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The Red Lion

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Market Place, Thetford IP24 2AL, England
1842 757210
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Thetford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visit the Red Lion regularly sometimes for breakfast sometimes for dinner. Each time we have had good well cooked food. On one occasion our breakfast was cold but the waitress replaced it in record time without argument. The manager always has time for a chat and remembers previous conversations which is quite an achievement when you consider how many... More 

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1 Thank rcasid
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great selection of drinks at very reasonable prices. Food ok but service was fantastic from Gemma who was very personable.

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Thank Lisa A
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 currently expanding our drinks range, particularly the craft range with beers and lagers from all around the world. If ever the food is not up to your satisfaction, please don't hesitate to speak to a member of staff who will ensure that this is resolved. We aim... More 

Thetford, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I’ve regularly eaten at the establishment and have enjoyed my experience here, the customer service is usually good beyond expectation for a pub atmosphere. The food and drink is great value for money. The interior is a lovely mix match of furniture and fairly clean compared to the other Wetherspoons I have visited in the past and would have loved... More 

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1 Thank CarolAnderson74
Thetford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Another fantastic meal at Wetherspoons in Thetford. Great food and very reasonable. Went with a large group of family and my niece who is in a wheelchair. Mike and his team did a wonderful job in accommodating us all and making us feel so welcome. Great job all and thanks again.

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1 Thank 5ara4P
RedLionThetford, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for taking the time to write your lovely review. I remember your party and am so glad you all had a pleasant evening and enjoyed your food. We aim to offer a welcoming environment and so its fantastic to hear to we are doing it right. Thank you once again for the lovely review. We look forward... More 

Evesham, England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

had a lovely meal in The Red Lion gourmet burger and steak with drinks included for under £16.00 really nice atmosphere

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1 Thank Deb W
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 food. Did you know we also have promotions on 3 for £10 starters and deli deals, as well as on a range of drinks? We aim to have a welcoming atmosphere so it's good to hear we are doing it right. Thank... More 

Watford, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok so you know what you're getting with the Wetherspoons brand but this one is one of the best. It's the venue really. Well maintained, clean, spacious and varied seating areas/environments. The food we had was all good. Expected Wetherspoons fare but done well. Service too was good from bar to floor staff. Plus, if you didn't know, all very... More 

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Thank Uncle-Jayo
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're glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We try our best to maintain a clean and welcoming environment and offer excellent customer service, so it's nice to know we are doing it right. Did you know, as well as our main menu we also have a... More 

Thetford, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've eaten here twice in the last month and each time the food has been fantastic. We did have a blip a few weeks ago with the food but that was definitely a once off because the standard of food is definitely back again. Lovely food, lovely service and incredibly helpful staff. We will definitely be returning again soon.

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Thank Lovemyfamily1976
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're glad you enjoyed your stay with us. I'd like to take this opportunity to apologize for the mistake with your food a few weeks ago but it's good to hear we're back on track. We try our best to offer excellent customer service so it's fantastic to... More 

Eindhoven
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65 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good and funny restaurant with a variable menu. Everyday something else, so people don't get bored to fast. The staff is mostly friendly, specially behind the bar/who brings the food, they are super.

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1 Thank Marky_1985
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 you enjoyed your stay with us. As well as our daily deals, we usually also have a special. We try our best to provide excellent customer service, so it's nice to know we are doing it right. Once again thank you for your review. Kind regards... More 

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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very Good Weather spoon In the Town Centre Good Value for money Serves Nice Food Would Definitely visit Again

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Thank Bougadi
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. Many of the meals on our menu as well as our daily specials also include a free drink. We look forward to you seeing you again soon. Kind regards Sharn and team Public relations manager More 

Hong Kong, China
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good pub food, typical of a Weatherspoons place. Decent value for money, family friendly and good service.

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Thank Rich-Cecilia
RedLionThetford, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for taking the time to write your review. We aim to offer excellent customer service, good food and a nice atmosphere, so it's great to hear we're doing it right. We regularly update our menu with new foods. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Sharn... 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 Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Dining on a budget, 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?