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The Red Lion

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Nr Shipton on Stour, Long Compton, England
(01608) 684 221
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 70
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
very poor service

A walking group had reserved a table to have a light snack and drinks after a 5 mile walk. When we arrived we were told we couldn't order the food at the bar and that someone would take our order. About 40 minutes later someone did come and take an order and only then could I order a coffee... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
Catherine H
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

A walking group had reserved a table to have a light snack and drinks after a 5 mile walk. When we arrived we were told we couldn't order the food at the bar and that someone would take our order. About 40 minutes later someone did come and take an order and only then could I order a coffee. By... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We just love this pub. The people are so friendly (having just relocated from NZ this is particularly nice for us)...and the food is wonderful. Its still our all time favourite place to go. Thanks to the people there for making it such a nice relaxing experience...with wonderful food and service.

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Shipston on Stour, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We recently dropped into The Red Lion for a quick lunch and were very impressed with not only the excellent service but also the fantastic food - we only had a main and a sweet but the food was fantastic - we had the Tagliatelle Special and were amazed to have virtually half a chicken on each plate - it... More 

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Very friendly and welcoming, don't hesitate in asking staff for 'whatever' as they're a great bunch. My first visit was by chance in search of food...I found excellence!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

Christmas Eve lunch, arrived as it opened but was told they were fully booked but they could get is in if we could eat within an hour, not perfect but we was hungry. Staff could not be more helpful & friendly including to our dog who ordered his own "pig ear" from the menu. We had the beef shin which... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This was my fourth time for lunch at the Red Lion, Long Compton and it continues to live up to our first-time good impression. I can't think of a single negative point about this warm, welcoming pub and restaurant. Set in a delightful Cotswold village, ten minutes drive from wonderful Whichford Pottery, mellow old building, good car park, charming staff,... More 

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Welwyn, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Had an impromptu lunch here after a visit to the Rollright Stones. He had "hand carved ham" with assorted designer trimmings and granary bread - it apparently ticked all the right boxes! and I had the salmon and crayfish salad with lemon mayonnaise. Delicious. Coming in from the car park there are steep steps down to the main bar area,... More 

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Moreton-in-Marsh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Today we visited the red Lion for lunch. Very welcoming to us and our dog. We had a n excellent lunch in the bar. So comfortable and relaxing. Thank you to all at The Red Lion.

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Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Quick 'off the cuff' local lunch; Beef Samosas a delight, quality food with a reasonable price which made up for the slight wait for the food (but they were busy), the atmosphere in the bar is cosy; service great, went for the 'small' bowl of chips which did for the two of us! Will definately go back for more...

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My wife , step daughter + husband + 2 small kids enjoyed 2 really great evening meals here last week whilst staying in the area . Service excellent , food fantastic , a really friendly staff and what was awesome was the welcome they gave the grandchildren ( 5 and 2 ) nothing was too much trouble and i think... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Nr Shipton on Stour, Long Compton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Long Compton
  • Phone Number: (01608) 684 221

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

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