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The Red Lion


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Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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All reviews half roast chicken roast dinner fish and chips the pub excellent presentation soak up the sun south downs an added bonus restaurant area great choice of food new chef cooked perfectly gluten free lovely meal third visit varied menu served quickly
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Reviewed May 6, 2019

My grandson took me again for lunch today. Arrive 11.50am. Ordered coffee, no problem. 5 past midday ordered lunch. Chicken and bacon etc. Blt with salad and chips. No problem with food, but by the time we got it we had lost our appetite -...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank BrendaK1494
Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

Ok not that one but a great tribute act. This place is going from strength to strength. Incredibly high standard of food and presentation. We have been many times and the chef is first class. Although whoever prepares the baked camembert needs a little guidance,...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 22, 2019 via mobile

Good selection of beers. The menu is a little limited but the food is excellent. There's a nice beer garden to sit out in and soak up the sun. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Overall a good experience, would recommend.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Hampo1964
Reviewed April 12, 2019 via mobile

Visited for a family birthday today. There seemed to be a staff shortage plus a shortage of Starters everything we ordered they didn't have, no Soup no Pate no Prawn cocktail. When mains arrived the order was wrong, pointed this out and just got a...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank LuciN22
Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

The room was ok but was only allowed to book the function room if you paid for minimum of 50 people. We paid £10 per head, an extra £1.50 for teas and coffee and 10 per cent service charge. The food was poor. The sandwiches...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Carol H
Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

As we were due to attend a funeral nearby, we made a flying visit for lunch. Dont be misled by The Red Lion's modest decor; the food is fabulous. Good old pub grub, very generous portions and beautiful. We had fish & chips, the burger...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank K73QEjuliaf
Reviewed December 11, 2018

I had fish, chips and peas from the set menu followed by sticky toffee pudding. It was cooked beautifully and is the biggest portion of fish and chips that I’ve ever been presented with. The battter was lovely and light and the chips large and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Banomess
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

We've been meaning to try this place for ages, so glad we tried it. Im gluten free and had roast pork, my partner had roast beef. The portions were a good size, the food was presented well, service was good, ambience was warm and welcoming....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rosered65
Reviewed November 13, 2018

We went here on the off chance of getting a table as we were out and about. Plenty of room for us, very friendly staff, the Roast was delicious, well presented and plenty of it

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 703nicnic
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

Had the pleasure of going here with some friends for a meal found the staff very helpful and the food very nice 4 of us had the ribeye steak and 1 had the fish and chips, found the food very nice but felt was not...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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February 18, 2017|
Response from manager871 | Property representative |
Thank you for your question Brenda. I am glad that you saw a light and didn't miss us when you were passing. We have a sign up guiding people to our rear car park purely because I think many people do not know it is there... More
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