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The Red Lion

$$ - $$$, , British
Red Lion Square, Hythe CT21 5AU, England
+44 1303 263900
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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Pub, Bar, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Red Lion Square, Hythe CT21 5AU, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a good Sunday lunch also a good evening night out with Friends They all enjoyed it. Be back soon

Thank Jackie S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited last weekend, 6 adults 1 toddler. Food exceptional and very good value as you can chose 1, 2 or three courses. Staff all very friendly and service with a smile ! Didn’t feel rushed between courses which was nice , we all had roasts,...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been for Sunday lunch twice and cant fault it, excellent value with 3 courses for £12.95, serving good quality & home made fare. Service is efficient and friendly, not speedy gonzales when busy but absolutely fine for a big meal as we like a...More

Thank Dafttaylor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We often pop in for a couple of drinks and the odd meal and we have never been disappointed, You have got to see the Christmas menu, it is a banquet to behold and we are looking forward to partaking in the same.

Thank gab9714
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Felt very uncomfortable today after being very loyal customers for a long time we were told off for my little doggie having a sniff around the garden and not being on a leash, even though she's done that every time we have had drinks there....More

1  Thank Sylvia J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked at short notice and all 4 of us thoroughly enjoyed our meals ,have previously been for the steak night and that too was lovely ,great place with friendly ,helpful staff

Thank lprkr4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely pub with great atmosphere and exceptional restaurant - some of the best dining we've had in years. Comfortable overnight stay with good breakfast. Staff went out of their way to meet our needs. Would love to go back but we couldn't take our dog...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice and quite popular pub restaurant , Service very good, vegetarian wellington very tasty, lamb shanks good too.Fruit crumble very good, and cheesecake too ( except base too hard) Syrah wine average. Not great , but better than average all round. prices average too.

Thank david r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We try to meet for lunch here on a Friday. It sets us up for a lovely weekend. Great food and service. The staff are lovely and friendly. The steak nights are really good. Decor is lovely and the whole experience is 5*.

Thank John L
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Friday night with friends for food and drinks, excellent! Sunday lunch with family. Nothing too much trouble.and today with parents for a couple of BH drinks. Staff and owners are warm and friendly. There's never a night whether it's midweek, #fundayfriday or weekends for food....More

Thank Richard C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
12:00 PM - 8:45 PM
12:00 PM - 8:45 PM
12:00 PM - 8:45 PM
12:00 PM - 8:45 PM
12:00 PM - 8:45 PM
12:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Red Lion Square, Hythe CT21 5AU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Hythe
  • Phone Number: +44 1303 263900
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We are proud to announce the recent management change. Situated in the beautiful town of Hythe, the Red Lion is a perfectly situtated for all types of visitors. Close to the beach and only 30 minutes away from Canterbury. Close to Dover, why not spend a few nights before travelling to Europe. Whether its for one night, a short break or a longer holiday you can be assured of a comfortable relaxing stay with us. Each room features individual decor, ensuite facilities, TV, WiFi and tea & coffee making facilities. We offer some deliciously tempting menus from lunches to evening meals and some fantastic mid-week meal promotions. Our Sunday lunches are very popular and we would recommend pre-booking your table to avoid disappointment
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