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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2016

As there was 6 of us plus 4 dogs we couldn't get in the Ferryboat Inn, which as it turns out is very small! Having asked if there was anywhere else we were told there was a pub up the road, asked what is was like the answer was "no comment". I mention this as we weren't sure what to...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

Very messy with junk in every room. The greasy food which is served is from the freezer. Leaving the cardboard delivery boxes by the front door was a big giveaway! Excessively mouldy carrots left outside the kitchen door on top of the piano, slightly worrying! A building which has potential but is manned by grumpy and untidy people. Clean sheets...

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LEATHERHEAQD
Reviewed 7 October 2015

we had not been to Dittisham near Dartmouth for nine years and it was great to be back in the area. the red lion has changed through necessity and now incorporates the post office and the local shop as well as the bandb and pub restaurant It is definetly unlike any other pub, but that is its charm the beer...

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Holmes Chapel, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Firstly, I agree with the previous comment, that this is a community pub that serves not only holiday makers and visitors, but a community that actually lives there! More villages need this sort of facility instead of sterile, faceless pubs all serving the same trendy food. I love this kind of eating too, but the Red Lion is unique in...

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Fareham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2015

My partner and I recently stayed here for 2 nights and cannot fault the room (8) for cleanliness and the view. We did find the ensuite arrangement a bit unusual - arched doorway with only a curtain - but the bed was extremely comfortable and the breakfast very tasty. The saw no sign at all of dog faeces. We found...

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1Thank Whitewinespritzer
Englefield Green, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Thank you to the team at the Red Lion for making our break in Devon really enjoyable. We were a large group, we all said we couldn't fault anything during our four night stay, excellent food including daily fresh fish and lovely breakfast, large clean rooms with good views and we felt very well looked after. All set in a...

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Totnes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Visited here on Saturday afternoon with a group of cyclists. It was like walking into a Western Saloon in an unfriendly frontier town. The village is fine, it was the total lack of customer care that was borderline unfriendly in the pub that was the problem. I thought we had walked into a private party, we were looked at, and...

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3Thank PeteKwak900
Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

we visited this pub and were disgusted by the amount of dog faeces next to the terrace and on the lawn, how anyone can eat a meal outside is beyond comprehension.I would give this pub a definite miss.I have awarded one star too many. This pub/ grocers/ post officice should be shut down.

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2Thank Lodge_Leslie
Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 May 2015

How this place has changed as it is part social centre, part shop, part post office, part hotel and B+B. We had excellent beer, excellent food and breakfast. Our bedroom was a decent size and the bath was lovely, something I rarely have. I would visit again .

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Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

We sat outside on the decking (to begin with) until we was greeted by piles and piles of dog dirt!!! The "dirt" isn't cleaned up its just scooped up into the corner. Inside the pub looks like a jumbo sale! The real ale is poured from the back room unseen to the customer and looks and tastes like warm tea!...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about The Red Lion Inn

Address: Dittisham, Dartmouth TQ6 0ES, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dartmouth > Dittisham
Price Range: RM308 - RM392 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
The Red Lion Hotel Dittisham
Red Lion Dartmouth
Dartmouth Red Lion
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“A quiet location, so noise is not a factor”
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“Room one appears to be the best.”
 of 5 bubbles janecU7656RX, 27 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Room one was lovely and big with large ensuite and river view. Not sure about the others but would definitely recommend this one!”
 of 5 bubbles Katierb, 7 Aug 2014 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles StarlightLyn, 5 Jul 2014 | Read review
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