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Newton, Newton, Sleaford NG34 0EE, England
+44 1529 497256
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Hornsea, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I actually won the Easter Sunday Lunch for two at the Red Lion, which was lovely. So went down to Sleaford to stay with our daughter and husband. We all went over for our Sunday Lunch and as usual it was excellent with a lovely atmosphere and great company. Thank you to all of the staff, a great time was... More 

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful meat balls on a special and proper pie all served with excellent service as always. Brilliant 5 star all the way

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Thank Alison R
Sharon B, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear Alison Thank you for your lovely review, it was great to see you again and having time to have a wee chat too, see you again soon. :) Kindest Regards Sharon & Phil More 

Sleaford, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Red Lion is situated in the small village of Newton, easily accessed from the A52, about 10 miles from Grantham. It is a beautiful old stone building, which has been sympathetically refurbished with lots of stonework and a mix of old and new beams. This is a good country pub; some locals arrive on horseback - I wonder if... More 

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Thank Barry C
Sharon B, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear Barry C Thank you for taking time to write such a lovely review. I'll try and find out re the horse riding and alcohol limit :) We are glad you enjoyed our Sunday Lunch and we look forward to welcoming you back to taste what else we have to offer. Kindest Regards Sharon & Phil More 

London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This pub was our end of the line after a few hour walk, and it didnt disappoint. We were recommended but our recommedees hadnt been either so it was a bit of a stab in the dark. It didnt disappoint. I have some food intolerances and being a smallish pub i wasnt expecting for them to be so accommodating, but... More 

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Thank LucyHolmes1979
Sharon B, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear LucyHolmes1979 We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit with us and thank you for the lovely review. and of course the best news is that you will be back ... see you soon. Kindest Regards Sharon & Phil More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited The Red lion on quite a few occasions and it just gets better and better. 5 of us visited yesterday and had the most delicious meals. The hosts make you feel so welcome, and can't do enough for you. The village is soooo lucky to have this as their local.. We will be back soon.. Thankyou for... More 

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Thank Julie M
Sharon B, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Hi Julie M Thank you for your lovely review and we love to make our customers feel welcome. We will look forward to seeing you all again, soon. Kindest Regards Phil & Sharon More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The 5 of us have had a fantastic meal here today, the food was excellent the service was amazing and the pub has so much character.. thank you so much xx

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Thank Sarah D
Sharon B, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you so much Sarah D for your lovely review, we hope to see you again soon xx More 

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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a nice walk in the country and planned to end up at The Red Lion, not knowing what to expect. Well we were pleasantly surprised, but what we found. A great country pub, with fantastic homemade food- the pie of the day can't be beaten! We'll definitely visit again and may well try and pop in for the... More 

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Thank James W
Sharon B, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear James Thank you for your lovely review and we are glad you enjoyed the pie. Phil is smiling at your comment "... he worked his socks off!" He has told me to say that he has his socks and shoes on today ha ha. Many thanks for the review again, and we hope to see you soon. Kindest Regards... More 

Grantham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal for the first ever visit.good choice of food on the menu we should have being given a wine list to choose from we also had to wait a while and it wasnt a bizzy saterday night. Friendly atmosphere would go back again

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Thank Hannah K
Sharon B, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear Hannah Thank you for your lovely review, just to answer a couple of your points: We do not have a wine list as was explained to you on the evening, we have a choice of 3 house white wines and 3 house red wines to choose from, we decided on doing this as we were holding lots of wine... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of the best meals we have enjoyed in our pub it was super the lamb was delicious likewise the veg and as always the front of house were superb

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Sharon B, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear Lynne Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so glad that you enjoyed the Lamb ... I've got to say it is one of my favourites too and thank you too for your continued support of our little pub, we love having you here on a Friday :) See you all soon. Kindest Regards Sharon &... More 

Hornsea, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We were staying with our Daughter and Son in Law at Sleaford and after having a ride around some of the lovely area ended up at The Red Lion for a drink, spent some time there before going back to Sleaford. On the next day we decided to go back for our Sunday Lunch. The meal was delicious as always... More 

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Thank Vanda M
Sharon B, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear Vanda Thank you so much for your lovely review, we are so pleased that you came by and are looking forward to seeing you both again very soon. The Scapa is waiting for you :) Kindest Regards Sharon & Phil More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$24
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newton, Newton, Sleaford NG34 0EE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Sleaford  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: +44 1529 497256
Description
A charming village pub in Newton near Sleaford, serving great food, fine wines and quality cask ales.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?