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Red Lion

) #2 of 4 Restaurants in Grantchester $$ - $$$ , British,
33 High Street, Grantchester CB3 9NF, England
+44 1223 840121
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good23%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“roast beef” (9 reviews)
“fish chips” (7 reviews)
“the pub” (95 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
Bar, British, Gastropub, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
33 High Street, Grantchester CB3 9NF, England
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1 - 10 of 590 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We happened to arrive on burger night and to be fair these were good (the chicken burger was better than this). The sharing starter platter with a melting Camembert was mean to the point of being ridiculous. However what really aggravated was the sense of...More

Thank Foodandkindness
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We really enjoy visiting The Red Lion. Since it's refurbishment a few years ago now, it's been one of our favourite places to come and eat. We tend to visit for dinner and on occasion we have their Sunday roasts. Both the meat options and...More

Thank Greg W
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was visiting for a wedding celebration the following evening and discovered this gem of a place, the atmosphere was great and lots of people eating (always a good sign). I had my meal made up of delicious and tasty salads but there were no...More

Thank sallyofthemanor
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Popped in as we were in the area. There were three staff members at the bar but we were not acknowledged for a few minutes. Once served we were seated quickly and the service was okay. The food come out quickly and was very tasty...More

Thank huntssun
Reviewed 6 days ago

We arranged a meeting with friends at live near Norwich so they agreed to meet us at the Red lion. the weather was great and we arrived early and had a table outside. Sue and I had fish because it was a Friday and our...More

Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of 2 pubs this is a comfortable and old village pub with lots of woodwork and character. The garden at the rear can be enjoyed on a summers day and the beer was very well kept. We ate the beef roast dinner and whilst...More

Thank Buster P
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place with a lovely atmosphere and great variety of gin. We were met with a smile and the service was fabulous as was the food.

Thank Consumerfairness
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great restaurant!!! The location is absolutely beautiful set in the delightful village of Grantchester! We have visited several times over the past few years and have never been disappointed. The staff are friendly and the food is always delicious! Our waitress this...More

Thank Betsy D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I called in to the Red Lion one evening this week after a cycle ride from Cambridge. I ordered a Pimms from the bar but was disappointed to find that the bar staff were not very friendly, definitely not service with a smile. I also...More

2  Thank annedomone
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very dog friendly and welcoming pub, with water and snacks available for your canine companions. A small but interesting menu with amazing chips and some quirky dishes. A good selection for vegetarians too - I had the wild mushroom and black truffle...More

Thank Julia M
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Jane Cela Q
30 April 2017|
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Response from Muriela14 | Reviewed this property |
I bake a lot myself, so feel justified in my assessment. Clearly you felt the same. Would be reluctant to try pudding here again. Am glad I didn't go for the brownie because the waiter was trying a very hard sell. Made me... More
3 April 2017|
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Response from margafarrell | Reviewed this property |
Children's play area at Red Lion: Outside there is a lovely grassy area with climbing frame,etc. It is safe -- no access to traffic, and plenty of outdoor seating as well. Inside there is no play area, but they supplied toys... More
20 February 2017|
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Response from No33theredlion | Property representative |
Hi there, yes we have a large car park for customer use. Many thanks, Ed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 High Street, Grantchester CB3 9NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Grantchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 840121
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