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33 High Street, Grantchester CB3 9NF, England
01223 840121
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Today
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 81
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 50
    Average
  • 59
    Poor
  • 69
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Style but no substance!!

Let's start with the positives!! The pub is set in a great setting but parking is murder especially as we had my parents who are not up to walking far. The Red Lion was busy which, I suppose, is no surprise on the best Sunday weather this year. The pub was very busy and the atmosphere is great... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
DStokeM
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Bedford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Very pleasant and relaxed atmosphere with open fire. Lots of staff working. Plenty of choice for a lunchtime menu. I had sausages with mash and greens, the sausages were plump and tasty, mash smithy the greens nicely chopped and cooked just right. The other dish we had was the chicken breast which I was told was very moist, with Jersey... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Let's start with the positives!! The pub is set in a great setting but parking is murder especially as we had my parents who are not up to walking far. The Red Lion was busy which, I suppose, is no surprise on the best Sunday weather this year. The pub was very busy and the atmosphere is great with a... More 

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Our 40th wedding anniversary lunch with the family Our own private room set aside for our exclusive use Very warm welcome from all staff who were very attentive throughout the whole event The menu choice is excellent. The food is of high quality, beautifully prepared and presented Good choice of wines Hard to beat this we think

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Cambourne, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We have been here a few times, we live local in Cambourne. The food is always amazing, and the atmosphere is good.... the pub is dog friendly and really relaxing. I would say that the staff are good, however there is one guy behind the bar that is a little rude and "cocky". Dont be put off by him the... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Reasonably appointed pub restaurant. Pricey for what is on offer. I had better value from the ice cream seller just outside!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

My friends and I decided last Monday bank holiday day to spend a nice afternoon having a meal together and one of the reasons I chose this restaurant is because the reviews looked good and I was told from a friend who went a long time ago that the food was quite good. I'm really really disappointed to have chosen... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We'd read some reviews before coming so weren't expecting too much, but the staff were lovely and so was the food! They also were very accommodating in letting my parents' dog in with us. I'm a vegetarian so often dread pub lunches, but the cauliflower macaroni cheese was delightful! My boyfriend opted for the burger, which he thought was delicious,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

Friendly staff, great ambiance, beautiful location and good gastro pub food. What's not to like. Keep trying other places and keep coming back!

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We had lunch at The Red Lion before taking a 8mile walk along the River Cam into Cambride and back, we found the service good and the food also good. We both had two courses my wife had a glass of wine and I had two pints of Guinness, the bill came to £51:50 we both thought that to be... More 

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Oxford
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

My companions and I walked through the meadows to The Red Lion and were more than ready for our lunch by the time we arrived. We were greeted by a very friendly and efficient front of house manager and were at our table with drinks and a menu in no time at all. The menu itself was very imaginative: we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 33 High Street, Grantchester CB3 9NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Grantchester
  • Phone Number: 01223 840121

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?