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Red Lion

$$ - $$$, British,
33 High Street, Grantchester CB3 9NF, England
+44 1223 840121
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good23%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible13%
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“fish chips” (10 reviews)
“duck” (8 reviews)
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Bar, British, Gastropub, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33 High Street, Grantchester CB3 9NF, England
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Reviewed today

I know that this is a pub in a tourist-heavy spot, but that does not excuse rude and brusque service and passable food at extortionate prices! Three measly scallops for £18!!?? Burger was thin and bun dry... chips were fine, but we were shocked at...More

Thank kanekane6722
Reviewed 3 days ago

We decided to pop out for a spot of supper and tried the Red Lion. Service was shocking, Staff disinterested and rude. For so many staff on they were more interested in going on a fag break! When the food turned up it was very...More

1  Thank Richie196905
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went for a family meal in the evening. Our waitress came and took our drinks order but it took about 20 minutes for the drinks to arrive at our table. The menu was not vast but we were informed several of the dishes were no...More

Thank Jackie F
Reviewed 6 days ago

Popular because of it's location near the river in this attractive village. Not surprisingly on a warm, sunny Sunday lunchtime all the outside tables were occupied but were given a table in the airy and pleasant dining room. The menu is not extensive but the...More

Thank adrianmedd
Reviewed 1 week ago

weather from a long walk or out an evening meals or meet up friends or just reading a book, this is one of best relax atmosphere to be in. Dog welcome (which is important to me) in garden and certain area indoor. Staff are friendly,...More

Thank Troublesome27
Reviewed 1 week ago

We try to go to different restaurants after we have horse racing at Newmarket. The Red Lion was recommended by a fellow race goer and we were not disappointed. Whilst we arrived a little early with the chef 'waiting for us' at the entrance. The...More

Thank Terry H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a three course meal tonight and although the food was very nice, the service was incredibly poor! Not enough cutlery at any time and the food was bought before the cutlery?? Our waiter seemed completely disconnected and struggled to communicate! Although the food was...More

Thank Nikki C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had Anniversary meal at the Red Lion, Booked the table, and service although very busy especially in garden (BarbQue being served) was friendly and efficient. Had excellent food, for starters we had Roast Beet - delicious, and Ham Hock Terrine I had rib eye steak...More

Thank Roy33F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table well in advance for 12 for a Sunday lunch, 9 of the 12 in the party had a set Sunday roast so you would think it was a relatively easy order to prepare 1 hour and forty minutes later we got...More

Thank Simon P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food and drinks menus. Friendly service, a little slow but food was well worth waiting for and freshly cooked. Nice location and large garden at rear of the pub. Scenic village used for the tv series, and the home of Rupert Brooke.

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Jane Cela Q
30 April 2017|
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Response from Muriela14 | Reviewed this property |
I bake a lot myself, so feel justified in my assessment. Clearly you felt the same. Would be reluctant to try pudding here again. Am glad I didn't go for the brownie because the waiter was trying a very hard sell. Made me... More
3 April 2017|
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Response from margafarrell | Reviewed this property |
Children's play area at Red Lion: Outside there is a lovely grassy area with climbing frame,etc. It is safe -- no access to traffic, and plenty of outdoor seating as well. Inside there is no play area, but they supplied toys... More
20 February 2017|
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Response from No33theredlion | Property representative |
Hi there, yes we have a large car park for customer use. Many thanks, Ed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 High Street, Grantchester CB3 9NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Grantchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 840121
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