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The Red Lion

The Street, Brightwell-cum-Sotwell OX10 0RT, England
+44 1491 837373
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pies” (7 reviews)
“burger” (10 reviews)
“pastry” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Street, Brightwell-cum-Sotwell OX10 0RT, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Travelled down from london friday night for the fish and chip dinner which was excellent. The owner and staff are very welcoming and inviting. With so much competition around this really is a gem and a must visit country pub. Will be checking the calendar...More

Thank Suspicious-minds
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend found this pub as we are looking for places in between where we both work. I found it easily enough and although I arrived in the dark, it does look to be in a pretty setting. We got there a bit early and...More

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a country pub/restaurant in the heart of a very picturesque village. Although quite quiet, a Tuesday evening in the middle of Winter, there was a good ambience, we met the new head chef Charlie Bell and enjoyed very good food from the new...More

Thank Racegoer2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've always loved the Red Lion, it is a beautiful little pub in a gorgeous sought after village. It's not the biggest of pubs, but therein lies a lot of its charm. You always end up talking at the bar to whoever is there, and...More

Thank GavinMc1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Red Lion is a welcoming village pub with excellent food. The Sunday roasts are delicious and they have lots of daily specials to check out. Local produce beautifully cooked with a warm welcome and roaring fire, what more could you ask for?

Thank Samanthabee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a family meal here to celebrate my son's birthday. The food was great and everyone was very friendly and welcoming. I appreciated the fact that a birthday banner was hung over the table and the music changed to Stevie Wonder's 'Happy Birthday' when the...More

Thank elizabethfell
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times when the Red Lion was managed by a previous tenant who served up excellent ales from local microbreweries and good food. Back here staying nearby on holiday and can confirm that both the beer, food (we both had the Red...More

Thank TravellersontheTyne
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Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

Great quaint place.... Lovely home cooked food & v tasty....a must do if you are travelling in this part of the midlands

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Reviewed September 25, 2017

Three of us came to the Red Lion for Sunday lunch. I can honestly say it's a place that caters for it's clientele and not itself! My friend remarked that it was the best pub meal she had ever had. Regards, Mrs Tomlin.

Thank Jo P
Reviewed September 19, 2017

I visited The Red Lion with my Mum and sister when we were in the area for the weekend. We called in for a drink and some lunch - and what a lovely pub it was! The staff were so friendly - the manager was...More

Thank Janeyp65
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John R
May 30, 2016|
Response from Roger S | Reviewed this property |
I believe so but best to check with the landlord
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Bar scene, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street, Brightwell-cum-Sotwell OX10 0RT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Brightwell-cum-Sotwell
  • Phone Number: +44 1491 837373
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