We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Red Lion

) #10 of 57 Restaurants in Rugeley $$ - $$$ , British,
170 Main Road | Rugeley, Rugeley WS15 1EB, England
+44 1889 359842
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“beef roast” (2 reviews)
“sundae” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
170 Main Road | Rugeley, Rugeley WS15 1EB, England
Write a Review
Reviews (172)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 172 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The service and meal was excellent. Very good real ales and friendly staff. Not the cheapest but you get what you pay for. Open all day for food when we went (not sure about Winter). Good range of snacks and fine dining.

Thank 976brian
Reviewed 17 May 2017

It was a very dear friend's funeral on Wednesday 16th May and because our friend's wife had some fond memories of the Red Lion in days gone by, she wanted to have the celebration of his life in the pub which brought back those memories....More

Thank Caro6608
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We popped over for a bank holiday meal and I haven't been in here for years. What have I been missing. I ordered the smoky lamb stew served in a loaf of bread and it was amazing. I was worried as I could not eat...More

Thank Guy B
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Me and my gran came here for Easter Sunday lunch. Cannot fault it. The food was amazing and the service was top notch. The staff were friendly and helpful. We came away with very full and happy tummys. Great value for money and a lot...More

1  Thank Laurenjaydec
Reviewed 10 April 2017

An excellent choice of great roasts, with good presentation, always hot and quick service. Best to book up to ensure a seat. Good home cooked food. Good service.

Thank N J H
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

After a couple of cold beers we decided on. A traditional Sunday lunch which consists of 3 meats all the trimmings and two massive Yorkshire puddings.. this place is superb .. nice staff clean and tidy lovely beer garden. Food excellent 😁😁😁

Thank Nigel G
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Have been here on a number of occasions. The food is always excellent, but service can struggle slightly at busy times.

Thank JMEA72
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Have been here on and of for a number of years and this was our best meal... Tasty.well cooked.excellant service from the young waiter....

Thank mike b
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have been coming here for a long time now, nothing has changed, the staff are lovely and the food is very good.

Thank Nickjsalt
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Absolutely awful. Never ever written a bad review before but felt the need after our meal. Bar staff were attentive and polite however the waiting on staff were dreadful. It was like we were in the way. Starters were ok (just ok) the main was...More

3  Thank Sclarkson1981
Nearby Restaurants
Plum Pudding
429 reviews
3.15 km away
Chadwick Arms
41 reviews
4.28 km away
The Feathers Inn
263 reviews
4.38 km away
Bromley Hayes
24 reviews
3.74 km away
Nearby Attractions
Lichfield Cathedral
1,328 reviews
4.88 km away
Hawkesyard Estate
52 reviews
3.31 km away
Beacon Park
223 reviews
5.10 km away
Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum
233 reviews
5.16 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Red Lion staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Main Road | Rugeley, Rugeley WS15 1EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Rugeley
  • Phone Number: +44 1889 359842
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing