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Bar, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Reviewed 3 March 2024 via mobile

Fantastic Sunday dinner and a dessert. We were viewing a house and popped in with our dig. We were welcomed and given menus straight away. Sunday dinner was lovely and the desserts were fabulous. Highly recommend if you are in the area.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 15 February 2024

We were lucky to find this lovely pub while on holiday. Nice cosy pub with delicious food - would highly recommend the pie and the sticky toffee pudding. Stayed for the quiz and were made to feel very welcome.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 3 January 2024

We went to the Red Lion on New Years eve . The menu was really good but only 1 vegetarian option on the actual menu. I myself, stuck to traditional fish and chips. The portions were generous, piping hot and very good quality . The...service from the staff was attentive and nothing was too much trouble including offering another vegetarian option. All in all a very good night.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 15 December 2023

Fabulous Christmas meal. Food was fantastic, and service friendly and efficient. Thank you all so much!

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 19 November 2023 via mobile

Best steak and ale pie ever! Excellent local beer, well kept and moreish. Nice bar area, although can get a bit crowded in pheasant shooting season😜. Very comfortable dining area with huge old fireplace nicely decorated in seasonal fashion! Friendly and helpful staff/owners. A thoroughly...pleasant evening.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 1 November 2023

Popped in for lunch on our way to Wooler, I had fish & chips which were delicious, whilst my daughter really enjoyed the vegetarian bake. Friendly pub, excellent service, just what we wanted as we travelled around Northumberland.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 11 October 2023 via mobile

Excellent food at this lovely country pub. Very warm welcome and great service. Would highly recommend visiting this pub for lunch or dinner.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 3 September 2023

What a treat to have this wonderful pub on the door step of our holiday cottage. The staff were so helpful, smiling and friendly despite being rushed off their feet and the service was prompt. The food was delicious, beautifully presented, piping hot and served...on hot plates… hurrah, (a personal whim). Faultless in all areas, congratulations to the Red Lion team!More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 24 August 2023

What a gem we found today when we went to The Red Lion Inn Milfield. Sophie and Chris were so welcoming and lovely with the kids, and the food and drink was amazing!! We sat outside at the back and there were lovely views of...the Hills. Inside was really charming too and had an amazing fireplace, but it was a beautiful day so wanted to be outside. The food was all so fresh and tasty and something for everyone and there was an amazing selection of drinks (including a great selection of non alcoholic, vegan and gluten free options). My mum got the salmon and champ mash and I got homemade steak and ale pie, which was freshly made to order and absolutely delicious!! The kids’ meals were good value and tasty too. And the Biscoff cheesecake…sheer wizardry!!! 🧙🏻‍♂️ Definitely one of our new favourite places. If you are in Wooler or passing through (the accommodation looks lovely too there), it is definitely well worth a visit. You’d be mad not to! Looking forward to our next visit already!More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 16 August 2023 via mobile

We had an excellent experience last Sunday at the Red Lion, Milfield. Our daughter was visiting and wanted to go out for Sunday lunch. She is Dairy intolerant so checking first matters. We knew the Red Lion had changed hands last year and had been...meaning to give it a try. Booking was easy, reception was good and food & drinks hit the mark. Great to see a local family run hospitality business meeting local needs, busy and seemingly thriving. Well done to all I hope you go from strength to strength. Thank you 😊More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 6 August 2023

This is our go to place for tasty food in a lovely restaurant with really friendly staff. There were 4 of us. We each had 2 courses with different items from the menu and all were hot and delicious. Sarah the waitress was friendly, knowledgeable...and attentive. There will be 8 of us next time as we are spreading the word.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 20 July 2023

Recommend this lovely pub food and service was excellent staff lovely would recommend the steak and ale pie full of meat and value for money

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 14 July 2023

Just returned from a delightful meal, all homemade which made a real difference. Mum and Dad had the small fish and chips which were anything but small and fantastic. The steak pie was one of the very best I’ve had, and I’ve had a few!...My wife had chicken and tagliatelle which melted in the mouth. All served by welcoming staff in a lovely comfortable setting - what more could you ask for…. 10/10More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 2 April 2023 via mobile

Beer ✅ Pie ✅ Cheese ✅ Nice ✅ Thank you ✅ Excellent service and super food. Not the biggest selection/menu but everything we had was lovely.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 3 December 2022 via mobile

Stayed for two nights in November. Excellent stay with a warm welcome fro. Chris, his wife and all the staff Comfortable accommodation and excellent breakfast and evening meals.. Warm and friendly pub with a great atmosphere. Thank you. Looking forward to our next visit Jackie...and PaulMore

Date of visit: November 2022
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Yes, very dog friendly pub.
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Red Lion is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5