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The Red Lion

42 South Street, Manningtree CO11 1BG, England
+44 1206 391880
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If you want a good pint of real ale and good company visit this great pub

This is my regular and what a great place . Not only is the ever changing real ale fantastic but... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Manningtree, United Kingdom
via mobile
Evening drinks

Lovely pub can be abit of a squeeze in main bar , lovely entertainment nights to also able to take... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
Sandra D
Manningtree, United Kingdom
via mobile
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The oldest pub in Manningtree is still a traditional pub with a great selection of real local ales, an open fire, comfy chesterfield sofas, homely surroundings, friendly locals and staff. A unique take on food with customers bringing their own with plates and cutlery being supplied free of charge.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM, 5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
42 South Street, Manningtree CO11 1BG, England

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This is my regular and what a great place . Not only is the ever changing real ale fantastic but all the staff and owner Tom are fantastic as well. One good thing here as well is the fact you can bring or order your...More

Thank gjwilsdon
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely pub can be abit of a squeeze in main bar , lovely entertainment nights to also able to take take always in to eat and plates and cutlery supplied for you

Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 4 June 2017

You have to look hard to find this place but do check it out. It is a cosy pub at the top of a narrow street with an ample garden. Lots of character - dog friendly (always a good sign I think!). They don't do...More

Thank petebruce2017
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Great beer, home-made pork pies etc - what more do you want ? New landlord (gosh has it been that long already?) has spruced up, but still simply decorated, with genuine 'local' ambience. Only drawback is parking, so be prepared to walk (or cycle).

Thank PerryFrastic
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Tom the landlord is awesome. Great atmosphere and great ales etc. Can't ask for more. they even have great t-shirts for sale! They are also a great venue for bands etc.

Thank mickydoda
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Only been there once but the locals were very friendly, making way for us the get to the bar. Beer was excellent and the idea of allowing people to eat in with a takeaway is really innovative. I will definitely be going back.

Thank Rob O
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Best beer in town. Extremely friendly and well priced. They actively encourage bringing in food from local take aways even supplying plates cutlery and menus. Fantastic atmosphere with families and children welcome.

Thank Spurgindavid
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The Red Lion is what every local pub should aspire to. The pub is really well done with a great atmosphere, especially if you can get near the log burner. Great selection of drinks and worth a visit just to experience the men's urinals!

Thank James W
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Fantastic local with everything you could want ... great staff and a great choice of ales and other drinks.....full credit to the staff team ! Definitely worth a visit ...and dogs allowed 😎....proper job !

Thank Daveperrott
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

The in laws have used The Red Lion a few times so as we were eating just round the corner we thought we'd have a swift pint. As soon as you walk in you are greeted by a cheery landlord who is happy to let...More

Thank paul w
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9 August 2016|
Response from TheCannyshopper | Reviewed this property |
Hi , think you need to ring da pub. Am just a punter like u. Enjoy S