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The Red Lion

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Great family pub

We love the red lion, relaxed place with great beer and a variety of good gin and wine! We are... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2019
Cheralyn H
via mobile

A fab evening doing the quiz with friends.. we were given a choice of tables having booked. We... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2019
Colne, United Kingdom
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The oldest pub in Manningtree is still a traditional pub with a great selection of real local ales, an open fire, comfy chesterfield sofas, homely surroundings, friendly locals and staff. A unique take on food with customers bringing their own with...more
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
42 South Street, Manningtree CO11 1BG, England
+44 1206 391880
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All reviews plates and cutlery the pub upstairs room lovely friendly pub local takeaway venue quiz gig supplying fab
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Reviewed August 3, 2019 via mobile

We visited here for lunch, sat down and went to the bar to ask for a food menu to be told they don’t offer food but you can go and get some food and bring it back and eat if there. Nice little village pub...More

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank Kr15tel
Reviewed June 1, 2019 via mobile

We love the red lion, relaxed place with great beer and a variety of good gin and wine! We are regular customers and staff are generally friendly and welcoming.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Cheralyn H
Reviewed May 20, 2019 via mobile

A fab evening doing the quiz with friends.. we were given a choice of tables having booked. We played scrabble whilst we waited for the quiz which was nice. The service was excellent. The strawberry gin was lovely however I would have liked a proper...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank SarDean09
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

This is a lovely & friendly pub with a relaxed atmosphere. Whilst you are having a drink you can order a local takeaway to eat in the pub & they even provide you with plates & cutlery

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Clair B
Reviewed February 19, 2019

We were looking for a small pub venue in the area of Tendring to hold a party for a significant birthday. We were planning on inviting about 60 people and having live music, running our own gig in a way with a famous name from...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Lisa R
Reviewed September 25, 2018

very nice for lunch and Sunday dinner, staff very friendly have had a lunch there and a Sunday dinner both very good.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank mikedwix
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Lovely little pub in the narrow streets of manningtree - Staff very welcoming and chatty along with the locals a very pleasant experience for me and my family . We’d visited manningtree on a warm Sunday afternoon looking for a nice place to drink after...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank 371josh
Reviewed July 22, 2018

While I've been to Manningtree quite a few times I haven't been to the Red Lion before. A nice pub, with good beers and a pleasant atmosphere. Allowing takeaway to be eaten inside is an unusual feature and quite a good one. I expect I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Richard G
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Always good beer. Often busy, never deserted (whenever I have been there). No food served, but you are encouraged to bring in your takeaway - they’ll do the washing up!

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank j g m
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

It’s a lovely cosy pub - with a great selection of beers and good wine. You get to bring your own food if you want and they give you plates and cutlery. No loud music, nice wooden floors. Very chilled, and has character in abundance.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank SKD73
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August 8, 2016|
Response from TheCockneyLondon | Reviewed this property |
Hi , think you need to ring da pub. Am just a punter like u. Enjoy S