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The Red Lion

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Old Shoreham Road, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5TE, England
+44 1273 453171
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Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm surprised previous reviews haven't commented on the fact that they have live music at this pub. My wife and I were there on a Wednesday recently and found an excellent folk trio playing in the top room. We'd gone for dinner, but ended up staying for the evening to listen: apparently this trio are there regularly on Wednesdays and... More 

Thank Stewart2106
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Visited the pub and beer, and food very good. Staff friendly and lovely smell of logs burning on open fire. Not a posh pub but just a good honest pub. Enjoyed my visit

Thank Andrew P
Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I visited the red lion yesterday for the first time. My experience was very enjoyable. The pub is quaint. The staff were very friendly, and most of all I think the pricing is incredibly good. The house red was exactly what you would get in any bar. I doubt that the owner can be making any money on the food,... More 

Thank Clifford P
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Lovely pub with several separate rooms to eat. ..I can recommend the mixed seafood platter if you like seafood. ..my partner had a pie both excellent. ..took our drinks outside tables could do with replacing tho were okay. .Both the ladies and gentlemen toilets could do with an overhaul as well nothing major though.

Thank yvonne w
Aldwick, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Oh dearie dearie me..........such a shame when a fond old pub you've been going to for many years takes a turn for the worse. This has always been a pit stop for many going to Shoreham airport, coming back from the races, on the way to football or just off to Brighton for the day. Always busy, impossible to park,... More 

1 Thank homerLone
Hastings, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

On discovering the Downs link was looking for a great pub to stop for Sunday lunch. Was going to try one out in Bramber but discovered this 14th century pub in Shoreham thought we would try it out as customer for dogs. Great little pub with low beams but in serious need of tlc. Ordered our Sunday dinner, beef,chicken,lamb and... More 

Thank Michaela T
Brighton, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Visited place with family and ordered food but on first impression place seemed like a nice little pub with a traditional feel, but wasn't overly impressed with the price vs quality of food.. Was a decision between longshore and this place and was surprised for a Sunday to find the place completely empty. Being the only people ordering food it... More 

1 Thank Zeon X
Bognor regis
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Had the "tapas " style dishes which is a absolute bargain as 4 dishes for a tenner. Really lovely food and good quantity. Excellent. Quirky barmaid giving good customer service however the barman needs training up a bit as put my lemon I my glass with his hands urgh. All in all a good visit. Well done will be back.

Thank PaulaBognorregis
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

I've been here a few times and it never disappoints. This time it was for my Birthday lunch and despite the weather being awful we were soon sat at our table ready to choose our food. We all chose off the "4 for £10" menu. You make four choices off the light bite/starter menu & it only costs you £10!!!... More 

Thank Leanna123
Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Sunday evening dinner , very nice , roast beef was delicious not too much,staff were very welcoming and friendly reasonably priced will definitely visit again.

Thank jak679

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Shoreham Road, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5TE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Shoreham-by-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 453171

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Crawley, United Kingdom
4 months ago
Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom

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