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The Red Lion Inn Hinxton

32 High Street, Hinxton CB10 1QY, England
+44 1799 530601
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“game pie” (3 reviews)
“beef” (15 reviews)
“fish and chips” (14 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
32 High Street, Hinxton CB10 1QY, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wow we have just paid £159!!! For one night in shabby (not chic) annex building adjoining a very depressing pub. We booked last minute for our friends wedding and arrived at about 5pm to a very empty pub (now we know why) to collect our...More

Thank Louise P
Alex C, Owner at The Red Lion Inn Hinxton, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Louise Thank you for visiting us this last weekend. I am glad we could fit you and your friends in at the last minute for a stayover during the wedding you were up for. I am so sorry that our housekeeper, Jane, came across...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited twice in the last year on a Friday lunchtime and I have to say it is one of the nicest pubs / restaurant we have been in for some time. The food is exceptional and the service cannot be faulted. Highly recommend the rump...More

Thank Brian J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were celebrating a big birthday with our family and chose the Red Lion.From the start they were very welcoming and changed our table around for us. Big smiles accompanied the menu and we were all spoilt for choice with all the delicious options. We...More

Thank cherubcambridge268
Reviewed 23 April 2018

We went to the Red Lion for a Sunday lunch with friends. We were presented with an inventive menu: interesting ingredients subtly juxtaposed to very good effect. Some of us had, and loved, gurnard cooked in a salt crust .There were also some classic dishes,...More

1  Thank ClaireFairhaven
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

The staff were lovely, which is more than I could say about the food! Small round bowls , not ideal for a stacked burger, very messy. Gammon egg and chips and piccalilli ! Cold eggs , warm chips and 2 large chunks of carrot and...More

Thank margo p
Reviewed 5 April 2018

An inauspicious start to be told fish and chips was off the menu because it had all gone by 8pm. With only a handful of bar dishes to choose from our selection was quite restricted. The good news was that three of the four of...More

Thank peddr0
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Stayed 3 nights recently with our dog. The accommodation is located in a separate purpose built building at the top of the garden, with each room having their own entrance from the outside, which is always better for dog owners, rather than trailing through a...More

Thank Janpal24
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Four adults mid week had an excellent meal here. Veloute soup delicious , cod cheeks superb and cauliflower medley great. Thoroughly recommended. Also a family meal for 8-80 year olds was great for all on another occasion. Olivia Dawson

1  Thank nymclarke
Reviewed 27 March 2018

The slightly scruffy sign, being consumed by surrounding hedgerow at the northern entrance to the village off the A1301 might make you think twice about visiting but if you do, and you should, you will not be disappointed. Entering through a small door into a...More

1  Thank Fife_Flyer
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

A warm welcome and a wonderful range of GF dishes. Some of the meals come with a version with of GF. The draft ciders was just Aspalls but none of the typical ones which is also the signs of a good pub. The gluten free...More

1  Thank Siborging
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Response from Kerry R | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are. They even have a friendly resident pooch wandering around occasionally.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 40
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 am
7:30 am - 9:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 High Street, Hinxton CB10 1QY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Hinxton
  • Phone Number: +44 1799 530601
  • E-mail
Multi-award winning (Freehouse, Gastro Food and Accommodation Pub of the Year finalist at The Publican Awards) Classic 16th Century Grade II listed Freehouse in a tiny conservation village, sitting in a walled garden overlooked by a dovecote and the village church. Beamed ceilings, log fires, four cask ales, well known restaurant (AA Rosette, Local Secrets top place to eat and drink in the south of Cambridge 2008 award, Alastair Sawday, Good Pub, Good Beer & Good Food Guides, "top 50 pub garden in the country") - oak raftered traditional dry peg construction. Eight new-build double ensuites, direct dial telephone, free internet access (modem and wireless), 4 AA stars. New sister pub - The Black Bull.
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