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Red Lion

33 High Street, Grantchester CB3 9NF, England
01223 840121
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Just back from a very disappointing Family Lunch at the Red Lion. This lovely pub has a beautiful setting beside Grantchester Meadows. Table booked for 2pm and we duly arrived on time and shown to our table. Drinks took nearly 20 minutes to arrive after we had ordered. The food took another 45minutes and that was after I threatened to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

From reading the reviews it's as if they weren't at the same place as us. We all had a wonderful time with great food. The staff were welcoming and attentive. We have already planned a return visit! Full marks from us and our children!

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Cambridge, uK
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

After seeing a low score on TripAdvisor I was not expecting much, but I got a much better experience than I expected. The staff were very friendly, and the service and food was very good too. They have a large garden and are close to the river where you can go for a lovely walk, or if you are punting... More

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Warm friendly welcome, good choice of table, great service, set lunch menu offered reasonable choices. We enjoyed our lunch with friends very much, will come again. p.s. maybe the bar could stock ginger beer!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I have visited this restaurant on many occasions over the last four years and was always impressed with a very descriptive and inviting menu and good service. The chef and waitresses took their time to explain anything and made you feel welcome. On my last recent visit just for a lunch I have decided to look elsewhere. The meat platter... More

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I ordered a lime and soda and was stung for £2.95, I couldn't believe it. I questioned the price and it was only £1 more for a glass of wine and £1 less for a 'proper' fizzy drink. Despite questioning the price, they didn't suggest ordering something else. This was after I had to wait to be served as there... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Five of us dropped in for lunch, we hadn't booked but were told that we could sit anywhere we liked. The bread and olives were quickly brought and our order taken swiftly. The pork had finished which was disappointing but the other required dishes were available. We had a main course and dessert each, and a drink each for £21... More

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We have been here a number of times and always enjoyed ourselves. The décor inside is upmarket but traditional style furniture. The garden outside is lovely and family friendly (play equipment for children) and the staff are always friendly. We have been here for dinner, coffee and just drinks in the evening and always had a lovely time. Sta I... More

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Ely, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

When we did finally get our food it was ok, not worth the money but ok. but the service was shocking. If you plan to eat here make sure you have all afternoon free

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Appallingly bad food and service. Ordered the lamb rump and paid 20£ to eat a plate of mash as the meat and vegetables were inedible. As I was with family everyone was bitterly disappointed and did not want to spoil the atmosphere by making a complaint but frankly the lamb dish should never have been charged to the bill. Extremely... More

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