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The Red Lion Inn

££ - £££, British,
The Green, Shamley Green, Guildford GU5 0UB, England
+44 1483 892202
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“schnitzel” (7 reviews)
“ginger pudding” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
The Green, Shamley Green, Guildford GU5 0UB, England
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11 - 20 of 532 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went last Sunday with my wife and daughter. It was difficult to fault the experience. If I was going to be at all Picky I suppose the only thing you could say is that the service was a bit slow. That said the delightful landlady...More

2  Thank Graham M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I found this eatery through TripAdvisor and booked many weeks ahead as we were a group of 6 and this was a post walk lunch. The pub is located on the village green and the parking is tight. I was lucky enough to find a...More

Thank Kathyfitchett
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I met my daughter for lunch here yesterday. It is a new place for both of us, and will certainly eat there again. It isnot far from Guildford, and is situated in the village of Shamley Green and overlooks the 'green'. The food is excellent....More

Thank June C
Reviewed 17 October 2017

My husband and I called in for a meal at The Red Lion, Shamley Green today and we highly recommend this place for good food and service. The choice of menu was superb, the staff were extremely polite and checked that we were happy with...More

1  Thank Tessagoldie14
Reviewed 8 October 2017

A friend and I had a really nice Sunday roast here. The food was excellent and the pub had a nice atmosphere. It was busy as well which was a good sign from the start. The service could have been a little bit friendlier. Some...More

Thank Kenric S
Reviewed 6 October 2017

The food was beautifully cooked and the staff were attentive but not overly so. Will definitely visit again

Thank DRMA2017
Reviewed 2 October 2017

As a group of 4 we popped in a very busy Sunday lunchtime for a spot of dinner. The service was variable as the waiting staff were courteous, but we we were left waiting a long time to give our pudding order. The roast beef...More

Thank Ibis2016
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We have been several times to The Red Lion and have never been disappointed. The service is always prompt and friendly, and the food is delicious.

Thank Penny R
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Another splendid meal at the Red Lion. The beef was cooked to perfection, the Yorkshire Pudding crisp and delicious, and the vegetables were very tasty. My elderly mother really enjoyed her lamb, and appreciated the offer of a smaller portion. The desserts all sound really...More

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We hadn't been there for a while - really too long ago. As good or better than ever in every respect and we're booked in again 10 days from now. Thank heavens The Red Lion is still a pub - but what a top class...More

Thank Peter S
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Questions & Answers
31 August 2017|
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Response from Kaija P | Reviewed this property |
Hi We had another great lunch last weekend We had fish and chips steak and ale pie and duck salad We never had ploughman s but i am sure it will be fine But I feel we need to support our pub heritage in this country and... More
Tracie S
30 May 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Sorry cannot answer that but suggest you call them and ask over the telephone.
20 October 2015|
Response from DebbieErsser | Property representative |
Hi Julie, We don't have a specific children's menu, but we do have chicken nuggets (which aren't on the menu) that we can do with chips, potatoes beans etc. Alternatively we can do half portions / combinations of a variety... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Green, Shamley Green, Guildford GU5 0UB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Guildford  >  Shamley Green
  • Phone Number: +44 1483 892202
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