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The Red Lion

English, Pub
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Market Place, Thetford IP24 2AL, England
1842 757210
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Dining options: Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Steak night special

Great value meal with drinks included on Tuesday Steak night. We both had a tender sirloin steak with trimmings served by friendly staff in good time considering the pub was busy.The atmosphere and decor were pleasant and the pub is divided into different areas so that you can find a quite... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
SJohnD
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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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English first
Norfolk, United Kingdom
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great value meal with drinks included on Tuesday Steak night. We both had a tender sirloin steak with trimmings served by friendly staff in good time considering the pub was busy.The atmosphere and decor were pleasant and the pub is divided into different areas so that you can find a quite corner to have a meal if you want. There... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We've been to The Red Lion a few times whilst visiting my partner's mum over the last couple of years and it has never disappointed. Cheap and cheerful, nice setting and great service. This time I ordered a hot dog (minus the cheese which I can't eat) and noticed it appear on the shelf with cheese on. Luckily due to... More 

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Watton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Went for breakfast this morning as our usual Sunday treat with our friends and noticed the steak deal for Fathers Day. Decided to go for evening meal and we all orderded the Sirloin steak was cooked to perfection and was tender it melted in your mouth.As usual the service was excellent and Mike and the team were their friendly selfs... More 

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RedLionThetford, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. At the Red Lion we pride ourselves on our quick, efficient and courteous service and we are very pleased that you chose to spend fathers day morning and evening with us and we was able to make your day very special. We look forward to seeing you again soon. With kind regards Katie More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Superb choice of beers etc, great range of food options, great staff, very friendly and helpful, I assume a recent change in management? Overall a great place to eat out at a reasonable cost

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RedLionThetford, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feed back about your visit to the Red Lion. The team always appreciate it when their hard work gets noticed and is appreciated . The team all go out of their way to help all customers in any possible way to make sure they are completely satisfied .We pride ourselves... More 

Thetford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

No wonder weatherspoon pubs are always full, great value .great service staff are helpful and polite decor and furnishings well thought out great food what more can I say just fantastic.

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RedLionThetford, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit to the Red Lion. Our staff appreciate your feedback, and we look forward to welcoming you back when you visit again. With kind regards Katie More 

Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

good food and nice people..........................................................................................

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RedLionThetford, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. The team at the Red Lion really appreciate you taking the time to post your feedback of your visit. We are delighted to find you enjoyed your meals and found the team friendly and helpful. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future Kind regards Katie More 

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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

For the price the quality is good. Never had a problem with the service. Nice place for a breakfast.

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RedLionThetford, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

The staff at the Red Lion appreciate your kind feedback, thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review for us. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your and we constantly strive to maintain our high standards of service and food and it is pleasing to read that we are indeed doing this. We look forward... More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Travelling back from Exeter we got caught in traffic and didn't arrive in Thetford until 9.30pm. The beauty of Wetherspoons is that they will serve food up until 11pm. Sunday lunch is a standard fare of half a roast chicken, beef and pork with a vegetarian option all for £5.99 including a drink (alcoholic or soft) Parking is free and... More 

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RedLionThetford, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit to the Red Lion. Our staff appreciate your feedback, and we look forward to welcoming you back when you visit again. With kind regards Katie More 

Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Really nice friendly staff, service was very fast and food very good for the money, excellent. Nicely situated in the town centre, modern and familys welcome.

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RedLionThetford, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

The staff at the Red Lion appreciate your kind feedback, thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review for us. We look forward to welcoming you back when you next visit. With kind regards Katie More 

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I would like to thank the manager and staff for a wonderful birthday meal last night Not only was the meal very good but they had decorated the table i had chocolates and flowers and cards also a lovely birthday cake.They really made my birthday special . My husband x me go in The Red Lion most mornings we always... More 

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RedLionThetford, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

You are more than welcome carol. Thank you for making the time and effort posting your feedback King Regards Katie More 

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Address: Market Place, Thetford IP24 2AL, England
Phone Number: 1842 757210
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Thetford
Cuisine: English, Pub

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  • Address: Market Place, Thetford IP24 2AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Thetford
  • Phone Number: 1842 757210

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English, Pub

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