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The Red Lion

Upper Icknield Way | Whiteleaf, Princes Risborough HP27 0LL, England
+44 1844 344476
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (20 reviews)
“sunday roast” (9 reviews)
“chilli” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Upper Icknield Way | Whiteleaf, Princes Risborough HP27 0LL, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely and welcoming pub. Nice atmosphere with an open fire, and friendly staff. Would definitely come back!

Thank Trude52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As we were visiting Princes Risborough for the morning, we needed a dog friendly pub for lunch, near a good walk. The Red Lion was perfect! It is rustic inside and the friendly staff welcomed us all with open arms. Jon thoroughly enjoyed the steak...More

Thank JonGoodwin
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Found this little pub on TripAdvisor and we’re so glad we did. It was empty bar a few locals and we luckily made it with 5 minutes to go until the kitchen closed!! The barmaid was lovely and assured us it wasn’t any trouble to...More

Thank MichelleB1989
Reviewed 7 December 2017

I went with a friend for a Steak at the Red Lion as it had been recommended by another friend. I had eaten the week before at the renowned Gauchos in Richmond where I had paid £50 for steak, I can honestly say the steak...More

1  Thank Tomwhastings
Reviewed 6 December 2017

I've been to the Red Lion before but not for a few years and I heard about their Steak Night. The Chef assured us it was the best steak around and he wasn't wrong, absolutely amazing Rib Eye - My friend even said it was...More

2  Thank JamesRBell01
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We live within walking distance of the Red Lion. It is a small traditional pub, no loud music, pool tables or TV. The food is always very good, the beer well kept and the staff very friendly.

Thank jdoradio
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Best burgers and steak for miles and miles, unbeatable every time! Highly recommend this gem up the hill :) lovely welcoming atmosphere and staff, a must!

Thank brundrette
Reviewed 25 November 2017

A small pub that is full of nooks and cranies and can be overcrowded. The sort of place where every one looks at you as you walk in - a stranger in the camp! Chill con carne was not special (No chili!?), rice over boiled...More

1  Thank copsham
Reviewed 30 October 2017

How all pubs used to be, great atmosphere, good value menu and nice selection of beers. Would recommend the steak really good.

Thank Colin B
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Picturesquely situated up in the hills, the Red Lion offered very good beer, and excellent service. The vegan bean chilli was just the job for a cold evening (a cheese topping was also available). A whitebait starter was also very good. The atmosphere of the...More

Thank Douglas R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
Bar, British, Pub
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Upper Icknield Way | Whiteleaf, Princes Risborough HP27 0LL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Princes Risborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1844 344476
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