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The Red Lion

) #2 of 2 Restaurants in Birchover $$ - $$$ , British,
Main Street, Birchover, Peak District National Park DE4 2BN, England
+44 1629 650363
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“pork” (6 reviews)
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Birchover, Peak District National Park DE4 2BN, England
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Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

This has gone down hill abit. as someone who comes here often with friends the food isn't as good as it used to be. there is a smaller menu too which doesn't give you as much choice. I had the venison burger which was very...More

1  Thank Maxine H
birchover06, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2016

Dear Maxine H, We are really very sorry to hear that your recent visit was disappointing and that you feel The Red Lion is losing its appeal. We strive hard to keep our customers happy and greatly value any feedback we receive as it helps...More

Reviewed 26 February 2016

Went with a large group to a pre- booked Sardinian Banquet. The welcome was warm and friendly, the food tasty and very generous, including home-baked bread and home- made cheese. The 2 puds were to die for...... Wine reasonably priced and home- brewed beer refreshing...More

Thank KateBrighton
Reviewed 19 December 2015

It's a nice pub with a good friendly atmosphere and the brewed on the premises bitter is excellent. Dogs are made welcome in the bar. The food appears variable, with very good fish and chips, but the steak pie had a strange smoky taste and...More

1  Thank David P
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Great pub. Walked from Youlgreave. Good 9 ladies beer, great cheese and pickle baguette and a side of beautifully cooked fries. What more could a walker want other than a second pint!

1  Thank DustyL186364
Reviewed 27 November 2015

Three of us had lunch here while out walking. A friend had planned the walk specifically so we could eat here, as he knew the owner / chef was proud of his locally sourced quality ingredients and was also making cheese and brewing his own...More

2  Thank optom
Reviewed 13 November 2015

Great real ale and popular with walkers and caravaners. warm friendly staff happy to help. great idea of having samples of real ale for tasting. Rack of ribs to die for. Good selection of wines.

Thank Leslie H
Reviewed 9 November 2015

15 Adult + 4 kids descended onto this place with no notice for a lunch, and they were more than accommodating and gave us all a good meal. Our group alone filled most of the restaurant and all ordering the same time they did very...More

1  Thank Steve P
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Quick service, small eating area, but efficient and friendly staff. Food was rustic, but tasty. Piping hot and home cooked. My companion had bakewell pudding, having scoured the menus outside other local pubs to no avail, for this local delicacy renowned in this area

Thank Joanna M
Reviewed 23 October 2015

It's wasn't my first visit to the Red Lion, and as usual there was a nice friendly welcome, we had dogs with us & they got a biscuit, drink & a fuss too. We stopped off for lunch after a walk & had lovely homemade...More

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 4 October 2015

enjoyed a drink and nuts one evening then returned another night for a meal. staff very nice. I had the ribs which were lovely. The owners make cheese I believe but did,nt try it, desert was very nice and made in house.

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
are you always closed on a monday and tuesday ? we will be staying in Birchover next week 10th april
3 April 2017|
Response from birchover06 | Property representative |
Sorry yes we are.
Are you serving food tomorrow?
26 March 2017|
Response from birchover06 | Property representative |
Sorry we are closed Monday ,and Tuesday
Do you allow dogs inside the pub
26 February 2017|
Response from birchover06 | Property representative |
Hi, Yes, we allow dogs in our tap room which is the first room you come into when you enter the pub. We serve food in this area, but generally do not take bookings for the tap room. Hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Birchover, Peak District National Park DE4 2BN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Birchover
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 650363
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