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Red Lion

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18 Church Street, Ellesmere SY12 0HD, England
+44 1691 622632
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As i have 2 dogs it is always difficult and costly to find good accommodation.I did a search and found the Red Lion at Ellesmere,It is almost opposite the mere itself which has a park where you can walk dogs.The room was clean and nicely decorated with free Wifi,Freeview TV and tea and coffee making facilities and it was lovely... More 

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Thank 606timbo
Crewe, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent two course lunch from the over 60s lunch time menu. Service was cheerful and efficient. The prawn starter was delicious and generous in portion. all three of our party enjoyed their main courses too. We felt it was excellent value.

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Thank pauline h
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The chef needs to actually learn what steak is why order a rump when you get given a sirloin and why get offered how you like it when all they can do is cremate it when you ask for blue would give no stars but not able to

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1 Thank Martyn B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After going to the red lion for last 10 years we were very disappointed and won't be returning. Prices have gone up and portions have gone down since the past owner mike has left. Chips were brought out cold and tasteless. Staff did not ask how our food was and we're quite frankly rude. Will never be returning which is... More 

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2 Thank pieinthesky1
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for somewhere to have meal after a brisk walk around the Mere when we spotted the Red Lion. What good find this was. The food was excellent in both quality and quantity and also very good value for money. We'll definitely go there again.

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Thank rickintheboonies
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We were staying local for a few days so I contacted the pub and asked if we could book with 3 children for Saturday night. The lady who answered the phone and greeted us when we arrived was so lovely and helpful. The children dressed up and the staff were lovely to them. The meal was lovely, well cooked ,... More 

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1 Thank helenkelly26
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The Venue was very busy, the food good value pub food, freshly cooked, large choice on the menu. Desert a big disappointment. Chocolate chip sponge, was hard. Ran out of other deserts early on at lunch time.

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Thank Julie S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

....the servings are huge! That's all that's all that some people look for but the food also tasted great, service was efficient and the pub had a nice atmosphere to boot. It's clearly a very popular place with both locals and tourists including cyclists and dog-walkers. The Red Lion is a dog friendly pub so if that bothers you then... More 

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1 Thank Paul T
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Today three of us visited The Red Lion in Ellesmere. I found it busy and wish we'd booked but they managed to squeeze us in. We'd heard of the Kick Start to Fat Loss (KSFL) menu and wanted to try it as two of us follow healthy 'clean eating' and find it difficult to eat out. We had to ask... More 

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Thank MajorFoodLovers
Hereford
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great value pub food, service very good, big portions, not a great deal else to say, this is not 5* dining but that is not what you expect

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Church Street, Ellesmere SY12 0HD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Ellesmere
  • Phone Number: +44 1691 622632

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?