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The Red Lion

Red Lion The Street, East Bergholt, Babergh District OX10 0RT, England
+44 1491 837373
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Red Lion The Street, East Bergholt, Babergh District OX10 0RT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife took me for a Birthday Lunch and ordered Dover Sole and Shepard's Pie from the special board. The Sole was fresh and the use of Lamb Shank in the pie was a stroke of genius by the New Chef Charlie Bell. We will...More

Thank MrTony2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friendly country pub which caters effortlessly for people who just want to drop in for a drink or to have a meal. The pub has a new Head Chef, Charlie Bell, so we decided to pop in for supper. The new menu looked great,...More

Thank Cat050
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Travelled down from london friday night for the fish and chip dinner which was excellent. The owner and staff are very welcoming and inviting. With so much competition around this really is a gem and a must visit country pub. Will be checking the calendar...More

Thank Suspicious-minds
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

My friend found this pub as we are looking for places in between where we both work. I found it easily enough and although I arrived in the dark, it does look to be in a pretty setting. We got there a bit early and...More

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 7 February 2018

This is a country pub/restaurant in the heart of a very picturesque village. Although quite quiet, a Tuesday evening in the middle of Winter, there was a good ambience, we met the new head chef Charlie Bell and enjoyed very good food from the new...More

Thank Racegoer2014
Reviewed 4 February 2018

I've always loved the Red Lion, it is a beautiful little pub in a gorgeous sought after village. It's not the biggest of pubs, but therein lies a lot of its charm. You always end up talking at the bar to whoever is there, and...More

Thank GavinMc1
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

The Red Lion is a welcoming village pub with excellent food. The Sunday roasts are delicious and they have lots of daily specials to check out. Local produce beautifully cooked with a warm welcome and roaring fire, what more could you ask for?

Thank Samanthabee
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Had a family meal here to celebrate my son's birthday. The food was great and everyone was very friendly and welcoming. I appreciated the fact that a birthday banner was hung over the table and the music changed to Stevie Wonder's 'Happy Birthday' when the...More

Thank elizabethfell
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times when the Red Lion was managed by a previous tenant who served up excellent ales from local microbreweries and good food. Back here staying nearby on holiday and can confirm that both the beer, food (we both had the Red...More

Thank TravellersontheTyne
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Tasty food and friendly staff , wether to have a drink or to eat. Easy to park near the pub. Will come back again in future.

Thank João F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
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12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Red Lion The Street, East Bergholt, Babergh District OX10 0RT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Babergh District  >  East Bergholt
  • Phone Number: +44 1491 837373
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Award winning 16th century thatched pub and restaurant offering fresh, home cooked menu, local ales and a warm welcome
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