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Red Lion

$$ - $$$, British,
33 High Street, Grantchester CB3 9NF, England
+44 1223 840121
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good23%
  • Average16%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
Travelers talk about
“burger” (31 reviews)
“fish chips” (9 reviews)
“duck” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Gastropub, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
33 High Street, Grantchester CB3 9NF, England
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Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

The Red Lion was recommended by friends who live in the Cambridge Area. So we were looking forward to a new gastronomic experience. We declined starters and went straight for the mains the 25 minutes wait did not deter as we had plenty to talk...More

Thank TimeTraveler1st
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

We popped in this afternoon for some spring alfresco dining with our little dog. They couldn't have got this place more right, met some lovely people while we were there, blossom was blooming and the burgers did not disappoint. Spoke all the way back to...More

1  Thank rattyrichardson
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Nice surroundings. Comfortable. Good welcome. Red quinoa and asparagus salad very tasty, but very skimpy on the asparagus! Lemon and pistachio sponge too dry to eat, presented strangely in little bits (cut offs?) with huge slab of marshmallow. Ice cream very nice though. Now the...More

2  Thank Muriela14
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Visited with friends on an evening. had not booked so ate in bar area. Average menu at average prices for Cambridgeshire. There of the group had chicken breast which they said was lovely, my Vegetarian Wellington was excellent. Why then not excellent. Drink prices are...More

Thank Cotonboy
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Back of the pub gives access to a path over a river and it is a lovely surprise! The pub staff are very welcoming, it is a friendly atmosphere and the soup was homey and excellent.

Thank Josephine G
Reviewed April 9, 2017

... shame about the food. Went for a quick lunch with a just-landed American friend. Saturday on the first real spring day in Cambridge. Lucky to get parking, lucky to get a table. I ordered seared tuna with marinated vegetable bits and a side of...More

1  Thank Michael P
Reviewed April 2, 2017

Book, Book, Book! This Pub and restaurant is so good that there is never a quiet time. The staff our friendly and knowledgeable and the bar has a good selection of beers and wines. The food was lovely. We had a traditional Sunday lunch and...More

Thank CoralCasey-Stoakes
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

We waited over an hour for our meals to be served.My meal was to have had asparagus within the element of a breast of chicken dish.it had been forgotten,& when pointed out to the waitress she came back with shaving of asparagus that you'd which...More

Thank Helen W
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 12 and we couldn't have been treated any better! Heidi was amazing throughout and the food and service were superb! No note pads, just good old fashioned memory and everything was perfect! The food and drink was great value and...More

Thank ChrisBDA
Reviewed March 31, 2017

The attention to detail and service at our event led by Luca and the team on the night was really great. He was always on hand, friendly and super efficient. It made the day's events and evening party run very smoothly. The pub generally were...More

Thank sharon H
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Jane Cela Q
April 29, 2017|
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Response from Muriela14 | Reviewed this property |
I bake a lot myself, so feel justified in my assessment. Clearly you felt the same. Would be reluctant to try pudding here again. Am glad I didn't go for the brownie because the waiter was trying a very hard sell. Made me... More
April 3, 2017|
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Response from margafarrell | Reviewed this property |
Children's play area at Red Lion: Outside there is a lovely grassy area with climbing frame,etc. It is safe -- no access to traffic, and plenty of outdoor seating as well. Inside there is no play area, but they supplied toys... More
February 20, 2017|
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Response from No33theredlion | Property representative |
Hi there, yes we have a large car park for customer use. Many thanks, Ed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 High Street, Grantchester CB3 9NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Grantchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 840121
  • E-mail
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