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The Red Lion

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Nr Shipton on Stour, Long Compton, England
+44 1608 684221
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75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a Team night out for 18 of us and the food was amazing. The surroundings are lovely with fantastic decor. I had Piri Piri chicken followed by salmon for the gluten free options. The best food I've had in this area.

Thank Debbie G
Bristol, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Dropped in for a quick pint with friends. Food smelt so good we ended up having dinner here, even though we ha reservations elsewhere. Food was fantastic. Nothing but praise. Friends even surprised us when the staff walked to us singing happy birthday for my husband and I. Nothing was too much trouble and the staff were helpful and friendly.... More 

Thank jb4135
London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a delicious mean in the Red Lion in Long Compton - a classic English pub, in a beautiful setting. We booked in advance, as friends who have visited the area told us it can get booked up fast. We went on a Wednesday night at 6:30pm and there were already quite a few people there. There is a... More 

Thank Morgan V
Todmorden, United Kingdom
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284 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited for dinner after reading a review of the place. We were not disapointed, the place is very nice, staff are friendly & the food is very good. Nice choice of beers.

Thank Richard B
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely big Pub offering a food menu to suit all taste's, from a simple sandwich or a nice meal. the staff were friendly and the service is quick. the Pub is very clean and has ample seating.

Thank Cazharty@yahoo.com.au
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came here with my mum and dog Henry for the weekend. We could not have asked for a friendlier welcome, Henry was doted on from the minute he set paw in the building. Great food, accommodation and all of the staff are second to none. We're already planning our next visit, if only so Henry can have another try... More 

Thank Niks1980
Lisa_and_Sarah, General Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TA. It really was lovely to meet you all and Cocoa will look forward to the attention even if she does stay a little aloof. Hope we get to meet Henry's brother next time too! More 

Shipston-on-Stour, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of my absolute favourite places to eat. A lovely pub, always offering good quality food and service. Also, love that there is a separate place to play pool, making it suitable for a nice meal with my husband or a drink with friends.

Thank ChloeCoots
Lisa_and_Sarah, General Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of The Red Lion - Your absolute favourite place to visit is a real compliment. We look forward to welcoming you, friends and husband back very soon! More 

Tring, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Pub, caters for all. They didn't know us from Adam, but the welcome was warm, almost as if we were long lost friends. The surroundings convivial, we felt right at home. The victuals were excellent. Everything was clean and tidy, the operation slick, possibly one of the best hostelries we've been to in recent years. Well done to all.

1 Thank Reikiman56
Lisa_and_Sarah, General Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting such a wonderful review of your visit to TRL. We're thrilled to read such positive comments and we've already printed your review to show to the rest of the team. Thank you again. More 

Dover, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were booked in for an evening meal and the menu was quite reasonable but i did find it slightly expensive. I had a crumbed chicken escalope which in my opinion was expensive for what it was, for all I know it could have come from M&S. It was a shame that we had eaten tea and cakes a few... More 

Thank Ian L
Lisa_and_Sarah, General Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for your 4 star review of your evening meal with us. You'll be pleased to know that the chicken schnitzel is made by our chefs and not purchased from M & S! I'm sorry you were too full to enjoy dessert but hope you enjoyed the tea and cakes provided by Wendy at The Old School. More 

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159 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked for Sunday lunchtime. The restaurant was very busy but we were shown to our table very quickly. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The menu was on the table which was very extensive for a Sunday as some places only serve a Sunday roast. This was not the case here. All 4 of us had different food which... More 

Thank cheneyblue
Lisa_and_Sarah, General Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

We're pleased to read that your first visit to us on Sunday was such a positive experience. It does get very busy on Sundays so its always a good idea to book. Thank you for the great comments and for the recommendation and we'll look forward to seeing you on your next visit. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nr Shipton on Stour, Long Compton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Long Compton
  • Phone Number: +44 1608 684221

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?