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Red Lion

Leighton Buzzard Road | Water End, Hemel Hempstead HP1 3BD, England
+44 1442 213594
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (97 reviews)
“fillet steak” (9 reviews)
“ice cream” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Bar, Pizza, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Leighton Buzzard Road | Water End, Hemel Hempstead HP1 3BD, England
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1 - 10 of 551 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Have never had a bad meal or experience here. Used for all occasions over the years. Birthdays, lunches and family meals. Service and food are always excellent. Lots of choice and amazing pizzas cooked in a wood fired oven. Pub garden is also beautiful in...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here very heavily pregnant for dinner with a friend. Staff are all lovely and the bar man made some lovely mocktails for me. The waitress made sure she came back and asked me if I wanted my food well done as I was...More

Thank nikkic956
OISite, General Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi nikkic956 Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We're delighted you enjoyed your meal with us and are also pleased to hear that your waiting staff were particularly accommodating with regards to your pregnancy. Congratulations on the little one - we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A family lunch in the garden on a beautiful day was lovely. Waitress so nice and welcoming showed us to a table. I had the chicken burger, not just your ordinary burger, it was delicious. The fish was chosen by my son who said it...More

Thank Linda H
OISite, General Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Linda H Thanks for your review. Wow - it sounds like your lunch was scrumptious and in the sunshine too - what a treat! We look forward very much to your return. Regards The Red Lion team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited on a Sunday afternoon for the first time in years. Dinning area is very appealing to the eye. Restaurant was quite, lots of empty tables and despite being a couple we were sat next to a couple with young baby and 30 mins later...More

Thank Jobr1
OISite, General Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jobr1 Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We're pleased you were a fan of the refurbishment - we're delighted with changes! Apologies, however, that you were sat on a table too close to another - we agree that there's nothing...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely dinner at Red Lion with the family. We are all vegetarians and Natasha (our waitress) was amazing - she went out of her way to ask the chef to make changes to dishes on the menu to make them vege. Highly recommended.

Thank Amrish G
OISite, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Amrish G, Thank you for the lovely review, we pride ourselves on our staff and our menus so we are very pleased to hear we are meeting all standards and look forwards to seeing you again soon :) Kind Regards, The Red Lion Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A large varied fresh menu,the restaurant was a good size, with intimate corners in the lounges. We had a great dinner everyone was very friendly, the pollo piccante was divine, we will definitely be back.

1  Thank opulenceindemand
OISite, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi opulenceindemand, Thank you for the lovely review, the pollo picante is definitely a favourite! We look forwards to seeing you again soon. Kind Regards, The Red Lion Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is very nice and it has a lovely big pub garden so perfect for a summers day. Good choice on their lunch menu if you want a lighter bite. Pub itself is quite small so recommend the garden more.

Thank cheekyface27
OISite, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi cheekyface27, Thank you for the lovely review, we look forwards to seeing you again next time. Kind Regards, The Red Lion Team

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Two of our group arrived early but our table was ready for us, so we sat with a drink and looked through the varied menu Six of us ate and we all had something different and each was very tasty Good sized meals meant none...More

Thank Sue H
OISite, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Sue H, Thank you for the lovely review, we're very pleased you enjoyed your visit to us and look forwards to seeing you next time when you will hopefully get to try some dessert! Kind Regards, The Red Lion Team

Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is the second time I've visited the Red Lion. The first time was for a joint family birthday meal and there were 14 of us. We decided on the spur of the moment to go out for a spot of lunch, settled on the...More

Thank WooClark
OISite, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Hi WooClark, Thank you for the lovely review and your repeat custom! We're pleased to hear you enjoy visiting us so much and look forwards to seeing you again next time! Kind Regards, The Red Lion Team

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

First time here and found the place excellent. Vibrant bar and very nice restaurant. Staff were very friendly and service was very good. We had pizzas and they were delicious. Will definitely return.

Thank Nick L
OISite, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Hi Nick L, Thank you for wonderful review, we do value our pizzas (we do takeaway pizza too) - see you again soon! Kind Regards, The Red Lion Team

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Sorry we didn't have the steak, so I can't comment.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leighton Buzzard Road | Water End, Hemel Hempstead HP1 3BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hemel Hempstead
  • Phone Number: +44 1442 213594
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