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Oswestry, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I popped in for lunch after walking around the Mere. Two courses for £6.99 was a bargain. Good choice on the menu and service excellent. We will go again. I would recommend. The menus for dinners looked very tasty so we will have to try soon.

Thank M J
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having had a lovely meal here earlier in the year we were expecting much better than was served up. We both ordered the Plaice and chips. I have never seen such small portion of Plaice and even though there were two per plate the breadcrumb coating was so overdone any of the fish between the coating was reduced to about... More 

Thank Colin B
Dudley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a 15th century coach house so obviously some of the walls and floors are subsided and lopsided.... all makes for that lovely quirky stay.... we stayed b&b for two nights and i can honestly say my hubby and me and our old dog felt so welcome and at home... the food was reasonably priced and good value... and... More 

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Southern California
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48 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We were on a canal boat holiday and rather than have lunch at one of the waterside pubs, we stopped in a shop and asked the locals where the best place for a pub linch would be. Hands down, they agreed the Red Lion Coaching Inn was the place. They were right. Prices were great, service exceptional, and the food... More 

Thank Travelnan8
1 review
Reviewed 23 October 2016

went to have a meal for my daughters birthday , I asked for a table for 2 , was shown to a table in the pool room , the table was sticky I could not get into the seat because of the people playing pool and already seated at the other table, we were about to leave but then was... More 

Thank Chelsea P
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61 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I have always spoken highly of this Inn and recommended to friends, however, the old team are nowhere to be seen I think it is under new management. Arrived between 17:30 and 18:00 and the restaurant wasn't busy. There seemed a few young girls of student age running things didn't seem very experienced but ok. Food wasn't bad, smaller portions... More 

Thank glynn477
Oswestry, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Dropped in for lunch at the Red Lion, hadn't been there for sometime but the food was as good as ever. We both had the Mixed Grill @ £11.55. The only thing that let the meal value down, was the chips, they weren't very warm, otherwise the rest of the meal was excellent. The service was very slow (one hour... More 

Thank Alan S
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Well....sorry to say very poor, I had lamb dinner & my partner had beef...have to say I've had better dinners in truckstops !! Wasn't a decent Sunday dinner by any means, very cafe grade I'm afraid. .gutted as it used to be fantastic but now very disappointing.

Thank Paul F
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Called here for lunch today with family. Have been quite a few times in the past but today the food was very much different. Rare steak came out well done, blue cheese sauce was inedible. Pepper sauce had run out and chips were very tasteless. Won't be returning. Very disappointed.

Thank debm128
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Used to regularly come & done here but since the management have changed the food quality has dramatically diminished. Most of the food is frozen or very bad quality. I will not be visiting again. Such a shame

Thank lovetomunch151

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Red Lion Coaching Inn

Address: 18 Church Street, Ellesmere SY12 0HD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Ellesmere
Price Range: ₹ 3,682 - ₹ 3,818 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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Shropshire Red Lion
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“maybe ask for a bigger room if two or more with a dog... but really honesty not a prob with any room”
 of 5 bubbles jennym662016, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“This is an old listed building, the room we stayed in does not have double glazing so expect a reasonable level of traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Chrisdk261, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Courtyard rooms are best to avoid noise from pub”
 of 5 bubbles katehD8896LB, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you must stay make sure to request an ensuite others are shared facilities down corridor.”
 of 5 bubbles mads96, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If it had wifi I couldn't connect but that is always the problem in Ellesmere”
 of 5 bubbles Suestrang, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
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