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Bar, British, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great Sunday Lunch. Ample choice, generous portions and lovely home made deserts. It’s great to see this lovely country pub serving great food again.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Gordon Holland, General Manager at The Red Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thankyou for your amazing review, we took over the pub in December and its great to get such positive feedback

Reviewed 6 August 2023 via mobile

Great pub grub. Fish and chips and a chicken in stilton sauce. Hot, perfectly served and delicious pub grub. The Red Lion is no doubt a go to destination

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 7 May 2023

Group of 7 called for evening meal. Couldn’t fault it. Great pub grub. Gammon steaks, fresh pies and veg. Everyone in the group was complementary. Already been back for seconds.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 9 April 2023 via mobile

Amazingly good Sunday lunch, friendly people and a great atmosphere. Would definitely recommend and will certainly return.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 19 November 2022 via mobile

Thursday evening meal - perfectly acceptable pub grub and very good local real ale pint, warm and friendly welcome to both of us and the dog

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 23 October 2022 via mobile

Lively local pub with a good atmosphere. Food was great, well priced and staff friendly & helpful. Good selection of beers. A little off the beaten track.

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 13 June 2022

Surprisingly good food, excellent service and good atmosphere. A little off the beaten track, but the surrounding views are astounding.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 8 May 2022 via mobile

There not much to say. A warm welcome, excellent service, lovely beer. The bass beef is particularly good, but fir those needing to nap read they do a mean larger shandy.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 19 February 2022

Visited as a family of 4 on Thursday Steak night and we were made most welcome by the host. Great steaks and service and would certainly recommend a visit if you are in the area.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 28 November 2021

Group of 6 in for Sunday lunch. Warm friendly welcome by staff and locals. Roast dinner to die for. Great value for money. Beer really great. Stayed to watch football. At 6 o'clock free buffet came out, roast potatoes. Outstanding. Would recommend to everyone. Thank...you all for a wonderful afternoonMore

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 19 November 2021

As a couple we both run different pubs so are very critical. WOW, this is a lovely pub. I went to the ladies and came out for once praising the toilets. They were clean, well equipped for ladies (think you’ll know what I’m talking about)...and all in all nice. Natalie (think that’s her name) was so friendly, didn’t seem forced at all which is refreshing. The locals were welcoming and in a rural pub like the red lion you don’t always get that. We had our dog Merlot with us and she settled quickly which isn’t like her. All in all, it’s a pub, I wish was my local.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 26 September 2021 via mobile

Found this spot whilst out cycling in the area , fitted us in for Sunday lunch , staff very welcoming and friendly , lovely food , excellent portions , great ambiance to the place , would return.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 5 September 2021

We visited here when visiting over the weekend, the staff were really welcoming and friendly and ensured we had a relaxed and enjoyable time here. The food was also perfect. We came with our puppy and the pub was well catered for dogs! We’d definitely...recommend and love to come again!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 1 August 2021 via mobile

Memorable Sunday roast lunch here. Delightful staff, delicious home cooked taste, very generous portions, excellent value for money and amazing gravy!

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 12 July 2021 via mobile

Tend to drink here rather than eat being local. A small 'backwater' pub but beautiful surroundings and good selection of beers and wines for such a small place. Attracts a lot of walkers and caravanners..good pub food... always good company often with ponies tethered outside.

Date of visit: July 2021
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The Red Lion Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5