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“much improved , worth a visit.”
Review of The Red Lion

The Red Lion
Ranked #2 of 6 Restaurants in Willingdon
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 17 June 2014

It had been a few years since we last visited the red lion in willingdon , we hadn't returned because the place was pretty soulless and lacked imagination .
But noticing there was a change of ownership and a new menu we gave it another try and were pleased we did . the pub was busy for a wednesday night, a good sign.
The menu is varied and has some interesting dishes to try , we started with the mushroom , bacon and garlic cream sauce brushetta which was tasty if a little on the large side for a starter , followed by chinese , rare , duck breast on noodles for me,and my wife had hunters chicken with " cajun chips " , both good but lacked something , maybe a bit bolder with the flavours next time ?
overall much improved .

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Thank bn26
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Reviewed 18 May 2014

Amazing steak, cooked exactly as asked and the chips are unbelievable, been craving them ever since!

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Thank Sara_H753
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Reviewed 18 April 2014

What can I say the food was superb both kids and I thoroughly enjoyed. Prepare to be stuffed. Lovely decor too, very reasonably priced too .

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Thank elaineharris77
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Reviewed 18 April 2014

The Red Lion manages to have the atmosphere of a great local pub combined with top quality food and great service, not many places can pull this off really well but if you want a pint a fab meal a party or all three at the same time it' s do-able here.
Since Gavin and Nikki took over it has become the heart of the village again.

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Reviewed 31 March 2014

Stopped in for lunch and a beer. We had burgers. They were nicely served on a plank with fries and salad. The staff were very friendly. Recommend for a quick casual meal

Thank brookdj1
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