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The Red Lion

) #6 of 28 Restaurants in Princes Risborough $$ - $$$ , British,
Upper Icknield Way | Whiteleaf, Princes Risborough HP27 0LL, England
+44 1844 344476
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (13 reviews)
“sunday roast” (9 reviews)
“pudding” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Upper Icknield Way | Whiteleaf, Princes Risborough HP27 0LL, England
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1 - 10 of 111 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Warm, welcoming friendly staff, proper pub grub, served with a smile. Good honest food that was served quickly with attentive staff & everything we needed. Will return soon

Thank kidsmumma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for Sunday Lunch with an old lady and our Springer Doodle. The food was excellent and very reasonable. The service was gentle and not too in your face. The place was packed. The downside is parking, which can be very tight.Despite being a...More

Thank Reikiman56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A traditional, good, pub that does what used to be know as pub food - nothing pretentious, just good food (if a slight emphasis on being fried). Don't visit if you're looking for 'fine dining' but do if you want friendly service and a good...More

Thank Badgerisimus
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Went in for a lunchtime drink and succumbed for lunch, and wasn't disappointed. Menu was clear, simple and unpretentious. Food was well presented, well cooked, and value for money. Staff were welcoming, accommodating and efficient. I would recommend the Half Pound Steak-burger. Great sun trap...More

1  Thank MinallUK
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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

8 of us with kids and dogs for another cracking roast in the beer garden at the Ref Lion in Whiteleaf thanks very much

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Great place to eat when walking the hills around Whiteleaf and Cadsden especially since the worldwide fame of the latter and the globalisation of it's eatery has diminished that experience. Good simple menu well cooked quickly served and hounds welcome. Probably the best burger I...More

1  Thank Andrew N
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere hearty food Reasonably priced roaring log fire a real find in the country give the plough and the Russel arms a miss and come here instead its far more honest

1  Thank Doug O
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We went for a Xmas lunch and the food and service were brilliant. The staff were very accommodating and checked we were happy, service came with a chat and smile and I ate everything I was given...and was very full at the end. My starter...More

Thank hollowa2016
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing home cooked food here. I've been multiple times and always am welcomed by the owners and staff specially Sarah!!! Tuesday night has an amazing steak offer including two steaks and a bottle of wine. Lovely old country pub with lots of character.

1  Thank Charli C
Reviewed 30 October 2016

A good old English Pub serving a standard menu. The pub also has B&B rooms. A fantastic array of gins but only 1 malt scotch. Food was OK I had beef which was well under cooked and was sent back but friends had lamb shanks...More

2  Thank Cagey_64
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Bar, British, Pub
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Upper Icknield Way | Whiteleaf, Princes Risborough HP27 0LL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Princes Risborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1844 344476
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