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37 Overleigh Road | Handbridge, Chester CH4 7HL, England
+44 1244 630868
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12:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 16:30 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2013

I have had several trips to the Red Lion and every time the food and service has been excellent (I strongly recommend the specials board which changes frequently). Real restaurant food and service at pub price,a very rare find indeed !! Many thanks John and Mel

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Thank John A
Daniel J, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Can not thank you enough for your kind words, I'm really pleased you enjoyed yourself on your last visit. Hope to see you soon. Regards Dan More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2013 via mobile

Great menu with a light bite se ction. Special deals on certain days. Try the steak night. Sunday lunch excellent value and very filling.

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Daniel J, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, look forward to catering for you again. Regards Dan More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2013

Excellent Sunday roast, quality food,clean and friendly service. Children enjoyed it too. Would recommend.

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Thank M1kej
Daniel J, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

I'm really pleased you enjoyed your visit to the red lion and hope to see you again soon.Regards Dan More 

Chester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2013

Absolutely amazing food; clean plates all round. Service, setting, evertthing spot on. Definitely visit again. Many thanks Dan - Steve & Nik x

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Daniel J, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

A big big thank you for your kind words, here at the red lion we pride our selfs on our homemade foods and its a real treat to be thanked for our hard work. Hope to see you soon, Thanks again. Regards Dan More 

Chester
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2013

The food was delicious. I had the steak burger and it was so tasty. My friend had chicken after seeing pictures and she was not at all disappointed. Nothing was too much trouble. For me being a sweet lover I was more interested in the deserts and to say I had trouble choosing what to have is an understatement. I... More 

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Daniel J, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for your top review! Really pleased you enjoyed your visit hope to see you again soon. Regards Dan. More 

Prestatyn, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2013

Being a single man I fancied going out for a meal one evening..I had heard that the Red lion in Handbridge was rather good,so I gave it a go.. An very glad I did.. The food and presentation was excellent and the service was very swift and pleasant.. The atmosphere was just right too.. Eating on my own I didnt... More 

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Daniel J, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Really glad you enjoyed your visit and you felt welcome, hope you will be joining us again soon. Thanks for the review. Regards Dan More 

Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2013

The Red Lion Inn serves great home cooked food to a high standard. I tried the gourmet burger tonight which was delicious.. The presentation of the food is also a bonus!! I recommend to everyone :)

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Daniel J, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review I'm really pleased you enjoyed your visit, hope to see you again soon. Regards Dan More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2013 via mobile

After a hard days shopping we decided to take a visit to the Red Lion after being highly recommend by many others, we walked into into the pub and were instantly greeted with a warm welcome from the bartender, and seated to a table by the waitress we ordered a prawn cocktail which arrived in excellent time and the chefs... More 

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Daniel J, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thanks for a really nice indepth reviewing really please you enjoyed your experience here and look forward to having you as our guests again. Regards Dan More 

Chester United Kingdom
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129 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2013 via mobile

I usually visit on a Friday evening maybe once a month. Good crowd often a little inpromptu guitar and singing. The real ale did not used to be great but the introduction of a well kept Theakston's Best has certainly done the trick. I had lunch with my family last weekend which was really good pub food, the roast pepper... More 

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Daniel J, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thanks for you kind review hope you will be dining with us again soon :) More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2013

I used to live in Handbridge and popped into the Red Lion with an old friend for a pint, we decided to stay for lunch after hearing that the kitchen had be reopened by a new chef. The service was efficient and courteous and our food was delivered in good time. I ordered the chicken & liver pate followed by... More 

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Daniel J, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review! I am really happy that we exceeded your expectations and would love to have you both as our guests again. Regards Dan More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Pub
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
16:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 23:00
Thursday
16:30 - 23:00
Friday
16:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Overleigh Road | Handbridge, Chester CH4 7HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 630868
Description
The Red Lion Inn is a traditional quirky British pub serving fine foods and cask ales

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