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The Red Lion

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Market Place, Thetford IP24 2AL, England
1842 757210
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Although it is part of a chain of Red Lions, we were happy to find a good value. The building is beautifully decorated and the staff seemed to really enjoy working there. There are daily specials such as a taco Tuesday type deals. My favorite thing on their menu was the dessert a salted caramel pudding. OMG!!! My husband and... More 

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Thank Teresa B
RedLionThetford, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. The cheese cake is good isn't it? As well as our daily deals we also have a wider range of offers on our main menu, such as the deli and burger offers. One again thank you for your lovely... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great breakfast. Happy staff. Plenty of parking around the town. Good value for money. My daughter goes at least twice a month.

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Thank Deborah H
RedLionThetford, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your breakfast with us. We aim to give everyone friendly and polite service, so its nice to know we are doing it right. We look forward to seeing you and your daughter again soon. Kind regards Sharn amd team More 

Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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231 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The nicest Wetherspoon that I have ever visited. Felt very comfortable here. The staff are obviously keeping up high standards in every respect. The building itself is a puzzling mix of old and new, very well done. You can enjoy a drink just looking at the architecture. Liked the international beers menu, especially "Tyskie" from Poland.The service was very fast... More 

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Thank TravellingPandaA2B
RedLionThetford, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for taking the time to write your lovely review We are constantly expanding our craft work range, with new products coming in every week. We try very hard to deliver excellent service, so it's nice to know we are doing it right. Once again thank you for your lovely review, we look forward to seeing you again... More 

Diss, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

myself and my young lady decided to have a bite out so popped into the red lion and ordered the chicken and avocado salad plus drinks, with carrot cake for dessert. The salad arrived and was very tasty it was a pleasant evening so we had decided to dine outside once we had finished the mains we expected the desserts... More 

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1 Thank Kim T
RedLionThetford, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Hello, thank you you for taking the time to write your review. I'm so glad your guest and yourself had a pleasant evening. I'd like to take this opportunity to apologize for the wait on your desserts. We aim to serve all food as quickly as possible, however if there are ever any problems a member of staff will be... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good Selection on drinks but it seems to be a place to just get cheap food and drink but its what it is a good starter to move on for a good night out.

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Thank johnb13456
RedLionThetford, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for taking the time to write your review, all feedback is welcome. We are constantly expanding our drinks range, particularly our craft work range, from all over the world! I'm sorry that you feel this way about our food. I would encourage you to try it again and if it isn't to your satisfaction, speak to the... More 

Middlesbrough
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Red Lion whilst staying the weekend in Thetford. One of the best we've been in. Service was second to none..absolutely excellent. All the staff were pleasant and friendly especially Jemma who was new. It was only her 2nd or 3rd shift and she remembered my drinks when she served me second time round and they were not easy... More 

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Thank giddykipper9
RedLionThetford, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave your amazing feedback! It is greatly appreciated! I can remember you coming in. A lovely couple. (Glass of Soda water and ice)? It was a pleasure to have you. If you are ever back in the area, it will be lovely to see you again! Kind regards Amy and Team More 

Thetford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mike the manager is an understanding, kind , generous people's person ...he cares about his customers ... A real credit to this establishment ..... My complaint recently was put right tonight by him ... Dealt with in a very professional manner . Thanks Mike and ALL your team members .

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2 Thank DobermanFan
RedLionThetford, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for taking the time to write your review. Your feedback if very important to us! I'm so glad you like coming here, and spending time with us. I'll be sure to pass your comments on to 'Magic Mike' 😉 We look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards Amy and Team More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten here a few times now and I have to say the service is always spot-on and the food and drinks excellent and great value! The steaks tonight were no exception, cooked to perfection (med rare) - and packed with flavour from being aged correctly. We paid over £100 for two steaks at a London O2 restaurant at... More 

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2 Thank Steve J
RedLionThetford, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Hello, thank you so much for taking the time to write your lovely review. Your feedback is very important to us. I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit to us. We do have other club days also. Including Mexican Monday, wing it Wednesday, curry club in a Thursday and fish Friday. All as equally lovely. We look forward to seeing... More 

Thetford, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We regularly eat at The Red Lion with no problems at all. But today visit for a late lunch early Tea Wasn't up to scratch. 2 Gourmet Burgers, A Texan Burger and a children's chicken nugget meal was ordered. All onion rings where burnt beyond being able to taste them. The chips didn't taste very nice and despite asking for... More 

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Thank Lovemyfamily1976
RedLionThetford, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Hello, first of all, I'd like to thank you for taking the time to write your review, all feedback is very important to us. I'm very sorry that you didn't enjoy your visit. Mike, our pub manager, would like to look into this further. If you could please give the pub a ring on 01842 757210 please and ask to... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I often use the red lion (wetherspoon ) when l finish work or l don't fancy cooking they do change the menu every so often

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1 Thank mkhassey
RedLionThetford, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Hi, thank you so much for leaving your review, your feed back is very important to us! We have a very wide ranging menu don't we? We try to cater for everybody. We do a separate menus for Dairy Free, Gluten Free, vegetarian and Vegan. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards Amy and Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Place, Thetford IP24 2AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Thetford
  • Phone Number: 1842 757210

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