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The Red Lion Pub

Main Street, Knapton YO26 6QG, England
+44 1904 793957
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“pudding” (17 reviews)
“steak” (15 reviews)
Closes in 13 min
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Knapton YO26 6QG, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked here for a birthday meal out for my Mum, having never been before. It was local to them and the reviews looked good. We had to change our reservation time and the landlady took the trouble to ring back and confirm from an...More

Thank mpw00d_UK
Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

One of us comes here often so we decided to try it for a family meal out and we’re not disappointed. Friendly staff and excellent service. The menu is fairly predictable but the quality is high. The meals were beautifully presented and tasted as we...More

Thank RDMacLeod
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Have eaten here many times and never been disappointed.Today everything apart from the roast potatoes was lukewarm and the brocolli and yorkshire pudding cold. As my son was treating us to lunch I didn't complain but I certainly won't be visiting again for the Sunday...More

Thank Janice W
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

First visit and will be back. The staff are welcoming and very knowledgeable on the menu. The menu has a good selection to chose from along with a specials board. Very clean with a great relaxed atmosphere.

Thank fidlers4
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Went to the pub with a work colleague & friend and her partner. She chose The Red Lion after I requested a typical pub with good food (as I no longer live in the UK). I wasn't disappointed. The food was very good and the...More

Thank Dils23
Reviewed January 2, 2018

We have eaten here on innumerable occasions yet Annie continues to tempt us with dishes we have never had - the menu certainly does not go stale here. Fine dining without the unnecessary expensive trimmings, i.e. tablecloths, all in a more casual atmosphere attended by...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed November 21, 2017

This was our first visit to 'The Red Lion' and we all agreed that we will return soon. The menu is varied and the portions are generous and at a reasonable cost. The standard of service was very friendly and courteous throughout. Initially,we did feel...More

Thank Pengowls1
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

We visited the Red Lion last night for dinner. On entering and going to the bar we were offered drinks and shown to our table. To start my wife and I shared some of the homemade bread with oil which was very nice. Then to...More

Thank Ceri262
Reviewed September 19, 2017

We enjoyed a very convivial, unhurried lunchtime. There was a choice of three menus' - a Specials Board; Main Menu; and Sandwiches and Light Bites. From the latter we ordered a large Omelette with a choice of two fillings plus Chips and Salad, and the...More

Thank MedEngland
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

Great pub, the Sunday carvery was lovely and fresh! They even had Yorkshire/ wet salad the only thing that should be served with a real Yorkshire pudding! The staff were friendly happy and helpful..... apart from the woman serving the meat. But you can not...More

Thank Lisa A
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November 19, 2015|
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Response from MedEngland | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if this is a CAMRA listed pub, but it usually has at least 3 beers on draught and Black Shhep & Copper Dragon seem to be frequent.
January 19, 2015|
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Response from Deerstalker99 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Yes, When we went we met up with some friend so there were four adults and six kids - 14 months to 10 years old! They had a little snug room at the back of the pub (right next to the carvery) and we were in there. It... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Knapton YO26 6QG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Knapton
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 793957
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