My girlfriend and I visited the Red Lion on 22nd August 14' after a recommendation by the owners of the rented cottage we were staying in. We passed by the day before and thought it was absolutely delightful so booked a table for the following evening as I a nice end to our holiday. We arrived at 8pm and were seated after about 10 minutes. It then took a further 30 minutes before we were asked if we would like to order drinks which took another 20 minutes to come, not a good start. We ordered a pizza and crab pasta dish which came after around another 30 minutes. The pizza didn't have any cheese on at all and the crab pasta had shell in it, not good at all. We 'ummed' and 'arred' about complaining but felt we really needed to as it was not cheap. The manager who came over said she was sorry and was very polite and offered to "comp" us the food which we accepted. We had a couple of drinks in the bar before paying the bill and leaving. It wasn't until the next morning that I looked at the receipt to find I had been charged nearly £10 too much for the bottle of wine. Admittedly I should have checked when I paid but you are made to feel so bad about complaining for food that we just wanted to pay and leave. I would recommend visiting this pub for a drink in the bar as the locals we chatted to were very friendly and made the evening, however I would not recommend booking a table for food, based on our experience of course. A real shame as it was supposed to be the end to a perfect weeks holiday. We also had to inform the owners of the cottage we had hired to make them think twice before being so eager to recommend the restaurant to future occupants.
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