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Red Lion

18 Church Street, Ellesmere SY12 0HD, England
+44 1691 622632
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (38 reviews)
“steak” (26 reviews)
“surf and turf” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 Church Street, Ellesmere SY12 0HD, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have visited The Red Lion many times over several years. Recently went with my daughters and their children . Food is varied and freshly cooked, which at busy times can mean a bit of a wait. Generally we find our visits enjoyable.

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

As we were stopping nearby we'd read the red lion had good reviews on trip advisor and the log cabin we stayed in had info on it. We were seated quickly and had gotten in early enough to avoid the crowds as there were many...More

1  Thank hymerdazzer
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Had a very nice meal here the other night. Food is excellent given the prices. Portions are quite big and very tasty. It's a good stop off if you're in ellesmere at night and would like either a drink or a meal. I have a...More

Thank lothywill
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Called in while attending an event in the area, really good food, quick service and friendly staff, allowed us to bring in our dog.

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Food good though not a lover of big thick chips and certainly do not like Aldi salad cream or tomato sauce please go back to Heinz

Thank Grotbags21
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Stayed here overnight. Pub with rooms - new owners very friendly and helpful, as were staff, and working hard to take it forward. Food was fairly good. Simple but good quality with large portions at a reasonable price. Bar is well stocked with good beer...More

Thank gough1158
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Only called in for a coffee but ambience was that good and staff so friendly we stayed for a few beers and dinner. Really busy and deservedly so, staff are brilliant.

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Disappointing meal. We had visited last year and the food was excellent, however, new people have taken over. Lamb Sunday lunch had more fat that meat, although the veg was very good. and the price was good.Service could have been much better and friendlier, although...More

Thank Susan T
Reviewed 29 September 2017

This is a Traditional Pub providing high quality food and drink but without anything really exciting or "out of the ordinary". By keeping to good "middle of the road" offerings it is very popular and booking is advised. The choice of beer (Wainwright's in particular)...More

Thank martinu
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Terrible food, even more terrible service. We thought the rudeness of the waitresses was bad, but the food was either over cooked (salmon) or undercooked cooked (chicken). Go to the Greek or Indian restaurants instead.

1  Thank Bumblebush
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
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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