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The Red Lion

) #3 of 145 Restaurants in Burton upon Trent $$ - $$$ , British,
The Red Lion Duffield Lane | Newborough, Burton upon Trent DE13 8SH, England
+44 1283 576182
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
The Red Lion Duffield Lane | Newborough, Burton upon Trent DE13 8SH, England
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1 - 10 of 269 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We booked a table at this pub and were not dissappointed. The staff were lovely, very friendly and helpful. We ordered the ' gin of the week' which was a lovely combination with strawberry gin ( a first for me). Our meal was extremely tasty...More

1  Thank lizm54
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended this pub and travelled 20 min out of our way for lunch. We were under impression they served food all day, as advertised on their website THIS IS NOT THE CASE. When we arrived we had to wait 10 min for any...More

Thank gwenlloyd
Emma S, General Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Gwenlloyd Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I am sorry that you found our website misleading as it does state when we serve food and when we are open. I can also also apologise for your wait at the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an evening meal here - nice atmosphere in the dining room, friendly and efficient service and excellent quality home cooked food. It was busy when we were there and deservedly so - will certainly pay a return visit. Has a separate bar for those...More

1  Thank Jon D
Emma S, General Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Jon D Thank you for taking the time to leave us a lovely review. We are really glad you enjoyed your evening meal with us and look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards Emma

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to celebrate a family birthday, food was exceptional high quality, slightly dearer than your chains but well worth the extra as the quality is far better. Staff very attentive, will definitely return!!

1  Thank K2135
Emma S, General Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi K2135 Thank you for taking the time to leave us a lovely review. We are really glad that you enjoyed your family birthday meal with us and look forward to welcoming you all soon. Kind regards Emma

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal at The Red Lion Pub in Newborough recently. Generous portions, excellent quality and very friendly staff and reasonably priced! Highly recommend!!

1  Thank jonesafam
Emma S, General Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Jonesafam Thank you for taking the time to leave us a lovely review. We are really glad you enjoyed your birthday meal with us. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards Emma

Reviewed 1 week ago

Four adults visited for Saturday evening meal. arrived table was ready on time and very pleasant staff. We are had starters which came out quickly and hot and good. Home maid soup was one of the best i have come across. Mains not long after...More

1  Thank davestretton
Emma S, General Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Davestretton Thank you for taking the time to leave us lovely review. We are really glad that you enjoyed your Saturday evening with us and look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards Emma

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for the first time as we are exploring eateries ... having just moved to Staffordshire. What a gem! We've found the place to bring our family. A smart, genuine, country venue that's friendly and has excellent food. It's a popular locals' pub as...More

1  Thank Jones48x
Emma S, General Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Jones48x Thank you for taking the time to leave us a lovely review. We are really glad that you and your family enjoyed your experience with us. We hope you have settled in to your new home and to see you again soon. Kind...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go to the red lion most Monday nights to take advantage of the excellent off of a Whole chicken. I never order chicken at restaurants but i do here as it is so good. The camembert is the best i have ever tasted we...More

1  Thank Gary M
Emma S, General Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Gary M Thank you for taking the time to leave us a lovely review. We are really glad that you enjoyed your camembert and chicken. We look forward to welcoming you both again soon. Kind regards Emma

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been only once previously, a couple of years ago, and have heard they had seriously upped their game. Our dinners proved the rumor correct. The bar is as close to full service as one can find in the Shires. The menu is modest with...More

1  Thank timtruett
Emma S, General Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Timtruett Thank you for taking the time to leave us a lovely review. We are really glad that you enjoyed your recent visit. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards Emma

Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Visited tonight for steak night which is very reasonable - 2 8oz steaks (rump or sirloin) for £30, the steak was delicious and the chips are homemade! Often come here with friends on a Tuesday, unlike most pubs on a Tuesday night there is a...More

1  Thank dwh7679
Emma S, General Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi dwh7679 Thank you for taking the time to leave us a lovely review of the Red Lion. We are really glad that you enjoyed your steaks. We look forward to welcoming you again soon for some more gin. Kind regards Emma

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Cagsimo
6 September 2015|
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Response from Emma S | Property representative |
Hi Cagsimo We serve a la carte food from 12 until 6pm on a Sunday, unfortunately we are unable to offer food after that. I would highly recommend booking on a Sunday. Kind regards Emma
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Hilltophouse240
16 May 2015|
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Response from Emma S | Property representative |
Hi Hitophouse On a Sunday we serve a three course set menu from 12 until 6pm. It is 3 courses for £20, 2 courses for £17 or a roast for £13. We always have a choice of 3 roasts with Beef and rotisserie chicken always... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Red Lion Duffield Lane | Newborough, Burton upon Trent DE13 8SH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Burton upon Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1283 576182
  • E-mail
Description
The Red Lion is situated just off the A515 and is an ideal venue for all occasions. We are close to St George's Park, Tatenhill Air Field, Trent Raceway, Old Bakers Cottage B&B, Newborough Cottages and Hoar Cross Hall & Spa. We have a lovely bar area with open fire. Our restaurant can accommodate 45 guests and also fantastic new bar area. We welcome families, walkers, cyclists, dogs and large parties. Our daily menu is available from 12pm-2.30Pm with dinner menu available from 5-9.30 Tuesday to Saturday. Sunday Lunch is served 12-6 pm.
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