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The Red Lion

1 Mill Lane, Godalming, England
01483 423 428
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Ranked #46 of 52 restaurants in Godalming
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- May 17, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Guildford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

In ten years of living nearby I have visited this public house twice. On both occasions it has been so badly run I have left in disgust. On the first occasion in 2004 all the beers on tap were cloudy, sour and 'off', the bar staff apologised and said it had been a busy week-end....... In 2013 I ventured in... More

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

If you want to go to a pub with no bitter and runs out of two lagers early in the evening, has no lights in the loos, no soap , no toilet paper and dogs muck all over the garden plus broken steps leading out to it then this is the pub for you!!! The only reason we stayed was... More

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Surrey, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013 via mobile

Went here for a party the staff were useless and unhelpful , they were quite rude really . The pub was dirty and glasses were left all over the place . The toilets were very unclean and also had no toilet paper . I did not eat but would not return so would never eat there .

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Atmosphere quite good and food was found to be above average however the severe lack of any choice on real ales was astounding considering just how good the Red Lion had previously been. We would not visit it again unless the choice of real ales sold improved.

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London
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Dont waste your time. Great venue but the disorganisation of the staff and landlord was more trouble than it was worth. Fobbed off about a 2am licence 2 days before the event which we were told we could have, bar staff on the night were stressed, badly organised and understaffed. Jo, the manager who looks after 2 of the landlords... More

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Godalming, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

This used to be a good lively pub but now seems soulless and bland. Not eaten here for a long time as the atmosphere is dead, shame could be a good pub again if the landlords made some effort

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Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
136 reviews 136 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Friendly staff and good food and in a beautiful town. Meals are well priced and of a good quality. Worth a visit if in the area.

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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

The new chef is currently running a street food wrap place at lunchtime, outside the pub selling meat, fish & vege wraps. They are delicious! They have the right amount of spice and heat, and the flavours are awesome. The value is fantastic, especially compared to the price of a mass-produced, shop bought sandwich. I am addicted, I will definitely... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

Great pub, staff very friendly, we were only in Godalming one night, meant to try to a few pubs but stayed here as the atmospher wasvery good. Would definitely go again if were in the area

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Liphook, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

We stopped for a drink while waiting for Thai Passion to open. Sat outside in the sunshine and watched the world go by. My husband was impressed with the 'Tea' beer, my soda and lime was good!

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