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Elgin, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Visited for Christmas meal, service was nice, but it was the average food choice, and overall quality that was just average. Local made butchers burgers, over cooked in too higha heat=beef flavoured crisp! Yes, believe. Red Lion you need to go back to basics, get them right then create a diverse menu. In meantime you're too expensive for tasteless food.

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Thank Dean D
Sutton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here as the pub we had booked in, cancelled on the morning due to unforeseen problems. We were unsure what to expect due to such a late booking and we could not have been happier. We were made very welcome, the room was clean and comfortable and the food and service very good. We will definitely make it...

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Thank LesleyandShay
Dorset
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed one night...Bedroom very nicely appointed, clean and comfy. The showerhead needed cleaning as it only sprayed out of a few holes. Breakfast had a complete English breakfast option. (Being fussy) the bacon was overcooked but it depends how you like it. The landlord was very welcoming and did all he could to make our stay pleasant

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Thank NomadDorset
Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We all had the Sunday carvery. Lovely lady serving, very friendly. Meats were delicious, turkey was moist and not dry. Nice vegetables, particularly the roast potatoes. For £9.95 each this was excellent value

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Thank madmumof3
Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Great food and friendly staff Always good food here when we visit the pub with my wife's family. Its worth booking a table as I be leave they do get booked up very quickly at the weekends. Only been twice now, but both times have been fantastic. Thank you

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Thank Steve H
East Stoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Food 10/10 served by professional and very friendly staff who cannot do enough to help. Absolute delight with every visit we make, The food portions are very generous and freshly cooked. Cannot recommend highly enough this family and dog friendly pub.

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Thank deano693
Flintshire
Reviewed 10 December 2016

The ONLY thing I could possibly fault was that our room was over the bar and was quite noisy. Everything else was very good, lovely comfortable bed, good sized room. Our evening meal was superb and the atmosphere was warm and welcoming. Our breakfast this morning was really good can't fault anything about the place really apart from the noise...

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Thank lizziechip55
Reviewed 3 December 2016

My husband and I popped in for lunch on our way back from Weymouth. The lady that served us was lovely and attentive. The food arrived on time and it was lovely with good portions. Whole place had a good atmosphere- tables are very well laid out. There is ample parking. The lovely food and friendly staff made our dining...

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Thank Miriama S
Sheerness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Visiting as on holiday in the area. Pre booked a table as 8 of us. Great wine and great food. Lovely home cooked meals and good service from Carly. Would recommend for a hearty meal within a good atmosphere

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Thank kelly s
Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Popped in for a lunch time beer with the wife and our german shepherd. I ordered the mobey dick fish and chips, the wife had a platter "from the fish shop" To be honest, the size of each meal was enormous and I guess one between us would have done. Having said that the quality of both meals were superb,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Red Lion Hotel is a family run pub situated at the heart of Hardy’s beloved countryside; our aim is to provide an authentic west- country pub experience. Our doors are open throughout the year, regardless of season: winter brings warming log fires whilst the summer invites al fresco dining in our pretty pub garden. So, whether it’s delicious food, award winning ales, open fires, quiz nights or just a natter, you need look no further . Close to the world renowned Jurassic coastline and surrounded by popular spots like Weymouth, Durdle Door, Lulworth Cove, and well visited attractions such as Corfe Castle, Monkey World and The Tank Museum; you’ll find the hotel the perfect base for exploring the surrounding area. We hope you love The Red Lion as much as we do. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Red Lion

Address: Winfrith Newburgh DT2 8LE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Winfrith Newburgh
Price Range: $124 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Red Lion 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Rooms 8 or 10 are the quietest places”
 of 5 bubbles NomadDorset, 25 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 is over bar”
 of 5 bubbles lizziechip55, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Road noise could be annoying but we were so bushed at the end of the day we still slept well.”
 of 5 bubbles valeriet78, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“One recommendation would be if you can drive to where you need to or bus it - we found the taxis in the area VERY expensive.”
 of 5 bubbles 576belindad, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 has a bath with overhead shower. All other rooms are Shower only”
 of 5 bubbles WendySouthDevonUK, 1 May 2016 | Read review
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