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Red Lion

#1,595 of 18,389 Restaurants in London
$, British,
2 Duke of York Street | St James Square, London SW1Y 6JP, England
+44 20 7321 0782
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish and chips” (12 reviews)
“pie” (10 reviews)
“mash” (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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took a friend here before dinner at Rowleys He is a Canadian beet fanatic and he enjoyed the variety. The Adnams was a tad fragrant but Olivers Island excellent A real watering hole worth visiting

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A regular stopping place for me, when in the area. Traditional London public house, popular with business types after work. Good range and well kept ales. Oh the mirrors and glass. Crowded but friendly and always spills out on to the road winter and summer.

Thank travell_a_lot
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Just called in for a drink. The staff were extremely good and welcoming. There are many pubs in that part of Mayfair but I'd go there again.

Thank frank19452015
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

It’s apparently famous for its pies and I wasn’t disappointed at all. I had the steak pie which was delicious. Their dessert isn’t too bad. While it is indeed your typical English pub, the upstairs and downstairs dining areas set it apart.

Thank kipepeo254
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Excellent food and drink, just off Jermyn Street. Slightly pricey for the food but it was good quality - however, given the location the prices are competitive. Great atmosphere and fabulous glass panels and mirrors. The interior has to be seen. I've been here a...More

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Post theatre drink with family and nice cosy friendly pub offering great Fullers beers. Worth a revisit.

Thank Maurice S
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Truly unique little pub - go just to see the mirrored interior - put in so prostitutes couldn’t get up to no good apparently! Simple but tasty pub food and a good range of wines and beers. Staff friendly and attentive.

Thank sweetservice
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Visited after seeing West End theater with a person I met at the theater. We stayed a few hours, drinks no food. What I loved about The Red Lion is the interior---beautiful cut crystal windows and dark paneling. The food I saw looked mightly good....More

Thank dfoote13
Reviewed 12 November 2017

great place to go for a morning coffee near to the sights of Westminster. Friendly service and reasonable selection of hot drinks. 'Pubby' atmosphere with mostly tall stools for sitting ....can get alcohol here too!!

Thank TrevB56
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Hands down order the steak and london pride pie: did not try the others, but this one is amazing! I reordered Beer: fuller and london pride Staff: extremely friendly and welcoming

Thank Gabriel A
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

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
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
  • E-mail
Traditional English Pub serving lunchtime Bar Snacks
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