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Red Lion

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18 Church Street, Ellesmere SY12 0HD, England
+44 1691 622632
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for lunch when visiting Ellesmere with the family. Great food with generous portions. Good atmosphere in the pub with very friendly staff.

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Thank Sean S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across the Red Lion after the place we had seen online as dog friendly was shut. Glad we found it. The staff were friendly, the portions were enormous (and more than we could manage) but much more importantly, it was very good quality and was incredible value. They allowed dogs inside (if you eat in the pool room,... More 

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Llangollen, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ended up in Ellesmere and felt hungry. Asked for eating places recommendations in a shop in town and they provided us with The Red Lion and a map to get there. Great. Upon arrival at 1.00pm were met by the door and allocated a table. There were quite a few 'older' diners and it felt strange at first. However, a... More 

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Thank Edgewood48
lancashire
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238 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great pub right by the mere, always busy! Busy bar, a couple of cask ales, nice outside area. We ordered food, had to wait around 40 minutes, but worth the wait! Sat in the Pool Bar area as no space in the dining room. Definitely worth a visit if you're in the area. Its a great menu, Rump Steak was... More 

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Thank vanessa d
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We had family to stay and thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere and homely food! Sizzlers all round. Simply delicious! I love our local. Lois and Simon are great hosts.

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Thank Hill L
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017

The four of us had a very pleasant meal. Good service, excellent value for money , couple of guest cask ales. It was very popular by the Over 60's for its special Over 60's 2 or 3 course menu.

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Thank John H
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Visited the pub Friday lunch time following a walk along the lake in Ellesmere. Lovely pub, warm surroundings, pleasant staff, good food and drink. The menu is varied with plenty on to suit most palates. Traditional ales present as well as your standard beers/largers. I had a chicken burger with cheese on accompanied with large chips, it was a big... More 

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Thank Phil S
Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 February 2017

me and my friend popped in to see if they were still serving, the pub was full so we waited about 10 minutes and we were given a table, we both had the chicken breast, this was very tender and very morish, we had a very good plate full and it was delicious the service was very good and we... More 

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Thank Sheila B
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Good Pub food, piping hot and plentiful, can be a bit of delay in service, waiting for the food to be freshly cooked.

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Thank Dave M
Ellesmere, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Large portions. VERY large portions.Prompt cheerful service. Burgers - make your own choices of cheese, sauces etc, good value.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
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, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Church Street, Ellesmere SY12 0HD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Ellesmere
  • Phone Number: +44 1691 622632

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