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The Red Lion

$$ - $$$, British,
The Green | Culworth, Banbury OX17 3NG, England
+44 1295 760050
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sunday roast” (12 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Green | Culworth, Banbury OX17 3NG, England
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived for lunch at 13:50 to be told stopped serving at 13:45 perhaps the website should reflect opening hours correctly. Wasted 45 minutes traveling time!

Thank Wouldlikemore
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Use The Red Lion High Street Culworth OX17 2BD The address per trip advisor is for the wrong red lion. We went to the wrong one and were disappointed by a basic pub menu instead of the one described online.

Thank Brendan S
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Firstly, no Gordon’s or beefeaters gin ....what . Starters ok, husbands steak good, other chicken dish, what chicken...the smallest portion of two tiny pieces, with a massive amount of rice and beans and sweet corn, overwhelmed by the hottest sauce. Inedible, so look forward to...More

Thank treavelmad
Reviewed 31 January 2018

One of the best gastropubs I have ever visited. Sunday lunch was absolutely excellent. I chose the roast chicken with roasties and veg. which was great. Staff were very friendly, helpful and their only aim was to please to ensure that the food and service,...More

Thank rogerc700
Reviewed 31 January 2018

We are two couples who had a meal at the Red Lion on a Friday evening. The food generally was pretty good and ample portions. That said there had two complaints which in fairness were dealt with very professionally. One of the starters was bubble...More

Thank 186361Steve
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Friendly accommodating staff. Wide menu choice to suit all. The tables are spread out across the pub around corners and walls which must prove difficult at very busy times. Food arrived all together ( we were a party of 17 !) My only wish is...More

Thank honesthelen2016
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Wow, absolutely fabulous Had the pork beef & chicken Sunday lunch with lovely gravy, roasties, veg, crispy onions & a hoooot horseradish sauce Can’t fault anything, service was great, staff very friendly, definitely on our list of places to return to Well done to all...More

Thank Thecrossinators
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

A friendly, local hostelry with a good selection of cask ales. The menu is very good with dishes to suit most people. We had the sea food mixed grill , a winter burger and the haddock and cheese fish cakes. Judging by the clean plates,...More

Thank Malc-H-1
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Have been for lunch there today with friends and had excellent food. Would recommend it. Good value and friendly staff.

Thank WorcesterOlga
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere. A really good variety of heart warming dishes on the menu. So glad we found this little gem and can’t wait to try the rest of the menu! Great food & friendly service. Will be a regular!

Thank Phil B
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Questions & Answers
31 December 2017|
Response from Norman G | Reviewed this property |
Yes..parking at rear of restaurant...or on the street if full. Parking is not a problem.
9 November 2017|
Response from Ruth H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I dont know.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Green | Culworth, Banbury OX17 3NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 760050
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