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The Red Lion

#2,616 of 18,532 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$, British,
2 Castelnau | Barnes, London SW13 9RU, England
+44 20 8748 2984
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2 Castelnau | Barnes, London SW13 9RU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't try and book for Sunday lunch starting at 1.00 pm, a fairly normal time you would have thought. It's not allowed. You have to be there at midday or 12.30 or walk-in and take the risk later said off-hand staff man. Don't you know...More

Thank merts65
Red-Lion-Barnes, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi 'merts65' Apologies for slow response on this allegation , we were keen to establish what the story was from our end before answering. We are very sorry you left here unhappy & hope you may return again to experience a better visit soon. However...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We live quite a bit away but whenever the sun comes out we cycle here to have a drink or two. They have a great terrace and garden area and a good selection of drinks and food. Definitely recommend!

Thank Jessie R
Red-Lion-Barnes, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review Jessie, you're always welcome, safe journey home ! regards, Red

Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Ever since it’s refurbishment this pub and restaurant have been busy. It doesn’t matter which evening you choose it is always busy. There is great selection of beers and wines. The food is good and the staff are helpful.

Thank Ian G
Red-Lion-Barnes, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2018

Thanks Ian for the kind review , it's nice to be busy & we aim to keep it that way !

Reviewed May 3, 2018

Went to the Red Lion for lunch whilst visiting London. The refurbishment is fab and it was such a lovely spring day there were guests sitting outside enjoying the sun. I had the smoked salmon and it was delish plus a great gin and tonic....More

Thank patriciamH3641TP
Red-Lion-Barnes, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2018

Hi Patricia, Thank you for your kind words. Smoked Salmon, Gin & Tonic & a spot of sun on your face , what better way to spend your afternoon ! Happy to be of service. Safe travels, regards Red.

Reviewed April 29, 2018

We took our mum's to the Red Lion yesterday for Sunday lunch. Although the pub was very busy our waiter was 'on the ball' at all times and very friendly and so too were the other waiting staff. The roast dinners were served with a...More

Thank whitevanman6
Red-Lion-Barnes, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

Hi 'whitevanman6' Thank you very much for taking the time to leave this lovely review. We work very hard to ensure we offer the best we can & it's great to be appreciated. Best regards & hope to see you again soon. Claire & the...More

Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

As part of a party of 7 we had the pleasure of eating at the Red Lion in Barnes. It is centrally located at the end of Church rd, very close to busses connecting to Hammersmith. We tried the 35 days matured sirloin, the lamb...More

Thank Christian W
Red-Lion-Barnes, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

Hi Christian, Thank you for the lovely review , glad you had a good visit & sorry about running out of fish later into the Sunday service, with it being a fresh product we try our best to balance things out & gauge demand, but...More

Reviewed April 6, 2018

Called in for an evening meal, service was quick and friendly. Food was good as well, We got in with a wheelchair in OK, one door is level other has small step, so check which door to use.

Thank FRP1948
Red-Lion-Barnes, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2018

Thanks for your lovely feedback , see you again soon hopefully. regards, Red

Reviewed April 5, 2018

One of my favourite Fullers pubs. However it was in need of an overhaul and they done a great job of that. Whole new range of craft beers, much better internal layout and we had an exceptional fish and chips.

Thank RockThrust
Red-Lion-Barnes, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2018

We like being one of your favourite Fuller's pubs.... we like that a lot ! best, Red

Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

I fully recommend the Sunday Roast to share for 2. Very friendly and welcoming stuff and they make us to want to come back soon. 😍

Thank Josephine1682
Red-Lion-Barnes, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Hi Josephine, Thank you for your kind review, really appreciate you taking the time. best regards Red

Reviewed March 26, 2018

Went for an early Sunday lunch as we had cinema tickets for 2pm at the lovely Olympic Cinema across the road,we all decided on the lamb roast, always hit and miss with a pub roast but this time none of us could fault it,plenty of...More

Thank speedace
Red-Lion-Barnes, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2018

Wow ! - thank you 'speedace' , glad we hit the spot , hopefully see you again one day ! best regards Red

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$7 - $27
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Castelnau | Barnes, London SW13 9RU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8748 2984
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Description
A local's favourite & well known pub food destination. One of the best kept beer cellars in the country & fantastic selection of wines. With the aid of a recent renovation now one of the most beautiful pubs you'll ever see. Also boasting a stunning outdoor space with both adult & family areas, BBQs in the summer & a fire pit to keep off the night time chills. One of the jewels in leafy South West London's crown. Eat, drink, relax, enjoy then repeat !
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