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The Red Lion

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Bar, British, Pub
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Finkle Street, Sedbergh, Yorkshire Dales National Park LA10 5BZ, England
+44 15396 20433
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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178 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Hoping for live music as advertised but didn't happen. Pleasant enough and a local boozer but left after one drink to resume at the Dalesam Inn. Bar staff at the Red Lion were clueless.

Thank Mike M
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Dave and Thea, really give you a warm welcome. There is a good and varied menu as well as a wide variety of real ales and wines. All this with a real roaring fire and even treats for the dog, give this Dales pub a real ambience. Would definitely recommend a visit. Top marks all round

Thank Tony H
Sedbergh, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

As we found ourselves alone on Christmas Day for the first time in many years, we decided to make a late booking for Christmas dinner at the Red Lion, which is our local and just round the corner from where we live. At 40 pounds per head, the meal sounded to be exceptional value, and to be honest we were... More 

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Just call in for refreshment very busy lovely cosy pub nice big roaring fire we didn't eat but the food looked good staff very friendly

Thank sueken62
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Visited the Red on a random day out. Walked in to a lovely welcome from one of the managers, Dave, so welcoming to everyone. Our dog even got some treats! The food, cooked by Daves partner and other manager Thea was beautiful. Home made mushroom loaf and panna cotta for dessert! Would definitely visit again!

Thank callum e
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Had already seen the great reviews and had to write alongside. Very welcome throughout our visit. They're dog friendly, even gave buster some treats for being so well behaved! The food was excellent, traditional good pub grub! I had the award winning steak and ale pie, and it had to be the best pie I've ever tasted! Would highly recommend... More 

Thank Adele P
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Had the Cumberland sausage was excellent! Clear plate! The misses had the stake and ale pie and thought it was excellent to! Buster the dog got a few treats on arrival from the bar man and he to enjoyed the sausage and pie!

Thank Nathan R
Derby, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Visited here on a wet Weds night, there were plenty of people in the pub so good atmosphere. Friendly barman, decent food, we had the gammon, v tasty. Would def come again.

Thank cathychapman14
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Lovely friendly greeting on arrival, my husband and I had the Roast pork dinner it was hot home made Yorkshire puddings with the works really enjoyed it.

Thank GBDN2
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97 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

At last a really friendly pub in this town which allows dogs and in consequence is full of them! This pub is the only thing which might entice me back to this town. Later enjoyed a good a rump steak for a bargain 7.50 washed down with a fine pint of ale. Great chatting with friendly locals


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Finkle Street, Sedbergh, Yorkshire Dales National Park LA10 5BZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Yorkshire Dales National Park  >  Sedbergh
  • Phone Number: +44 15396 20433

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