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The Red Lion

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Whiteleaf, Princes Risborough HP27 0LL, England
01844 344476
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Try it on Tuesday

I know this pub well - good for lunchtime snacks and with a decent dining menu. But go on Tuesday for rib eye steak with all the trimmings and a bottle of wine at £30 for two.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
Douglas M M
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Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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English first
Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I know this pub well - good for lunchtime snacks and with a decent dining menu. But go on Tuesday for rib eye steak with all the trimmings and a bottle of wine at £30 for two.

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Marlow, England
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Looked onTriipavsor for somewhere to meet friends for a meal and found The Red Lion. It's tucked away a bit, which is why we hadn't discovered It before. Good pub food well cooked and nice portions. The feel is friendly and relaxed, although service was a little slow as they were rather busy that night, we didn't mind as we... More 

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Princes Risborough
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Great food and good prices. Food tastes fresh and the portion size is great for the price. Friendly staff. It is a perfect place to go for a walk up to Whiteleaf and stop here on route.

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Went with a group of 16. Had excellent service and the food exceeded my expectations. They were careful to ensure I had the correct gluten free food. The only reason I have not scored 5 is because the Menu did not as far as I could tell give any dietary information which would have aided my meal selection.

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UK
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

After reading previous TA reviews we were looking forward to eating here but were quite underwhelmed. We had booked in advance and when we arrived, our table was pointed out to us but despite the landlady (I assume) knowing we had come for lunch, there were no menus on the table. Eventually my husband asked about ordering food and was... More 

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Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Had a lovely evening meal here last night. We were welcomed right away and taken to our table. The pub has a warm cozy and happy atmosphere, we comfortably mixed with the locals and felt at home. Both enjoyed our meals (scallops and chorizo) and look forward to coming back again.

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Great Missenden, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

Booked after seeing other good reviews on tripadvisor. Very friendly, great steaks, good value, a happy customer!

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Just revisited the Red Lion at Whiteleaf, selected the Rib eye steak for lunch, and was impressed, served exactly as I ordered, medium rare, and accompanied with chips, coleslaw, mushrooms and tomatoes. The bar staff were both welcoming and helpful, and in the original fireplace, a roaring wood fire was keeping us all warm on a wet and windy day... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Having trawled through a number of local pub reviews, we decided to give the Red Lion a try for Sunday Lunch. We were very pleasently surprised. We were warmly received by the landlady, who showed us to our table. There was a wonderfully friendly ambiance and it was evident that this was one of those excellent local English Pubs that... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

The Red Lion Whiteleaf is a very friendly traditional pub, roaring log fire included. Very nice ales on tap and a warm welcome. The food was freshly prepared, tasty and great value.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Whiteleaf, Princes Risborough HP27 0LL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Princes Risborough
  • Phone Number: 01844 344476

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English

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