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The Red Lion Public House & Restaurant

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Abbots Rest Village Road, Thorpe TW20 8UE, England
+44 1932 563350
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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316 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a pub. We were in the area for Thorpe park and this pub was a fantastic place to close the day at. First of all it was easy to book. On arrival the pub was lovely to view, a stunning pub inside and out The food was amazing. We all had 3 courses and it was high quality and... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here after a long flight from Australia. A charming English pub in a tiny village. My meal was a blue cheese soufflé; just right. My husband, an fan of sausages, was pleased with his choice of Cumberland sausage.

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1 Thank Maera_Sirius
mark s, Owner at The Red Lion Public House & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Many thanks for the review , helps us allot Please ask for me and will supply a wine for you Many Thanks Mark More 

Chertsey, United Kingdom
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603 reviews
432 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a sad pub trying to be a gastro pub. Lots of laid up tables with white tablecloths. The menu was sadly not very exciting so I decided not to eat.

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Egham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed March 26, 2017

Looking forward to taking mum and daughter out for a treat on mothers day 4 of us went out ORDERED broccali & stilton soup - nice but bread roll was cooked from frozen as it cooled down it became very hard , had to ask for bread instead fishcake - was ok prawn cocktail - was ok Main course Sirloin... More 

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Thank Barry S
mark s, Owner at The Red Lion Public House & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi So sorry that you did not like the meal I just feel that a well done steak probably wouldn't be that tender I wish that the staff would of let me know your complaint Sorry Many thanks for the reply Mark More 

Thorpe
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77 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

12 of us went for dinner last night. We had a lovely meal. I had the prawns to start from the special menu they were really good. Then followed by steak that was also good. We would like to visit again as a couple. The only off putting thing was the locals in the bar shouting at the rugby.

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Thank Kate P
Bagshot, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed February 15, 2017

The Staff/Manager and ambiance are a delight. Although we went at lunchtime and the restaurant was very busy the waitress dealt with our varied requests without any bother. There were 7 in our party (there should have been 9 but due to illness 2 had not arrived). We chose the £10.50 for two courses Either Starter & Main or Main... More 

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Thank grannyhills
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 3, 2017

Top quality food and drinks. Bar & restaurant staff attended all our needs and went above and beyond for us. Couldn't find a staff team that is more friendly

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1 Thank Alex B
Virginia Water, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed January 15, 2017

Went with fairly large group for a meal together. Smoked salmon starter was excellent. One person could not eat the paella as it had too much chili. Mine was just bearable, but I wouldn't use chili in paella. The calamari in it was reminiscent of rubber bands and I left most of it. Desserts all too expensive to bother with,... More 

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Thank Arthur255
Chertsey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

Hi I've been living in thorpe for 10 years and have had Christmas Day dinner there for the 9th year in a row and have booked for next year for the reason the food quality and quantity is far better than most establishment in the area and being local I have tried most places .thanks again to the Redlion staff... More 

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Staines, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed December 29, 2016

Wow. .. I believe the Red Lion is an old coaching inn in Thorpe Village, Surrey and it still has that ambience. The publican his family and staff make you very welcome and will try and make your stay a pleasurable and a memorable one. The menu has a good selection of food and is reasonably priced. This is the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Abbots Rest Village Road, Thorpe TW20 8UE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Thorpe
  • Phone Number: +44 1932 563350

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?