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The Red Lion Inn Handbridge

37 Overleigh Road | Handbridge, Chester CH4 7HL, England
+44 1244 630868
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
3 Jan 2017
“New Years Eve”
21 Jul 2016
“Great pub - great quiz”
Open Now
16:30 - 23:00All hours
British, Pub
37 Overleigh Road | Handbridge, Chester CH4 7HL, England
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Totally hilarious fun on new year in this place. Good fun atmosphere. Live music was top notch and Hugo the dog is adorable!

1  Thank Liz C
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Always plenty of chat and laughs but also enough time to have a quiet drink on your own, as a couple on a walk through Handbridge or in a group. Caters to all and lots going on through the week.

Thank Rob J
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Very rare to find a basic proper pub these days, somewhere you can just have a drink and not feel pressured into having to buy food then vacate your table for the next lot of people waiting in the wings!! Nice little seating area's outside...More

Thank Angela D
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Finding a park is a challenge in itself here as all nearby parking is restricted. Entering the rather gloomy pub I was greeted not by the barman who looked old enough to be still at school. I had two pints and both times failed to...More

1  Thank Rusureitsme
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

This is a little gem with the best Guinness in Chester a very friendly pub with a eclectic crowd there is always some good sport on but no music so you can have a good chat and a great pint so go and enjoy

Thank sosow1
Reviewed 5 November 2015

This place has got the balance right. It has the feel of a pub to attract the real ale lovers, then it feels like an upmarket wine bar to attract the ladies. The staff were polite and efficient. It was a busy service for them...More

Thank SarahCorell
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

Great pub, friendly atmosphere and good food. Had a great time frequenting this pub and this is due to the great staff and community atmosphere, coupled with great value food and service

Thank Russell W
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Friendly service, brilliant real ales, nice traditional decor. A few years ago it was redecorated in wine bar style, but has now, happily regained its traditional wood interior fittings. A good old fashioned local pub and well worth popping into if you are in the...More

Thank Laurie C
Reviewed 19 September 2014 via mobile

Bar maid confirmed last night that they are no longer serving food. Apparently may start again in the future. Looked like an ok local boozer

1  Thank mrt0161
Reviewed 6 January 2014

The Red lion is a classic English pub. It serves real ale to a high standard, has a good menu with reasonable prices. The food is uncomplicated and cooked really well. If you are coming to Chester and want a safe pair of hands for...More

Thank sibaroni
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What time do they stop serving today ?
29 August 2016|
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Response from Rob J | Reviewed this property |
No food served here any longer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
British, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Overleigh Road | Handbridge, Chester CH4 7HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 630868
  • E-mail
The Red Lion Inn is a traditional quirky British pub serving fine foods and cask ales
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