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  • Excellent45%
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  • Average9%
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  • Terrible4%
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“gravy boat”(9 reviews)
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“the pub”(53 reviews)
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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Visited Bakewell early afternoon. Fancied a quick snack, but nothing fancy. Tried the Red Lion and wasn't disappointed. My partner and I, each ordered a roast beef sandwich, which came in a bread roll, and was served with thick cut chips, salad and a jug...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2017

Very friendly pub with a roaring coal fire, very welcoming after a walk to Chatsworth house and back, top pint of pedigree. Did not eat(apart from pork scratchings and crisps!) So can not comment on the food.

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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Saw the sign saying dogs welcome, so popped in for a drink. There were quite a few other families with their dogs. Our Dalmatian dog was greeted by one of the bar staff, who made a huge fuss of him. We watched some of the...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Booked a one night stay over the phone was told 70 pound for the night paid it in full as I booked . On arrival there was a confusion of no booking for Saturday night the manager was called and said they had us booked...More

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Response from RedLionBakewell, Owner at The Red LionResponded 22 February 2017

You spoke to one of the owners not a manager and I certainly wasn't arrogant or unfriendly, I was polite even in light of you clearly being disinterested in what I was saying. I said good morning to you the next day and asked you...More

Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The main meals are average, the garlic bread was so yeasty I feared an infection from eating it. The fish pie was given 3 stars by my fellow diner. I have provided an image of the roast to accompany my review (that is not a...More

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Response from RedLionBakewell, Owner at The Red LionResponded 21 February 2017

We consider ourselves really lucky to be the owners/operators of a successful, popular and independent business in the beautiful town of Bakewell, supported by locals and tourists alike. We work incredibly hard, as do our talented and dedicated members of staff, who have shown us...More

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susan652014
24 January 2017|
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Response from doddflier640 | Reviewed this property |
Best to ring the pub as there is a outdoor market across the road (monday) and it gets busy.
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"Eat else where"
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"Room 4 is quite quiet for a pub room."
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"Only went there for food so cant say anything about accom. Sorry"
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"Try the Homity Pie"
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