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

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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
Good town centre location

This is a wetherspoons restaurant located close to family, we have eaten here a couple of times and the place has always been really busy but the food and service have still been great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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English first
Thetford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Just want to say a big Thank you to The Manager for his hospitality and ensuring we had a good evening. Well done to the staff on a very, very busy evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Friday night after a hard week at work generally finds us here....always good food at an excellent price, brilliant range of drinks at incredibly low price....perfect 😁😁 We come here quite regularly and rarely find anything to complain about.

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

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

Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This is a wetherspoons restaurant located close to family, we have eaten here a couple of times and the place has always been really busy but the food and service have still been great.

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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 are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meals and found the team friendly. We look forward to welcoming... More 

Crawley, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Possibly the busiest lunch-time venue in Thetford (not that there's much choice there) but the Red Lion lives up to the usual Wetherspoon format and menu. Quick service in pleasant surroundings, the food was hot and tasty as well as very competitively priced too. Recommended for food and drink in the town centre!!

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

Thank you for kind review of the Red Lion, we pride ourselves on our quick and efficient service. Our Sunday Club offer is very popular and excellent value for money. We are very proud of our Pub and look forward to welcoming you back in the future for more enjoyable experiences Kind regards Katie More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I recommend to all my friends and family, great food for great prices. Sometimes service on the bar is a bit slow but I suppose that's due to it being so busy and is expected. Will be going back again 👌🏼

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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 all go out of their way to help all customers in any possible way to make sure they are completely satisfied. We constantly strive to not just maintain, but raise, our high standards of service and food and i... More 

Brandon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

having used this establishment numerous times it amazes me how in a health and safety conscious world how dangerous the thread bare in places stair carpet to the toilets has become .. loose threads anyone could trip. the recent shuffling of furniture is also quite unappealing .. tables all for two people makes it look like a street cafe rather... More 

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

Dear Joanna First of all I would like to thank you for taking the time to write a review on the Red Lion, we welcome all reviews good or bad to help us improve as a team and as a company and have taken your comments on board. We have recently changed the table layout of our pub to create... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Went for breakfast with friends and it gets worse everything! When our food was brought to the table I asked for ketchup and was told to get it myself. My friend had a day sticker stuck to her mushroom, no check back so we couldn't let anyone know. We waited 15 after our meal to have our plates collected, let... More 

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

Im sincerely sorry about this situation that has recently taken place and that you had to experience this within our pub. We are currently looking into this situation to find out why this has happened. If you could please call me at the pub so i could discuss this situation further and do everything i possible can to resolve this... More 

Norfolk, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Excellent lunch on the steak special menu. excellent value. steak cooked exactly as I like it. Beer very good , super choice. Very reasonably priced

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

Thank you for writing a wonderful review of the Red Lion, we pride ourselves on our quick, efficient and courteous service. Our Steak Club menu is very popular and excellent value for money. We are very proud of our pub and selection of beers we have to offer. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

I visit here nearly everyday for breakfast or an Evening meal the pub is lovely as is the building the food & the service is always great! A SPECIAL Thanks to the manager Mike who is always kind, smiling & friendly!

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

The staff at the Red Lion thank you for your feedback, and appreciate your taking the time to write out a review for us More 

Thetford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on the Red Lion. We appreciate all feedback and constantly strive to improve our service to our customers. We are sorry that you did not enjoy your meal on this occasion and will take all comments back to our team for further discussion. We look forward to welcoming you back... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

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  • Cuisine: British, Pub

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