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Red Lion Brinkley

High Street, Brinkley CB8 0RA, England
+44 1638 508707
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
30 Apr 2018
“Wonderful Village Pub”
11 Feb 2018
“Probably the best pub in Cambridgeshire”
American, Pub, British, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
High Street, Brinkley CB8 0RA, England
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

On different occasions had Brunch, Breakfast and Supper - food always delicious and highest quality - ingredients locally sourced. Gwen and Morris bring their international experience in making a visit both, welcoming, interesting and enjoyable Characterful village pub - great food and service. Worth travelling...More

Thank Alan L
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and personalised service. Brinkley should be proud of having such an extraordinary pub. Highly recommended.

Thank TrevorCambridge
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Our visit to the Red Lion was a thoroughly enjoyable one. The food was excellent, the service pleasant, unobtrusive and efficient and the dining room comfortable with a slight colonial feel.

1  Thank Philip H
Reviewed 7 January 2018

This was the strangest of pubs that either of us could ever recall visiting. It was very cold in its welcome and looked like the place had suffered a robbery as there were no "things" around the place - it was BARE and, therefore uninviting....More

1  Thank An_Old_Burian
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Visited this pub for lunch on Christmas Eve because it happened to be on the route home from relatives, and were really glad we did. It's everything a country pub should be - cosy and welcoming, with a good choice of beer and wine, and...More

Thank franquinn74
Reviewed 15 August 2017

It was a very calm Tuesday evening so the four of us had the place to ourselves. I have to say the food service and ambience of the place was a pleasure to behold. Freshly cooked and prepared food served with great skill and love...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Every time we return we are impressed at the quality of the food, beautifully cooked, presented with care. A simple burger was presented with delicious accompaniments, avocado, fresh salad, and excellent value for money. This little pub deserves to succeed and hope word gets around...More

Thank m8971
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We were invited here for a friend's wedding celebration,the food was amazing and well presented.The staff were a tentative and polite. They had a good range of beers.And most importantly as I have given up alcohol for lent a good range of alcohol free beers...More

Thank melt1973
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We decided to have a pie & a pint night as our post wedding bash as we were married abroad and still wanted a get together with our friends and family. Maurice and Gwen did a fantastic job of arranging everything and made us all...More

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The red lion has undergone a considerable refit and redecoration since my previous visit. A group of six phoned to book lunch and were welcomed. two extra people turned up and the manager made great efforts to adapt the seating to accommodate the extra people....More

Thank geoff_grayton
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 18:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Brinkley CB8 0RA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Brinkley
  • Phone Number: +44 1638 508707
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Locally owned village pub (free house) open for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch/lunch. 100% made from scratch food in our bar and restaurant. Very large outside garden for the summer, roaring fires inside for the winter.
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