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Red Lion at Litton

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$$ - $$$
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Church Lane, Litton, Peak District National Park SK17 8QU, England
+44 1298 871458
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London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Quaint friendly old pub with small room , beams & roaring fires. Dogs welcome. Food was delicious . Owners very friendly did lunch at short notice.

Thank Dawn C
Leicester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second weekend break at the Red Lion during the last 9 months. Our previous visit was in the summer and last weekend it proved to be the perfect location to explore the area and enjoy the snow over a couple of nights, with amazing nearby views. After 11 miles walking the Red Lion gave a warm welcoming... More 

Thank davidgeoffreyw
Belfast, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived here exhausted after having been walking for six hours! Tired legs and wet, sore feet and dying for a large beer! A huge fire was burning in the grate and walkers and locals alike joined in the chat whilst we made friends with the dogs and dried out our socks! The food was wholesome and tasty....exactly what was required... More 

Thank juneawilson31
Newport, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

While staying in Litton for the weekend, my partner and I, along with our dog, went for a Friday evening meal at The Red Lion. After crunching across the village green in the snow, it was a delight to enter the warm, cosy pub and see the fireplace glowing. The friendly staff seated us at a corner table so that... More 

Thank Sara G
St Albans, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I rediscovered this fabulous pub again today, having first visited about 4 years ago. So glad we took the trouble to find it. The beer was great (Bakewell Best Bitter). The steak and ale pie was delicious, served with chips, carrots and parsnips of an equally high standard. Service was friendly and efficient. There was a really... More 

Thank Peter W
Tideswell, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

The theme was Tartan and Tiaras - we were welcomed with champagne and canapes (delicious). Live music and the tables were beautifully set up - the atmosphere was just right. The food was fantastic definitely complements to the chef Ricky. After devouring the 6 courses we were invited to dance whilst the singer expertly sang. What a way to welcome... More 

Thank Linda E
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Great Village Setting,Warm Friendly Welcome from the Proprietor - Jeanne Mason,shame Humphrey the Black Lab was not there to greet us.!!! We were out walking from Monsall Dale via Litton to Tideswell back to Monsall Dale & planned to eat here...what a great decision.Pub full, always a good sign,excellent range of local real ales,great variety of freshly cooked meals &... More 

Thank dhontour2016
Stockport, United Kingdom
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387 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Rule 1: Please do not stand in front of the log burner! You will be told in no uncertain terms to move. Rule 2: We only serve second rate coffee. Rule 3: If you are ordering food from the Xmas menu...you all have the Xmas menu or none of you do....'it's more convenient for the kitchen'. Rule 4: Do not... More 

1 Thank MrandMrsPoynton
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We have been to the Red Lion quite a few times and always have a great friendly welcome. The food is always excellent - good hearty pub food, presented really well, great value for money and the service is fantastic. We had a family celebration here in August for mum's 80th birthday and everyone had a lovely meal and we... More 

Thank chrissie55
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a weekend in Litton.went to the pub to eat twice .steak pie chips on the Friday ,Beef Sunday lunch,both absolutely fantastic.our second time this year staying around the corner from the pub.the welcome by all the local people and the staff at the pub is so friendly.give it a go if your in the area you won't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Lane, Litton, Peak District National Park SK17 8QU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Litton
  • Phone Number: +44 1298 871458

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