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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, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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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
Lovely Atmosphere

Superb menu, excellent food, well worth a visit, very friendly and attentive staff, food served all day, fairly priced

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
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Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Superb menu, excellent food, well worth a visit, very friendly and attentive staff, food served all day, fairly priced

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1 Thank topcabbie
London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Red Lion is one of our favourite restaurants. Lisa, Sarah and the rest of the staff are very friendly and it is like a home away from home. We went with a friend, had a delicious meal and a great evening together.

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1 Thank NaraindraM M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and 5 friends recently arranged a meet up we chose Long Compton as a halfway point between 2 groups coming from different areas. By chance we chose The Red Lion as somewhere to meet by chance and it was an excellent choice. The venue is homely and immaculate with a quirky feel. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful... More 

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2 Thank Stephen G
Warwick, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

The family consisting of 19 of us all had an excellent Christmas lunch here, the food was beautifully cooked and hot, we all got served together and the staff all very pleasant and helpful.

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1 Thank Christine E
Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

We called by and had a sandwich while viewing houses in the area,and were delighted to have a delicious plate of food, served in double quick time by a cheerful member of staff. Lovely comfortable seating and pristine loos.

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1 Thank Jennie R
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Great menu and great food. Admit its not cheap but it is the best pub grub weve ever experienced. Second stay here and we will certainly go again. If you want a romantic weekend with small but clean lovely rooms and great food and service this is the place to go. Dont tell too many others though as it only... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

My 6th visit to The Red Lion since moving to the area and I can't fault it at all. The team are always very welcoming and provide superb service levels. I have never had a bad meal here. I highly recommend the specials menu, never disappoints and always beautifully fresh; and there are season specific menus providing a wide range... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

Travelled 3 hours to meet family for lunch, luckily it did not disappoint! The staff and locals were all very friendly and welcoming, if only we had bought our dogs (they would have loved it too!) Food was delicious and certainly worth the journey - especially the banana ice-cream. Thank you and we look forward to returning.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

After a dissapointment elsewhere, we had an amazing lunch here for my birthday. Fantastically dog friendly in top class surroundings, we felt underdressed having just been for a walk! Beautiful salmon/crayfish linguini, chicken/pots/veg and homemade soup - sadly no room for desert having seen others being served they looked divine. Will definately return next time we're in the Cotswolds..

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

I have have traveled passed this place numerous times over the last year and it has always looked very tempting . Each early evening I pass the car park is always quite full so on the way back from a very rainy few days in Newquay we made a detour for lunch. It was two pm when we arrived and... 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, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?