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Red Lion

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Ashington $$ - $$$ , British,
London Road | Ashington, Ashington RH20 3DD, England
+44 1903 892523
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible15%
May 14, 2017
“Disappointing roast”
May 3, 2017
“Delicious food, iffy service”
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
London Road | Ashington, Ashington RH20 3DD, England
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1 - 10 of 435 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

We arrived at 7:15pm and were told that the Seabass wasn't available, nor the chunky chips for our friend's cod dish. We waited 25 minutes and were then informed that that the sharing platter we'd ordered wasn't available! My wife had ordered the southern fried...More

Thank Anne J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate as a group of 9 and the restaurant was apparently not expecting us, saying that the internet booking system was not working - check your booking? Anyway they were not busy and we had starters, mains and sweets. Everyone seemed to enjoy their...More

1  Thank Smaske1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch with a few friends. Really nice frequently welcome. Has booked inside but weather was hot so they were happy for us to sit out in the garden. Each table had an umbrella so plenty of shade and the chairs were comfy (not...More

1  Thank Pippypotamus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mediocre food served cold on cold plates had trio roast 1 small slice of dried up beef no pork chicken was the majority of the meal 3 sauces came together on the plate think 1 was bread sauce but not sure the horseradish tasted more...More

1  Thank JDW788
General Manager A, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, We are sorry to hear that you had a poor experience, we will be sharing this feedback with our kitchen team and servers so this will be avoided in the future. We hope this hasn't put you off from returning. Warm Regards Management...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu is quite extensive and there is something for everybody , (although personally I'd like to see less chorizo and more English options, lamb would be nice,). However I was happy with my sea bass filets! The roast belly of pork is stuffed and...More

2  Thank etd2015
General Manager A, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Etd2015, thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us at The Red Lion, Ashington. We're happy we could meet your expectations! Thank you so much again for your feedback! We hope you have a great day! Warmest Regards Management Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous food,service and surroundings. Previous comments about the toilets,really? What do you come here for,good food or to sit on the loo,they're clean and functional.

2  Thank Vicky B
General Manager A, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Vicky B, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Red Lion, Ashington!

Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

Came here again after coming last year and again was not disappointed. The meals are wonderfully presented and thought out. I had a 3 course fixed price menu and for £14.95 was wowed by how much you get. Thank you againMore

1  Thank Sam F
General Manager A, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Sam Thank you for the 5 star rating we are very grateful for the feedback. Please make sure you come down and try some of the specials when your in next, this gives the chefs a chance to showcase their cooking skills and infusions...More

Reviewed June 15, 2017

Visited with two others, food was tasty and looked as good on the plate as it was to eat. The waiter was very attentive, professional and friendly - what more could you want for a meal out at The Red Lion. Would recommend this restaurant...More

1  Thank MrsPeonie
General Manager A, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Ms Peonie We are grateful for the lovely feedback, we are working hard to delivery a good experience for all our guests that visit. Just for info we have recently renovated the back garden, so be sure to pop down when the suns out...More

Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Worse service I have ever received in a pub/restaurant staff were non existent, food was awful only saving grace was the sticky toffee pudding! Wouldn't return! The kebab shop across the road gives better service and quality foodMore

Thank Daniel B
General Manager A, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Daniel Thank you for the detailed info regarding your experience, after some investigation with the team that was on duty none of the team were made aware of any issues on the day you visited. Could you please call me as I would like...More

Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely lovely pub. Amazing food. Great ambience and Gigi the waitress really made everything perfect.

1  Thank Sarasota14
General Manager A, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Sara We are grateful that you left this lovely response, I will be sharing the feedback with Gigi & the kitchen team. Once again thank you and we hope to see you very soon. Warmest Regards Peter Biancheri

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 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: London Road | Ashington, Ashington RH20 3DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Ashington
  • Phone Number: +44 1903 892523
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Sensitively restored and brimming with countryside charm, The Red Lion - Pulborough offers British pub hospitality. Mixing classic recipes and modern dishes, the menu is dictated by the seasons, with daily-changing specials also on offer. The bar is amply stocked with fine wines and smooth cask ales, and chunky wood furnishings and quirky décor make for a homely, relaxed ambience in the dining room. A menu just for kids offers fun yet nutritious choice for younger diners.
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