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Red Lion

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18 Church Street, Ellesmere SY12 0HD, England
+44 1691 622632
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had family to stay and thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere and homely food! Sizzlers all round. Simply delicious! I love our local. Lois and Simon are great hosts.

Thank Hill L
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The four of us had a very pleasant meal. Good service, excellent value for money , couple of guest cask ales. It was very popular by the Over 60's for its special Over 60's 2 or 3 course menu.

Thank John H
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the pub Friday lunch time following a walk along the lake in Ellesmere. Lovely pub, warm surroundings, pleasant staff, good food and drink. The menu is varied with plenty on to suit most palates. Traditional ales present as well as your standard beers/largers. I had a chicken burger with cheese on accompanied with large chips, it was a big... More 

Thank Phil S
Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

me and my friend popped in to see if they were still serving, the pub was full so we waited about 10 minutes and we were given a table, we both had the chicken breast, this was very tender and very morish, we had a very good plate full and it was delicious the service was very good and we... More 

Thank Sheila B
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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Good Pub food, piping hot and plentiful, can be a bit of delay in service, waiting for the food to be freshly cooked.

Thank Dave M
Ellesmere, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Large portions. VERY large portions.Prompt cheerful service. Burgers - make your own choices of cheese, sauces etc, good value.

Thank BJM079
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We visited the Red on Saturday night for our usual monthly get together with friends. What an excellent night was had, finished off with very good entertainment. The food was excellent, yet again and more than enough, with not one of us managing to clear our plates. Our waitress Cerys Evans could only be described as "BRILLIANT" she helped make... More 

1 Thank Barry D
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

As i have 2 dogs it is always difficult and costly to find good accommodation.I did a search and found the Red Lion at Ellesmere,It is almost opposite the mere itself which has a park where you can walk dogs.The room was clean and nicely decorated with free Wifi,Freeview TV and tea and coffee making facilities and it was lovely... More 

2 Thank 606timbo
Crewe, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We had an excellent two course lunch from the over 60s lunch time menu. Service was cheerful and efficient. The prawn starter was delicious and generous in portion. all three of our party enjoyed their main courses too. We felt it was excellent value.

Thank pauline h
1 review
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

The chef needs to actually learn what steak is why order a rump when you get given a sirloin and why get offered how you like it when all they can do is cremate it when you ask for blue would give no stars but not able to

2 Thank Martyn B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Church Street, Ellesmere SY12 0HD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Ellesmere
  • Phone Number: +44 1691 622632

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?