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Red Lion

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Main Road, Milfield NE71 6JD, England
+44 1668 216224
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170 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Having visited the Red Lion last month when in the area for a long distance riding event, my daughter was in no doubt as to where she wanted to celebrate her 15th birthday and as we were back in the area we were happy to oblige. Another fantastic meal with great food in very comfortable and friendly surroundings, with extremely... More 

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Thank Jen C
Shipston-on-Stour, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Having read very good reviews of the Red Lion we decided to ignore a pub restaurant 200 yards from our property and travel 12 miles to Midfield. It must be popular by the number of dinners but my wife's Honey & Soy Glazed Duck Stir Fry was a disaster. The duck was so over cooked she had to use my... More 

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Thank John V
London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We were staying locally in a rented cottage and were delighted to find the Red Lion so close. Although busy, we were accommodated without fuss and enjoyed a lovely meal,and returned twice more. A varied menu, not expensive and one party close to our table travelled frequently from Coldstream - quite a recommendation.

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Thank annie2mac
Townsville, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Came for a 3 night stay, as relatives had been here before for a meal and thought we would stay whilst visiting the area. What a great place, rooms were excellent, meals were well above standard. Nothing was a problem, very accomodating and the breakfast was cooked to order

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Thank pgjmacey
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

we where staying at a nearby cottage and phoned the Red Lion at short notice for a table for 6, even though the pub was busy they where only to pleased to help, the table was a little on the tight side but the food was beautiful way above your average pub grub. the staff where very friendly and the... More 

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Thank normanchristine
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

If you need a decent meal, good service and we'll kept ale than this hits all the buttons. Ideally situated if you are staying in Wooler or Akeld area. Two of us ate for under £40 with a drink each. And the food was spot on (the poached salmon on a pea and parmisan risotto was superb). The pub does... More 

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Thank Christopher T
Alnwick, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Having been here for Sunday lunch we called on the way home on a Tuesday night , like Sunday the place was busy a good sign . A very good choice menu plus daily specials were on offer . A chose steak and ale pie and misses went for one of the specials stir fry honey and soya chicken .... More 

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Thank William A
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170 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with my 15 year old daughter ahead of her doing a riding event. Lovely room 'out the back' with twin beds and a huge well appointed bathroom. Ate in the pub and had one of the best meals I have had in a long time. Breakfast was equally good. Will definitely come again.

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Thank Jen C
Enfield, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely pub with a great menu and choice of beers. Would definitely recommend this place if you are in the area.

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Thank Andrew B
Scotland
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We called in on way home and despite it being busy a table was found, drinks and food ordered from a good menu and several specials, which arrived promptly, was tasty and quickly consumed. Sweets followed from a good selection all for £30. Will definitely call again when next passing.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Milfield NE71 6JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Milfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1668 216224

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?