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Old school friends meet up

Excellent pub as ever. Wish I knew about it years ago but luckily know a couple of people who now... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2016
John R
Redditch, United Kingdom
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fabulous pub great staff

while visiting old colwyn over the easter weekend ,called in for a quick pint ,we had our pup with... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2016
Bradford, United Kingdom
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385 Abergele Road, Old Colwyn LL29 9PL, Wales
+44 1492 515042
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All reviews great pub good selection of ales real fire well worth a visit colwyn dog
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Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Excellent pub as ever. Wish I knew about it years ago but luckily know a couple of people who now live in old Colwyn. Great beers. Will be our pub of choice in future

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank John R
Reviewed 28 March 2016

while visiting old colwyn over the easter weekend ,called in for a quick pint ,we had our pup with us ,staff & customer made him & us feel so welcome .. highly recommend this pub fabulous selections real ales & ciders

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 2 March 2016

A Great selection of real ales, the pub has been in Camera Good Beer guide for a number of years now, and is the bet place for real for miles around. Great staff and very knowledeable on the real ales. Great place on thursday when...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed 6 November 2015

Best pub in the area by miles they have quite a few guest ales. The staff are friendly and helpful. Been going here for many years now and always feel welcoming and safe.

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank 764JohnA764
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Friendly pub with great atmosphere. It's very dog friendly.good service by friendly bar staff.great beers especially Thursday night.

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

A great selection of local ales in the most pleasant of environments. The landlady and landlord are almost always behind the bar and oversee a very well run pub. The service is excellent and sports are available in the bar on numerous screens. This is...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

We decided to visit this pub as it was in our Good beer guide 2015. As CAMRA members we like to try various pubs. There was a fine selection of beers on offer. We were a little surprised that there weren't more local ales but...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed 17 April 2015

Easily one of the worst experiences I've ever had in pub. We're lucky enough to have a surplus amount of pubs in the area, and me and my friends have been trying to try and try them all, which unfortunately led us to this establishment....More

Date of experience: April 2015
2  Thank MarcSmith5774
GeoffRedLion, Owner at The Red Lion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2015

This review is a total misrepresentation and distortion of what actually happened on the evening in question. Due to having missed their turn to play pool, a minor disagreement arose between one of the reviewer’s friends and three members of the pub’s pool team who...More

Reviewed 16 March 2015

One of Britain's best pubs. An unspoilt, well looked after, traditional pub where the relaxed hum of conversation and a good selection of perfectly kept real ales make it a must visit when in North Wales. It is good to see a pub that does...More

Date of experience: March 2015
4  Thank twobootsandarucksack
Reviewed 8 January 2015

Recently moved into the area so finding a decent local was paramount, having not had the luxury for the past 10 years. Red Lion is a 5 minute walk form my house and did not disappoint. Great selection of local and national Real Ales and...More

Date of experience: December 2014
3  Thank Dylan P
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