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The Red Lion

2 Fakenham Road, Drayton, Norwich NR8 6PW, England
+44 1603 867262
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible14%
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“stuffing” (12 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2 Fakenham Road, Drayton, Norwich NR8 6PW, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It’s simple Carvery and full menu on offer too. Nice selection of beers including guest beers and wines.

Thank AmandaLeeming
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having always gone to places in Norwich for our Xmas day lunch as a family we were recommended by a friend to try Drayton red lion. What a great recommendation that was!! On a arrival we were made welcome, the atmosphere was very special, the...More

Thank william m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been before and was good so decided to try again. Popped in two days before to book table but told shouldn’t be a problem we arrived Sunday 14:30 place was packed? However was seated within 15 mins (no problem) No one fancied the Carvery although...More

Thank Thepottersnorwich
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the Red Lion on Christmas Eve with a group of friends. From the second we stepped foot in the pub, we were greatly by a friendly member of staff. We had a selection of drinks of which different options of Gin were offered...More

Thank Ollyyyyyyy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always have a good experience at the Red Lion. Staff are friendly and food is delicious! I had a carvery on this occasion as the gravy is simply out of this world. The bar has a great selection of drinks include a very impressive range...More

Thank Ellie K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a bunch of friends for lunch to try the 3 course festive menu, 3 courses £16.99 was a bit sceptical as the carvery is usually amazing @ 6.95, although this included the carvery in the price I was wondering what I was going...More

Thank Abbie0123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited this pub a few times, since moving locally and we have always been pleased with our meals. Staff are friendly and service is good and even on a Sunday when the carvery is popular you do not have to wait long for...More

Thank NorwichBonkers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been here before and had a nice meal. They have changed the menu, though and this time I couldn't find much that appealed to me, so i opted for a rib-eye steak. I cook these at home- nothing fancy; just meat from Tesco-...More

Thank paul h
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Went with friends. Nice place with a carvery offering a good selection. Good service and car parking.

Thank mikewelham
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Visited again recently and was warmly greeted by Danni at the bar - she most certainly makes you feel really welcome and is a real credit to the Landlord - he himself is a real leader in this establishment.. Stuart, James and Bryan all played...More

Thank John F H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Fakenham Road, Drayton, Norwich NR8 6PW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich  >  Drayton
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 867262
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