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Exeter, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I dropped in on Saturday afternoon, August 20th, whilst reviewing a walk for a group of friends. It wasn't particularly warm for August, so when my wife asked for a coffee. I guess it was the landlord behind the bar who looked at me in dismay and said "My wife's upstairs"!!! I avoided the obvious replies and... More 

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Thank Mark H
Richard S, Owner at Red Lion Inn, responded to this review

Hello Mark, unfortunately on the afternoon you popped in my wife had just gone up to service the letting rooms, normally we'd be happy to provide tea and coffee but on this occasion I was the only person behind the bar and as you mentioned with about 10 customers in for obvious reasons I could not leave the bar and... More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the red lion Sidbury for a weekend getaway in August and we are so glad we chose this place!! Great reception from the staff/Owner, bar with plenty of character and a great atmosphere (especially on the Friday night), beautiful room with fantastic views and the full English breakfast was amazing!! Asked for fresh milk in the room for... More 

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Thank rennie g
Richard S, Owner at Red Lion Inn, responded to this review

Hello Rennie G, we are very happy you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for your kind words, we look forward to seeing you again next year! Richard & Bib More 

La Paz Department, Bolivia
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely old pub in traditional village. I used my pensioner bus pass to zoom into Sidmouth each day. Bus takes about 5 minutes from right outside the pub. The owners are helpful and welcoming, the accommodation clean, bright and comfortable, and the breakfast delicious.

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Thank sarah f
Richard S, Owner at Red Lion Inn, responded to this review

Hello Sarah, it's great to see you enjoyed your stay and breakfast :) We hope to see you again soon. Richard & Bib More 

Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very fiendly old world pub with great breakfast, because of late buses ideal for night out in Sidmouth, on this occasion for Folk Festival. Rooms have been given lick of paint since last visit and beds very comfortable.

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Thank robbo1950
Richard S, Owner at Red Lion Inn, responded to this review

Hi Robbo, thanks for your review and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again soon! Richard & Bib More 

London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely pub in the pretty village of Sidbury. It's all that you would expect of the traditional village pub. It has a cozy bar, a lovely little courtyard garden, a pretty view across to the church and lovely walks by the thatched cottages that make up the heart of the village. I stayed there for a long... More 

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Thank martin h
Richard S, Owner at Red Lion Inn, responded to this review

Hi Martin, thanks for your kind words, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again soon :) Richard & Bib More 

Redditch
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very clean and well appointed room, big television excellent breakfast and very friendly host and hostess, not to mention good value for money. A gem of a village inn to stay at. Evening meals also available consistent with pub opening times, and good value.

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Thank Malcolm H
Richard S, Owner at Red Lion Inn, responded to this review

Hello Malcolm, great to see you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you again soon :) Richard & Bib More 

London
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29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

the menu is limited (5 choices on the day i visited) but it was good honest food at a reasonable price well presented. The owners were very nice. Recomend this if you are visiting the area. We were staying in Sidmouth and took a drive up to sidbury rather than walk into town. Sit down dinner at the price of... More 

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Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

17th October (my birthday) decided to try out this pub. What a disappointment. Sausage, mash and onion gravy - the mash just lumps, the sausages overcooked the gravy fine. I wish now I had refused to pay my friend left more than half her meal. It appears their chef has left. Lets hope they get a new and good one... More 

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UK
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Staying at a nearby hotel with no restaurant we popped in here for an evening meal on Saturday night. Friendly basic pub with owners who apparently have only been there a few months. I had a chicken Kiev with savoury rice and OH had lamb on a veg rosti. He is not a fan of spicy food and was a... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

We visited Sidbury today for a birthday outing and called into the Red Lion at lunchtime. Very welcoming, friendly and comfortable. We had fish and chips and it was the best we had eaten, beautifully cooked and served, and very reasonable prices. It made our day out a very enjoyable one

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Now under new management. 4 Double en-suite rooms with full English or continental breakfast available. Also lunch and evening meals available and a public bar serving a great selection of draught and traditional real ales. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Red Lion Inn

Address: Red Lion Inn Fore Street, Sidbury, Sidmouth EX10 0SD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Sidmouth > Sidbury
Price Range: $115 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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