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The Red Lion Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Main Street, Hognaston DE6 1PR, England
+44 1335 370396
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Main Street, Hognaston DE6 1PR, England
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1 - 10 of 147 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on Sunday for their roast beef which was as perfectly cooked and delicious. Sat by the log fire as it was a cold day. We were so impressed, that we walked back there today with our dogs for lunch. Both had scampi and...More

Thank Cathie J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for Sunday lunch, didn't really know what to expect as have never heard anyone talk about it. All food was delicious and great value for money followed by a delightful sticky toffee pudding, would recommend!

1  Thank emilyb575
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We love a Sunday roast, and this one was delicious! Top quality food, in a beautiful setting, reasonably priced, great service, decent ales, and car parking.

Thank Sally O
Reviewed 31 August 2018

I have been here on several occasions and each time it didn't disappoint. From Sunday lunch through to mid week lunches you are given a varied menu in a charming rural setting. This is was eating in a rural pub should be

1  Thank golfcurve7
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We have eaten here a couple of times since moving recently to the area. We have tried the Hake, Pork Belly, Burger and Sunday Roast. All superb! Lovely surroundings, friendly staff.

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Went for an evening meal in this pub in small village. Cosy surroundings, in fact somewhat warm on a summer evening, quite busy and noisy. Bringing a wrong order made things a little difficult and the food overall was just average for the prices.

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped in on a Sunday evening for a beer and something to eat. We loved the steak and ale pie which featured real gravy you could smell from the moment you set foot in the place.....no granules here. The service was good and there was...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Off the beaten track in the small village on Hognaston the Red Lion is a hidden gem. The cask ales are all £3 per pint which is always a good start and the pub has some real character (stone fire place and dates back to...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We called here on a recommendation and I’m so glad we did. Such a nice place a very family friendly feel to the place. We had the roast beef dinner and I can honestly say it was beautiful . Thankyou to Lola who was our...More

1  Thank N7952DTlisah
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Found this place when England played Belgium , pub bar was packed , guided to a dining room by very freindly staff and to be quite honest didn't expect to much in the way of fine dining, how wrong can you be ,whoever the chef...More

3  Thank Nick G
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21 October 2018|
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5 January 2018|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Hognaston DE6 1PR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Hognaston
  • Phone Number: +44 1335 370396
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