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Red Lion Pub

$$ - $$$, British,
1850 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1504
+1 414-431-9009
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“scotch egg” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
1850 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1504
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Reviewed 6 days ago

$13.99 for beer battered cod (they always have BYGO on Fridays) $12.99 for beer battered walleye Beer Battered Cod : D Fries : A Old Fashioned : B Tartar Sauce : Sweet & Pickley Final Grade : B- We decided to try someplace new this...More

Thank Fencelover
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

We were able to reserve the second floor of the pub along with the patio area. The fish and chips and spare ribs were awesome. The service was excellent and the wait staff very prompt and courteous with their service. If you need a larger...More

Thank Craig S
Reviewed October 16, 2017

We have dined at this restaurant for years, going back to when it was an Irish Pub. Unfortunately, after our last visit it is off our list. The food was average at best, the service about the same, but the ambiance was lacking. The door...More

Thank baymontsvp
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

Fabulous food, marvellous menu, perfect patio, superb staff. We went on two separate occasions and both times (breakfast & lunch) we had excellent food. The food was cooked to perfection, not over-facing and was presented well. There was a good choice of British beers which...More

Thank MrsL7469
Reviewed August 7, 2017

My friends and I started our day of drinking at the Red Lion Pub. I choose this place primarily due to its proximity to Lakefront Brewery (we Ubered from our downtown hotel and then walked over to LB) and its bloody mary menu. When we...More

Thank GramCPA
Reviewed July 9, 2017

So much to love about this pub for a confessed anglophile! We had a rooftop table which was lovely. Our server was prompt, effecient, and friendly. Our table of four shared scotch eggs and sausage rolls, which were both very good. The other three of...More

Thank McTamara
threelionspub, Public Relations Manager at Red Lion Pub, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2017

Thank you for visiting the Red Lion Pub and taking the time to leave us a great review! We are happy to hear that you where able to enjoy our rooftop patio as well as our inside bar. We will definitely pass along your review...More

Reviewed May 18, 2017

It was quiet the weekday that my daughter and I were there but if I lived closer it would become a favorite hang out! You feel as if you're walking into an English/Irish/Scottish pub. The upstairs patio was very spacious and very nice with a...More

Thank Julie B
threelionspub, Public Relations Manager at Red Lion Pub, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2017

Thanks Julie for visiting the Red Lion Pub and taking the time to write us a great review! We are happy to hear that you and your daughter enjoyed your afternoon at the pub, with great food, atmosphere and service. We look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed May 1, 2017

Went for lunch on a Saturday afternoon. Since it was my first time there, i didn't realize that they serve brunch until 3pm on the weekends. Mostly brunch type items on the brunch menu, however, there is a burger on the menu also, as well...More

Thank WiscTraveler101
threelionspub, Public Relations Manager at Red Lion Pub, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2017

Thank you for visiting the Red Lion Pub and taking the time to leave such a great review! I am happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your brunch and indulged in the Build Your Own Poutine. I am glad that we extended...More

Reviewed April 15, 2017

We stopped there with a small group (15 people) to grab something to eat/drink. Not the best food - just average. For drinks with friend and watch sport good enough.

Thank kamilot76
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

We stopped her after eating at Casablanca down the road. There's plenty of room for our party of eight.

Thank familysnyder
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 AM
9:00 AM - 2:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1850 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1504
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-431-9009
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Red Lion Pub is a one of a kind downtown destination! Experience a corner of the UK with a full menu of favorite British dishes paired with Wisconsin infused, favorite American fare. Explore a variety of authentic brews, spirits and cocktails while cheering on your favorite soccer team.
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