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

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  • 23
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  • 16
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  • 17
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good meals - Popular place

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Denise B
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

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 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

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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Gt Yarmouth
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Excellent quality food. Good selection on menu. Cooked fresh. Delicious. Good size portions. Very reasonably priced. Nice staff. Well worth a visit.

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64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Needed lubrication, despite being an Adnams village, they had a nice Guinness. Coffee and water for my wife. Decent toilets, separate dining area or tables indoors and out for bar snacks which looked great.

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Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This was our third choice after trying a couple of others that were full. Two of us got here around 7.15 pm for dinner. Initially it looked full but there's lots of additional seating at the rear so we got a drink and grabbed a table while deciding what to order. The menu has a good choice at reasonable prices... More 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Visited this pub twice for dinner. The staff are very friendly but they have their ways. You have to order your food separately in the right hand corner of the bar and they have a dedicated food order taker. It's a bit quirky and not great a great customer experience if your not used to it. But get over this... More 

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Ipswich - UK
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Having probably visited the Red Lion in Southwold at least once every year, I realised I had never commented on it or reviewed it! Visiting on a busy sunny Sunday lunchtime we had to wait a while to get a table outside the front of the pub, the pub itself is located by the South Green in Southwold. We visited... More 

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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Looks small on the outside but it was cavernous on the inside ! The place was heaving , so we thought it was going to be a nightmare , but I was wrong , there was a very good selection of food available , we opted for a couple of Sunday lunches .the food was served very quick and was... More 

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somewhere in Yorkshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This is the second time that I have been here and after a poor experience the first time I put it down to that they were busy and decided to try again this year. The position of the place is nice which is what attracted us, so we went for something to eat and a few drinks. We arrived just... More 

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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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