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The Red Lion

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Nr Shipton on Stour, Long Compton, England
+44 1608 684221
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Banbury, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have had lunch here before and thought it was very good and our opinion has not changed. We visited on a very cold day and were shown to a table in a lovely cosy room with a roaring fire. We chose from the fixed price menu which offered a good selection at a reasonable price (£18 for 3 courses, we... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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363 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tuesday 31 January 17, My husband and I were on our way back home to Birmingham, so we decided to make a stop for dinner at ‘The Red Lion’ at Long Compton. Originally built as a coaching inn in 1748, the Grade II listed ‘Red Lion’ has seen many changes over the years, yet still retains the charm and character... More 

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Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great Sunday lunch, roast beef fab with amazing homemade Yorkshire pudding, salmon dish also very good. Warm welcome and well looked after by staff, your four legged best friend also made to feel very welcome. Can't recommend strongly enough, excellent value for money.

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Thank gideongibbon56
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a good choice to fine for diner! Pub beautifully warm and inviting and your made very welcome. Had ginea fowl main course and it was terrific followed by a great sticky toffee pudding, not for the calorie counters!! Enjoyed every mouthful! Definitely will be back.

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Thank Jane H
Lisa_and_Sarah, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience on TA. We're so pleased that you found the pub warm and welcoming and that you enjoyed every mouthful of your food. We look forward to your next visit when we can tempt you into some more calorific, tasty puddings! More 

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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice relaxed place Dog friendly,nice atmosphere Attentive knowledgeable staff Food was nice and hot although a tad expensive

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Thank Rachel C
Lisa_and_Sarah, General Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your birthday meal and glad to hear you found the staff to be attentive and the experience relaxing. Hope to see you back again soon! More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed excellent service and piping hot food yesterday. A nice menu with plenty of choice. Nibbles and or starters. Excellent selection of mains and very tempting puddings. Nice range of wines by the glass. Tables were nicely spaced to allow a sense of privacy, although the restaurant was pretty busy.

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Thank Trevor W
Lisa_and_Sarah, General Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

We're really pleased you enjoyed your birthday treat with us, that you found the service excellent and you found there to be plenty of choice. We hope we can help you celebrate many more! More 

Ascot, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time eating here, very friendly staff and lovely atmosphere. We had lunch here on s Monday. Food was very good we had an issue with one of the dishes and no they apologised and gave us money off. Recommended place to visit.

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Thank Ozymand1as
Lisa_and_Sarah, General Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TA. I'm pleased you enjoyed your meals and that we were able to deal with your issue in a suitable manor at the time. Hope you visit us again and we can turn very nearly perfect into perfect. More 

oxford
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seven of us visited last night (including one young child) and had a fantastic meal. From the time we arrived to the time we left the service was 5 star. The staff were amazing, friendly and could not do enough to make our meal memorable. The food was delicious, the veg cooked perfectly. I had steak and ale pie which... More 

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Thank julesbab
Lisa_and_Sarah, General Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for posting such a lovely review following you meal with us. Its so lovely for us and the staff to read such positive feedback and thank you for sharing your experience with others on TA. We hope to see you back here again soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited for a Saturday lunch with some friends and had a lovely meal. All dishes were nice and the service was great. Some of the dishes we had were, seafood chowder, curried parsnip soup, lamb shanks, beef pie, salmon. All were lovely. Desert? Would highly recommend the posset!

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Thank cberti
Lisa_and_Sarah, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review. Our menu changes seasonally so next time you are in The Cotswolds you may be in for some more tasty choices! I'll pass on your comments to the whole team who will be delighted you all had a great time. We hope to see you again in the near future. More 

Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Unusually the Red Lion is open on Mondays which is why we selected it. A warm welcome and an excellent lunch with Steak and Ale (Hook Norton) Pie

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Thank 56MartinH
Lisa_and_Sarah, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Ahh, the famous Hooky Pie is almost everybody's favourite! Thank you for your lovely review and I'm really pleased to hear you enjoyed the food and hospitality. See you soon. 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nr Shipton on Stour, Long Compton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Long Compton
  • Phone Number: +44 1608 684221

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