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The Red Lion

££ - £££, British,
Clacton Road, Thorrington CO7 8EX, England
+44 1206 252001
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (16 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Clacton Road, Thorrington CO7 8EX, England
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1 - 10 of 70 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I decided to treat my children and grandchildren for a roast in the Red Lion Thorrington . The pub is a tradition one and had a good range of draught beers. Children's menu was available along with a smaller version of the adults roast. The...More

Thank Carl G
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We went for a family catch up meal with our smartcard voucher for 4 of us. Couldn't fault the evening. So relaxed, lovely and quiet, makes a change to actually be able to hear each other. There was no pressure to vacate the table. and...More

Thank walker0702
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Menu said Scallops, crispy bacon and pea purée. I asked for this with no bacon. Couldn't believe what did, they put slap bang in the middle of the pea purée Black pudding. I don't eat meat so this was the last thing I wanted. In...More

2  Thank CheeseyEssex
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Went here for the steak night. Wasn't disappointed. Food was lovely and tasted fresh. Nice relaxed atmosphere.

Thank 2867alex
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We've just had an excellent home cooked meal, not a microwave meal, in lovely surroundings. The barmaid/waitress was excellent. She was very friendly and made us feel very welcome. Following our meal, as we were the last to leave, we spent about 20 minutes chatting...More

Thank Diane J
Reviewed 6 May 2017

was our first visit, it was thursday steak night, steak was juicy and came with chips salad , large mushroom and tomato. good value, was very busy so best to book. will go again . my steaks come out like an old boot.

Thank romfordgirl
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I have been in many pubs in many countries ranging from New York to Egypt I would much rather go to one in the bronx than this one which is situated in a lovely village, maybe this is where the problem lay we weren't locals...More

3  Thank hotpinkbabypink
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Lunch after visit to Wivenhoe on Saturday, 22 April. Had visited years ago with my Aunt Flo and Uncle Mick as we stopped to have lunch there on our way back to Clacton.

1  Thank 896Christine
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The Red Lion has a very good steak night on Thursdays! We live locally and have often taken advantage of the Steak Night. The food is very good generally, and the steak excellent - we have never had any complaints about the meals we have...More

Thank Lesley Q
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Visited the red lion at short notice having not been there for twent plus years , The food choice is good without being over complicated We had 3 different meals and all tasted good , the burger , the homemade pie ( yes a real...More

Thank N6665SCdavidb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clacton Road, Thorrington CO7 8EX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Thorrington
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 252001
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