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Red Lion Babcary

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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North Street, Babcary TA11 7ED, England
+44 1458 223230
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fabulous venue. Great food, very accommodating staff for such a big family group and we were served really quickly which was great as we had a family funeral to attend so couldn't have handle the stress of slow service. Thanks for a great lunch

1 Thank leflohic
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just back from an fantastic Christmas lunch at The Red Lion, Babcary. Food was superb, service was excellent and the atmosphere was lovely. Can't fault it. Well done to everyone at the Red Lion, excellent!

1 Thank windmil_7
Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

When booking I asked if the Xmas menu was running and was informed it was, GREAT I said because we are looking forward to it. On arrival we were informed that we should have pre booked for the Xmas menu. I was NOT told this on the phone! I can understand if it was a party of 10 or 20... More 

2 Thank robinstanbridge2
Level Contributor
45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

With a party of 17 and three dogs our host gave us exclusive use of their den. Whilst missing the ambience of the main building, was ideal for us. Roast dinners all round. The beef and pork was excellent, but the chicken was a tiny portion and a bit dry. The staff were all so friendly and helpful and made... More 

Thank Peter T
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I recently celebrated our wedding reception here. The lead up to the wedding day all the staff and management were fantastic and super helpful! The menu the chef personalised to our taste was amazing and spot on! All our guests loved it! The venue was perfect and just what we had hoped for! I am so happy... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Consistent country glamour is how I would describe this one. I first came here in December 2011. Delicious kitchen smells and open fires with friendly service and some cracking musical evenings give this spot a real edge. Even the kids love it and ask to come back. This is my first time staying here and it's proved to be consistent... More 

Thank Grace H
Street, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Visited last Sunday with my family. Was very busy which only shows how popular the pub is. Staff were attentive and food was delicious...definitely recommend

Thank somersetgirl119
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Picture the scene - kids just broken up for half term and like many parents we wanted to feed them something decent before the journey home. We phoned and spoke to the barman who confirmed if we arrived before 1430 then no problem for food. We arrived at 1420 - he basically cleared glasses in full view until 1428 and... More 

3 Thank neil p
Pontypridd, Wales, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is a great place to stay and enjoy the Pub, the rooms are large, clean and very nice. The pub is great, a typical country pub, good welcome, the food in the restaurant was excellent, we had the shoulder of Lamb, first class, will definately stay again if anywhere near.

Thank Steve H
clareg895, Manager at Red Lion Babcary, responded to this review

Thank you for your great feedback Steve. As pleasant as this review was to read, I couldn't help but notice your rating of one star. Kind Regards, Lewis More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I was very much looking forward to lunch at the Red Lion having heard lots of good reports, and read many positive reviews. Having ordered drinks and chosen our table, we were told that there was no hot food available, other than out of the fryer. Well, I don't know whether it was a power cut or an appliance failure,... More 

1 Thank Mark P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$24 - US$32
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Street, Babcary TA11 7ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Babcary
  • Phone Number: +44 1458 223230
The Red Lion Inn, Babcary - a beautiful thatched country pub in the heart of this unspoilt Somerset village.Pubs have always been at the heart of the local community and The Red Lion is no exception. As well as six en-suite rooms, a flagstoned bar and award winning restaurant, we also have a function room that overlooks a pretty courtyard garden and provides an ideal venue for weddings and parties. We offer a range of catering options and have our own marquee.Our team are handpicked for their personality, professionalism and ability to provide first class customer care. Wherever possible, we use local suppliers so that we can offer our customers fresh, locally sourced produce. Our role in the community is important to us and we take every opportunity to reduce our impact on the environment and our neighbourhood.Conveniently situated five minutes off the A303 and A37 The Red Lion is a perfect stop.

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