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All 15 Welwyn Restaurants

The Red Lion

Digswell Hill, Welwyn AL6 9AJ, England
01707 299342
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Ranked #9 of 15 Restaurants in Welwyn
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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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English first
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

We've been here several times before either for Sunday lunch as a family or as a couple for evening meals and we've always found it to be welcoming with a good choice of food. I just wanted to submit a review on this occasion because I felt they got everything right - the staff were friendly and service was prompt... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

My father and I are regulars at The Red Lion so it was an obvious choice for a family celebration. As always the food was excellent, service brilliant and ambiance great. The pub was exceptionally busy that particular day and the service rather slow. However this did not detract from our enjoyment. The staff were courteous as always! Thanks Shaz... More

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Basingstoke
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

On my wife's birthday we stopped here en route to our weekend destination in Huntingdon. Conveniently placed just off the A1 this pub was a regular haunt when I worked in the area in the 80s and 90s but I had not had the opportunity to visit for a few years. Since then it has been tastefully re-fitted. On arrival... More

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Went to the Red Lion for the first time on the 1st of November for my birthday. Had an amazing evening. The staff were all great, particularly Polly who was our waitress for the evening. Evening started perfectly with the best Gin and Tonic I have had in a very long time. The food was superb! Between us we had... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

Four of us came here for dinner for my husbands birthday. The staff made the evening really special, especially Polly and Sharon who presented my husband with a fantastic gin and tonic taster session. Danny also made super cocktails. All in all a great night, we will definitely be back soon!

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Welwyn, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Visit the Red Lion regularly and food is normally good. Some of the dishes are excellent, some can be inconsistent, but whenever there is an issue the problem gets resolved very quickly and to my satisfaction. The end result, you always want to go back again.

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We have never been to this restaurant before, although it is quite close to us. Our friends chose the venue. The Red Lion as I remembered it, was a young persons pub. In the past few years it has undergone a transformation and is now an excellent eating establishment. The inside is warm an welcoming with a nice ambience, with... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My parents eat here often and since it's been redone a few years back we've been back for family occasions. Recently the menu changed FOR THE BETTER. WOW. I wasn't enthused about the food before but this trip was definitely delicious. The salad was colorful, flavourful, and even understood the concept of "whole food", the duck salad also was presented... More

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I have been eating at the Red Lion for few years and must say yesterday experience was terrible. Food aside off course. We booked a table for 10 plus 3 kids and when we arrived they only reserved us a table for 8 and no highchair for a baby was available. The staff told us that they had tried to... More

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Gartringen, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Very friendly service and very good food. Ability to pre-order as we had limited time and the food was served very promptly which was very helpful and customer friendly. Good parking facilities and a nice beer garden too.

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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

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