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2 South Green, Southwold, Suffolk | IP18 6ET, Southwold, England
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Ranked #21 of 42 Restaurants in Southwold
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Colchester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

went to southwold today for sunday lunch came across the red lion , glad we did , lovely service and great food at good prices , recommend to anyone , BRAVO !!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Always go to this pub when in Southwold, we learned from past visits its best to try to book, we managed this on one night of our visit but were too late for other days, however we walked in on other days and the owner always made sure we had a table once one came free. The pub was heaving... More 

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Kessingland, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We pop in here for tea on occasion and it really depends what you have. Fish pie was lovely fish and chip nasty. So I think its a little pot luck with the menu. Nice and clean though. Very friendly staff. And a great atmosphere however as with a lot of places in southwold you don't go there between may... More 

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Southwold, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Good standard of pub food, bustling atmosphere, friendly staff, good beer, to be recommended, will be returning

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Bidford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Staying in town, I thought I’d call in for a pint while having a walk about. I thought the place was very quiet for a Saturday evening, but still went in anyway. Service was prompt and the choice was good, but not as good as other places I’d tried. I asked for a pint of “Bitter”, which was served at... More 

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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Popped in for a quick drink on a very hot day and were served politely and quickly. Kids were made welcome too.

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Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Popped in for lunch. Food was standard pub food but cooked well & reasonably priced for quality & quantity. A fair selection of real ales and right next door to the Adnams shop

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Waited for this tasty dish to come back on the menu..chunks of salmon, haddock ,cod and small prawns in a white cream sauce, topped with sauté potatoes on the top..options on side salad or vegetables of the day..Can really taste the different fish within this homemade dish..ample portion that is surprisingly filling..well worth the waiting..local and visitors alike enjoy this... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Good Barman/Owner very attentive, very nice food and menu Disliked nothing would def recommend Excellent location too

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East Anglia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Very average food almost supermarket quality! Very poor vegetarian option and far too many chips. Maybe take the kids, borrow some if necessary to eat up the huge portion of chips. Go somewhere else for pudding. Not a place to eat at although the beer is fine.

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Address: 2 South Green, Southwold, Suffolk | IP18 6ET, Southwold, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Southwold
Cuisine: British

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