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Digswell Hill, Welwyn AL6 9AJ, England
01707 299342
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a wonderful gastro pub to which we can bring our well behaved dog! So lovely in winter or summer.

Thank DaisySP2015
London, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is not just a pub but a gastro pub as you will notice by the menu and prices. The food is really good and there is a large choice. The staff was very friendly as well ad did not hesitate to accommodate food requirements. There is a large garden at the back with plenty seatings so if the weather... More 

Thank sylvie d
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely setting , great atmosphere , service very good and with a smile ! Food very good , group of twelve , very happy , will diffenatley come again

Thank Kathy Y
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66 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a lovely pub with a fantastic decor, within easy reach of the A1 and Welwyn Garden City. The first thing I noticed was how great it smelt! We did have to wait at the bar a while before anyone served us but we found a seat in the garden easily. I ordered the pork roast. I don't usually... More 

Thank hrb91
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked for a party of 5 for a late lunch at 2pm having been twice before and been very pleased. However, not the case this time. Our waitress seemed to be coming to the end of her shift and seemed most disinterested. My dad had the chicken pie which was over cooked and seemed to have been reheated. My... More 

Thank Julia C
Sharon C, General Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Hi Julia, So Sorry to hear this happened, As you know this isn't the norm for us as you have been before. It would be great if you could contact me so we can go through your experience and put things right. You can contact me via email or by phone. enquiry@theredlionwelwyn.co.uk or please feel at home with calling me... More 

London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on a Thursday night for my 50th birthday, our table was tucked away down the bottom end of the restaurant (which thinking about it now probably was a bad idea, as I think staff kept forgetting we were there), there was 13 of us, we did ask when we booked to have a highchair out and waiting. When we... More 

Thank Jackie F
Sharon C, Guest Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Hi Jackie, Our Sincere Apologies about your recent experience with us, I have spoken to a guest that was on your table with the previous trip advisor also already but it would be great to catch up with yourself as well so I can explain in more details about the pre-order bit to you as it isn't to do with... More 

Enfield, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time visit to the Red Lion today for an early birthday lunch and had a lovely experience. Received a friendly welcome and shown to our pre-booked table. Our waitress (Olivia) was really friendly and efficient and after perusal of the menu I decided on salt and pepper squid to start and my partner the chicken liver parfait, both well... More 

Thank Chiffie
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eleven people booked in for 6 o clock.no problem with the seating arraingments,ordered starters very slow service,food ok,mail menu took ages to arrive only to find out one meal was missing,same with the deserts,Another round of drinks was ordered two were given out the rest left on nearby table still on tray,waitress finally came back to hand these out.After paying... More 

Thank cheese99
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for a drink, bar food or formalish dinner. Large carpark so able to accommodate bigger parties easily. Food good quality and varied menu, although on the pricey side. Service prompt and respectful.

Thank Abi K
Bedford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My sister recommended that we meet here for our small family meal as she lives close. The pub is beautiful when you walk in. All I can say is that the rest of the experience matched that first impression. Our waitress was amazing. There when u wanted but not standing over you. The food was amazing and what we really... More 

Thank sam w

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
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 - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Digswell Hill, Welwyn AL6 9AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Welwyn
  • Phone Number: 01707 299342
An idyllic retreat set in beautiful country house-style surroundings,The Red Lion - Welwyn serves a menu of gourmet European recipes. Trained in high-class cookery schools in Spain and Italy, the chefs bring a wealth of experience, and demonstrate knowledge of a breadth of classic and complex cooking techniques. Partnering with Rothschild wine merchants, guests can choose a bottle from the well-stocked cellar.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?