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The Red Lion

$$ - $$$, , British
Red Lion Square, Hythe CT21 5AU, England
+44 1303 263900
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average6%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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Pub, Bar, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Red Lion Square, Hythe CT21 5AU, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A nice and quite popular pub restaurant , Service very good, vegetarian wellington very tasty, lamb shanks good too.Fruit crumble very good, and cheesecake too ( except base too hard) Syrah wine average. Not great , but better than average all round. prices average too.

Thank david r
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We try to meet for lunch here on a Friday. It sets us up for a lovely weekend. Great food and service. The staff are lovely and friendly. The steak nights are really good. Decor is lovely and the whole experience is 5*.

Thank John L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friday night with friends for food and drinks, excellent! Sunday lunch with family. Nothing too much trouble.and today with parents for a couple of BH drinks. Staff and owners are warm and friendly. There's never a night whether it's midweek, #fundayfriday or weekends for food....More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 15 August 2017

There were five in our party and all the food came out at the same time. There were two burgers, one baked Camembert, a Ploughman's lunch and a portion of chips. All meals were home-made and freshly cooked and delicious. Everybody enjoyed their lunches, very...More

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Earlier in the day I had popped into a new Meze place in the High Street and was told 'There is no need to book' so I didn't. we were turned away! We walked up the road and popped into the Red Lion, although they...More

1  Thank filrite
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food and service at The Red Lion, Hythe. Been here many times and food is always consistently excellent and very good value for money. The staff could not be more helpful, efficient and friendly. Love it!! Sunday lunch is superb - home cooked, healthy,...More

1  Thank SonyaHythe
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Hot and cooked to order food amazing chips, family friendly (almost too family friendly when you are a couple)

Thank Jacklyn118
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We ate at the Red Lion but did not stay there. Good sized meals, hot and well cooked. Not very romantic dinner for 2 as so many children in restaurant it go a bit noisy so after eating moved to the bar area. Bar service...More

Thank Jacklyn118
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed for a last minute one night break in hythe and managed to get a room in the The Red lion pub for £75 On arrival the pub had a contemporary feel and is obviously being updated. We were met by a very pleasant...More

Thank Suzanne L
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Fab Sunday lunch today - great meat and fluffy potatoes with gorgeous veg! Brilliant food and lovely, friendly staff. Highly recommended!

Thank Sylvia J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:30
12:00 - 20:45
12:00 - 20:45
12:00 - 20:45
12:00 - 20:45
12:00 - 20:45
12:00 - 20:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Red Lion Square, Hythe CT21 5AU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Hythe
  • Phone Number: +44 1303 263900
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We are proud to announce the recent management change. Situated in the beautiful town of Hythe, the Red Lion is a perfectly situtated for all types of visitors. Close to the beach and only 30 minutes away from Canterbury. Close to Dover, why not spend a few nights before travelling to Europe. Whether its for one night, a short break or a longer holiday you can be assured of a comfortable relaxing stay with us. Each room features individual decor, ensuite facilities, TV, WiFi and tea & coffee making facilities. We offer some deliciously tempting menus from lunches to evening meals and some fantastic mid-week meal promotions. Our Sunday lunches are very popular and we would recommend pre-booking your table to avoid disappointment
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