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The Red Lion at Bradley

) #6 of 201 Restaurants in Stafford $$ - $$$ British, ,
Smithy Lane | Bradley, Stafford ST18 9DZ, England
+44 1785 780297
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“corned beef” (2 reviews)
“cod loin” (3 reviews)
“croquettes” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 16:00All hours
British, Contemporary, Gastropub, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Smithy Lane | Bradley, Stafford ST18 9DZ, England
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1 - 10 of 178 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We had been given vouchers for a Christmas gift, so we decided to book a table at the red lion Bradley stafford. Never been before. Didn't know what to expect. What a surprise. Beautiful place. Table booked for 7pm didn't have to wait. The menu...More

Thank dmd746
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I are from Germany and were taken out to eat here during a family visit. Expecting some ordinary pub food, we were surprised with excellent dishes instead. It really felt more like eating in a (very good) restaurant than in a pub....More

1  Thank Julia O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely job they have done to the old pub it is very tastefully done . We just had drinks and a sandwich which was presented very nicely and tasted good too . Staff very friendly and they were dressed well ,we will definitely...More

Thank annibear
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked last minute after a busy day. Staff were very friendly. Beer was kept extremely well and thoroughly enjoyed my pint of Lancaster Bomber. Starters were ham fritter and blue cheese mousse with pickled pears. Both were very tasty and a nice sized portion. Mains...More

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

1st time in looked lovely outside and didn't disappoint inside excellent choice of starters stuck wth the traditional roast beef for main wife had a very tasty rhubarb gin to go with it good staff with a chatty manager who made you feel at home...More

Thank Dean W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a truly great Sunday lunch today at the Red Lion Bradley. Everything on the plate was 10 out of 10. Sunday lunches can often be so disappointing but not this one!!! Return visit planned!!

Thank Tim E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a few recent disappointing visits to other pubs, I decided to Google nearby restaurants for a treat for my other half's birthday. The website is clear and the food sounded very tempting, so already seemed like a winner. I booked :) Oh my goodness,...More

2  Thank MandyFlyMee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited The Red Lion whilst staying in Penkridge and what a delightful place. We ordered and sat outside initially in the lovely garden area and then ordered food; the barman got our table ready and said please continue to sit outside I will fetch you...More

Thank rachiedon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant lovely in a fabulous location. Food very plain and had the home cooked feel, not what you want for a special occasion. Steak had only half a mushroom and I had to ask for extra sauce with fish otherwise it would have been very...More

Thank trolley-dolly1959
ChrisLStaffs, Owner at The Red Lion at Bradley, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments regarding your meal at The Red Lion. I am sorry that you were disappointed with the food offering. We try to offer upmarket pub food with a twist and I am sorry that you felt that the offering was plain....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A recently refurbished gastropub. The surroundings are attractive, with beams and exposed brick. The menu is not large but is very good and the food was extremely good and well presented.

Thank Paul A
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Julie A
Hello, do you do wheelchair access?
17 January 2017|
Response from ChrisLStaffs | Property representative |
Julie A all of The Red Lion is now accessible to wheelchair users
Hi. Do you offer a military discount please?
17 December 2016|
Response from ChrisLStaffs | Property representative |
Hello PurplePin, Yes we offer Military Discount with The Defence Service Discount Card, hope to see you soon. Merry Christmas from all The Team at The Red Lion.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$24
British, Contemporary, Gastropub, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations, Validated Parking, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Smithy Lane | Bradley, Stafford ST18 9DZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stafford
  • Phone Number: +44 1785 780297
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