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

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  • 22
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great value

As we are local to thetford, we visit this Wetherspoons quite regularly. I think you know what to expect and with two young children (one slightly fussy!!) it is always a safe bet. We once went on steak night, and was really pleased with our meals! Steak was cooked perfectly and the sides were all... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Stephanie S
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Thetford, United Kingdom
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English first
Thetford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

the place is set up great and looks really good . the beer is very cheap though I don't drink myself . the service is very good and clean too . the food though is not so good as it just seams like its been reheated unless you have a breakfast as you cant reheat those .

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

You Get What You Pay For, Staff Don't Listen To You, You Don't Feel Welcome At All, Food Is Pretty Standard, Feel Cramped.

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Thetford, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

As we are local to thetford, we visit this Wetherspoons quite regularly. I think you know what to expect and with two young children (one slightly fussy!!) it is always a safe bet. We once went on steak night, and was really pleased with our meals! Steak was cooked perfectly and the sides were all great too. And only came... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to wright a review. Our Steak Clubs nights are very popular and excellent value for money and we look forward to seeing you again soon. With kind regards Katie More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Great value nice pub, £25 for a family of for to be fed and watered! It was Mexican Monday and fire the money it was very good.

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Thetford, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

My friend and I visited here one Thursday evening. The food was very very quick (perhaps worringly) I ordered my food, the barman then poured my drink and I got back to my table as my food was being put down. I had a curry, the curry was very watery and did not have much flavour but to be honest... More 

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Thetford, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

Been a few times food a bit hit and miss. Very busy especially the bar waited half hour just to be served

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Great place to meet people for a drink and the food is very good value and pretty good too. Nice local pub.

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

Thank you for taking the time to wright out a review. We pride our selves in the quality of food we offer on our menu and do our best to create a great atmosphere for people to relax and enojy We look forward to welcoming you back soon Kind regards Katie More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I visited the red lion with my friend as we were traveling up from London through Norfolk. We decided to make a pit stop for a bite to eat, as we walked through the door we were greeted by a member of staff who was very polite. We sat down and had steak which was cooked to perfection, we also... More 

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

Thank you for your kind review and we are very pleased that you enjoyed your recent visit. We constantly strive to not just maintain, but raise, our high standards of service and food and it is pleasing to read that we are indeed doing this. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. With kind regards Katie More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Spoke to mike who I suspect is the guy in charge and asked if we could book a few tables for a large number of people to come for lunch on a Sunday afternoon after my sons christening at the church across the road from the pub and was told they don't normally take bookings on a Sunday but if... More 

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

Hi Claire Im really sorry about this situation that has taken place, we was so busy on that evening and admitly forgot that i had a phone call waiting and fot that i am sincerly sorry If you could please call me at the pub so i could discus this situation further and do everything i possible can to resolve... More 

Salisbury, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The restaurant was extremely busy, but we managed to find a table and were informed there was a 20 minute wait for food. The food came much sooner than we thought and we weren't disappointed. The staff coped extremely well and were very friendly and helpful, highly recommended.

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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. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future Kind 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: British, 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: British, Pub

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