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The Old Red Lion

££ - £££, British,
London Road, Holmes Chapel CW4 7AQ, England
+44 1477 549283
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“lasagne” (2 reviews)
“sunday roast” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
London Road, Holmes Chapel CW4 7AQ, England
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1 - 10 of 184 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a local of mine and I have never been someone to leave negative feedback but think this is necessary. I attended the pub with 3 other friends yesterday and ended up waiting 40 minutes for our starter and a further 50 minutes for...More

Thank Rachel J
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Rachel, Firstly, I would like to sincerely apologise about the poor service you had received on Tuesday evening. Rest assured it is a one off experience, and we will never allow a repeat performance. I would wish to discuss this further with you, If...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No surprises at this chain-type pub restaurant but the food is reasonably priced and there are some very good drinks deals on offer. If you need a reliable good value meal in Holmes Chapel this delivers what it says on the tin.

Thank Fuseman
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Fuseman, Thank you for feedback, we are really pleased that you enjoyed your visit with us! We look forward to seeing you again soon, Kind Regards, James & The Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal, 2 great burgers for a fantastic price! Our favourite pub in the area. Lovely staff and lovely atmosphere!

Thank isawthesky
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Isawthesky, thank you for your kind words and this wonderful review! Cant wait to see you again soon :). Its experiences like yours that keep us motivated. Many thanks from myself and the team here at the old red lion.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here to have our evening meal two couples 21st October. The place is lovely the food terrible, we ordered at 16.30 starters came prompt I had prawn cocktail this was very nice as was the soup. Mushrooms was plain mushrooms no salad to...More

Thank Carole C
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Carole C, we truly appreciate your honest feedback. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We will use your comments to refine our efforts to ensure this issue does not happen again. Regarding your visit though, I would love for you to join us...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Really pleased when we walked as it’s a lovely atmosphere. Typically pub menu. We ordered steak and a fish and chips which you’d expect to be simple especially as it was quiet. 45 minutes later, no news, no apology, no explanation. Food was ok but...More

Thank Edward G
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Edward G, we strive for 100% satisfaction, and we regret to find out that this was not the case. Falling short of meeting your expectations is not to the standards we strive to achieve, and we humbly ask for the opportunity to make this right....More

Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Called in after work with some good friends. Nice place very welcoming and staff lovely. We ordered our food together two of the four meals came within about 15-20 minutes, then after a good 10 minutes or so the other two came, I had ordered...More

Thank sunny-jim03
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Hi Sunny Jim, Thank you for your review, Firstly let me apologise about your delay between meals arriving to your table and also that one of your meals wasn't up to standard and had to be returned. However, we are very pleased to see that...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017

Arrived on a Sunday with a group of cyclists. There were about a dozen of us. We had prebooked but there was no table reserved and we had to queue at the bar to individually order food and drink. This caused quite a delay. Surely...More

Thank James B
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Hi James, Thank you so much for your review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your meals, our Sunday roasts are something we are very proud of here! In regards to you mentioning about the table reservation, we had reserved an entire section for...More

Reviewed 7 October 2017

IT was a while since we had dined here and we are spoiled for choice locally but we thought we would try it, The service and whole (pub) atmosphere is very good and seems to have improved greatly with an attentive new manager and staff....More

Thank Tom C
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Hi Tom! Thank you for your kind hearted review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit with us. Something that we are so proud of is our team here and our great value for money menu! (and amazing quality) I will pass your...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Love this local pub, great food, good atmosphere and good bar. Nice for evening events and day occasions. Me and my mum come here almost every week!More

Thank Emma J
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Hi Emma! Thank you for your smashing review of The Old Red Lion, we are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit with us! We have lots more events lined up so watch this space, please feel free if you haven't already to follow us on...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Just called in for a drink then smelt the yummy food so decided to have a sunday roast dinner. Plenty of succulent meat and delightful roast parsnips. Shared the profiteroles with hubby, who said they were the best he had ever had.More

Thank na0misum
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Hi na0misum, Thank you so much for your lovely review, I shall pass your comments onto the team who I'm sure they will be thrilled to see you enjoyed your visit with us. The Profiteroles are certainly amazing, and are very popular amongst all our...More

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Response from Richard H | Reviewed this property |
you pay £2.00 at the meter and when you go to order something at the bar the barman will deduct the car park charge from you bill.. hope this helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Meals
Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: London Road, Holmes Chapel CW4 7AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Holmes Chapel
  • Phone Number: +44 1477 549283
Description
The Old Red Lion in Holmes Chapel is a local pub at the heart of the community offering authentic British cooking and a great selection of real ales
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