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Food and ambience

Special occasions, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene
About
The Lord Raglan is an 18th Century traditional pub, backing on to the Slipper Mill Pond and the River Ems. This lively pub is well known locally for its friendly atmosphere, great food and top notch real ale. There is an exciting selection of dishes to enjoy from bar snacks to three course meals - the sizzles and steak and mushroom pie are a must, very tasty. Weekends are very busy so it is well worth booking a table if you wish to eat. Sunday evening is live music night which is hugely popular and has a regular following and draws a friendly mixed crowd.
PRICE RANGE
$7 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Table Service, Live Music
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Real food (sea bass), Real ale Website does not do the pub justice Clean, real fire, excellent service, friendly dog (Poppy)

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bit noisy, typical basic pub. Food was mixed - sea bass was restaurant quality. Scampi and chips basic and simply pub grub. However the staff were great - really hot on the Coronavirus requirements. Very smiley and friendly staff.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 18, 2020

Terrific welcome from ladies behind bar, made all the difference,had a pleasant table in garden with harbour views. Food was hot and tasty and well priced. Sally the owner came out to check all was ok. I will be back

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 16, 2020

Second visit as before. Very friendly, helpful staff. Great beer. Good food. Very Covid aware Will be back!

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 11, 2020 via mobile

Called there with my wife late lunchtime one day and sat outside in the beer garden. Would probably have had lunch there, but they wouldn’t serve food after 2pm, if that wasn’t bad enough they decided to close the pub not long after, so we...had to leave only to be chased out of the premises by their dog, it was only small but it should have been under control, especially frustrating when they had a sign telling customers to keep their dog on a lead at all times, one rule for them and one for everyone else.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 26, 2020

Lunch in the sunny garden, friendly and attentive bar staff and waitress, great food. Fantastic value.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 26, 2020 via mobile

One of my favourite Pubs! Will def be going back often. The lovely Hostess, Sally, is warm, welcoming & friendly. Their garden is so lovely with such pretty flowers everywhere and overlooks the water which is fabulous. I had a hamburger which I was very...impressed with. Their Scampi is wholetail and delicious as are their barbecue chicken wings & chips. Their “Covid Safety System” is one of the best I’ve seen and very clearly marked out & explained, compared to so many other Pubs I’ve been to. Service is quick and efficient and the staff are very friendly. Would definitely recommend this Pub.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 23, 2020

If you come here and don't realise there are quite strict measures in place you must have gone somewhere different to me. The QR reader instructions for T & T are clearly advertised and easy to deal with. The one-way system is effective and easily...understood and there are signs everywhere. Wife and I happy that the safety of staff and guests being well considered. Ordering also simple and effective, even on a busy Rishi night. I even got told off for getting too close to the bar which I have no trouble with at all. The garden setting is lovely. Good crowd in but SD well in evidence. Two rounds of drinks and two mains of excellent scampi and chips about £20. Excellent effort. If we visit the area again we'll be back.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 22, 2020

Seeing the below comments I’m in shock! Every time I have visited the Lord Raglan the food has been outstanding, service brilliant and staff are always helpful!! I Was actually in the pub on Thursday evening the track and trace was extremely visible on entering...the pub. Signs everywhere and track and trace scanning! I think this person must have been extremely blind and needs to venture to specsavers! I also had the steak and it was far from tough! It was cooked correctly and to my liking but you can’t please everyone I suppose!!!!!! I was in the pub a7- till close. People were very careful of social distancing. And not sure of the people swearing but this isn’t the pubs fault just people picking at stuff for no reason! As for this eat out to help out! People are getting food for half price and need to get a grip of themselves! Anyway rant over this pub is fantastic and i will certainly keep going to this pub!!!!!!!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 22, 2020

Visited Thursday 20th for an evening meal in the garden. If you reply (as you appear to for critical feedback) you will say 'why didn't we say anything but these are points you should know if you take the time. It was a poor experience....Maybe wrong but you appeared to have no track and trace in place. The one way system is good idea but why let everyone ignore it. The back door was continually used to go back in your bar and I mean continual. The food. Steak was awful. Mine cooked medium was tough and my wife's medium to well was the same. Really not worth the money. Seriously give it a try. No steak knives provided which made it worse. Next table didn't get a steak knife either. Salad and chips very mediocre. Asked what bottles of white wine you have? Young girl didn't have a clue. Struggled to find a bottle of Pinot Grigio in the fridge. Local group continually using extreme bad language made matters even worse (no you can't choose your customers). Its tough going for you but most of this is simple to sort. with a bit of attention to detail and training.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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PeterM11033, Owner at The Lord Raglan, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2020

Thanks for your review. There is very clear signage EVERYWHERE inside the pub, explaining social distancing rules. A huge map as you enter the clear one way system, guiding you safely through the pub. We use EVE PASS for our track and trace system. Posters...More

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