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The Red Lion

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

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  • 27
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  • 11
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  • 15
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mrs White

Went to the red lion for Sunday dinner excellent meal but service was slow the waitresses having to take orders then go behind bar and get the drinks,they need permanent bar staff behind the bar.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
Joy W
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Returned to lion for another meal on bank holiday Monday. Expected them to busy, that was an understatement. They had a charity event on to raise money for blood bikes must say a very worthy cause. We actually missed the day time events, wished we had arrived a bit earlier and caught it but never mind, believe they had a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Went to the red lion for Sunday dinner excellent meal but service was slow the waitresses having to take orders then go behind bar and get the drinks,they need permanent bar staff behind the bar.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We were stopping at a "hotel" down the road from here, decided not to eat in that establishment but ventured here instead, the food was absolutely spot on, the beer was great and the staff / locals were really friendly, not sure if they do accommodation but if they do and we are back in the area we will certainly... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Another great night. Going from strength to strength. Fantastic food and fantastic service. Mondays grill night is a must. Didn't think the wine and dine (tried last week) could be beaten but was wrong, steak night has to be tried. Well done lion.

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lichfield
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This restaurant has really changed, the food is so reasonably priced and of a high quality. Portions are huge so you won't be disappointed. I would definitely recommend you try it. They also do theme nights for example curry night & steak night. I have eaten here on several occasions and will continue too. They also have invested in a... More 

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rugeley
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115 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Since changing hands and being refurbished this is now a pub Brereton can be proud of. The dining area and garden are really pleasant and there is a much improved choice of drinks and sensible prices. Ate with the family and we took advantage of the Monday night grill offer along with one other meal, rib of beef, which was... More 

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Rugeley, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Great Pub Great Food I’ve eaten here before and the food has ranged from excellent a few years ago to OK and more recently nothing to shout about. However The Red Lion has been under new management for several months now and I can say that without question the food is as good as it’s ever been! A good menu... More 

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Visited early evening for the first time. Lovely welcome by staff and regular customers in bar area. We were shown to the restaurant area and asked if we had visited before. We were given really good information about the venue and menu. Our meals were very good and excellent value for money. We received very good service throughout our visit.... More 

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Staffordshire
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A lovely family or couple night out. Been a few times since it changed hands and it is one of my favourite places locally to eat. Gets very busy at weekends so you will need to book.

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Sutton Coldfield
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a really lovely spot just for a drink, or to take the family to relax in the garden, but, inside it is a lovely country pub, with some lovely ales, along with a great menu. This really is a gem worth finding!

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Location and Contact Information

  • 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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