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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Overall great value, with very friendly helpful staff. We stayed the first time as it was far cheaper than a well known chain, AND we got Breakfast AND there was the option of dinner. Nothing disappointed, and there was the bonus of a nice walk nearby. We tried to go again, only to find them fully booked. We had better...

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kidwelly
Reviewed 15 July 2016

A warm welcome,Staff are really kind and warm. Food is good and reasonably priced. Great choice for dinner and lunch.we went there for evening meal ,we met friends that were holidaying on the canal and we were in our motorhome so we had a great evening ,and some good ales to.

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Staff is really kind and warm. Food is good and good price. Great choice for dinner and lunch. Not really chooce for breakfast. Just meat meat meat.... Room and bathroom is terrible. Dirty and old. Carpet very very dirty. Bed really dirty too. Shame because i like this pub.

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Harlech, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2016

A warm welcome, quirky rooms full of furniture and a great breakfast along with a truly inspiring landlady make this Inn a must place to visit and if possible stay We shall certainly be back on our travels through Shropshire

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Reviewed 30 June 2016

Went today for weekly lunchtime visit, Food EXCELLENT, Service Wonderful. Staff very helpful and Friendly. What more could anyone ask and prices are good also. Thanks and see you all next week Gail and Bob

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We traveled with a group of wheelchair users and had a great meal at the red lion. We were made welcome and chairs etc were moved to accommodate our group. The staff were all helpful. The sizzling dishes are wonderful and good value.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Booked a table for 7pm. Meal didn't arrive until 7 55pm. Why weren't we told there would be a wait. When we went to pay, we were asked if everything was ok, I said meal was lovely, but wasn't happy with the time we had to wait, was told they were very busy in kitchen, my argument is, if you...

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1Thank Doreen G
Norfolk, Uk
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Read the old 1-star reviews from 2012 - nothing has changed! Everything, literally everything, is very, very worn and shabby in the extreme. Bed linen threadbare. Towels very thin. Everything, just everything is beige or brown. Lighting completely inadequate. NOISE! I could hear anything and everything from every other room. Carpet in bathroom was grotty! In fact carpet throughout the...

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Shrewsbury
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

New it was going to be a basic stay by cost but expected better. Staff are lovely and very helpful, especially lady that booked us in, food was lovely but this leads me to first bad point, we booked a dog friendly room but our dog wasn't allowed in the bar, this being an issue for us, so we rushed...

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2Thank theoultrams
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

My fella and I love this pub, we've been a few times! Good pub food in large quantities! My tikka sizzler was fantastic. But, the Red Lion is famous for its Mixed Grills, on its huge plates, my fella got the same amount of meat all piled on to a small plate which was very difficult to eat. The girls...

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Red Lion Coaching Inn

Address: 18 Church Street, Ellesmere SY12 0HD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Ellesmere
Price Range: €51 - €59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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Shropshire Red Lion
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“maybe ask for a bigger room if two or more with a dog... but really honesty not a prob with any room”
 of 5 bubbles jennym662016, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“This is an old listed building, the room we stayed in does not have double glazing so expect a reasonable level of traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Chrisdk261, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Courtyard rooms are best to avoid noise from pub”
 of 5 bubbles katehD8896LB, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you must stay make sure to request an ensuite others are shared facilities down corridor.”
 of 5 bubbles mads96, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If it had wifi I couldn't connect but that is always the problem in Ellesmere”
 of 5 bubbles Suestrang, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
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