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The Red Lion

€€ - €€€, British,
Old Shoreham Road, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5TE, England
+44 1273 453171
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“potato skins” (2 reviews)
“chilli” (4 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
€€ - €€€
Old Shoreham Road, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5TE, England
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Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Food very mediocre in my view. For a food establishment I thought it was a bit mucky to be honest. Beer was okay though shame really

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I used to frequent the Red Lion as a child , but until now could have only vouched for the garden and the Ginger Beer & crisps ! We had been allowed to use a room one end of the pub for our get together,,,which...More

1  Thank SussexMartina
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Had such a lovely steak meal with my husband mid week. We were made to feel welcome from the moment we came in and were helped with menu choices/advised of specials. Food was amazing – fresh, tasty and well presented - portion sizes were very...More

Thank Marisa T
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Advertised as tapas, but nothing like. Tapas is not all deep fried, but tasty morsels of exciting flavours perhaps the "chef" has never had the real thing. Would be embarrassed to advertise it as such

Thank Abbeyg78
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

After moving to Shoreham over a year ago, being to all pubs and this tops this list. Not modernised but if you appreciate a good old English pub,good beer and good food, this is it. The Ribeye with peppercorn sauce a must.. Locals and staff...More

Thank Ashleigh E
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Desparate need of upgrading. Total lack of tlc, table thick with grime. Pile of tarnished table mats not cleaned for how long. Dirty glasses, makes you wonder what kitchen is like. What a shame could be so much better. Signs of paint samples on wall...More

1  Thank trevor j
Reviewed 6 February 2017

My wife and I visit the Red Lion regularly, often to have a meal and stay on for the folk evenings. We've brought friends and family here on many occasions, and all of them remember the pub with affection, especially our overseas vistors who find...More

1  Thank PCSensei
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I'm surprised previous reviews haven't commented on the fact that they have live music at this pub. My wife and I were there on a Wednesday recently and found an excellent folk trio playing in the top room. We'd gone for dinner, but ended up...More

Thank Stewart2106
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Visited the pub and beer, and food very good. Staff friendly and lovely smell of logs burning on open fire. Not a posh pub but just a good honest pub. Enjoyed my visit

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I visited the red lion yesterday for the first time. My experience was very enjoyable. The pub is quaint. The staff were very friendly, and most of all I think the pricing is incredibly good. The house red was exactly what you would get in...More

Thank Clifford P
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19 September 2016|
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Response from yvonne w | Reviewed this property |
Monday to Saturday it's 11.30-11 Sunday 12-10 hope this was helpful for you.
26 May 2016|
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Response from mon830 | Reviewed this property |
WE don't go to the Red Lion now, but go to the Long shore.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Shoreham Road, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5TE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Shoreham-by-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 453171
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