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The Red Lion

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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33 Hope Street, Weymouth DT4 8TU, England
+44 1305 786940
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BURPENGARY
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were staying on a Friday night in Weymouth and looking for somewhere we could have a drink and something to eat (preferably in that order) when we stumbled across the Red Lion. Jagged a seat near the bar and sat back and had a few pints and then ordered a cracking seafood trawler board for two with prawns, mackerel,... More 

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Thank jackal8
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Heard about the vast range of rums, decided it was worth testing. Over 100 different rums available, with a "rum bible" available to help guide you through making your drink choice. Excellent service, very friendly & helpful. Well worth checking out if you're a fan of rum.

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Thank Dan H
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58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First came here four years ago, (we live in Norfolk) originally just for a drink until we saw the plates of mussels coming out of the kitchen! Our return this year meant having The Red Lion on our to do list. They didn't disappoint. We arrived at 12 to make sure we got a table, the manager said we'd have... More 

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Thank Elle-Jay28
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

in winter this quaint pub is cosy and good food - in Summer you can sit outside and enjoy the many local bands

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Thank M W
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

this has got to be the best pub in weymouth for both food and drink! small inside but huge sitting out area in the sun. best of all ........it doesnt serve large groups. if you want a stress free,peaceful drink this is the place to be!!

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Thank Shane M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We had a fun night thanks to our friends but it was really terrible food I am afraid. Uncooked "batter" on a chicken escalope - with unseasoned meat. Very grainy chocolate mousse. Even the cheese was dull. Fortunately the landlord is such a bundle of joy (not). It is a very good pub in a great location but if you... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Refused service by the unhappy manager, odd really as we always go out for a few beers and some pub games in between Christmas and New Year (hence Inbetweeners) never ever had any problems until today. Goodness me mr landlord, lighten up we're all around our 50's and absolutely no trouble, sadly your loss. We were welcomed with open arms... More 

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Thank Billy1mates
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a great evening with friends, food was ok not quite worth the price ticket but the place was lovely a cosy on a winter night.

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Thank HPsources
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

I kindly left my wife here whilst I went and got a little soggy playing with my Weymouth Rowing Club friends. On my return we had a lovely pint of DBC Jurassic Ale and a sandwich. The wife went for fishfinger and I went for cheese and pickle, both of which were lovely! The staff in The Red Lion are... More 

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Thank allandbristow38
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely pub, shame about the moody landlady! Got the fire going by putting a couple of pieces of kindling onto the dying embers, but instead of being congratulated, the landlady (must have had a heavy weekend) we were told off for wasting it! How not to make people feel welcome... See above!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Hope Street, Weymouth DT4 8TU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Weymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 786940

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