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Red Lion

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Ashington $$ - $$$ , British,
London Road | Ashington, Ashington RH20 3DD, England
+44 1903 892523
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible15%
2 weeks ago
14 May 2017
“Disappointing roast”
Closed Now
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
London Road | Ashington, Ashington RH20 3DD, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely pub offering with great selection of food and fab g 'n t cocktails. Sadly a dish chosen by my guests did not live up to expectation. When we gave the team feedback they did not quibble, offered a replacement meal without question and were...More

Thank Jane G
Gareth J, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Jane G, Thank you for your review, sorry about the pork belly this has been discussed with our head chef to make sure it is perfect every time as it is one of our most popular dishes. We hope to see you again soon...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped yesterday for lunch,and was pleasantly surprised to find a village pub with a really inspirational menu,with something to suit everyone,at prices between £9.50 and £15 for the main,and a cheaper 2 course lunch menu with selected items at £12. My wife and I had...More

Thank Sydney D
Gareth J, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Sydney D, Many thanks for your lovely review we are all really pleased you enjoyed your visit and look forward to your next one. Kindest Regards Gareth

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a late lunch with friends. The pub looks great from the outside and the inside has had a lot of work done over the years and is smart and comfortable. We did the fixed price lunch menu which is available 12pm to 6pm probably...More

Thank noproblemjamaica08
Gareth J, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear noproblemjamaica08, Many Thanks for your review, I am really happy your enjoyed the food whilst visiting us. I would really like to discuss your visit in more detail as I am shocked you felt un welcome please could you give me a call on...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited pub with two friends shown to table with hard chairs when asked to move line manager really didn't want to know,but then spoke to Cameron who couldn't be more helpful he was delightful he remembered everything that the four of us ordered,he should go...More

Thank _david2carter
Gareth J, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear david2carter, I have passed your comments on to Cameron and agree he has a bright future. I have also discussed with the manager and apologise that he didn't deal with your needs immediately. I look forward to meeting you in person on your next...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice meal and pleasant surroundings. Visited the toilet Judy before leaving and was astonished as it was one of the dirtiest pub/restaurants I've used. Door was filthy and floor and walls unclean. Hand dryer not working. Not a good advert for general hygiene of the...More

Thank Patbythesea
Gareth J, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Patbythesea, Thank you for your comments, I am sorry the toilets were not as they should have been this has been rectified and a greater focus on our checks in now in place. I thank you for bringing this to our attention. We hope...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a family table this past weekend for my wife's 60th Birthday. We had a table in a good position and the pub is very well organised in comfortable surroundings. Courteous and helpful, polite staff. Great choice of food. Well presented and tasty. Everyone...More

Thank Paul R
Gareth J, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Paul R, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, I have passed your comments on to the staff who were working and we all hope to see you again soon. Thank you Gareth

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have eaten here over many years and this is now a much improved, well cooked and presented menu. The staff were very welcoming and we had a lovely coffee time/ drinks/lunch and coffee from 11.30 to 4pm and at no time did we feel hurried....More

Thank 13,130,806
Gareth J, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for your review we are happy that you had a nice afternoon and noticed the improvements we are putting in place. Thank you Gareth

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were warmly welcomed, made to feel comfortable and attended to with interest but not over powering. Food was lovely, lobster & crab cakes and buttermilk chicken, both very tasty and beautifully cooked. We were told there was a slight delay but our meals were...More

Thank pabearc
Gareth J, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Pabearc, It was a pleasure to have you at our restaurant and we are all really pleased you had a great time. We look forward to your next visit. Kindest Regards Gareth

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We arrived at 7:15pm and were told that the Seabass wasn't available, nor the chunky chips for our friend's cod dish. We waited 25 minutes and were then informed that that the sharing platter we'd ordered wasn't available! My wife had ordered the southern fried...More

Thank Anne J
Gareth J, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Anne J, I am sorry to hear that we had run out of a few items on your recent visit, I do hope that you can give us another try as this is definitely not the standards we set ourselves. I sincerely apologise and...More

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We ate as a group of 9 and the restaurant was apparently not expecting us, saying that the internet booking system was not working - check your booking? Anyway they were not busy and we had starters, mains and sweets. Everyone seemed to enjoy their...More

1  Thank Smaske1
Gareth J, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Smaske1, Thank you for the review , we are sorry we had issues with the booking system. I am really pleased you all enjoyed the food and we look forward to welcoming you all back again soon. Best Regards Gareth

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: London Road | Ashington, Ashington RH20 3DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Ashington
  • Phone Number: +44 1903 892523
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Sensitively restored and brimming with countryside charm, The Red Lion - Pulborough offers British pub hospitality. Mixing classic recipes and modern dishes, the menu is dictated by the seasons, with daily-changing specials also on offer. The bar is amply stocked with fine wines and smooth cask ales, and chunky wood furnishings and quirky décor make for a homely, relaxed ambience in the dining room. A menu just for kids offers fun yet nutritious choice for younger diners.
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