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Red Lion

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45 High Street, Arundel BN18 9AG, England
+44 1903 882214
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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went in this pub to eat with my husband and another couple and was pleasantly surprised The food was 'pub food' but was very good hot large portions presented very well and tasted good .... staff very friendly

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Needing to be in Arundel Cathedral for 6PM, we needed to have an early dinner/late lunch, only to find that it was very difficult to find anywhere in Arundel that served hot food at 4pm. After a lot of research we found the Red Lion and what a find. The service was fantastic and the food from the Burger and... More 

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Thank Tine D
Canvey Island, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The comfortable pub offers lovely local brews and serves the usual pub grub. I had the fish and chips and was a little disappointed that the cod was very thin and a bit dry. My husband's scampi was fine though. Desserts are very generous and delicious too.

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Thank MaggieMac163
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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325 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for lunch on a Thursday at just after 12 noon. It was fairly busy in the first bar area so we went through to the quieter area towards the back of the pub where it leads out to a pub garden where people also go to smoke. There was a fairly strong smell of bleach in the... More 

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Thank whomewhy
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have now visited a few times for Saturday music nights. Great venue, great music and friendly staff. It's a shame that the drinks are so expensive

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Thank Jade Y
Worcestershire, UK
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154 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A pleasant lunch and glass of wine, we have been a few times and have eaten inside and rear garden. Pleasant and very good menu.

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Thank MB201065
Loxwood, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service with a cosy atmosphere good food we all enjoyed it being so convenient for the cathedral thank you

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Thank Stuart R
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely pub on the main street in Arundel. Food is delicious: my friend and I had the Thai style mussels and the tuna steak and we were not disappointed. Staff is very nice: one of the sides on our order was missing and they offered a partial refund or free drinks, I'm glad we decided to wait a bit and... More 

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Thank Lucia Z
portland,OR
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41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place for Pies, Mussels, and tasty English pub food, combined with good band music. Great atmosphere and friendly service.

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Thank rcassresearch
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We hadn't planned to have lunch here as the pub we first went to closed their kitchen. So after wandering around the town we popped in here for lunch. The menu was good with a specials board also on offer. The food came out quite quickly and we all enjoyed our meals. The baked Camembert with pesto was lovely as... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 High Street, Arundel BN18 9AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Arun District  >  Arundel
  • Phone Number: +44 1903 882214
Description
I visited this restaurant with my husband and two adult children and daughter in law. We tried to find somewhere in Arundel to have lunch at 2.30 nearly everywhere was closed. This restaurant was open.
The seating was not very comfortable and to be honest it did not smell very nice, but we had already ordered our drink so it was difficult to leave! I had asked for sausages and mash (but asked if the mash was made with butter - the bar person enquired and came back and said that it was made yesterday and the person who made it was not in! so he could not say! I had chips instead. So I had sausages and chips with runner beans which were cold. The sausage were not at all hot but we waited quite a while and so I did not complain. My son and daughter in law had steak and it was full of grissle and they brought the most horrible looking large mushrooms swimming in oil which dripped over the table. My daughter had a very indifferent hamburger, We felt the whole experience was bad and a waste of money I would never go there again!!!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?