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The Red Lion

2 Fakenham Road, Drayton, Norwich NR8 6PW, England
+44 1603 867262
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good22%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible13%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2 Fakenham Road, Drayton, Norwich NR8 6PW, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I regularly visit the red lion with my friends and family for a carvery and are very very very rarely let down! The gravy is to DIE for and I would drink gallons of the stuff if I could. Only let down is sometimes the...More

Thank lauren_calla
Reviewed 3 days ago

Pub really busy but the atmosphere was fantastic we went for lunch had to wait for a table so had a drink while we waited I had a gin and tonic was very impressed with the selection available my partner had a real ale lots...More

Thank kedz2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We usually eat at the cock over the road as they have the play area for the kids. Today we went to the red lion and had a really nice time. Big kids portions and our adult fish and chips were lovely - really crispy...More

Thank david u
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another great meal in the red lion at drayton. I always enjoy the food and friendly service from the staff and meeting other locals in the pub, cant visit enough!! lol we wish we could visit more often. Great pub.

Thank SarahnRichard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

arrived at 12pm for lunch today, and was amazed that there was a queue already. Got in quickly with 16 in our party, no problem at all as we were accommodated and nothing was too much trouble. Te carvery was amazing as it is always,...More

Thank Antonieee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about the Red Lion is lovely, from the staff to the food. prices are very reasonable and generous size portions. Plenty of parking.

1  Thank pg003
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant! Brilliant! Brilliant! Never had a bad experience, love the carvery but had a steak on this occasion and it was cooked to perfection! Kath and Pete could not be more welcoming!

Thank Ellie K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I thought I would write another review as I have seen a few people give this place a bad name, I know it’s own experiences but I can never fault the staff or food anytime I go. Just wanted to say keep up the good...More

Thank Abbie0123
Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited the Red Lion yesterday for a carvery lunch. The display was very good as were the Beef and Turkey that we had. The vegetables were cooked to perfection and the gravy was superb. Service was very friendly and welcoming. We...More

1  Thank Brian L
Reviewed February 8, 2018

Fantastic value and food experience lovely pub and staff very warm and welcoming inside light and airy we ate in the bar area which was fairly busy ordered at the bar and did not have to wait too long for are food to arrive I...More

2  Thank kedz2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $14
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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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
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