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A fabulous place to stop after a trip around the Bombay Sapphire Distillery

We stopped here for lunch after our tour around the gin factory. The three course lunch was... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2018
317shaunc
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Perfect supper

A warm and happy welcoming for my first visit to this pub. We ordered the chicken pie with mash... read more

Reviewed November 30, 2018
Ginnie C
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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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The Red Lion is a popular ‘gastro-pub’ not far from the River Test, offering alfresco dining in the beer garden or on the heated, covered patio. In the summer, the garden is a blaze of floral colour. This is the 2nd gastro-pub that the Wells family...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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37 High Street, Overton RG25 3HQ, England
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

We stopped here for lunch after our tour around the gin factory. The three course lunch was delicious and the staff were professional and friendly. The specials were particularly good and all extremely reasonably priced. I would definitely recommend it as part of a trip...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 317shaunc
Reviewed November 30, 2018

A warm and happy welcoming for my first visit to this pub. We ordered the chicken pie with mash and peas (£11.50) and the burger with chips (£12.95) and all of it was excellent. Good flavours and textures and excellent gravy all combined to make...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ginnie C
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Ate her last weekend, busy local pub but friendly to visitors, with a lovely meal which I had booked a table in advance.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

Arrived late on a busy lunchtime as the kitchen was closing,told if we could wait for30 mins whilst they finished a large order ,would be pleased to serve us.There were six of us,simple but adequate lunch menu with a few exciting specials.Each plate of food...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

I could not recommend this pub highly enough. Situated in the heart of a beautiful Hampshire village. The food was outstanding and so much variety, especially on the specials board. All the staff were excellent and very accommodating. Dog friendly too!!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We both enjoyed Lamb Kofta Burgers from the Specials black Board at The Red Lion in Overton together with a glass of Pinot Grigio and Malbec wine. Service was attentive and the atmosphere relaxed.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

This is an excellent venue with a landlady that goes above and beyond the call of duty to ensure her customers well being. Would highly recommend a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Mandy H
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Hired the skittle alley which is housed in its own function room situated just across the carpark from the main pub and ordered a buffet for 11 people. If you have food you don't pay for the hire of the room. It was my parents...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Tanzy T
Reviewed March 6, 2018

you could quite easely pass these hidden gem by as you travel from Basingstoke to Andover on the B3400 but once you have parked in the good size car park behind the pub you will happy that you stopped!

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank michaelmA3228XG
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

I had the salmon special and it was just delicious. You can't beat the Red Lion for food in Overton (unless you want curry, then try the Redfort). If you like steak this is the place to go. Head chef Shannon - he's from California...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Amanda C
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