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Ye Olde Red Lion Hotel, Market Bosworth
Ranked #1 of 10 Nuneaton B&B and Inns
Reviewed 4 September 2013

My visit was for a drink and a pub grub meal, we did not stay overnight. The 'Hotel' is situated in lovely Market Bosworth, a typical old fashioned building with plenty of atmosphere. The beer on offer was varied and good quality. Our group ordered a variety of dishes from the the menu and specials board. Unfortunately the food was below average, my selection of lasagna was bland and tasteless the chips were under cooked, overall the presentation was poor. The staff were polite and helpful, worth a visit for a drink but on my experience I would suggest you give the food a miss.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 2 September 2013

We stayed one night, had a meal in the bar which neither of us were particularly impressed with. The pastry on the steak and ale pie was tasteless and the strangest pastry ive ever had and the gravy very watery, my partners steak was more medium well than medium rare as requested. the chips were overdone and seemed to be the last bits out of the chip basket, the breakfast the next day was much better, very tasty and served by a lovley friendly lady who really went the extra mile with service. The cleaner was also really friendly and chatty. The room was nice enough, clean and the bed was comfortable.The toilet was very noisy though and we did wish we had picked a room with a shower

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 25 August 2013

Great pub in the middle of Bosworth. Large choice of real ales and excellent well priced home cooked food. The landlord knows his stuff and runs the pub well. The bar staff are polite and hard working. The locals are friendly and chatty. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank shaun e
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Reviewed 12 July 2013

We ate there on 9th July. The food was superb, the service excellent. Could not be faulted. Wee ate in the Lion as the food in our Hotel (Bosworth Hall) was terrible. We thoroughly enjoyed our food. A stunning, comprehensive menu. Well worth a visit.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled with friends
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1  Thank Lesley J
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Reviewed 4 July 2013

We visited the pub at lunchtime and were appalled at the high cost of the beer and the stale smell in the bar . £4.20 for a pint of Stella Artois is extortionate . The smell in the bar put us off ordering food

  • Stayed: July 2013
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Reviewed 28 May 2013 via mobile

Ate here for the first time bank holiday Monday. Nearly every table was taken, very busy! Lovely lady served us & to be fair, she did say there would be a bit of a wait for food as everyone had just turned up at the same time. However, I feel that on a bank holiday & with glorious weather forecast, they should have expected to be busy & should have been better prepared. There was only 1 waiting staff who also kept popping behind the bar to help as there was only 1'bar staff too. There was a bit of a wait for food but both my husband & I thought it was well worth the wait. Both meals were beautiful & we will most definitely be returning again.

  • Stayed: May 2013
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1  Thank fieldhead4
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Reviewed 12 March 2013

After a long trip from the south, there was nice nourishing evening meal, including roast chicken with all the trimmings. This was provided by attentive, friendly staff, who also arranged for a cooked breakfast earlier than normal the next day. There was a wide selection of real ales, albeit from the Marston’s house range, to sample afterwards while relaxing in front of a warming real log fire, during this very cold weather.

Unfortunately, the large bedroom was at one extremity of the hotel, and so seemingly at the end of the central heating system. It also had three large single glazed windows, which meant heat wasn’t retained well in the room in the extreme cold weather. In addition the room was located over the [unheated] pub toilet area, so no heat was forthcoming from here. Yes; an electric fan heater [and extra blankets] were provided, so you weren’t cold in the end.

One slight [night noise] niggle was the toilet area [automatic?] flushes apparently ran all-night. This meant you could hear the cold water header tank [in the ceiling space directly above the room] constantly re-filling during the otherwise still night…

In the end; fine for a summer time visit, but could be a bit challenging during extreme cold winter weather.

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  • Stayed: December 2012, travelled solo
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Additional Information about Ye Olde Red Lion Hotel, Market Bosworth

Address: 1 Park Street | Market Bosworth, Nuneaton CV13 0LL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Warwickshire > Nuneaton
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 10 B&Bs / Inns in Nuneaton
Price Range: £50 - £70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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Ye Olde Red Lion Hotel, Market Bosworth Nuneaton, Warwickshire

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