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Review of Red Lion

Red Lion
Ranked #40 of 527 Restaurants in Bolton
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Lancashire
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286 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
“You get what you pay for!”
Reviewed 21 September 2013

We went last night after work as we were too tired ( or too lazy) to cook and we fancied a drink.
Food arrived promptly and almost as oredered. My partners steak (part of a mixed grill) was supposed to be medium rare but was black on one side. The rest of the steak and the rest of he mixed grill was good. I had Chicken New York, which was good and as described on the menu. These two dishes came as a link deal for a total of £16. Pretty good value for the amount of reasonable quality food. Four pints of Cask ale and 5 vodka and cokes brought the total bill to a reasonable £44. You get what you pay for, do not go expecting gourmet food!.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Mike S
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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Ok”
Reviewed 19 August 2013 via mobile

We been going here for some time, to which it normally good for the money. We went on sat dinner had to send my steak back full of grissel when the 2nd came that not much better but to save me waiting again I picked at it , I felt I was made to feel I should not say anything by the girl who took it and it was to much like hard work to serve me a 2nd one , but must say this not normal as we have been treated better than this before now

Visited August 2013
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1 Thank Caroline P
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Disgraceful”
Reviewed 12 August 2013 via mobile

I met a an old friend here, neither of us know the area and arranged here as a half way point. This is probably the worst, restaurant (?) I have ever had the misfortune to visit. Bar & tables filthy, staff could not care a less, food awful. Toilets stunk of urine. If you are thinking of going DON'T find somewhere else. In addition there were drunk football supporters shouting and falling about, this is not a place to bring children. I would recommend a complete redecoration and a change
of staff and management.

Visited August 2013
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1 Thank Chrisndunc
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
“Always a good experience & food . . . ;-)”
Reviewed 20 June 2013

We usually visit the Red Lion as a family & even when it is busy you don't have to wait very long for a table, the staff work hard & the food is good value for money. Many thanks to Jack the young man who sometimes looks after us, nothing is a problem when Jack in on duty.

  • Visited June 2013
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1 Thank Babes_and_co
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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
“staff very ignorant”
Reviewed 17 June 2013

we visited here on 16th june waited 15 mins for a drink at the bar . when we went to order food waited another 15 mins bear in mind we were at front of queue but the 2 young girls were busy arguing between themselves and they didnt have the decency to apologise . didnt even look at us i would saythey had very bad attitude problem , in the end it was a gentleman serving drinks at the bar who served us , will not be eating out there again

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank julie p
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