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The Red Lion

Bar, British, Pub
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1 Mill Lane | Godalming, Godalming GU7 1HF, England
441483239929
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Purley, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Stopped here for some liquid refreshment recently (didn't try the food, although the pork scratchings were excellent!) and we were all impressed. A selection of five cask ales (and we were allowed to try them before buying) was available and they were all well-kept. The pub has a relaxed vibe and service was friendly. The Red Lion is certainly worth... More 

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1 Thank SprinterSacre
Haslemere, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

The Red Lion is an incredible party venue if you want a warm and friendly vibe with brilliant service and fantastic staff to help. Just had my husbands 40th birthday there and Jose and Elle (and the rest of the crew) were so accommodating and supportive for what turned out to be a brilliant night. Before we even added our... More 

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2 Thank NEGill
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Good beer, friendly faces. Finally the Red Lion is back to being a pub again! Has some good, varied music on at various points in the week

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Thank MayhemMorris
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Sometimes heading here after work, it's a great place with a lively atmosphere. Often hosting live music, it was a cracking place to be during Frank the Cat's set at Staycation 2015. Would definitely recommend. Could be updated as it is a little antiquated.

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Thank TheSnowden91
Bath, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

After hearing some positive feedback from other regarding the Sunday roasts here I thought why not give it try, unfortunately it didn't live up to feedback. I had the roast beef which came rare though home I like it was almost inedible I could only describe it as the most bland and rubbery piece of beef I have every eaten,... More 

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1 Thank Choice_barman
Godalming, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Very pleasant interior, well mannered staff who sell some excellent real ales at a reasonable price and good food!

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Thank CharlesT924
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

Been here a few times now, the pub has really turned a corner and made a lovely destination to head to in Godalming! They do a cracking Sunday lunch as well! Yorkshires are so big!

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Thank Rcr90
Guildford
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231 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Although the staff were lovely and we had excellent service, we found this place a little quirky. It's a sports bar on one side and a restaurant area/bar on the other and you have to go outside to get from one to the other. Not been here before the new management so can't comment. The menu was the shortest I've... More 

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1 Thank CarolGuildford
Guildford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

the new manager here was so friendly and hospitable we stayed for more than we planned, definatly a place to visit, you will find it hard to leave,expecially with the cat, I am a cat lover myself. great for couples.

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1 Thank helen s
Godalming, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This place has been transformed and the new owners are doing everything right. I don't know about the food, but for amazing bands, a few ciders and a boogie, this is the place to come.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Mill Lane | Godalming, Godalming GU7 1HF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Godalming
  • Phone Number: 441483239929
Description
Situated in the heart of Godalming - right on the high street - we are a warm, friendly and traditional British pub. Serving a huge range of real ales, continental lagers and a delectable selection of wines and spirits by our friendly bar staff. We have board games, dominoes, bar billiards, a cosy wood burning stove to sit by on those chilly nights. With weekly special events including comedy nights, jazz and cabaret, to name but a few. We offer special events throughout the year and have a huge function room available for hire to make your special occasion truly unique. We've got the live music sorted with fantastic bands playing every Friday and Saturday with our acoustic Sunday sessions accompanied by a free cheeseboard.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?