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The Red Lion

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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High Street | Culworth, Banbury OX17 3NG, England
+44 845 608 6040
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Today
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 11:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Wed - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 11:00
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was the first time that we had visited The red Lion . The atmosphere was warm and friendly. The restaurant was rustic and in keeping with the building.

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Thank cherryplumbpie
Brackley, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our first visit to the red lion at Culworth. It will hopefully not be our last. My daughter in laws parent recommended it and we were not at all disappointed. We booked a table for 1.30 pm and the place was buzzing but not loud. Most of the tables were full. We ordered 2 speciality burgers and I... More 

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Thank 762IreneB
UK
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are local but this was our first visit to this lovely gastro pub. We were not disappointed. The atmosphere was warm and inviting and the service was first class. My wife is a vegetarian and Bronni was able to rustle up a beautiful vegetable curry on the spot. My wife said it was fantastic. I had braised beef and... More 

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Thank Ken F
Banbury, Oxon
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely food and a warm welcome as ever. The pork rib was delicious but enormous , my husband has a steak which he rated highly.

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Thank BerryKing
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful evening. Six course Wild Game menu ending with this lovely apple with salted caramel ice cream pudding. Enthusiastically presented with style and aplomb. Do hope they will do this again.

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Thank Barbara K
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

The whole expirence from entering to leaving was welcoming warm inviting friendly there really aren't enough adjectives just visit if you get the chance. Food as always brilliant different with a good rotation of menu( Christmas menu looks fab). Staff knowledge of menu and recommendations. Great wine good beer.

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Family sunday lunch with children so not sure what to expect, lovely atmosphere and the restaurant, bar area and toilets very clean. Nice Sunday lunch menu with something for everybody we had two Sunday lunches and 2 fish meals, we asked for changes/ request for two of the meals, which was not a problem meals arrived very quickly was not... More 

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Thank ops m
Towcester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Today I took some of my family to the Red Lion after having been recommended by a neighbour. Their Sunday roast dinner was truly wonderful and was cooked to perfection. The service was exemplary and the ambiance great although a little noisy as it was packed with others who clearly knew how good their food is! I fully recommend them... More 

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Thank bicockburn
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic service, big portions and stunning food. The best Sunday pub lunch I have ever had. That's all!

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Thank 187063Ian
Kidlington, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

I wanted somewhere special for a birthday lunch for my partner near Sulgrave Manor and saw the reviews of the Red Lion. We were warmly welcomed by the lovely barman despite being late for our booking due to getting lost on the way. We thought we would be too late for lunch but the barman could not have been more... More 

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 11:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 11:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 11:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street | Culworth, Banbury OX17 3NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 845 608 6040

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