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Red Lion - CLOSED

1 Kingsdown Road, St Margaret's at Cliffe, Dover CT15 6AZ, England
+44 1304 853190
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible13%
24 Dec 2015
“One of the best pubs in St Margarets”
16 May 2015
“Great Pit stop”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
1 Kingsdown Road, St Margaret's at Cliffe, Dover CT15 6AZ, England
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

I was visiting family and I came across the red lion I would say one of the best pubs in St Margarets the staff are very friendly and welcoming. The price are very affordable and the atmosphere was incredible. I couldn't ask for more. I...More

1  Thank MadRich96
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

Popped into this delightful pub for a quick pint with the Father. Soon as we walked in, started chatting to the lovely Land Lady. Never less to say within 5 mins felt like a local. Lovely pub shame there aren't more like it around

3  Thank Stuart J
Reviewed 15 May 2015

Good beers on tap, great location and the owner John was terrific. Walked us through the history of the pub including where Ian Fleming sat while he wrote James Bond novels. Really terrific place!! (We didn't eat because we already had, but would definitely go...More

3  Thank Ellen V
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Welcome pub with real fire on a dreadful rainy night. Spent an hour or so here and the landlord made us feel welcome. Prices very reasonable.

2  Thank sue5
Reviewed 18 January 2015

I recently went back to red lion pub after two years and was shocked to find there was no food on, the place was filthy and full of rubbish.Land lord john IF YOU CAN CALL HIM THAT seem to not care a shifty way about...More

1  Thank JAMES E
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Really warm welcome by John and his staff. Good beer n great atmosphere. Love every visit to this great little pub in a beautiful setting

2  Thank 3snotty
Reviewed 17 August 2014

We loved visiting this place. John was really friendly and couldn't have been nicer to our two small children. He did apologise for not doing food at present so I can only review as a pub rather than a restaurant. He did, however, make us...More

2  Thank MissusWLondon
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Really good pub, there was 12 of us so the man had to put up with a lot of noise, but didn't moan at all in fact he came out with sweets for the children, which was a nice touch, did try and go there...More

2  Thank Julie L
Reviewed 23 July 2014

A year ago (24.4.2013) I wrote that the web site indicated food was available Mon-Weds of a light variety. Sadly a year later the web site remains unaltered & incorrect. It seems reviews vary from one extreme to another for this village Pub. Given that...More

1  Thank ian s
Reviewed 22 June 2014

Absolutely fantastic local pub, welcoming friendly bar staff, lovely atmosphere and a great night every time I come in! Would definitely recommend to a friend and will be spending my 21st birthday in here!

2  Thank Melk04
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Kingsdown Road, St Margaret's at Cliffe, Dover CT15 6AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Dover  >  St Margaret's at Cliffe
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 853190
Description
This place is a hidden gem, serving absolutely fantastic food at pub prices. Other customers were raving about the food as well. Some good real ales on tap as well. Will be going back.
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