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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst the Restaurant is nice for food ..Different varieties and Motorway Prices .. THE PARKING IS A NIGHTMARE .. FOR THE 3RD TIME IN 5 WEEKS CANNOT GET OUT FOR MY 5 AM START ..Boxed in by other trucks the staff have parked in the...way .. If I need to leave at 5am why park trucks that are leaving later in front of us ...Both trucks to the Roght and left of me also can't get out .. YOU HAVE LOST MY BUSINESS I AM AFRAIDMore

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 13 October 2021

Great breakfast just off the M1. It's a no thrills restaurant with a sizable menu. Staff are friendly. The all day and full breakfast are much cheaper than a service station.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 21 August 2021 via mobile

Food was really good large portions and very reasonable price,also very clean will be going again 👍🏼

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 24 July 2021 via mobile

Whilst out on a wedding event, we had some sparex time so decided to stop here. It's a large place for truckers but they do a great cuppa and lovely bacon buttie. Will definitely go again if in area.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 20 July 2020

Stopped here for breakfast during our journey and had a full English breakfast. The service was quick and efficient and the breakfast was made up of all the classics (Toast, Beans, Tomatoes, Egg, Bacon, Sausage). The bacon was nice and thick and had been been...cooked on the steak grill giving it that charlined look and taste which I loved and had never had before. My only let down was the sausage which I felt looked and tasted a little on the cheap side, the breakfast would be greatly improved if they used a proper local sausage. Overall a very tasty meal and I would stop again if I was passing at that time of day and needed breakfast.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 18 February 2020 via mobile

Good cafe food clean toilets often stop here it's a lot better than the motorway services.not posh but good food and no crowds

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 22 December 2019 via mobile

To be honest I was totally disappointed with the meal. My Steak was only just warm when it came out but my chips and beans were piping hot. Mentioned it to the very tall young man clearing tables but I am not sure he understood...me. Truck parking was very quiet and secure. Next time I will order a takeout I think.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 15 November 2019

This place is "as it is ays on the tin". Hearty sized food at happy heart prices. Portions are large and the beer is cheap. No frills good value lunch to fill tummies. The chef however does need some American diner guidnace on frying eggs!...They should always be runny on a breakfast! Great parking, great welcome.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 25 October 2019

We always order breakfasts on Fridays and this place is a clear winner. I recomend the belly buster, always hot and large portions

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 19 October 2019 via mobile

This was my first visit in over 12 months and what a difference to the truck park, no longer do you think you are driving on the moon. I have avoided here a couple of times recently as I was not aware the truck park...was now super smooth. A great big thank you to your yard Marshall he really helped me out of a tight spot last night, thank you. If I could I would give him and the parking 5/5, but I have to grade my visit overall and surprisingly my food was poor! Nothing fancy, Lasagne chips and beans, which was dry, spicy and lukewarm. Not what I expected or needed after a 15hr day. Disappointed this time.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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21 April 2020|
Response from DaveK915 |
If you sleep in your van then yes it's OK.. There is no where to get a room ..
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Yes, Red Lion Truckstop offers takeaway services.

Red Lion Truckstop is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5