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The Old Red Lion

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4 Banbury Road | Litchborough, Litchborough NN12 8JF, England
+44 1327 830064
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
Wed - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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288 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch whilst out walking. Excellent St Austell brewery Trelawney on tap. Ham egg and chips was turned into a really great dish -chips were fluffy on the inside and crisp on the outer, the ham was honey glazed and thick cut. As we were the only ones there we ate in the bar near the wood burner. All... More 

Thank Sybil_Fawlty
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I came here expecting some top quality food, we'd looked at the menu before hand on the website, but when we arrived we were presented with an A4 piece of paper with a fraction of the dishes we saw on the website. When we got there we had to wait for a good ten minutes for anyone... More 

Thank Jack M
Toby H, Chef at The Old Red Lion, responded to this review

Hi Jack, I am so sorry that you had such a bad impression of The Old Red Lion. My name is Toby and I have been the Chef for the last 14 months, however during the time you visited I had taken a weeks holiday to Portugal as it was a quiet time for the pub so probably the best... More 

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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

First visit to this lovely pub, we were meeting up with a group of work colleagues so we could all meet each other as work for the same company but in different areas.. we were served by two members of staff who were Melvina the lovely landlady and Caroline behind the bar... we all ordered from the tapas menu cooked... More 

Thank Scott H
Towcester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant meal, basically knocked up a complete Christmas dinner for us all on the off chance as we asked! All spot on! :-) Thanks Toby! Staff all very pleasant, even the bar staff, Charlie ;-)

Thank Hellfire_racing
Northampton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Lovely warm quiet and relaxing. The dining room was very nice and had a relaxing atmosphere. The menu had a lot of choice including Sunday roast beef, pork or chicken or vegetarian. All very reasonably priced. Home cooked and delicious ! After lunch a game of Northamptonshire skittles. A traditional pub indeed !

Thank cherryplumbpie
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Visited the Old Red Lion for Sunday lunch with friends and was greeted by a friendly young lady who showed us to our table, gave us menus and took our order. She was most helpful with our enquiries and brought our drinks order without delay. Our meals, we all chose the roasts, arrived promptly and were lovely. Plenty of delicious... More 

1 Thank Sue B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Visited with the family and found a warm welcome even with a 4-year old on toe! The children loved playing skittles. We then settled down to a great lunch with scampi & chips for the grown ups and the children chose from the tapas which they devoured. I would recommend highly for a pub lunch.

Thank Raffles1973
Northampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Have visited twice in the last month and the food and service was brilliant. The seafood risotto is highly recommended and the chicken breast was superb.

Thank Phil G
Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

My partner and I have been to the pub 3 times in 4 weeks as the place we used to use has had a change of management and no longer caters for our needs. On each occasion we have had excellent food and service and intend to use it regularly. The staff are great, Toby the chef is outstanding and... More 

1 Thank paulsF8650FL
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We arrived just as the restaurant was closing for lunch, but Toby (Head Chef and all-round nice guy) said, "Come on in, you're fine." We ordered various main courses and desserts, all of which were absolutely delicious, well presented and great value. The food is homemade with care and the service was friendly and personal. Exactly what we wanted for... More 

Thank Viper3369

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$27
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Banbury Road | Litchborough, Litchborough NN12 8JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Litchborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1327 830064

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?