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The Red Lion at Badlesmere


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

The pub is a freehouse and stocks beers from all over the United Kingdom. Paul and Lisa proudly support local breweries and also offer an excellent selection of wines, cider, lager & soft drinks. Our regularly changing menus is totally Gluten Free, reflects seasonality, use of local produce and supply from our specially selected suppliers. Large groups welcome & booking is advised. We offer a wide range of speciality food and music events throughout the year. How about that very special day, wedding, christening, birthday or engagement for example. Don't for get the Christmas party or why not dine with us on Christmas day. Oh and we also have a great Sunday lunch offer too. Please give us a
$6 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and i visited the red lion at badlesmere on a friends suggestion and what a lovely surprise nice atmosphere lovely food and Emma was very friendly and attentive the only pub/restaurant that's fully gluten free had a lovely meal and will definitly be...More

Date of visit: June 2019
2  Thank Raymond R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great beer..Great food...Great company. I often visit the Red Lion and always leave happy. I highly recommend that you visit

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank wychlingaa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this pub while staying at an air bnb close by. Being gluten free can often mean going out for dinner is hard. Not at the red lion, I've never seen so much choice. Me and my other half both had 3 courses, the mushrooms...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Hampblue-2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must visit Pub/Restaurant for coeliacs, the whole menu is Gluten Free! We visited as a family, my Daughter in law is coeliac, and all had a g]brilliant evening at a reasonable price. The bill came to £150 for 5 of us(the drinks were £40+)...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank ARWREN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for the 2nd time today and the food was fabulous again and so much choice which you don't normally get when gluten free. The waffles are amazing! We had our 4 year old daughter with us who kicked off about there being gravy...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Wendy T
Reviewed May 10, 2019

I would recommend this pub. Six of us faced with a lovely varied menu that didn't disappoint. Really good price range, friendly folk and good atmosphere. We hope to visit again at some point having found the pub as a simple "Let's try this place"....More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank Waistcoat2000
Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

I was staying in the area and stumbled across this fabulous traditional pub. We drank and ate there on a few occasions whilst in the area, everything was well prepared and tasty. It had a lovely friendly atmosphere and Lisa and Paul were wonderful hosts...More

Date of visit: May 2019
2  Thank ttu12
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

A lovely surprise when entering this pub. Great atmosphere and well supported by locals and visitors from further afield. Tasty homemade food. Great burgers and all together a. good selection of dishes. Friendly staff.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank peeneff
Reviewed April 25, 2019 via mobile

popped in for lunch, 1st time ever ordered chilli as normally for me thats an at home food, was delicious chunks of beef rather than minced the heat perfect warm but heats up as plate goes on, really good cooking chef. wife loved the brownie,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank robhotspur
Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

Visited during school hols with pals (coeliac and gluten-free dietary needs, plus dairy-free) and was very impressed! The food served was great quality, good portions, tasty and fresh, everything is gluten free (even the pies! PIES!!!) and all dishes can be adjusted to suit dietary...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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