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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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“beef” (21 reviews)
“stuffing” (12 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
2 Fakenham Road, Drayton, Norwich NR8 6PW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the red lion in drayton for lunch today with my boyfriend, we both had steaks and they were perfectly cooked, amazing customer service for all the staff, would highly recommend!!!

Thank Lauren R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a carer and visited The Red Lion with the person I support. We opted for the carvery which was £6.95 per person, which is good value for money. The food was delicious and plenty of it. The waitress was very helpful and friendly.There...More

Thank JamesEngland234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice Sunday carvery, lovely atmosphere and a good selection behind the bar. It’s nice to pop in now and again for a drink and some food with friends.

Thank LMarkB
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Went for the taster night on Monday for the new menu, before me and my friends did the quiz. Was really nice to be able to try the new dishes and also maybe try something I wouldn’t normally go for. The peppered mushroom pie was...More

Thank Abbie0123
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is a friendly village pub which 'does' food. You order from the bar giving your table number, and the food is brought to you except for the carvery. The food is good average, and very reasonable. On my first visit I had the Caribbean...More

1  Thank paul h
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely food and staff. Very welcoming environment. I’ll be returning very soon!! Food was delicious, carvery is the best in Norwich!!!

Thank Ellie K
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Great value for a delicious carvery. Took my daughters out for a meal, never been here before. My daughter recommended it. A very busy restaurant we had to wait 15 minutes for a table. Was certainly worth the wait. Will certainly go back again.

Thank Grace A
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent car very with well cooked food. Extensive menu and judging from our group's comments all dishes were beautifully cooked. Nice ambience, lovely friendly staff and sensible prices.

Thank claytods
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Recently visited last week had a fantastic mix grill mixed grill with all the trimmings could eat every bit tonight will try there fantastic carvery again just asked for an extra plate to put your Yorkshire pudding on get more veg on your plate lol

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We went here today 17th August 2017 at 5,30pm for my 50th birthday meal with my wife and was hoping for a nice peaceful meal, well that was the plan anyway, well that went belly up 2 minutes after sitting down, my wife was trying...More

4  Thank Peter F
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Brian G
10 March 2016|
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a agghh sorry meant to do the drayton
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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