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Red Lion

) #3 of 13 Restaurants in Ellesmere $$ - $$$ , British,
18 Church Street, Ellesmere SY12 0HD, England
+44 1691 622632
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (35 reviews)
“steak” (24 reviews)
“the pub” (29 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 Church Street, Ellesmere SY12 0HD, England
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1 - 10 of 253 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Called in here last year and sat in the garden opposite the kitchen windows. What you could see taking place in the kitchen a health inspector would have a field day. No changes with the menu ' same old same old ' Sat in the...More

Thank Sox1801
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Crap don't go ! I would not return if they paid me so to do !!tthe worst meal and service I have experienced for s long time !

2  Thank MargaretUlverston
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very cheap food that is quite decant actually. ive only had the lamb burger and was surprised how low the bill was for a party of three. Need to book here because it gets really busy, even on a Monday night it was packed. Father...More

Thank William Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't book but a table was found in the pool room, which was fine.Very large soft chips, steak and ale pie and the fish pie was lovely. We were staying close by for 2 nights, we returned the next morning for breakfast, we had...More

Thank Siddy22
Reviewed 11 May 2017

The pub was busy and fairly full with many families even though it was midweek. The food was okay and nothing special, really quite bland, the people on the next table complained to the staff about theirs and weren't too happy when they left. We...More

1  Thank R G
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Stopped for lunch when visiting Ellesmere with the family. Great food with generous portions. Good atmosphere in the pub with very friendly staff.

Thank Sean S
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across the Red Lion after the place we had seen online as dog friendly was shut. Glad we found it. The staff were friendly, the portions were enormous (and more than we could manage) but much more importantly, it was very good quality...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Ended up in Ellesmere and felt hungry. Asked for eating places recommendations in a shop in town and they provided us with The Red Lion and a map to get there. Great. Upon arrival at 1.00pm were met by the door and allocated a table....More

Thank Edgewood48
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Great pub right by the mere, always busy! Busy bar, a couple of cask ales, nice outside area. We ordered food, had to wait around 40 minutes, but worth the wait! Sat in the Pool Bar area as no space in the dining room. Definitely...More

Thank vanessa d
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We had family to stay and thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere and homely food! Sizzlers all round. Simply delicious! I love our local. Lois and Simon are great hosts.

Thank Hill L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Church Street, Ellesmere SY12 0HD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Ellesmere
  • Phone Number: +44 1691 622632
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