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The Red Lion

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The Red Lion Duffield Lane | Newborough, Burton upon Trent DE13 8SH, England
+44 1283 576182
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
The Red Lion Duffield Lane | Newborough, Burton upon Trent DE13 8SH, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Went here whilst we were staying at Hoar;s Cross as their restaurant was closed. The food was simple but great pub grub with sizeable portions for excellent value for money. We shared starters (Squid and Prawns) both were excellent, full of flavour. For main course...More

Thank Frozen_FairyTales
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a meal here last week. My family enjoyed their burgers (Cajun chicken & Chorizo & cheese) the halloumi fries. I loved the fact that they had a separate menu for Gin, and our server recommended one I had never tried. A really enjoyable...More

1  Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I eat here on a regular basis and I can honestly say that the food it perfect. We have never had just an average meal... the food here is always perfect. ALL of the staff are so friendly and welcoming. I'd recommend...More

2  Thank KarlB346
Reviewed 1 week ago

managed to get a table last minute on a saturday night which was good. It was busy so i definitely recommend booking to avoid disappointment. service was good and the waitresses were very attentive and looked after us well. Unfortunately due to it being busy...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Come here monthly to have the excellent steak. We have had other food which was equally good. The beer is good too. Friendly staff.

1  Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 20 March 2018

We've been coming to the Red Lion for a few years now, it's our go-to pub when we want a nice meal out or for birthdays/valentines etc. The food is high quality, local and tastes great, compliments to Adam the Chef and his team. (If...More

1  Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 19 March 2018

The size of the premises not great and it is often busy. Menu is comprehensive. Booking is usually necessary.

Thank amason446
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

What a gem. Food was fantastic. Chicken from the rotisserie was tasty and tender. Unable to fault anything about our meal. Attentive, friendly staff and great atmosphere. Will definitely be visiting again when next in the area.

1  Thank Iain H
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Found this little gem on trip advisor whist staying at Hoar Cross hall. Nice little country pub with very friendly, helpful staff. The food was amazing and full of flavour, the homemade chips were like your gran used to cook. The food and drinks are...More

1  Thank Neil0255
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Fab country pub. The staff are very friendly and helpful. We had a three course meal and all of us were pleased with our meals. Fantastic selection of gins. I can highly recommend the lavender gin. The pub has recently been bought by new owners,...More

1  Thank z0b018
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Questions & Answers
28 August 2017|
Response from Emma S | Property representative |
Hi lloveluxury We just serve our Sunday menu 12pm untill 4pm. kind regards Emma
25 August 2017|
Response from Emma S | Property representative |
Hi MrsH75 On a Sunday we serves a set 3 course menu for £21.95 which includes traditional roast dinners. You can of course opt for 1 or 2 courses if you prefer. We write this menu weekly but it always includes a selection... More
Francesca L
12 August 2017|
Response from Emma S | Property representative |
Hi Francesca We write our Sunday lunch menu out weekly and we always have vegetarian options available on it. We can accommodate vegans as long as we know prior to arrival then our chefs can create menu options for you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Red Lion Duffield Lane | Newborough, Burton upon Trent DE13 8SH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Burton upon Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1283 576182
  • E-mail
The Red Lion is situated just off the A515 and is an ideal venue for all occasions. We are close to St George's Park, Tatenhill Air Field, Trent Raceway, Old Bakers Cottage B&B, Newborough Cottages and Hoar Cross Hall & Spa. We have a lovely bar area with open fire. Our restaurant can accommodate 45 guests and also fantastic new bar area. We welcome families, walkers, cyclists, dogs and large parties. Our daily menu is available from 12pm-2.30Pm with dinner menu available from 5-9.30 Tuesday to Saturday. Sunday Lunch is served 12-6 pm.
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