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2 South Green, Southwold, Suffolk | IP18 6ET, Southwold, England
01502-72-23-85
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Dining options: Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Decent pub, good food, no fizz

Enjoyed a nice lunch there, good quality ingredients. Complaints, no fizz on offer and the vodka is Smirnoff and the coke was a splash.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed a nice lunch there, good quality ingredients. Complaints, no fizz on offer and the vodka is Smirnoff and the coke was a splash.

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Essex
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We ate here this weekend. There were 9 of us, and although we would have preferred to book we did manage to get a big enough but table. The staff were very helpful getting us an extra table etc. the food was gorgeous. Between us we had a big variety of the menu and all were excellent. We also had... More 

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Wymondham, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Superb location overlooking a large green area. However, the staff are rude and abrupt. They seem to forget its customers that pay their wages and that a smile costs nothing . Large and varied menu but expensive. We ordered 2 sandwiches which were ok but nothing special considering the price This type of establishment will always do well due to... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We've eaten here three times this week and each time the food has been superb. Great quality and great service. We'll be back.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Have never been let down eating here, food has always been good, lots of choice cooked fresh served up hot and all together. Have eaten here many times, nice evening, thank you to Derek and his hard working team.

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shropshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My husband and I have just arrived home after a 2 night stay in lovely Southwold for the first time. Both nights we ate at the Red Lion, we found the food was absolutely lovely. Huge portions, so the second night we didn't have a starter and still I couldn't finish mine. The food is hot and well worth waiting... More 

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Hawkes Bay
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

Unbelievably poor service, arrogant and aggressively rude bar staff. Don't bother eating here, a bowl of chips is too hard to cook and the customer is always wrong.

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Friendly atmosphere. Good range of beer and wine. Like it better than the Nelson! And think the food is better. Lots of different spaces inside. Like the photos of local people.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We were recommended to eat here by one of the locals, but warned that if you haven't booked the tables may all be booked up. We got there at 7pm on a Saturday and were lucky enough to get a table before the place filled up. Had a most acceptable meal of battered cod and chips. Standard pub food but... More 

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Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Great location for a drink , and lovely food, that is home cooked and ample in portions, really like the outdoor seating area

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Address: 2 South Green, Southwold, Suffolk | IP18 6ET, Southwold, England
Phone Number: 01502-72-23-85
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Southwold
Cuisine: British, Pub

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  • Address: 2 South Green, Southwold, Suffolk | IP18 6ET, Southwold, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Southwold
  • Phone Number: 01502-72-23-85

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  • Cuisine: British, Pub

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