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“Great English Pub Grub”
Review of The Red Lion

The Red Lion
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $20
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Good for: Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
UK
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great English Pub Grub”
Reviewed January 16, 2013

We love this family run pub and are frequent visitors.
Father and son do all the cooking whilst mum, Sue, keeps it all ticking along perfectly. Situated in the pretty village of Whiteleaf beside the Ridgeway its a perfect location for walkers. On a Friday night it can be rammed to the gunnels with locals and their dogs, passers bys and a few well known celebs tucking in to the freshly made food. So, as they say,the proof of the eating is in the pudding!

  • Visited December 2012
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English first
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“greatpub”
Reviewed January 14, 2013

This place is a must go in Princes Risborough. The perfect English pub. warm cheap and gourmet pub food. i ate and drank here 4 times in 10 days and can honestly say best pub ive been to in the English countryside. steak burger and steak dinner are fantastic along with three alternating local beers. great food friendly staff.

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England
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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“Lovely Grub”
Reviewed December 5, 2012

I had the gammon egg and chips for dinner, it was delicious and I wasn't kept waiting. Very attentive staff, lovely atmosphere, lovely pub

Visited December 2012
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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154 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
“Hidden gem in the Chilterns”
Reviewed November 10, 2012

On a walk in the Chilterns seven of us descended on this pub on a misty and muddy late October day. We left our muddy boots at the front door and we were very warmly welcomed by the owner landlady.

Good fresh home cooked pub grub which we all thoroughly enjoyed. With a couple of pints of beer each the overall cost was £17 per head. Not cheap but good food and very well kept real ale.

(Thwaites, Breakspurs and the local Aylesbury Copper Beech (which sadly ran out on our arrival).

A small negative. The pub is difficult to find - my friends with us from Amersham had never found it before. It deserves to be better advertised or signposted!

Recommended.

  • Visited October 2012
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“Gem of a pub in beautiful Chilterns!”
Reviewed November 1, 2012

The Red Lion is a total gem. Non of your chain pub rubbish here! the red lion is unique being a freehold with a great situation, cosy interior and a family friendly welcome. Not clicky which for a village pub is refreshing. The food is amazing and in generous portions - happy days!

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