It’s business as usual here at the Red Lion. Whilst there have been some important safety changes, our warmth of welcome and quality of food have not changed. 

  • We are operating on a table service only basis for both diners and drinkers. Whilst we encourage you to book in advance, we do have a few tables available for drinkers to pop in and have a cheeky pint! .
  • We now take bookings for up to 6.  At peak times, to help with the flow of customers, we will be allocating a maximum of 2 hours for every booking – if that doesn’t suit please call.
  • We have limited bar tables and may not have space for you to arrive before your booking time.
    If you are just drinking, please call us to book a table. And don’t forget that we have to close at 10pm!
  • We will be opening at 10am for coffee every day and serving our new Saturday Brunch from 3rd October 10am to 12 noon.
  • We have reviewed our table spacing to incorporate social distancing.
  • Please can we ask you to wear a mask when not seated at a table 
  • On arrival and departure from the pub we would appreciate it if you could sanitise your hands at the points by the entrances.  Sanitiser will also be available on each table and by the entrance to the toilets
  • All our menus and wine lists are thoroughly cleaned between every use.
  • A thorough cleaning & sanitising regime is maintained in all areas of the pub throughout the day
  • We are temperature checking all staff every day and filling in medical declaration forms.
  • We have provided updated training for all staff.
  • The new NHS covid app has now launched, we have a QR code for you to scan on arrival. If you haven’t booked in advance, we will ask you to provide contact details for our records too.
  • If you or any of your party feel unwell or are showing symptoms, please contact us so we can rearrange your booking for another time.

Please call us on 01483 768497 if you have any questions, would like discuss a booking.


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  • Friendly, independently-owned and individually-styled
  • Casual enough to be comfortable, smart enough to feel special
  • Serving delicious freshly prepared food all day
  • Great for a snack, business lunch or casual supper
  • Just a drink? Choose from fairly priced cask ales, fine wines, great cocktails, fairtrade coffee & teas
  • Cool in summer with alfresco dining, lovely sunny garden & shady outside Barn
  • Cosy in winter with a real fire and deep, squashy sofas and armchairs & heated outside Barn
  • Newspapers to read, WiFi for work
  • We have revised our opening hours slightly post lock-down and will be opening an hour earlier
    from 10am every day and closing slightly earlier at 10pm every day.
  • Food is now served 12noon – 9pm – On Saturdays we will be serving Brunch from 10am to 12 noon

We think pubs are really for adults. However well-behaved younger children are very welcome seated at a table in the bar up to 7pm and in the restaurant until 7.30pm. We do have high chairs available, a kids menu and baby change facility.

Well behaved dogs on a lead are welcome in the garden at any time – please be aware that your pet may be a hazard to unsuspecting customers in a busy pub!

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