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The Kirtling Red Lion

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A traditional village pub in a stunning location. The Kirtling Red Lion is the perfect place to meet family and friends away from the hustle and bustle of the town and cities. This picturesque pub nestles in Kirtling village which lies only 5 miles east of Newmarket and is less than a 10 minute drive from the town centre. With its fabulous views, delicious real ales, great wines and sumptuous mouth-watering food, all prepared and freshly cooked on the premises. A warm welcome awaits you Wednesday to Saturday 12-3 & 6-late and Sunday 12-5 Friday from 5pm to collect Fresh Bread for the Week-end (Sunday Lunch £9.95 Served 12-4 - booking recommended to avoid disappointment). Book on-line to save
PRICE RANGE
US$8 - US$21
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

We called in for lunch as a group, after walking, so we were hungry and we were not disappointed. There were lots of different choices and each one was declared delicious. The portions were big and prices very reasonable. We definitely recommend coming here and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Both-like-travelling
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Nine of us sat down to our staff Christmas meal. I think between us we had each option on the menu, and they were all fantastic. I had pork chops with black pudding, and both the chops and the black pudding were cooked perfectly. The...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Max C
Reviewed 12 November 2017

First visit since new owners took over in the summer and happy to report that it was a very positive experience. It's good to see that it still has a bar area which was being well used by locals. It has the option of eating...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank David D
Suzanne K, Owner at The Kirtling Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Thankyou so much for taking the time to review your evening with us. I am so glad you enjoyed your meal and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 21 October 2017

Very enjoyable meal. The coconut and lemon tart was absolutely wonderful and the "mini" cheeseboard was very far from mini. There were at least 6 different cheeses along with crackers,celery and chutney. The service was quick and efficient and very friendly. A lovely evening

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank gillhayden21
Suzanne K, Owner at The Kirtling Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thankyou so much for your great review. I am so glad you enjoyed your evening with us and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 17 September 2017

Really tasty starter, passable Sunday Roast Lunch, but roast beef 'murdered'. Inside decor did not transfer from 'quaint' exterior. Staff very pleasant.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank susidaniels48
Suzanne K, Owner at The Kirtling Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

I am sorry you didn't enjoy your lunch with us. Obviously it is difficult to please everybody and it is a shame that you didn't mention it at the time

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great atmosphere , good menu and service. Lovely place . Would recommend to anyone. Will come here in the future for a great meal

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank 348jasonh
Suzanne K, Owner at The Kirtling Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our pub. I am glad you liked it and look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 24 August 2017

Just love visiting this Pub though reluctant to sing its praises too highly for fear it will get too booked up. Warm, friendly atmosphere and the new landlords, John and Suzanne have settled in really well. Great choice of food and drink and good value...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Hannahray55
Suzanne K, Public Relations Manager at The Kirtling Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Thankyou so much for taking the time to leave us a review. I am glad you are enjoying the new menu which will be changing quite regularly to reflect the time of year. Hope to see you soon

Reviewed 20 August 2017

Enroute to Newmarket from Bristol, so decided to stop for some lunch, met with a warm welcome and instantly got the impression that this was going to be a good choice. Food was perfect and staff very polite, friendly and aiming to please. Lucky village...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Phil W
Suzanne K, Owner at The Kirtling Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our pub. I am glad you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Went here for a lunch visit as had been wanting to visit for some time, we went as just a couple on this occasion as on most times we end up going as family group The Landlord was lovely telling us they had only been...More

Date of visit: July 2017
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Suzanne K, Owner at The Kirtling Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Thankyou so much for taking the time to review our pub. I am so glad you enjoyed your meal and hope to see you again very soon

Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We came here today for my husband's birthday lunch. I found the pub by looking on trip advisor for dog friendly pubs not too far from Haverhill and this came up, so thought let's give it a go. We had club sandwich with salad and...More

Date of visit: June 2017
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Suzanne K, Owner at The Kirtling Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Thankyou for taking the time to review our pub. I am glad you enjoyed your time with us and hope we will see you again soon.

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Mel931
11 July 2017|
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Response from michaellZ1392HU | Reviewed this property |
No idea, perhaps contact the pub directly ?
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Emma R
15 March 2015|
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Response from Suzanne K | Property representative |
Hi Emma, sorry no we close after Sunday service which is between 5 & 6pm. Best wishes Hazel
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733brian
26 February 2015|
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Response from Suzanne K | Property representative |
Hi there, sorry no, we are closed on Monday and Tuesday, we are open Wednesday through to Sunday, but if you wanted to book in as a group of 8 or more on a Tuesday, then we would of course open, please call me to discuss... More
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