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Red Lion

££ - £££, British,
62 High Street | Chapel Lane, Caythorpe NG32 3DN, England
+44 1400 272632
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak pudding” (2 reviews)
“chorizo” (5 reviews)
“parfait” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
62 High Street | Chapel Lane, Caythorpe NG32 3DN, England
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

We went back last night to try the duck and the rumpole steak and ale pudding again having been disappointed last time. Both were cooked exactly as we would expect and were up to the usual high standard we have always experienced here in the...More

1  Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

An impromptu visit on Friday night. Traditional that I am that I have fish on a Friday, the slow cooked belly pork with butter bean mash and garlic green beans caught my eye off the specials menu It did not disappoint. Tender pork, creamy butter...More

Thank Kim F
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Great choice of food on the menu, excellent service and very friendly atmosphere. Restaurant area if you want a more formal meal, but the pub part is also dog friendly (water bowl and biscuits provided!). Definitely recommended!

Thank Ruth w
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We have eaten countless times at the Red Lion, so we were really looking forward to last night's meal. Surprisingly for a Tuesday, it was very busy serving meals, and the sole waitress/bartender coped very well considering that. We ordered olives, and a selection of...More

1  Thank DeeM1947
johndcork, Owner at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

I was as disappointed as you to hear of your recent visit to the Lion. As you will know from your many visits the food you were served was far away from our normally high standards. I can only apologise for this. The Rumpole pudding...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped at the Red Lion in Caythorpe for lunch after taking the dog out for a walk, and we thoroughly enjoyed our meal! I had the meat platter which was absolutely wonderful - the parfait was lovely, as was the meatballs and everything else...More

Thank ylb123
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

This is my third visit and felt I should recommend. Excellent menu and the food we chose was superb. It’s reasonably priced and the portion sizes are good. All well presented. Nicely kept beer and cider too and some nice wines available. Staff were friendly...More

Thank Jose702013
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Yet again another fabulous Sunday lunch The prawns where delicious as were the meatballs and mushroom starters The roast beef was cooked perfectly and vegetables just right The desserts where wonderful the ginger and toffee pudding was so light and the ice cream and sorbet...More

Thank mulbery822410
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Spur of the moment visit. Very pleasantly surprised by the ambiance. Service was attentive and friendly from two v helpful young girls. Beef was excellent- nice and rare complemented by excellent Yorkshire pudding. Starters were v good - chicken liver pate was nice and light-...More

2  Thank JonE24
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We made a last minute decision to go for lunch today and after a recommendation decided to give The Red Lion a whirl. Well, we were not disappointed! For a Sunday Lunch menu, there was great variety e.g. Thai Red Curry was one of the...More

Thank paulac577
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Quintessential English pub . Scrubbed wooden floors and tables all clean and fresh . Uncluttered and cosy . Young lady that served us was discrete and ladylike and not in your face like some pubs I have been to . Prompt service of drinks and...More

Thank johnvass2
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Questions & Answers
10 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from johndcork | Property representative |
We serve lunch from 12 until 2.00pm (3.00pm on Sunday) and serve dinner from 6.00pm until 9.00pm(9.30pm on Fri & Sat). We are closed on a Sunday evening. Hope this helps
Dave G
26 June 2016|
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Response from edward c | Reviewed this property |
If Dave g looks on the pub website he will see one table at roadside. The car park at the back is bland and I don't recall any extra outside seating there. Either way it's nice inside, with three south facing windows. If a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 High Street | Chapel Lane, Caythorpe NG32 3DN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Caythorpe
  • Phone Number: +44 1400 272632
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A quintessential Lincolnshire village pub, recently refurbished to add a contemporary feel, while keeping that traditional country pub feel. Excellent real ales, fine wines and quality fresh-cooked food in a friendly and welcoming environment.
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