near New Radnor. During this time we have eaten at The Red Lion on many occasions and each and every time...More

Thank Sarah A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Both had lovely meals, home mad chips , super little pub reachable from everywhere, how a proper country pub should be ! Service was bril, good choice of drinks. Can't beat the ducks and gnomes in the garden! Will be going back!

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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Disaster !!!! Start to Finish Think I arrived at the end of a shift, clear staff on duty more interested in clocking off then attending to the needs of a paying customer From the other reviews, this maybe a one off, but nevertheless I can...More

Thank Gasmonie
Odette G, Owner at Red Lion Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Going from your first horrible review that was removed as it wasn't our establishment. You realy do seem determined. Where ever it was that you were apparently turfed out of, as you said in your last review, you turned up after they had closed. I...More

Reviewed 22 July 2017

Having passed by this lovely looking country pub over the last few weekends we at last had an opportunity to try it out. We were not disappointed, the place is really quirky and quaint with plenty of tables both in the pub and conservatory. The...More

Thank Sarah A
Odette G, Owner at Red Lion Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Thank for your lovely review and thank you for returning. It was our pleasure see again soon

Reviewed 22 June 2017

We called on speck after a day out celebrating our 42nd wedding anniversary as we consider this to be the best eating establishment in the area. As usual we were given a lovely greeting and a catch up on things... I had the beef and...More

1  Thank jackie T
Odette G, Owner at Red Lion Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Thank you. It's always a pleasure to see you both. Some people have got nothing better to do. Call in again soon

Reviewed 22 June 2017

Staying for holiday in this area and looking for a pub to dinner we find this pub which has not only has a friendly staff but also served very good food.

1  Thank Jan K
Odette G, Owner at Red Lion Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. Hope you call again

Reviewed 21 June 2017

Went there today for lunch, haven't been for a while and didn't realise it had changed hands, and what nice capable hands they are - Odette the lady who looked after us was very pleasant and chatty, the pub was spotless, the food arrived promptly...More

1  Thank Andy H
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We were travelling through New Radnor & decided it was time for some lunch & we came across this country pub & decided to give it a try. The landlady was very pleasant & the pub was clean & tidy so we ordered some drinks...More

Thank Mike P
Odette G, Owner at Red Lion Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Due to the fact that you have already had your first review removed after giving us a bad review on our B&B rooms, when you have never stepped foot in them. I question your integrity, but would like to add that you would have had...More

Reviewed 5 June 2017

We arrived late on Saturday day night after getting hopelessly lost and as darkness fell we became more and more dejected.After ringing the inn it was clear that Dave wanted us to find them and patiently talked us through the route after numerous phone calls...More

1  Thank PENARTH9
Odette G, Owner at Red Lion Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. Glad we could help. Hopefully you will come again soon

Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

We visited last night. Family of 3. Arrived earlier than they opened but the chef spotted us and let us in anyway and made us feel REALLY welcome. Our 6 year old daughter enjoyed the play corner and colouring she was given. The onion rings...More

1  Thank K W
Odette G, Owner at Red Lion Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thank you. It was our pleasure both times. Call again if you're in the area

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Ronnie B
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Sorry, we do not allow any animals in our letting rooms
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Parking Available, Validated Parking
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Llanfihangel-nant-Melan, New Radnor LD8 2TN, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Powys  >  New Radnor
  • Phone Number: +44 1544 350220
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Our cosy 16th century Drovers Inn has been dispensing sustenance and refreshment to weary travellers for centuries. Today, guests can relax with a drink or enjoy a meal in front of the log burning fires in our beamed lounge bars or wander into our terrace for a meal. Featuring free WiFi We take pride in our acclaimed hospitality, and the combination of traditional and modern cookery, using local fresh produce, has made The Red Lion renowned for its food. Our wine list is well balanced and provides a wide choice to suit all tastes and pockets. We also offer imaginative vegetarian dishes, a childrens’ menu, traditional Sunday lunches. The Inn has a large private car park, a ‘sun trap’ pub garden, five enuite rooms at reasonable prices, private residents lounge
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