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Red Lion

#2,527 of 18,164 Restaurants in London}
$, British,
2 Duke of York Street | St James Square, London SW1Y 6JP, England
+44 20 7321 0782
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (12 reviews)
“pie” (9 reviews)
“sampler” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
2 Duke of York Street | St James Square, London SW1Y 6JP, England
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1 - 10 of 121 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very welcoming staff and a really good atmosphere. Very traditional inside with a good outside area for drinks and a smoke if so inclined! One of Fullers best I'd say.

Thank 52JohnMac
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice pub, but charging UKP 6.00 for 1 cut up sausage is a rip off! So no recommendation for the bar food! No value for money☹️

Thank karin7892016
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This is a very busy little pub and popular with people after work. The service is good and the drinks are are also a reasonable price. Serves traditional pub grub burgers etc.

Thank hackneyflowers
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Had a very nice lunch here. Excellent beer. Enjoyed a delicious hot pie served with a small salad and chips. The part visible in the street is very small so ask for tables. We were seated in a lower level that was very nice. I...More

Thank Arkansas_Family
Reviewed 16 July 2017

While we were on a walking tour of the city in 80+ degree heat, came by here and it was very busy, they sent us upstairs to see if there was room when we went up they said, no room, but a gracious lady said...More

Thank ikester59
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Perfect pies and ales. A place where culture and taste are making a tremendous symphony of excitement. Definitely a place to visit.

Thank Volodymyr K
Reviewed 28 June 2017

This is a classic British Pub serving beer & wine. It is wildly popular with the younger local crowd after work on weekdays, with crowds spilling out onto the sidewalk for after work drinks. Service was good. The patrons were friendly. The beer and wine...More

Thank Pam C
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We always have dinner at the Red Lion, the food is served hot and delicious. The servers are very pleasant, too. If you want a good, solid pub meal in a great location, look no further.

Thank GOarmywife
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Went here on a day when it was 28+ and sunny so there was loads of people outside. Good choice of beer and friendly staff. Loved it.

Thank Mats H
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We went in because of the looks : quaint, traditional English Pub. Went to the first floor for food, where the waiter was helpful and professional. Good service, good beer. The menu showed some "award winning" pies, which he recommended. Most disappointing, I'd like to...More

Thank Dirk W
St. James's
Perennially fashionable since the days of Henry VIII,
the aristocratic “Clubland” of St James's is a premier
destination for high end craft and bespoke design.
Here you’ll lose count of the Royal Warrants (which
indicate that the Royal Family patronizes the
establishment) seen in shop front windows, even during
a short stroll to bordering Green Park or St James’s
Park. With the brightly lit and constantly buzzing
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
11:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Duke of York Street | St James Square, London SW1Y 6JP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > St. James's
  • Neighbourhood: St. James's
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7321 0782
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Traditional English Pub serving lunchtime Bar Snacks
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