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Red Lion Inn

Fore Street, Sidbury, Sidmouth EX10 0SD, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We came across the Red Lion by chance and were so pleased we had. It's a great "local" - nice friendly atmosphere, welcoming staff, good decor. It also has a small restaurant at the rear of the pub where the food is absolutely delicious! I feel they need to re-write their menu as it doesn't do justice to the really... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for one night on our way to Dartmouth. We had booked on line and Tom was a good host welcoming us and taking our bags up to our room at the back. The rooms are all recently refurbished and they are lovely. We ate in the pub and the food was delicious and just what we needed after... More 

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Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lucky find! We called in here for a meal - just by chance. If you are looking for excellent top quality hotel food in a delightful country inn setting, in a charming Devon village then visit "Yuseph at The Red Lion" He is truly a food wizard. We will certainly call again. Pete & Mary

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We popped in here for a bite to eat and couple of pints with my son after a thirst quenching round of golf. The welcome we received from Tom and his team was very friendly and inclusive. The beer and food were great and the atmosphere very pleasant, not much more to say, definitely worth a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Stayed one night about 3 weeks ago. Food good and view good from bedroom overlooking the church. Best thing about this place was the 2 young ladies who looked after us serving the food etc. They were fantastic and wonderfully polite. I would recommend..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We only ate there and didn't stay so this should really be in the restaurant review section, not the hotel... But it was great! Booked a table in the front window, short but interesting menu on the blackboard, food was plentiful and excellent. Good beer/cider too. Very good service from friendly staff and nice locals too! Shame we are not... More 

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Salisbury
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This pub is under new ownership and they've started well. Food was very good from a fairly limited menu and good beers. Very friendly service. Clean and there was a lovely roaring fire to give a great atmosphere.

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Spotted this little pub when passing by heading for Sidmouth. So one evening decided to venture out of Sidmouth to give it a try. At first there was no parking free outside the pub on the road, so decided to turn round in the village which then appeared to have its own little car park. On arriving we had a... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Our firrst visit since the new landlord, Tom, took over the Red Lion. We were with two friends and received a friendly welcome from Tom and the locals. We had a very enjoyable meal with a good choice of food from the menu. Our waitress was very efficient and friendly. I would recommend this pub to both locals and visitors... More 

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Now under new management, the Red Lion in Sidbury is a well-deserved local favourite. Warm atmosphere, great landlord Tom. Superb guest ales and ciders. Food offered Thursday to Sunday which is fresh, home cooked. We had the curried parsnip soup which was truly special, the tasty prawn cocktail and a Sunday roast to rival that of the best carvery -... More 

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