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The Red Lion

2 Fakenham Road, Drayton, Norwich NR8 6PW, England
+44 1603 867262
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good24%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible14%
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
2 Fakenham Road, Drayton, Norwich NR8 6PW, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Exceptionally unwelcoming welcome from the guy who's job was to welcome people. Food was reasonable, but properly rude "welcome" and general disorganised staff made it a bit rubbish.

Thank readikus
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went for lunch with the family and would think twice about coming again, everything was just average.

Thank telNorwich
Reviewed 6 days ago

Staying in Drayton and wanted a quiet place for a pie and a pint with a local friend. Happened on the Red Lion and gambled that a full car park meant the food was good. We were right. The busyness was down to the carvery...More

Thank MachiavellianSheep
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here today and ordered a steak rare got it sent out well done! I sent it back and this time asked them to cook it blue do the chef wouldn't over cook it and this time got sent a medium well at best! The...More

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely cosy pub set in small village of Drayton, they serve good roast dinners every day of the week which are very popular with the locals. However, don't order a steak, they are awful!!!

Thank Dawn G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been told about this by friends and have been meaning to go for years. Decided to go one Monday lunch. Not very busy {a bonus) as have been told its'very busy most times.Nice relaxed restaurant area. Pretty average carvery, attentative waitress.

Thank David D
Reviewed April 17, 2017

This is not a bad place; it's basic pub grub that pretends it's a bit more - but it's not. Really not. That said, none of the meal was a disaster; we ate, paid and left after an entirely average and forgettable experience which included...More

Thank 233nickb
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Just been to The Red Lion at Drayton. Decided to try the carvery, as it had been a while since eating in this establishment. On arrival, a smiling waitress welcolmed us and gave a selection of tables, to choose from. When we chose a table...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

Four of us went for a Sunday evening meal, my dad and step mum had hunters chicken which was a good oval plate full, myself and my husband had scampi and chips, we all looked shocked at how small the portions were, seven small pieces...More

Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

Although the food was ok and reasonable. The service and staff were terrible , The land lady was very rude and even when taking your money couldn't manage a smile . Will not be returning.

Thank secretmexico
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Brian G
You seem to have both the description and telephone number for the Red Lion Coltishall
March 9, 2016|
Response from jezz c | Reviewed this property |
a agghh sorry meant to do the drayton
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $14
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Fakenham Road, Drayton, Norwich NR8 6PW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich  >  Drayton
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 867262