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The Red Lion

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Gatwick Airport | International Departures Hall Lower Level North Terminal, Crawley RH6 0PJ, England
+44 1293 569874
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03:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 03:00 - 22:00
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Mississauga, Canada
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a lovely brekky here. Had to fit in a semi-full English before leaving my birthland and returning to Canada including a cheeky scone served with jam and butter..scrumptious! Space is nice but tables are a bit small. Not suitable for families with buggies and lots of luggage although they still tried to fit. (sigh) It's just crowded and not... More 

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102 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The queing system doesn't work. There are too many entrances that people wander in through and grab a table without queing. The food is over twice the price than our local Wetherspoons. Long queue at bar snaking around people trying to eat. The food does come pretty quick and is fine. Overall you only put up with it because you... More 

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Thank 1969ws
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I love a Weatherspoons, and at Gatwick airport there is a Red Lion Weatherspoons. Great pub, great beer, great staff. Only problem at present, no app to have drinks delivered to table 😕 but that said, it didn't take long to be served at bar. In short and in addition to the above, it is priced as normal pubs (expected... More 

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Thank Pestiferous
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Quick meal before holiday. Had to order at the bar due to the app being down, which was a shame as it was advertised. The queue was huge and the food was very mediocre. Filled a hole but could have been so much better. Staff friendly enough, but you only really see them when they seat you.

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Thank Paul M
Hampshire
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overpriced breakfast but its ok as you have limited options. Go for the full fry up as it was fine just grossly overpriced

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Thank juleskok
Surrey
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152 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived here for 7am and it was busy and understaffed. There is a queuing system which is wasted as people just walk on and take the empty tables, so you are in the queue for ages. The menu was good and a nice choice, if pricey. We then queued a long time to order the food and it was... More 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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608 reviews
387 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 280 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Look it's an airport bar and a Wetherspoons at that so don't expect the earth. I've been in much worse though and they did a stirling job the day we were there and we started a big holiday with a couple of small bottles of Moët for about £28 - you can't go wrong at that price.! It's not high... More 

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Thank Nidgehammer
Essex, United Kingdom
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153 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a nice cooked breakfast while waiting for flight. Quick service and friendly staff. The tables were being cleared in good time which was good for people trying to get seared while restaurant was busy. I added black pudding to my breakfast and it was fantastic. Found out you can now reserve tables, not sure how this is done... More 

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Thank upmost
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing staff here at the Red Lion, especially Anna and mandy on the floor managing the seating arrangements. Very efficient and friendly. The bar staff could be quicker but appreciate it's a very busy terminal so patience is advised. Overall, great service.

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Thank wilsadam93
Belfast
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245 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a drink in here to pass some time whilst waiting on my flight home. Bit on the expensive side though for drinks.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
03:00 - 22:00
Monday
03:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
03:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
03:00 - 22:00
Thursday
03:00 - 22:00
Friday
03:00 - 22:00
Saturday
03:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gatwick Airport | International Departures Hall Lower Level North Terminal, Crawley RH6 0PJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Crawley
  • Phone Number: +44 1293 569874
  • This restaurant is at Gatwick Airport (after security)

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