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The Red Lion Restaurant

West Street, Knighton LD7 1EN, Wales
+44 1547 428080
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Overview
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“tapas” (11 reviews)
“steak” (10 reviews)
“mustard mash” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
West Street, Knighton LD7 1EN, Wales
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Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Food was nice although the menu was limited and there were no specials. We sat in the bar area as this was all that was available. We only popped in on the off chance a table would be available and then spent the evening wishing...More

Thank Djwolin
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Visited with family while staying nearby on holiday. Thought we’d try the Red Lion as it was a short drive and had good reviews. It exceeded all our expectations. The food was incredible - we had mains and desserts and everything was delicious! The restaurant...More

1  Thank Kerry B
Reviewed July 31, 2018

A friend and I stayed at the Red Lion while walking the Offa's Dyke Path and I have to say it is a very good B & B choice indeed. The exterior is a slightly forbidding stone façade but the décor inside is modern and...More

Thank Timothy P
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

This is a characterful yet brightly decorated and extremely comfortable to stay. The owner Neil stands out for his genuine hospitality and friendly engagement with visitors. The menu was extremely appetising and food came from high quality local suppliers. The burger was one of the...More

Thank spartacus069
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We Visited The Red Lion during our stay in Knighton.. We did not stay long however after being greeted by possibly the rudest member of staff I’ve ever had the displeasure of meeting. It seemed a challenge for her to seat us and after rolling...More

5  Thank Dan L
Neil T, Owner at The Red Lion Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2018

Dear Dan, I read your review with real sadness. It is clear that we did not meet your expectations on this occasion. I have conducted an enquiry and interviewed every member of the current staff. Unfortunately nobody can recollect the events that you describe, so...More

Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I walked Offas Dyke and stayed for 1 night with our wonderful host Neil. He couldn’t have been more attentive and the room was exactly perfect. We ate dinner, it was Tuesday- steak night - and I’m not a big steak lover....More

Thank DaisyDoook
Reviewed July 9, 2018

.The welcome was great,the food terrific and the room very comfortable.Highly recommended. The outside seating was very welcome, as it as a very hot day.

Thank baglan_11
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here half a dozen times on business trips so this review is based on more than a one off. Excellent food, rooms second to none. owners and warm and hospitable. Rooms are well sized, tastefully decorated, spotless and you ever get fresh milk for...More

Thank Randles27
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We were the only diners at 8:30pm on a Thursday. I started with Welsh Rarebit with a Duck Egg and my companion had a Cheese Souflee. My only complaint was that there was so little rarebit, though it tasted delicious. For the main course I...More

Thank PeteWLaw
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Need to book for a Saturday night, but we had, so no problem. Warm welcome to the 6 of us. Nice menu specialising in local produce. Good options for vegetarians. Had a starter and mains but too full for desert. Nice ambience. Most mains £14...More

1  Thank CharleyLaceyScott
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Very sorry, can't remember, but I don't recall seeing any dogs at Sunday lunch
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $33
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West Street, Knighton LD7 1EN, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Powys  >  Knighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1547 428080
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Description
Our bar boasts a rotating selection of the finest local ales, alongside an interesting and carefully selected wine list. The bright and spacious bar area is an excellent place to relax with a pint and put the world to rights! If you need something a bit more substantial to fuel the conversation then our restaurant offers both light and not-so-light bites, plus weekly specials.
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