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170 Main Road | Rugeley, Rugeley ws15 1eb, England
+44 1889 359842
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Traditional

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Visitor rating
  • 29
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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After a long break due to illness we returned to the Refurbished Red Lion. Good Menu and Proper cooking Prices very competitive and reasonable wines . Only disappointment was having to order food at the bar, but if it keeps costs down , does it really matter Will be back

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
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Rugeley, United Kingdom
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English first
Cannock, United Kingdom
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Be careful when ordering a child's meal as they are massive! They are as big as a grown ups. Didn't think much of the Customer Service when purchasing drinks from the bar. Meals came and they were luke warm only 2 out of the 10 were hot! A mistake was made with 1 of the main course meals and a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Just been for Sunday lunch, 3 adults and four children. Absolutely beautiful large roast dinners with excellent service! Puddings were beautiful too. :) Price is very good, 7 dinners, 6 puddings and 9 drinks only £61. A*

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Rugeley, United Kingdom
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I had known about the refurbishments for some time, but still it was many years since I visited the Red Lion in Longdon. I took my mother-in-law there along with my baby grandson. Given that three generations had to be accommodated food-wise the staff helped with a great selection. I opted for a platter of cold meats, olives and bread... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

returned to lion at the weekend. it was buzzing, plenty of celebrations going on in the heaving bar. Really nice to see the place as it should be. lovely meal, great choice of drinks, helpful waitress and great atmosphere. well worth a visit.

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Rugeley, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

After a long break due to illness we returned to the Refurbished Red Lion. Good Menu and Proper cooking Prices very competitive and reasonable wines . Only disappointment was having to order food at the bar, but if it keeps costs down , does it really matter Will be back

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Visited red lion again last night , It was curry night but we chose to eat of the menu, another great meal, well done again. Must say curries looked great, must return next week for one.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This was the first visit to this pub in around 5 years. Unfortunately, I have to say that despite an interior renovation the meal was mediocre. Not a patch on what it used to be under previous management. Meat was nice but the rest of the meal came out quite cold. Broccoli and cauliflower were rock hard. I won't make... More 

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redlionbrereton, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this review

Thankyou for your review we are sorry you did not enjoy your visit.We will address this situation immediately with the chefs to rectify this.Customer satisfaction is our top priority if you would like to discuss this please contact andrea on 01889 359842 once again thankyou for your review. More 

Rugeley, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Just fabulous.... Great venue.. Great menu... Great food.. Great staff..(good sense of humor) See you all soon again...

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Visited lion for Sunday lunch, What a pleasure it was. Nicest Sunday lunch ever. Lovely helpful waitress, good service, well presented and good cooked home made lunch, beef was to die for, good selection of ales, beers and wines, in fact spoilt for choice. Will of course be returning in the near future. Keep up the good work. THANKYOU for... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

We visited as we had heard there had been a refurb and new menu. On arrival it was unclear whether it was table service or not, which lead to us sit and wait before asking the waitress who said we needed to order at the bar! Our food was average at best, we then watched as two other tables sent... More 

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redlionbrereton, Owner at Red Lion, responded to this review

Thankyou for your review .We will address this situation immediately customer satisfaction is our top priority. We have spoken to all staff and have been advised a curry went back as it was too hot for the customer and was replaced at our cost with a milder one.We do hope you will return in the near future as we are... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 170 Main Road | Rugeley, Rugeley ws15 1eb, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Rugeley
  • Phone Number: +44 1889 359842

Description

Traditional

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