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Red Lion Hotel Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
East Street, Fareham PO16 0BP, England
+44 1329 822640
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (10 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
“pudding” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
East Street, Fareham PO16 0BP, England
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1 - 10 of 227 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Food All good , very good bar staff very helpful and pleasant. Scottish lady running the restaurant very of hand and not happy in her work. She’s put us off going back .More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank cakey_12
767nickm, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for posting a review on your recent visit to our hotel. I was concerned to read the comments regarding a member of my team, I'm unsure who this related to as we do not have any Scottish team members, however I will share...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a table for Sunday lunch to celebrate a special birthday with friends. We all ordered roast dinners, two turkey, one beef and one pork. The meat and vegetables were superb. The plates were hot, the food was hot and it was incredibly tasty....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Portmeirionman
767nickm, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Thank you for posting a review and we are pleased to read you had an enjoyable time with us during your recent visit. Please accept our apology for the issue with the roast potatoes, but be assured we have noted your comments and this...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having tried a few local restaurant, but we have started to be regulars at this restaurant since moving into the area three months ago. My wife and I had a meal here on Friday night and once again it was very busy, however the food...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Newtonjoe
767nickm, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to post a great review. I'm please to hear since moving into the Fareham area you have become regulars with us and enjoy our food and service. Your kind feedback is very much appreciated Kind regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I used to enjoy a Sunday roast here a couple of years ago. But unfortunately since then the food has really gone downhill. I've eaten here a couple of times since and it's clear the food is not prepared by someone who enjoys their job...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sarah R
767nickm, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi I was concerned to read your review on your recent visit. I can only apologise that we have not met your expectations during your visit, but please be assured our experienced kitchen team all of who have been with the hotel for many years...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We met for a early Christmas meal, what a lovely meal!! The waiting staff were also so friendly and helpful. You do need warning about the parking arrangements - you need to input your Reg number in machine in car park and pay £1.50 -...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mavo12
767nickm, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for great feedback on your recent Christmas meal here at the Red Lion. We look forward to welcoming you again in the not too distant future. Kind regards & Merry Christmas

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having not visited red lion for several months decided to give it another chance. My friend and I visited for lunch today, what a mistake. Staff still look miserable and assistant manager looked so scruffy, shirt hanging out of his trousers and wearing plimsolls, not...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Marilynjportchester
767nickm, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for posting another review. Having received some lovely comments recently regarding our food and service, both myself and my team are sorry you now feel this way about our food and service having been a guest in our bar and restaurant for...More

Reviewed 11 November 2018

Lovely sea bass and scallop risotto and beef and ale pie. We were served by a Spanish lady called Rocio who was knowledgeable and courteous. The bar and restaurant were both busy despite the awful weather but everyone was cheerful. There is a large car...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Cruiser45228858449
767nickm, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for posting a review. I was please to ready you enjoyed your meal and service during your recent visit. Please be assured I will pass your comments on to Rocio as all feedback is very much appreciated. Kind regards

Reviewed 10 September 2018

Went there for lunch with friends. The food was excellent with plenty to chose from. Good size portions and great value for money

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jaylin134
Nick M, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Thank you for your kind review. Look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

My partner and I frequently visit the Red Lion Hotel in Fareham.. Their Sunday roast is excellent and the staff are very friendly and work very hard to make sure our dining experience at the Red Lion is top.. Parking is very good at the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Rosemarie D
Nick M, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Hi Thank you for your fab comments regarding your recent visit. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon Kind regards Nick

Reviewed 18 August 2018

Really disappointed with British beef & Ruddles ale pie I ordered. Chips were clearly over cooked, pie crust was so hard at the edges my knife couldn't cut through some of it, the pie filling, in my opinion, was too salty. I persevered to eat,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Chris M
Nick M, Manager at Red Lion Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Hi Chris M, Thank you for your comments on TripAdvisor. We have noted the problem you pointed with the British beef and Ruddles ale pie. See you again soon. Regards, Nick

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Jo P
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Response from Laraorourke | Reviewed this property |
We arrived early so they allowed us to check in
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SuperDrongo
8 September 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth J |
overnight guests don't have to pay but when in reception when u enter u put ur car registration in on tablet otherwise you will be fined
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East Street, Fareham PO16 0BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Fareham
  • Phone Number: +44 1329 822640
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