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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found the pub on the net. Decided to book a table as a stop off for dinner whilst taking daughter home to Gloucester. Was very nice welcome, good beer and a great meal. Well worth the 2 mile detour off of the main dual carriageway A419.

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Thank Les K
Windsor, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
35 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

A friend and I visited for lunch while walking the nearby Thames Path. The filled baguette with chips and salad was good value and there was plenty of it too. Particular mention should go to the excellent beer on offer. Friendly and welcoming.

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Thank JOGLEWALK
London, United Kingdom
1 review
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Reviewed 3 September 2016

I visited this pub today and left feeling like I'd been in Heaven. Having walked from Cricklade to Castle Eaton on the Thames pathway this was the paradise my friend and I found. Excellent home made food. Very welcoming and accommodating lady behind the bar. Customers and staff extremely friendly. When I thought it can't get any better it did.... More 

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1 Thank RoscommonTheresa
Witney, United Kingdom
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77 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

A group of us stopped here for lunch after a walk on the Thames Path. The menu is quite traditional pub food e.g. fish and chips, ploughmans, baguettes etc, but they serve generous portions and the service was quick as well. We sat inside, but you can sit next to the Thames on a nice day. I can recommend this... More 

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Thank Andrew C
Norwich, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped by today for a family lunch this pub had been recommended by a friend so I thought we would give it a try. Sat outside in a lovely, clean pleasant atmosphere. Absolutely superb, great food, especially the crab salad and cod and chips. Add to that reasonable prices and a good selection of beer. I could not fault it.

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Thank thethwaites
Preston, United Kingdom
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370 reviews
154 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 28 May 2016

This is hardly a review as we only popped in for a coffee as they opened but thought I would like to reflect the friendliness of the inn. The bar staff were extra friendly, the bar/ restaurant comfortable and the grounds down to the Thames lovely. The lunch menu looked tempting so I would certainly return for a longer visit... More 

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Thank Prudol
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Reviewed 11 October 2015

Lunch for 10, food very good and really good value Had read comments about landlady before going but have to say we found her the perfect host - very helpful, friendly and efficient. Kept our group well looked after on her own Lovely spot next to river Food in the pub favourites kind of category but well done - good... More 

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Thank Simon J
Wirral, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

...one of the recent highlights of my life - really - 3 wonderful lunchtime hours playing boules and laughing uproariously - we arrived earlier than the scheduled opening time but the landlady kindly opened early and couldn't have been more lovely - the donnington brewery beers were outstanding - I can see that the pub needs some love and attention... More 

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Thank Dave N
London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
59 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

We were walking the Thames Path and so just wanted a comfy and welcoming place to stay, which is a good description of the Red Lion. After 16 miles of walking, we were a bit frazzled on arrival and the landlady was friendly and looked after us really well. We stayed in the top floor family room (sleeps 6, we... More 

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Thank isabel_l0nd0n
North East Scotland
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36 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

Stopped for lunch. It's not the Ritz but it is fairly priced and the food and drink on offer are good. The riverside location is idyllic. We both had Ploughman's lunches which were very good. The server was a bit inexperienced and the owner had to constantly cajole her to serve which was a shame. All that said I enjoyed... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about The Red Lion

Address: The Street, Castle Eaton SN6 6JZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Castle Eaton
Price Range: ₹ 4,977 - ₹ 10,160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“Try somewhere else - is the only advice I can give.”
 of 5 bubbles Nick2013AK, 2 Apr 2013 | Read review
“On the first floor, I'd request the double room overlooking the front car park. Seemed like the bed was most comfy.”
 of 5 bubbles ClareCHS, 20 Sep 2012 | Read review
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