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The Red Lion

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170 Main Road | Rugeley, Rugeley WS15 1EB, England
+44 1889 359842
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (2 reviews)
“beef” (3 reviews)
“new managers” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
170 Main Road | Rugeley, Rugeley WS15 1EB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Heard a lot about The Red Lion so we came to see for ourselves. Had an enjoyable lunch in pleasant surroundings, although wasn’t so warm for me. Food was delicious and service was ok. Will probably return and recommend to others.

Thank Ivy291104
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place and staff were wonderful, the wife and I both had the fillet steak very nice and the kids both had burgers and they loved it. The only negative we have is they change the menu daily but you won’t know what it is...More

Thank Rob W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent staff great food very clean and friendly country pub. Recommend to all passing trade. Good choice of beer

Thank abcfloss
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful setting in a beautiful location. Warm cosy atmosphere and a brilliant selection of drinks. The menu was varied and very good descriptions. The food was fantastic, so tasty!! However starters & main course (no puds) took nearly 3 hours on a friday lunch which...More

Thank 25slw
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Under new management and have to say they couldn’t do enough for you. Been in for food and just for drinks and each time the service has been great. Nothing too much trouble. Would recommend to anyone. They deserve to do well.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 September 2017

THIS IS NOT A REVIEW - it's an explanation for the wide range of ratings received by the pub. I've used the Lion for many years. Yes there have been good and bad managers/licencees. I can tell you that when you visited last week the...More

1  Thank Dave E
Reviewed 9 September 2017

I would not have thought it very difficult to serve the only two people eating in the pub at the time we went. Initially ordering was fine ,the starters were fine nothing to shout about. Plates cleared, no one asked if they were ok. Mains...More

Thank Anita C
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

stop through on our way home had a lovely meal service was great. wine and dine for £20 great offer loved it will call again when passing

Thank Russ S
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

I have visited this pub several times now and have never had a bad meal. Last night I took the family and four of us ate for £35 including 2 glasses of Pinot and 2 coffees. The meal was lovely as always and I tried...More

1  Thank Guy B
Reviewed 17 June 2017

The service and meal was excellent. Very good real ales and friendly staff. Not the cheapest but you get what you pay for. Open all day for food when we went (not sure about Winter). Good range of snacks and fine dining.

Thank 976brian
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Questions & Answers
28 June 2017|
Response from Lyndac1984 |
Is it open for food on monday lunch?
28 June 2017|
Response from markdenning30 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure as most pubs do seem to operate a close for food around 2.30 or so. Maybe best to give the a call or see if they have a web site?

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Main Road | Rugeley, Rugeley WS15 1EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Rugeley
  • Phone Number: +44 1889 359842
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