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Folkestone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 December 2016

visited this pub on a few occasions always found the staff polite helpful and really nice ,out for lunch on 22/12/16 and the starter really nice the special of pan fried pork chop very difficult to chew was supposed to come with green beans and saute potatoes we got peas and soggy new potatoes we ordered a bottle of Rioja...

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Red L, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to review your trip to The Red Lion, Sorry to hear that you were not happy with your lunch on the 22nd, I was not made aware that you had not enjoyed your meal. If i had i would have resolved this for you.My aim is to make sure all of our...

Kent, ENGLAND
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

This is a surprisingly large pub, staffed with a great team who were friendly and attentive, without any stuffiness. Though I booked a table for three mates on the run into Christmas the pub was not particularly full of firms-Christmas-parties as I assumed it would be, if anything, it was almost empty, which was a pity because the quality of...

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Caterham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Nice central location, short walk to the high street and to the seafront. On arrival we had a very friendly and warm welcome from Paul. Really genuine welcome which was nice. Room was a good size with a comfy bed, tea and coffee making facilities, so everything you need. The bar and restaurant is very good as well, clean, great...

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Red L, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

thank you for taking the time to post a review, Glad you had a good stay. best wishes Paul The Red Lion Hythe

Rochester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Massive thanks to Paul and the team for a perfect night on 24th Nov, the night before my wedding. Catered for 23 of us and really flexible with the menus etc. Friendly staff who couldn't have been more helpful. I was a bundle of nerves that night and they just kept congratulating me. A few laughs with them too. Food...

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Red L, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review, I'm really happy all went well, i hope your big day was all good, and i wish you all the best in the future Regards Paul The Red Lion Hythe

Basildon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2016

We eat here quite often while visiting family in hythe and always enjoy the meals we have. The menu is even better lately than previously (new management?) Have enjoyed Sunday lunch here too. Hubby really enjoyed a bacon and onion suet pudding which we have never seen on any menu before. Hope this dish continues. Recommend this pub.

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Red L, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

thank you for taking the time to post a review, We took over the pub in August, Really happy you enjoyed your meal, Bacon and onion Pudding was a child hood favorite of mine so i thought id put in on the menu glad he enjoyed it best wishes Paul The Red Lion Hythe

France
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Simple B&B in a room above the pub. Everything worked, the people were nice, the room was quiet and the bed Ok. Nice dinner washed down with good beer. The breakfast was adequate (better quality juice, jams, sausages etc. would help).

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Red L, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review, Glad you had a good stay. Sorry to here you were not a fan of the sausages, there made locally and generally get great feed back about them. we use Hartley's Jam at breakfast as they provide a nice selection and gives guests a variety , Thank you again for...

Cheshire
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Stayed here overnight on a trip to France through the tunnel. Location is very convenient - about 20 minutes from the Tunnel. The Red Lion is a traditional Pub/Hotel. Rooms are basic, but nicely laid out and clean. (Refurb just being completed). The Pub has also just been refitted, in a stripped back style, which was well done. The Beer...

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Red L, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review, I'm really happy you had a Good Stay, hope you had a good trip to France best Wishes Paul The Red Lion

Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

In town on a railway trip with a group of friends and found this place via TripAdvisor app whilst randomly looking for a lunch venue. Stunning food, great quality,... plentiful portions, all hot and fresh... service was excellent and the desserts are to die for.

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Red L, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review, I'm really happy you Enjoyed your Meal and we hope to see you again soon best Wishes Paul The Red Lion

Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Rooms were clean and nicely decorated with everything we needed....the staff were very friendly and helpful....the food and service was quick and tasty...a great place to stay especially for the venue as its only a few minutes down the road...we had a large group and they accommodated us very well...would 100% stay again and would recommend...10/10

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Red L, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review, I'm really happy you Enjoyed your stay and the Wedding went well best Wishes Paul The Red Lion

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We stayed here for a Wedding nearby and the hotel was easy to find, with a car park at the back. The lounge and bar area looked great, it looked like they had recently been done up and they have done a great job with it. The hotel part is looking old and dated, however hopefully this is due to...

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Red L, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Red Lion, As new owners we value feedback, We took over the Red Lion in Mid August and you are correct we have started the renovating the pub through out. We are currently working our way up to the rooms and plan to start these early...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are proud to announce the recent management change. Situated in the beautiful town of Hythe, the Red Lion is a perfectly situated 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 traveling 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, en suite 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Red Lion

Address: Red Lion Square, Hythe CT21 5AU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Hythe
Price Range: $102 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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Hythe Red Lion
Red Lion Hythe
The Red Lion Hythe, Kent
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