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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 good32%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible14%
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Bar, British, Pub
€€ - €€€
Old Shoreham Road, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5TE, England
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Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

I've been coming to this pub for years now. I've always been welcomed in well by the staff and always see others that enter receive warm greetings which just bounces off the great atmosphere here. Most of the staff here can pour a great Guinness!...More

1  Thank Gary D
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

Typical pub fare. We stopped for lunch having cycled from Southwater. Hungary and thirsty the pub was a welcome break. I had a Brie ploughmans and my husband a chilli jacket. Service was good and fairly prompt and the food was fine. Portion sizes pretty...More

1  Thank RMGuildford
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Ate here for the first time in ages the other evening, and chose to sit out side and have some dinner. Despite the front being on a main road it was still a decent view of the airport and river pathways. The service was good...More

Thank Steve_G86
Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

I have lived near the Red Lion and been frequenting it regularly for nearly 20 years, my family and I often eat here and always enjoy our experience the menus are varied and food excellent, especially their steaks. I also work nearby at engineering consultancy...More

4  Thank Derek S
Reviewed 8 February 2015

Lovely pub, with all sorts oddities and beams to bump your head on. The staff are friendly and helpful, they have a brilliant ever changing range of ales and the food is really good value. They offer a meze of four starters for £10 which...More

3  Thank Hannah N
Reviewed 24 October 2014

Looks to be a great local, but for food, I wouldn’t really recommend. The ambience could be so much better as there is a lot to work with having regard to the olde worlde style with low timber ceilings, beams and floors. Food was ok,...More

2  Thank Beeseli
Reviewed 16 October 2014

The red lion is reasonably pleasant inside and there are quite nice cosy cubby holes where you can sit together. The staff were not unfriendly but were rather uninterested and it reminded me of British public sector service in the 1980s. The food was OK...More

1  Thank groucho007
Reviewed 22 September 2014

This is a lovely old pub with low ceilings, so watch your head. There is lots of history for those who love old buildings. The staff are welcoming & keen to help. They have a good food menu with plenty of choice even catering for...More

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 21 September 2014

Went for a late Sunday lunch with 3 friends. We had a very long wait for our food to arrive - 30 - 45 minutes. 2 roast lamb, i beef, and my roast pork. There was a wide variety of veg - leeks, peas, swede...More

1  Thank Wetwang_lass
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Despite a recent negative review, we popped in to The Red Lion last Friday, just before the annual Shoreham by Sea Airshow. ( incidentally, do use this pub if you do visit the Airshow....it's just across the road !) The ambiance was low lights, low...More

Thank Derek 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, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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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