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1 Mill Lane | Godalming, Godalming GU7 1HF, England
01483 239 929
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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  • 13
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  • 6
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
great new manager

the new manager here was so friendly and hospitable we stayed for more than we planned, definatly a place to visit, you will find it hard to leave,expecially with the cat, I am a cat lover myself. great for couples.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
helen s
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Guildford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

the new manager here was so friendly and hospitable we stayed for more than we planned, definatly a place to visit, you will find it hard to leave,expecially with the cat, I am a cat lover myself. great for couples.

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This place has been transformed and the new owners are doing everything right. I don't know about the food, but for amazing bands, a few ciders and a boogie, this is the place to come.

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

No meal taken, so this is just a review of the pub as a pub. The new management are working hard to make this a socail destination rather than a default pub. The beers are lovely, with a nice selection of wines. (Could do with some interesting non-alcoholics as well hint hint). I've been along to the Book Group a... More 

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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41 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

It's good to see that the Red Lion, a famous Godalming pub is again open with a good range of fine quality real ales. A nice friendly pub with very pleasant bar staff and cliental alike...........we'll now be back as regulars.

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london
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Well, what a difference new management has made to this pub which was always a beautiful building in this pretty town but sadly lacking in, well, almost everything. Now it has been totally transformed; it is clean, stylishly refurbished without losing any of its original charm or traditional pub atmosphere, the staff are so friendly, welcoming and efficient and it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Whilst visiting some friends in the area we stumbled across this pub. It has recently been taken over by new management and completely refurbished. We visited in the week for some food and a few drinks. The food was amazing, high quality for pub food and everything on the menu looked lovely. 12 of us ate and no-one complained. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

After hearing about the change of management and the refurbishment I was looking forward to going and seeing it for myself. Me and my friends planned to meet on a Sunday afternoon, grab some food and catch the live music that we heard would be playing. We weren't disappointed. We were greeted by some friendly locals who were enjoying a... More 

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Ashington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Went to visit some friends in the area, and having heard that the Red Lion had been refurbished recently, we decided to try this place out. Everything felt fresh and new, and it manages to keep the homely-country-pub-style without veering into 'dive' territory. Lovely wooden decor everywhere, and it's obviously been lovingly tended to in its refurbishment. The staff were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Went into the red lion this week after its opening and was shocked by the transformation! The decor was tasteful and cool and cosy, it felt like being at home. The staff were attentive, chatty and polite and they had live music playing in the back room- the band were amazing! We were planning on stoping in for a couple... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I visited The Red Lion for an afternoon in Godalming. Initially, we were drawn to the back garden, and it was only a stop off point, in a planned pub crawl. But after seeing the food menu, we decided to stay there, especially as they had symonds cider on tap! The selection of ales was varied, which made my ale... More 

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  • Address: 1 Mill Lane | Godalming, Godalming GU7 1HF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Godalming
  • Phone Number: 01483 239 929

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