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The Red Lion Inn

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch and it was very good quality not that cheap but it shows in the food. Good choice in menu and was served fast. Soft drinks were not a rip off unlike other pubs/ restaurants like this. We will be back.

Thank Gary C
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stopped for lunch as half way to The Broads for us and very disappointed by the food in such a beautiful building. Finished up going for the Club sandwiches which were nice but ridiculously expensive. Staff serving (chap behind the bar) was very good and did well as left on his own to cover food and drinks but would not...

Thank penfolds_bin_95
Alex C, Owner at The Red Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for popping by - we are a popular half way house on the way to Norfolk, being only a minute off the M11/A11. I am sorry you were not tempted by any of our classic pub menu, a la carte or specials board dishes, there is normally something for everyone. Was the Club sandwich you refer to the...

Cirencester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chose this hotel on the way back to London from the races at Newmarket. The Red Lion possesses many awards for food and has a high AA rating. The rooms in the accommodation block are finished to a lovely standard, however they are a little too stark with no pictures on the wall or any products other than soap...

Thank Citywomen
Alex C, Owner at The Red Lion Inn, responded to this review

Sometimes you just have to hold up your hands - we were left high and dry this Saturday at no notice with too few and too new staff. Given the circumstances they actually did a great job, but inevitably not to our usual standards, for which I must apologise and hope you appreciated our gesture of not charging you for...

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

I stayed here probably more than 10times and come to eat dinner due to business trips to Hinxton 2/3 times a week since January. And the food is really good. I was really surprised last Thursday hearing I would not be served as they were having some organised party. Nothing proposed, actually I could drink a beer if I wanted.....

Mid Sussex
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The restaurant food and pub were very nice. However the cost of B&B is way overpriced, apart from hand and body wash, that's it for the toiletries? No bottled water, which is something I was very surprised at. Although the breakfast was nice, no yoghurt or fruit provided, only for pre-order. No information about that until you see the breakfast...

Thank KarenMidSussex
Sudbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We booked for Sunday lunch celebrating my own birthday. This was the first time I had visited The Red Lion but was hosted by my son and family who had previously eaten there. Tiny village to find and we feared that with so many cars parked along the road we had no chance of parking; but there was plenty of...

Thank Howard M
St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We stayed for one Saturday night. We arrived around 6pm and our room was warm, clean and comfortable. We had dinner in the pub. The food was excellent, very tasty, large portion sizes and served by friendly and helpful staff. My husband had 3 courses and I had 2.We had a bottle of Chablis and the bill was £95 which...

Thank Pauline M
, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We had an excellent evening/night here. The food was delicious, originally we chose off the menu but then chose off the specials board, the food was perfectly cooked. The Staff were all smiley and really helpful. The rooms were incredibly comfortable and clean. Breakfast was wonderful too, I think I had the best Eggs Benedict I've ever had. All in...

Thank 123neveragain
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Such a shame, I rarely recommend any restaurant. I recommended the Red Lion ans then went back again. Main menu excellent, Sunday very good. The ginger cake really apppealed to three out of seven of us. It arrived as a thin tasteless tray bake, nothing like the description on the menu. When asked whether we were happy there was a...

Thank dinghyking
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I was looking forward to this place, having heard it was a gastro pub type restaurant. Really under whelmed, food was verging on terrible, my meal was very burnt, others left theirs, no one had any compliments for the food. Wasn't worth complaining as they clearly wouldn't have cared. Not once did any staff ask if we wanted drinks, had...

Thank 564freckles564

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Multi-award winning (Freehouse, Gastro Food and Accommodation Pub of the Year finalist at The Publican Awards) Classic 16th Century Grade II listed Freehouse in a tiny conservation village, sitting in a walled garden overlooked by a dovecote and the village church. Beamed ceilings, log fires, four cask ales, well known restaurant (AA Rosette, Local Secrets top place to eat and drink in the south of Cambridge 2008 award, Alastair Sawday, Good Pub, Good Beer & Good Food Guides, "top 50 pub garden in the country") - oak raftered traditional dry peg construction. Eight new-build double ensuites, direct dial telephone, free internet access (modem and wireless), 4 AA stars. New sister pub - The Black Bull. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Red Lion Inn

Address: 32 High Street, Hinxton CB10 1QY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Hinxton
Price Range: €151 - €265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Red Lion Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Any room would be OK; all are well away from roads, so they are quiet.”
HK_Sydney2013, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are all detached away from main Red Lion”
689geoffb, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“It's first come, first served and they do vary in size a little so turn up early and ask for one of the larger ones!”
Forgergirl, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Restaurant review only”
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“Next to the Genome campus”
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