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Red Lion

) #31 of 139 Restaurants in Hemel Hempstead ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, , Pizza
Leighton Buzzard Road | Water End, Hemel Hempstead HP1 3BD, England
+44 1442 213594
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
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“pizza” (96 reviews)
“fillet steak” (9 reviews)
“ice cream” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Bar, Pizza, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Leighton Buzzard Road | Water End, Hemel Hempstead HP1 3BD, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely looking pub , lovely staff but the food I ordered was not great considering the price , we shared calamari and these were tough to eat , I ordered roast beef and my friend ordered pasta arrabiata , whilst the potatoes And veg were...More

Thank Melanie S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Have visited Red Lion and Betsy Wynne quite a few times as convenient for people I meet up with, but we all commented that the food is very disappointing and yesterday it was so poor at the Red Lion that we have decided to no...More

Thank happyleo2017
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been coming to this restaurant annually with three ex school friends for the last 6/7 years. This was the worst ever. We came at lunchtime on Friday 21st July. Two of the party ordered kleftiko from the special menu. This proved to be...More

Thank Arniechase
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good equality food, but fussy, great steaks. They make good cocktails too. Rambling on eith olde worlds part, and modern annex, lots of,outside space for sunny days,More

Thank kimatkn
OISite, General Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi kimatkn, Thank you for the time to leave your feedback. We will be passing the comments onto the team with regards to the service. We will be providing training to make service a well-oiled machine. We hope you enjoy the new refurb and yes...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having visited the pub only once before for a drink it looked lovely so I thought it would be a really nice place to meet and have a family get together for my brothers birthday as he was making a 5 hour journey from Durham...More

Thank DJM2011_11
OISite, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi DJM2011_11, Thank you for your feedback. We hope your brother had a great birthday. We apologise for the delay you suffered on the day. The kitchen was extremely busy at the time you sat down-hence the delays. Our kitchen will take on board the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I wanted to have a mid morning brunch,did'nt know where to go,but settled on the Red Lion in Water End,as had meals there before. When we got there there was lots of tradesmen there doing a reburb. Even though the restaurant was...More

Thank poolehornet
OISite, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi poolehornet, Thank you for your feedback. We are currently going through a refurbishment and closed on the 2nd July till approximately the 7th of July. Our closure dates were done to ensure the least disruption as possible for our previous existing bookings. We apologise...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here without a reservation at 7.30 on a Wednesday evening to find a party of over 20 had just arrived so we were warned of a 45 minute wait. I think the staff actually forgot about us at the bar as the table we...More

Thank AliceShaw94
OISite, General Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi AliceShaw94, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback as we do appreciate it. We do thank you for mentioning the long wait we will be bringing this up with the team as paying attention to all customers is key. We would...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely venue, staff friendly, professional and polite. Food was a of a good standard, arrived in good time piping hot. Restaurant able to deal with our group which had 8 adults and two small children. If I didn't have to go home I would have...More

Thank pnc80
OISite, General Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi pnc80, Thank you for the lovely and kind comment. We will be taking your review forward to our next team meeting to really show that the work we put in really does reflect on making our customers happy and we are glad we made...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very disappointing visit on a summer evening - turned away from the bar trying to order food as there is "at least an hour wait". No apologies, no alternatives offered. Happy to take my business elsewhere and have to say the Marchmont Arms, a couple...More

1  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great dad celebrating my fathers passing. Great venue willing and helpful staff, well priced drinks All who attended said they would go backMore

Thank James H S G
OISite, General Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi James H S G, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review and feedback, we really do appreciate your comments and we will be taking this forward to better our staff every day we serve. We are happy that you enjoyed your...More

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3 November 2015|
Response from mouseHerts | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we didn't have the steak, so I can't comment.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leighton Buzzard Road | Water End, Hemel Hempstead HP1 3BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hemel Hempstead
  • Phone Number: +44 1442 213594
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