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The Red Lion Inn

4.0 of 5 74 High Street, Cricklade, Swindon SN6 6DD, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed two nights in a courtyard room with our little dog. Very comfortable bed and good size rooms. The food was excellent both the evening meal and a great breakfast . Nine real ales to choose from and really helpful staff. Only gripe I'm a little tall for the shower my head touched the ceiling .

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Preston, United Kingdom
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110 reviews 110 reviews
48 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived late afternoon and the place was just ticking over and lots of dogs. Later on a total transformation. It was very busy, a good atmosphere, luckily we booked the restaurant this is a popular choice. The food was excellent and the menu recommended the beers to complement the meal. If you like your beer this is the place to... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
26 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a certain uk drink advert of the past would say...... probably the best B&B in the world or in its area at least. This pub not only has high class accomodation and food, it is a beer (and drink) conisseur's delight. There were ten real ales including four from the pub's own microbrewery, four ciders (plus the normal brands),... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Red Lion for two nights (Thursday and Friday), and ate there both nights; it was a very pleasant experience. The Red Lion balances the roles of restaurant and pub very well. The Red Lion serves meals both in the bar and in the restaurant, with separate menus, except that it’s restaurant-only on Friday & Saturday evenings.... More

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped at the Red Lion on a Thames Path walk and had a wonderful experience. The staff were friendly and helpful, the room was spacious, comfortable and very attractive. We had a pizza from the outdoor oven made with local salami for dinner and a fine English breakfast the next morning before setting off on the next stage of... More

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Cricklade, England, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Living in Cricklade, the Red Lion used to be the pub my family and I would visit on a fairly regular basis. Unfortunately the attitude of the Landlady is fair from enticing. To say that she is precious about things would be an understatement! About 18 of us were sitting in the pub on Wednesday 22nd October, some of which... More

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RedLionCricklade, Owner at The Red Lion Inn, responded to this review

I am very confused by this review considering on Wednesday 22nd October my manageress was away on holiday so certainly could not have been "fair from enticing" as you state in your review. On top of this the restaurant was full with no seats available all evening so there would have been no chairs to use in this situation as... More

Penrith, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Forget your big fancy hotels and characterless global brands, nothing beats a traditional English Inn. They cost less and usually provide a vastly better service (usually!). The Red Lion is up there with the best. It blends local pub, restaurant and Inn with such harmony. Last night, we had me a business traveller, a couple walking along the Thames, the... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
20 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We arrived at the first leg of the Thames path and were made immediate welcome. Our room (1) was excellent with nice smellies etc in the very large bathroom. Moving into the bar the room was busy but it gave the pub great atmosphere. It seemed a mix of locals plus people waiting to move into the restaurant. The selection... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

Nice pub but Sunday lunch was miserly portion of beef and few veg, which for fourteen quid is dreadful. When it says "rare beef" it's not supposed to be because there's not much of it. Great beer, just don't go for Sunday lunch.

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Worcester UK
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60 reviews 60 reviews
8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We got off to a bad start - the Red Lion has no car park, and car parking in Cricklade High Street is a game of musical spaces at some times of day/week. We finished up carrying our luggage all the way from the off-street car park at the other end of the High Street, so already frayed on arrival...... More

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Address: 74 High Street, Cricklade, Swindon SN6 6DD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Swindon > Cricklade
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Red Lion Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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