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Digswell Hill, Welwyn AL6 9AJ, England
01707 299342
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Ranked #9 of 16 Restaurants in Welwyn
Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: An idyllic retreat set in beautiful country house-style surroundings,The Red Lion - Welwyn serves a menu of gourmet European recipes. Trained in high-class cookery schools in Spain and Italy, the chefs bring a wealth of experience, and demonstrate knowledge of a breadth of classic and complex cooking techniques. Partnering with Rothschild wine merchants, guests can choose a bottle from the well-stocked cellar.
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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

I came here with a couple of friends for dinner and a well needed catch up, this pub is beautiful! Really cosy and welcoming. The restaurant area is separate so feels exclusive. We had 3 courses, all of which were really tasty! And for pudding there is the choice of having a " mini pud" which is a smaller version... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Chose not to eat in restaurant, which is to the side of the pub, instead sat in the bar and ordered food. Very relaxed atmosphere, although it's always a struggle to find staff actually serving behind the bar. I think they prioritise the restaurant. Food came out promptly, fresh and hot. Bowl of chorizo and prawn pasta, very tasty, but... More 

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London, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I had a meal here in December. It was a birthday treat for my girlfriend and it didn't disappoint. I thought the food was excellent, well cooked, well presented etc. The staff were friendly and the place was very clean. I felt the building its self was very atmospheric. Only slight let down was we booked a table online and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We have been regular visitors since the opening many years ago so I thought it's about time I gave a review. WELL DONE team it's the best it's ever been, great service, great food, great atmosphere.

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I visited The Red Lion with my close friend a week before Christmas on a Monday for their Christmas menu. It was lovely and festive. Christmas crackers, warming homely decor and feel. To start I had the Oak-smoked chicken liver parfait - gorgeous. For my main I had Baked salmon supreme on tray-baked fennel, onion & garlic potatoes and for... More 

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Went today for the second time. Enjoyed the most amazing fish finger sandwich. Absolutely perfect and lovely service. Looking forward to a return visit :)

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

12 of us came for our works Christmas meal. Lovely atmosphere, friendly staff and the food was excellent. As it was so good a friend and I visited a few days later to eat from the main menu. We both chose the homemade burgers which didn't disappoint as they were delicious. My only criticism and it's very small is that... More 

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49 reviews 49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We had lunch here with friends as a pre Christmas get together. This is a large restaurant which manages to feel cosy and intimate. It was very busy with office Christmas parties but the four of us had a very enjoyable meal and the service was as efficient as you would expect on a very busy day. The menu is... More 

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Wheathampstead, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

A cold, frosty, sunny December day. We wanted a tasty, not too large, bar snack - not so easy to find these days. The welcome was good, the bar was clean and bright. We didn't want a full restaurant lunch as we had things to do in the afternoon. Choosing from a range of bar snacks we had the British... More 

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Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Stopped here on speck for lunch. Although car park was full, there was still room inside, and we had no difficulty in finding a table. Where we were ordering for drinks and food was done at the bar. waiting times were short and service fast and friendly. Food was very good, with large portion size. Well cooked and served hot.... More 

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Additional Information about The Red Lion

Address: Digswell Hill, Welwyn AL6 9AJ, England
Phone Number: 01707 299342
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Welwyn
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am

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