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1 Mill Lane | Godalming, Godalming GU7 1HF, England
01483 239 929
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lovely friendly staff and cats

Although the staff were lovely and we had excellent service, we found this place a little quirky. It's a sports bar on one side and a restaurant area/bar on the other and you have to go outside to get from one to the other. Not been here before the new management so can't comment. The menu was the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

Been here a few times now, the pub has really turned a corner and made a lovely destination to head to in Godalming! They do a cracking Sunday lunch as well! Yorkshires are so big!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Although the staff were lovely and we had excellent service, we found this place a little quirky. It's a sports bar on one side and a restaurant area/bar on the other and you have to go outside to get from one to the other. Not been here before the new management so can't comment. The menu was the shortest I've... More 

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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 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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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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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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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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  • 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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