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The Red Lion

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2 South Green, Southwold, Suffolk | IP18 6ET, Southwold, England
+44 1502 722385
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are a fan of Adnams beers and prefer a pub setting this is for you it has new and old parts to the pub. The beers are kept well and the food comes in proper portions,friends can be made here.

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1 Thank brockleylion
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked the room at the Red Lion for a birthday party with family and friends. The room was beautifully set, the food was very good pub grub and the service was excellent. A jolly good time was had by all. I didn't know at the time that the chef had suddenly departed two weeks prior so the achievement was... More 

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2 Thank Zuzu24
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Red Lion after recommendations from worker at Adnams. Must say it was good pub food and nice place for a pint

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Thank bonnerboy48
Greater London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying in Southwold for the weekend and had a walk to The Red Lion on the Saturday evening, it was Busy. We went there for something to eat and there was a Big party of people eating so we had to wait for a table. It was worth the wait. Good choice of Food, some Nice Beers &... More 

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Thank Roger97544
Darlington, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Never thought to go into the red lion as it seemed a touch more shabby than other Adnams pubs - ended up their for Sunday lunch as they had space for 5 of us and food and service was excellent

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Thank richardb323
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for a pint on Saturday lunchtime whilst staying at the swan hotel. It looked so nice inside but was very busy so we decided we'd come back and eat in the evening. What a great decision that was. We were made very welcome, extremely well kept broadside ale and friendly staff. We ordered food which came quite... More 

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Thank Robert_Lindsay76
Carlton Colville, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I have visited the Red Lion many times over the past few years and we always find it to be consistent i.e. a great homely pub with great staff, great food and great beer. Just spot on for us, Thank you.

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Thank Suffolkboy59
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a week in Southwold in the middle of October. This year we went to The Red Lion for lunch three times and had really good meals each time. The staff are very welcoming as you walk through the door. I think this is important to the whole atmosphere of the pub.

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Thank Carole K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Ate here Saturday night. Food portions are very generous. Popped back in Sunday afternoon there was a charity bash on with live music. Wonderful welcoming atmosphere.

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Thank Mary C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Just popped in for a drink. Yeah it was nice. Good Adnams range on tap and plenty of seating inside and out especially if the weather is good as it catches the sun in the afternoon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 South Green, Southwold, Suffolk | IP18 6ET, Southwold, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Southwold
  • Phone Number: +44 1502 722385

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