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The Red Lion

Finkle Street, Sedbergh, Yorkshire Dales National Park LA10 5BZ, England
+44 15396 20433
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (9 reviews)
“roast dinner” (3 reviews)
“pasta” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Finkle Street, Sedbergh, Yorkshire Dales National Park LA10 5BZ, England
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Reviews (117)
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1 - 10 of 117 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited this pub in February and had a lovely time. Dave on the bar was a delight and the pies were to die for. We went back for a visit to find poor Dave and his wife had been pushed out by the owners...More

Thank easypleasy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointing. The pub wasn't clean, under-staffed perhaps although it wasn't busy. Got the impression it was running on a shoe-string. Food was low-standard pub-grub. Beer OK. Not inclined to return even if there are very few alternatives within walking distance.

Thank TMB1950
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

New staff in red again thats 8 in 2 yrs . I hope they last good luck .to you . ????????. Appelby fair not far off now so should pick up.

Thank Phil A
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Grotty and tired decor. 'Welcomed' (and I use the term loosely) by a slovenly barman. Given grotty food-stained menus. God knows why we didn't leave at this point. 2 of us ordered burgers which were quite frankly vile, but the chips were good. . Meat...More

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Visited here on a Sunday afternoon and was welcomed with lovely staff, locals and great food. Tom and Dave are great hosts to everyone that came in, knew most of the orders before they even asked and were good with the kids in the pub...More

Thank beccib942016
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Hoping for live music as advertised but didn't happen. Pleasant enough and a local boozer but left after one drink to resume at the Dalesam Inn. Bar staff at the Red Lion were clueless.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Dave and Thea, really give you a warm welcome. There is a good and varied menu as well as a wide variety of real ales and wines. All this with a real roaring fire and even treats for the dog, give this Dales pub a...More

Thank Tony H
Reviewed 8 January 2017

As we found ourselves alone on Christmas Day for the first time in many years, we decided to make a late booking for Christmas dinner at the Red Lion, which is our local and just round the corner from where we live. At 40 pounds...More

1  Thank Colin C
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Just call in for refreshment very busy lovely cosy pub nice big roaring fire we didn't eat but the food looked good staff very friendly

Thank sueken62
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Visited the Red on a random day out. Walked in to a lovely welcome from one of the managers, Dave, so welcoming to everyone. Our dog even got some treats! The food, cooked by Daves partner and other manager Thea was beautiful. Home made mushroom...More

Thank callum e
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
cathy m
Hi! Are dogs allowed in eating area? THanks.
22 February 2017|
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Response from Tony H | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are. No restrictions on dogs at all
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Finkle Street, Sedbergh, Yorkshire Dales National Park LA10 5BZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Yorkshire Dales National Park  >  Sedbergh
  • Phone Number: +44 15396 20433
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