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The Red Lion

) #2 of 2 Restaurants in Drayton $$ - $$$ , British,
2 Fakenham Road, Drayton, Norwich NR8 6PW, England
+44 1603 867262
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good23%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (21 reviews)
“stuffing” (12 reviews)
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12:00 - 20:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
2 Fakenham Road, Drayton, Norwich NR8 6PW, England
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1 - 10 of 255 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We went here today 17th August 2017 at 5,30pm for my 50th birthday meal with my wife and was hoping for a nice peaceful meal, well that was the plan anyway, well that went belly up 2 minutes after sitting down, my wife was trying...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed my steak meal in this pub, I really like that I could pick everything I wanted separately and was also able to add extras. wonderful atmosphere very relaxing

Thank Beth K
Reviewed 1 week ago

When I lived in Norwich, I used to visit here often, and recently came back to see if it is still as good. The carvery is awesome, with three main roasts (you can have a bit of all three if you want), and a sumptuous...More

Thank S185LYdml
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After finishing work i decided to head to the pub to watch the football as the season had just started. After spending a few nice summers days enjoying the beer garden and some pub grub earlier in the summer and after seeing several advertisements that...More

Thank Phillip M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have had the carvery a few times an never complain or comment as always think you get what you pay for but last night was the worst yet. Meat tender an tasty but veg disgusting, dried out an why do they throw fresh veg on...More

Thank Shelagh B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last night, looking for a local place to where we were for the day and got recommend this. Roast dinner available or order from menu. I chose grilled chicken salad and sweet potatoes and salad, which the chicken was very dry. It was ok. Kids...More

Thank rojo306
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate at the red lion today and I had the chicken and I really did not enjoy it I had to have a drink at the same time to not taste... disgusting also had chips with it and they were heavenly Would go here again...More

Thank Emma W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In my opinion the Red Lion serves the best carvery in the area, always find the staff cheerful, this time the beef was pink, just how I like it, I know this can put people off, but it was delicious, as regards to the veg...More

Thank blott
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visit for grandmother and friends was a complete disaster. Got there fairly late for lunch and had to seek out staff to serve us Food was abysmal - potatoes were black and horrible. Meat was tough and chewy. All the food was basically cold and...More

Thank Norwichguru
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a carvery, good friendly staff, good selection of drinks. Carvery was very good, gravy to die for but unfortunately the roast potatoes were a let down. It seems they were part roasted then put in a deep fat fryer. Not a bad idea but...More

Thank Musky1962
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Brian G
9 March 2016|
Response from jezz c | Reviewed this property |
a agghh sorry meant to do the drayton
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Fakenham Road, Drayton, Norwich NR8 6PW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich  >  Drayton
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 867262
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