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The Red Lion

) #6 of 17 Restaurants in Welwyn $$ - $$$ , British,
Digswell Hill, Welwyn AL6 9AJ, England
+44 1707 299342
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Digswell Hill, Welwyn AL6 9AJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On way back form Stanborough Lakes, stopped over at Red Lion. The site looked nice and attractive. It's was sunny so we requested to sit outside, went to the back to have a look, my god the tables were all over the place and dirty....More

Thank Kishor P
General Manager A, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Kishor P, we regret to hear that you had this experience with us. I have emailed you personally to resolve this issue. We sincerely apologise that your experience did not meet our or your expectations on this occasion. Warm Wishes The Red Lion Managemnt

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always use this restaurant for business lunches and meetings. The atmosphere is always great and the staff always great you with a professional manner and a smile. The menu has a great choice and the food is always fresh and served quickly. The burgers...More

Thank Tinks3
General Manager A, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Tinks3, thank you; we appreciate your feedback! We are thrilled to hear you use us regularly, We hope to welcome you and you team back again very soon. Warm Wishes The Red Lion Management

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would describe the Red Lion as a restaurant with a bar, as the dining area is so large, smart and comfortable. Service is at your table and is good. The food is better than you get in most pubs and the 2- or 3-course...More

Thank foodrover
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although we live relatively local, we only found this restaurant recently. We have had one lunch and one dinner here and loved the food on both visits.

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this restaurant. From the moment we stepped through the door we had great service from the bar staff to the waiters. the food was excellent, and the desserts are to die for!!! I can't wait to go back.

Thank NannySquirrel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every dish we had was delicious and all aspects exceeded expectations. We have recently moved to Welwyn and after a busy weekend of unpacking just wanted a near by pub for a couple of drinks and a bite to eat, but what we got was...More

Thank joepalla
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff and great food. The welcome was warm and the menu extensive. Will go there again and would not hesitate to recommend. Our visit was early evening during the week before the restaurant got busy

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting the unimpressive restaurants at Centre parcs in Woburn we were desperate for some decent food. The red lion did not disappoint. The food was well priced, came quickly and was delicious. The bar staff were friendly and helpful and the food was well...More

Thank Corin76
General Manager A, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Corin76, we're glad you had such a wonderful experience with us! I have never been to center parcs myself but ill take your word for it :) We pride ourselves on our team and their friendliness, we hope you join us again soon, we are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

6 of us arrived for a Monday lunchtime meal. The staff were very welcoming and helpful. A wide range of meals were ordered and every one was extremely well presented, palatable and reasonably priced. We couldn't fault anything and we would definitely recommend.More

Thank Peter W
General Manager A, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Peter, we are so happy to read such a great review about The Red Lion, Welwyn! We are thrilled to hear you had such a lovely time & I will be passing your kind comments onto our team. we hope to welcome you back very...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the Red Lion on Saturday night with family. Our waiter Reece was very helpful and friendly. We all thoroughly enjoyed our meals and would definitely return. My only (tiny) complaint is that because I have to eat gluten free I had to...More

1  Thank Scudcat
General Manager A, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Scudcat, thank you; we appreciate your feedback! Some of our sister sites are trailing a GF menu at present so we are hopeful that this is something that will be rolled out to us in the future. We look forward to welcome you back...More

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Questions & Answers
Vanesa M
19 December 2016|
Response from alyson.johnson-smith_123 | Reviewed this property |
I do know that they can cater for Gulten Free and Dairy Free but I would phone them to check what the options are
Terry H
19 December 2016|
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Response from Derek S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Terry yes they do as you can see. They can be bought by e mail or text up to £250
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Digswell Hill, Welwyn AL6 9AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Welwyn
  • Phone Number: +44 1707 299342
An idyllic retreat set in beautiful country house-style surroundings,The Red Lion - Welwyn serves a menu of gourmet European recipes. Trained in high-class cookery schools in Spain and Italy, the chefs bring a wealth of experience, and demonstrate knowledge of a breadth of classic and complex cooking techniques. Partnering with Rothschild wine merchants, guests can choose a bottle from the well-stocked cellar.
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