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The Red Lion

$$ - $$$, British,
Redcar Terrace | West Boldon, Boldon NE36 0PZ, England
+44 191 536 4197
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“potato skins” (10 reviews)
“sunday roast” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Redcar Terrace | West Boldon, Boldon NE36 0PZ, England
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1 - 10 of 410 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Just been to the Red Lion for my birthday tea with my Son, his roast and potato skins where lovely. But unfortunately my corned beef pie was too highly seasoned for me to eat. The waiter that took our order was very good and attentive,...More

Thank anncogdon
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

How this place gets 5 star reviews is beyond me! Popped in before the cinema for a quick tea. Food took a little while to come out but we had bread and my boyfriend had ordered pie so assuming the pasty is cooked fresh 30...More

Thank TheShoeQueen13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for Sunday lunch. Absolutely beautiful! Excellent portion and great veg. Service excellent. And the lovely blonde ladies jam rolly polly...beautiful. Would recommendMore

1  Thank Rosie L
Vicki M, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent visit to the Red Lion. It is a pleasure to read such fantastic comments from our customers. We do pride ourselves on our locally sourced, freshly cooked Sunday lunch. I will share...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for a late lunch yesterday. The menu is very versatile. Price-wise very reasonable. The food was absolutely AMAZING. It had taken a little time but it was worth it. We had the beef stew with dumplings, Chicken chasseur and the soup of the...More

2  Thank Hennyreeky
Vicki M, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent visit to the Red Lion. It is a pleasure to read such fantastic comments from our customers. I will share your praise with the rest of the management team. We look forward...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in after work and was initially impressed with the decor.....and then.....I ordered a bar snack! You know, the type to tide you over until tea time. I ordered a basket of breaded chicken which came with a side of chips and BBQ sauce dip...More

1  Thank Anthony L
Vicki M, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent visit to the Red Lion. Please accept my sincere apologies about your portion size on this occasion, this was an error on our part. I know as soon as the owner realised...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To start with the positive, the Sunday Lunch was excellent. Generously sized, plenty veg and tasty and plentiful meat. Sadly the experience was lacking. We were sat in the conservatory with the door left open, leaving a battle of man v the wasp army as...More

1  Thank ChrisHarkus
Vicki M, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent visit to the Red Lion. We do pride ourselves on our locally sourced, freshly cooked Sunday lunch so I am really pleased you thought it was excellent. Just to clarify a couple...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely evening with Friends at the Red Lion last night. The food was absolutely delicious, everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meal. Staff so friendly and attentive. Can't wait to go back!More

1  Thank DebYoYo1
Vicki M, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent visit to the Red Lion. It is a pleasure to read such fantastic comments from our customers. I will share your praise with the rest of the management team. We look forward...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My second time at The Red Lion and I've yet to find a bad word about it. The food was absolutely amazing and the service and staff second to none!! I have very strict dietary requirements and I am always really nervous about eating out...More

2  Thank Hazelbl
Vicki M, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent visit to the Red Lion. It is a pleasure to read such fantastic comments from our customers. I will share your praise with the rest of the management team. We look forward...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended by family - I met two friends here - the food was tasty but in a heated up, prepackaged kind of tasty - didn't feel particularly interesting or made with great care. Fine for tasty pub grub - not fine dining....More

Thank Caitlin H
Vicki M, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent visit to the Red Lion. It is lovely to read that the prices were fine, nice surroundings, friendly staff and a generous car park. I will share your comments about the food...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for our anniversary as we wanted somewhere that we had never been before. Read the reviews on trip advisor before we went. We booked a table and got 1st class service. We were told when there that the pub along the road had...More

Thank Scotty0364
Vicki M, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent visit to the Red Lion. It is a pleasure to read such fantastic comments from our customers. I will share your praise with the rest of the management team. We look forward...More

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456Jbrown
31 January 2017|
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Response from Michael H | Reviewed this property |
You can get in touch via the website and they will be happy to help you
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456Jbrown
31 January 2017|
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Response from Vicki M | Property representative |
Hi 456Jbrown The best thing to do is to call us on 0191 5364197 please and ask for Elsie. Many thanks Vicki
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brivi2016
28 November 2016|
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Response from Vicki M | Property representative |
We do brivi2016, our waiting staff will be more than happy to let you know which of our meals are gluten free. Thanks Vicki
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Redcar Terrace | West Boldon, Boldon NE36 0PZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Boldon
  • Phone Number: +44 191 536 4197
  • E-mail
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