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“great food”
Review of The Red Lion

The Red Lion
Ranked #18 of 90 Restaurants in Swanage
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed October 23, 2013

If we lived in Swanage this would be our local. We visited for 3 night for drinks, on the last night we ordered food. It was beautifully presented and tasted delicious. The staff were friendly and helpfull, we will be returning again soon.

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Thank amanda B
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Reviewed October 9, 2013

The food was excellent - menu as you would expect in a pub but great quality food.
BOOK EARLY though.

Thank tango_jd
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Reviewed October 8, 2013

6 of us visited fir the first time, excellent value, excellent, honest pub grub. The waiters went out of there way to make us feel welcome. We will return. Ps.. The portions were generous!

Thank trevor6410
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Reviewed September 30, 2013

Lovely little pub, but menu not extensive. Not enough "chicken" items on the menu: home made curry was okay, but in my own opinion, I would prefer a distinctive curry, rather that a creamy chicken casserole with added curry powder.

Thank Amy_Charlton_0402
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Reviewed September 26, 2013

Our third time eating at the Red Lion.
This time we went as part of a group of 23 to their fantastic Steak and Wine night - £25 for steak and all the trimmings for two and a bottle of wine to share.
At this bargain price you'd expect tough steak with a few chips but what you actually get is a really really tasty BIG bit of steak, cooked exactly as requested and served with a lovely mixed salad, peas, chips, onion rings and breaded mushrooms. My steak melted in my mouth and everyone else commented that theirs was the same.
Despite this being quite a large group all the meals arrived within minutes of each other with exactly the right number of steaks done exactly as requested.
Not only was the food great but it was served with a smile and any requests for additional drinks/sauces etc were swiftly dealt with.
Will be returning very soon!

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