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The Red Lion

) #1 of 4 Restaurants in Betchworth $$ - $$$ , British,
Old Road | Buckland, Betchworth RH3 7DS, England
+44 1737 843336
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“roast dinner” (4 reviews)
“mash” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Old Road | Buckland, Betchworth RH3 7DS, England
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Reviewed yesterday

had dinner here after travelling to near by hotel. All of us were very hungrey. fairly good choice of food, but limited for vegeterians (whats new). All food well cooked, presented and very tasty

Thank mumra501
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed February 18, 2017

My friend suggested meeting up here after looking for somewhere equal distance on the "meet halfway" web site. Neither of us had been to Betchworth before and even though we were both being led by our sat navs, it would not have been difficult to...More

3  Thank deborahk3
Marc J, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2017

Hello deborahk3, Great review, thank you! So good to get those considering some are very quick to be negative. Connect me through TA and i will give you a nice treat next time your in. Again, great and keep positive!! Cheers Marc

Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked to The Red Lion from our lovely B&B Bovey Cottage. It was a lovely evening so we dine al fresco. Menu was excellent and varied. Service excellent. Chocolate fondant was amazing!!!

Thank janetwright14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered 2 meals today and was asked to leave our credit card behind the bar, so we said we would just pay for the food. We paid separately for our food and sat outside. There was people smoking on other tables and blowing towards...More

Thank carolannadams
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my partner stayed at the Red Lion in Betchworth on Friday 23rd June and we would thoroughly recommend it. The food was amazing, staff very attentive, surroundings beautiful and the room lovely. We will certainly be returning another time .

Thank julietG8312CK
Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

We were stopping over locally at a B&B for our wedding anniversary and reading the good TA reviews decided to book dinner at the Red Lion. We received a warm welcome and a reserved table in an alcove for a quiet dinner. The menu has...More

Marc J, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017

Dear GIUHEL, Well, what a lovely review. The chefs are very proud of the food they produce and it is so pleasing for them to see, in words, how much it is being enjoyed. We now have a new addition to our team. Sean Culley...More

Reviewed May 2, 2017

A lovely local pub with a picturesque garden. A bit off the neaten track but well worth a visit. The staff are very friendly and accommodating and the food was great.More

Thank Bethclutch76
Marc J, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017

Hi Bethclutch76, Nice review and much appreciated. The garden is a great spot to wallow time away and next week we have some beautiful new furniture coming. Also, the cricket club and i have agreed that we can put benches out on edge of the...More

Reviewed May 1, 2017

We had lunch here today, had not booked but they found us a table. Very friendly staff. Drinks came very quickly the food was a little slow in coming but was very nice when it arrived. Good size portions. It's a nice old pub and...More

Thank copperwood3
Marc J, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017

Thank you copperwood3, We have been at the Red Lion for just over a year now and the place is really coming into its own now. We are very proud of the Red Lion and believe its one of the 'jewels' in the pub scene...More

Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

I went here one bank holiday with all my family. It was traditional pie and mash night. It was fantastic. I will defiantly be going again. Everyone said the normal menu food was great too. We booked a table as there was 9 of us...More

Thank Herbemma
Marc J, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017

Hi Herbemma, What a lovely set of words. Some do not understand the effort it requires to get this business right and all the work it takes by so many. Your review is received with lots of smiles by the team. Thank you. Marc Jones

Reviewed April 26, 2017

A belated return visit Not very busy but warmly welcomed and provided with good service throughout Menu had plenty of choice and food was good Will return again soon

Thank philip422
Marc J, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017

Hello Philip, Thank you for your kind words and apologies we did not recognise your review earlier. Postive feed back is always a good moral boost for the team so much appreciated. Hope you return this beautiful surrey pub soon! Regards, Marc Jones

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June 23, 2016|
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Response from BrendaJeanJones | Reviewed this property |
There was in the room we stayed in.
April 2, 2015|
Response from dixiegrain1066horley | Reviewed this property |
Yes, just let them know when you arrive and they will be more than helpful.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Road | Buckland, Betchworth RH3 7DS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Betchworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1737 843336
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