Such a shocking and disappointing meal at The Red Lion Stretham!
5 out of 6 meals we ordered were just not acceptable. The peppercorn sauce for the steak was rank (far too much pepper to enjoy!), two red Thai curries with absolutely no flavour at all and chicken with gristle, a very dry lasagne and the pasta at the bottom was solid, and a bbq chicken dish which was just not great either.
The table we were at was sticky, and when we asked the waitress if it could be wiped, we were told it was something to do with the varnish coming off, and it wasn't dirty or sticky! The empty unused wine glasses on the table were stuck to it, and you could hear them coming off as you tried to lift them!
We waited almost an hour and half to receive the meals - inbetween times having two rounds of drinks, as we were waiting so long for the food!
The waitress was hardly sparkling with enthusiasm either. Even she baulked at the taste of the peppercorn sauce and said how vile it was!
On leaving, and walking through the bar, a man, who we assume was the manager simply said "sorry about that ladies"! Really!?!! Not enough to come and speak to us before we left as requested!
So disappointed, as this place used to have such amazing and tasty food.
Needless to say we won't be returning, and won't be recommending to our friends and family anytime soon.
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