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The Red Lion

) #3 of 146 Restaurants in Burton upon Trent $$ - $$$ , British,
The Red Lion Duffield Lane | Newborough, Burton upon Trent DE13 8SH, England
+44 1283 576182
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Red Lion Duffield Lane | Newborough, Burton upon Trent DE13 8SH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited tonight for steak night which is very reasonable - 2 8oz steaks (rump or sirloin) for £30, the steak was delicious and the chips are homemade! Often come here with friends on a Tuesday, unlike most pubs on a Tuesday night there is a...More

1  Thank dwh7679
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reasonable prices for a pub known for its delicious choices of pies.......had the steak and Stilton pie with horseradish mash and minty garden peas and herb gravy.......delicious!!!!!!8 choices of different pies, 6 different choices of mash, choice of veggies and 4 different choices of gravy......all...More

Thank treese l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My Wife and I managed to get a table at late notice on Sunday 21st as we happened to be in the area. We were both very pleased with the service and the food. We only wanted a main course so both chose the rotisserie...More

1  Thank Neil O
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Fantastic Venue. Visited with the family on the eve of my sisters wedding, excellent atmosphere, friendly staff and beautiful location. Food was outstanding and very generous portion sizes. The owner went above and beyond what you would expect from a 'normal' restaurant and made us...More

2  Thank Johnson0103
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Visited today with family. The place itself is lovely and the staff welcoming. Order was taken quickly and food arrived in good time. We didn't have any complaints regarding the food or service. We will return.

1  Thank FoodieHughes
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Absolutely delicious Sunday lunch - both my husband and I thought it was the best roast beef we have had in a restaurant for a very long time. The beef was excellent quality, the veggies were delicious and the Yorkies top notch. Plenty of gravy...More

1  Thank scoreb1974
Reviewed 30 April 2017

A first time visit here and we were not disappointed. This is a delightful pub & eatery in rural Staffordshire. The warm camembert and onion jam starter was very unusual, but absolutely gorgeous, a certain winner. We then had steaks, again, cooked to perfection with...More

1  Thank Graham G
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Went here with friends for an evening meal. Very pleasant evening. Atmosphere OK. Went straight in to the restaurant so don't know what the bar area was like but sounded busy. Menu good, quite a bit of choice. I quite like plain food and didn't...More

1  Thank stanthedog1
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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

The food and service were second to none once again. We don't go out often but this is always our first choice for the best food. We all had different starters and mains and all were excellent. Couldn't fit in a pudding! The staff are...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely food, great staff and excellent service. We stayed nearby and decided to eat here as it had good reviews, we will be back soon!

1  Thank jade8791
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there an A la carte menu on Sunday evenings?
6 September 2015|
Response from Emma S | Property representative |
Hi Cagsimo We serve a la carte food from 12 until 6pm on a Sunday, unfortunately we are unable to offer food after that. I would highly recommend booking on a Sunday. Kind regards Emma
What is the Sunday lunch?
16 May 2015|
Response from Emma S | Property representative |
Hi Hitophouse On a Sunday we serve a three course set menu from 12 until 6pm. It is 3 courses for £20, 2 courses for £17 or a roast for £13. We always have a choice of 3 roasts with Beef and rotisserie chicken always... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Red Lion Duffield Lane | Newborough, Burton upon Trent DE13 8SH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Burton upon Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1283 576182
  • E-mail
The Red Lion is situated just off the A515 and is an ideal venue for all occasions. We are close to St George's Park, Tatenhill Air Field, Trent Raceway, Old Bakers Cottage B&B, Newborough Cottages and Hoar Cross Hall & Spa. We have a lovely bar area with open fire. Our restaurant can accommodate 45 guests and also fantastic new bar area. We welcome families, walkers, cyclists, dogs and large parties. Our daily menu is available from 12pm-2.30Pm with dinner menu available from 5-9.30 Tuesday to Saturday. Sunday Lunch is served 12-6 pm.
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