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The Red Lion

Rawling Street, Milstead ME9 0RT, England
+44 1795 830279
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“tartlet” (5 reviews)
“calves liver” (5 reviews)
“fish soup” (4 reviews)
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British, Pub, European, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rawling Street, Milstead ME9 0RT, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ideal venue for celebrating our daughter's birthday - gentle buzz of background conversation, convivial atmosphere, unobtrusive music, not too crowded, and our pre-booked table awaited us. The food was up to its usual standard. Jo provided a warm welcome and all the information we needed...More

Thank Whyard
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Visited on a really busy Saturday night. Greeted with a smile, Drinks orders taken straight away at the bar and shown straight to our table. Menu is written on a chalk board in the restaurant. Menu is quite European in style and consisted of 8...More

Thank manofkent1394
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Went for a family meal with son (age 13). Food is always excellent, service was good. Fabulous calves liver and fillet steak. Nothing is too much for the chef he made my son a peppercorn sauce as didn't like the one the steak came with.

Thank stevensg5
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We ate, a party of four, celebrating a birthday. It was a Saturday evening, the restaurant was very full and a bit noisy but a friendly atmosphere and comfortable seating. The adequate and varied menu was written on a board on the wall. The chef...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We went here as a group of 12 on a Friday night and it was totally full but that didn't change the service or the quality of food in any way. It's a few years since we last visited so was looking foward to trying...More

Thank hazel b
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Absolutely, without doubt the best steak and kidney pudding I've ever had..... and I've had a few! We had the restaurant to ourselves - it was Tuesday evening in mid-January celebrating my birthday and the whole night was lovely. I also had the fish soup...More

Thank Seandf1007
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We have been visiting the Red Lion for a few years and it remains one of our favourite places locally for a special meal. We have eaten in some very fine restaurants around the world and the quality of the food is splendid. I don’t...More

Thank andrewjecooper
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Visited here last night after researching great restaurants for a rare evening out. Being Michelin recommended we were excited to go. Upon arrival we were not given a menu but expected to stand in front of a blackboard to choose food. I prefer to look...More

Thank Nicky K
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic hidden gem - a gorgeous pub, friendly staff and a lovely selection of truly great food.

Thank fraserweeks
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Patrick in the kitchen catered for 12 of us. The food was out of this world, and for anyone to criticize this place must need their head examining. Im fussy, and i tell you what, you would pay 4 or 5 times as much if...More

Thank Paul N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:45 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:45 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:45 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:45 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:45 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rawling Street, Milstead ME9 0RT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Milstead
  • Phone Number: +44 1795 830279
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