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The Red Lion

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   The Square, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1BT, England
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Ranked #25 of 39 Bakewell B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
13 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped for a Sunday Roast but they only had a choice of beef or pork so I opted for steak & ale pie, it was an incredibly small piece of pie - was delicious but looked like a childrens portion. It was then bulked up with overcooked vegetables and their appaently renowned chips. The vegetables with the roast dinners were... More

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RedLionBakewell, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, in fact it’s your second review of us, so thanks again for coming back to us for our “delicious and wholesome” food, our “good and friendly” service and our "very generous portions”. We sold over 30 portions of pie on the day of your visit. We have never had a complaint regarding the size of... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really lovely homemade good but too many immature bar staff on at one time. The main bar man was the worst - shouting a singing and acting like an excited child! Other bar/waiting staff floating around in the hall way on their phones and hugging each other! Very unprofessional! Would not visit again

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Shepherd, Montana
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56 reviews 56 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I dined at this hotel restaurant and had a fun evening with good food. They were busy and the service was a little slow, but they made up for it in friendliness and helpfulness. The food was good and not overly expensive. I tried the Bakewell pudding in several places and this was the best!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in here while on holiday for dinner early one eveing, very good value for money I had the scampi and was so impressed that it was done in a homemade batter and not the brought in frozen scampi you normally expect to get. We had good service,wanted a pud but helpings were very generous couldnt find room for it.

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New Zealand
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208 reviews 208 reviews
67 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner here while staying in Bakewell and found both the food and the service in the dining room very good - we had also tried to book a room but they had none available and being in a main street may have been a bit noisy anyway. We also had a considerable difficulty trying to find a reception... More

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London, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked to stay at The Red Lion for 2 nights and stayed in Room 1 which was very specious with the view of the high street. The room and general area were exceptionally clean. Overall the pub had lovely character, very friendly staff, great food and very generous portion. Great choice of breakfast. Only drawback was that the shower... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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172 reviews 172 reviews
15 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed with my elderly mum and daughter for two nights .when booking through an agency, I asked if there was a room on ground floor , or one that was easily accessible . When we arrived , it was not ideal for a disabled person , although my mother can walk ,she gets very tired easily ,so we always bring... More

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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here for lunch after seeing the specials board. The thought of a roast pork or beef barm with home made chips served with salad and gravy sounded excellent and we were not disappointed. The barm was excellent with a good serving of meat and came with Apple sauce and stuffing in the pork. The chips were like wedges... More

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134 reviews 134 reviews
50 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights in The Red Lion. The reception is in the bar and the staff who checked us in were polite and helpfull. The room was on the small side and the bathroom was tiny (room2) our friends had room 4 which was larger as was the bathroom. However the room was clean and the bedding and towels... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Went for a fishing break with our partners. While we (the blokes) had a great time on the Wye, the girls shopped in Bakewell. Only spent the night in The Red Lion but it was clean and comfortable. The breakfast was super. The hospitality was second to none. I would love to return sometime. Highly recommended!

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Address: The Square, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1BT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Peak District National Park > Bakewell
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Red Lion 3*
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The Red Lion Hotel Bakewell
Bakewell Red Lion
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