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The Vegetarian Red Lion

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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Under new management and reopened as of the 7th of March 2017. We are still 100% vegetarian however if you are looking for the previous occupants they have moved to the 'Walnut tree'. We hope to see you soon!
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Healthy
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

Long time carnivore, typical pub grub eater very pleasantly surprised by the quality of the good food and great staff! Thank you!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jamesdon380
Reviewed March 14, 2019

Friendly and welcoming staff make it this is an excellent venue to introduce friends to veggie. The unpretentious approach to their food is refreshing and the food delivers on quality and quantity. The highlights were the Avocado balls, the moussaka and of course the mushroom...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Alan L
Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

Had to write this as it’s the umpteenth time I’ve frequented this restaurant and still been blown away by the food quality. I highly recommend the Tempura Vegetables starter and the Thai curry..... my family had Halloumi ‘fish’ and Chips and that looked lovely too...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank royalballet
Reviewed February 22, 2019

Visited last weekend and was very impressed and can't wait to visit again. Had some delicious food. Portions were of a good size too! Customer service was great, from initially booking a table to the service on the day.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Gi G
Reviewed February 21, 2019

Service was good. The starter of garlic and rosemary camembert was excellent. Chose "old rag pie" description is as follows- Old Rag Pie £11.95 A Greek style, salty-sweet feta cheese, black olive and thyme filo pastry pie. Topped with vegetarian parmesan shavings and sesame seeds....More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank Lisa B
TheVegRedLion, Owner at The Vegetarian Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2019

Hi Lisa, Thank you for your enthusiastic feedback. I was the waiter you spoke to. I am also the manager/owner of the business. I will try to cover the issues you have raised. Your review left us in a bit of a bind as the...More

Reviewed February 20, 2019

This was the first visit since the change of ownership. It has not changed. Good food, superb service and great value for money. In all dishes there were a variety of tastes which melded together to make a very tasteful meal. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank peterbaguley1
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

It can be hard to find good vegan food, but we read the reviews and decided to try this place. It did not disappoint. The food was wonderful, starters, mains, desserts, even coffee!!! Everything was vegan and they even had gluten free options. The atmosphere...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Vegantravelscw
Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

My partner and I are regulars at the Vegetarian Red Lion and have been since it opened. They serve real comfort food and homely classics. The portion sizes are more than ample and the quality of the food is always faultless, with a menu full...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank myriadlifestyle
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

We had a fabulous lunch at the vegetarian red lion, I can highly recommend the mushroom Wellington! It's a little off the beaten track but definitely worth a visit.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jennywestwood
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

A lovely warm welcome from staff. They provided highchairs for the children. As 'meat eaters' we were hesitant about dining at a vegetarian restaurant for a Sunday lunch. But the food was fantastic! We would definitely recommend. Very fresh, well presented home cooked food. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Give the restaurant a call. They are lovely people and would be only to pleased to discuss the menu and your requirements
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