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Swaffham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the land lady gave us a very professional wake yesterday ,good food ,good service very large selection of different dishes Hot & Cold highly recommend !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! the rooms are always being refurbished ,very clean nice breakfast ,lunch & dinner plenty of local beers to choose from

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Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Lovely quirky pub with friendly staff, nice decor, lovely warm blazing fire, yet the microwave special let it down. The rice was in clumps on the plate and there was more fat than lamb on the curry. Didnt have the heart to tell the bar girl as she was so sweet. But then my husband was ill for two days...

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Bedford, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 9, 2017

Pleasent and helpful staff though pub closes at 8:30, room clean but very tired. Matress springs gone, good teas and coffees, tv worked, no soap but luckily travel with wet wipes. At £39 good value but cannot compete with majors. I understand dilemma of investment in Swaffham but in desperate need.

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Thompson, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Nice pub near the town square,quite and friendly,good beers,goat curry was on the specials which is pretty different,good price only £4.Popular with locals which says a lot for a town pub.Nice atmosphere,clean and tidy.

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Swaffham, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 1, 2016

I am a local Swaffham resident and even though my wife is ill I was able to leave her for a little while and seek some solace at The Red Lion. The present owners have managed this House for 2 or 3 years and are seemingly very popular. I must say that the warmth I experienced on entering the pub...

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Robert B, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

its a shame that you didnt request a change of wine as we have for most people a choice of 2 red and 3 white wines dispensed, and this is the first ive heard that the red was not good enough for you. we have always had bottles of several red and several white and rose wines as we did...

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Reviewed April 20, 2016

We stopped at this pub in the center of Swaffhsm for a quick lunch. The staff were very friendly and the food was retro! When did you last have gammon with a tinned pineapple ring on top? (It was very good!). The music was also from the 1950s. Overall, the experience was let down a bit by the cheap and...

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Robert B, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

thanks for taking the time to review. its an ongoing process and im sure the menu and decor will change if you decide to stop again

Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

Excellent country Inn with motel style accommodation very friendly bar Swaffham is a great little market town. Great value for money try a visit Saturday night entertainment Own parking well worth a visit

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Robert B, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

thanks for taking the time to review

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 24, 2016

I came to swaffham to visit my family , we didnt stay in the Red Lion but we did stop in there for food on a Saturday . The staff were very friendly ,the bar and dinning rooms were very clean and the food was excellent .

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Robert B, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

thanks for taking the time to review its an never ending line for menu and decor changes..

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed December 24, 2015

Stayed here one night on a walking holiday. The welcome was warm when I arrived. My room was i a separated building behind the pub with separate access. The room was quiet, clean and warm enough. The bathroom was somewhat spartan and in need of updating. Toiletries were basic (i.e., one small bar of soap). The pub was warm and...

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robert b, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

thank you for taking the time to write a honest trusting review. we always try and do our best for our guests. red lion is a great location

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 29, 2015

Location excellent, within walking distance to mum in laws 100th birthday. Room very good, clean towels each day and beds made. Excellent choice of ales!! Pub itself very clean and tidy separate dining room laid out very well.

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robert b, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

thank you for taking the time to write a honest trusting review. we always try and do our best for our guests.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Red Lion, situated in the main market place of Swaffham, has a long history as a coaching Inn, evidence of which can be seen in its construction, which has during the past 20 years been converted to en-suite rooms. Entering the Red Lion via the bar area, residential door way or through the courtyard by use of the gated side entrance, you will find a warm welcome and comfortable facilities at hand. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Red Lion

Address: 87 Market Place, Swaffham PE37 7AQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Swaffham
Price Range: $47 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“I didnt stay in the Red Lion but the food was excellent .Next time i come to swaffham i will be staying here.”
 of 5 bubbles ria682016, Feb 24, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms at rear of pub, church bell within listening distance!!!”
 of 5 bubbles Geoff1831, Aug 29, 2015 | Read review
“Do your research before you book and get recommendations from people you know that have stayed there”
 of 5 bubbles tsvpdm, Jun 1, 2015 | Read review
“Room 3 was the room I had with a problem with toilet flushing”
 of 5 bubbles SDDarwin, Sep 18, 2014 | Read review
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