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Red Lion

$$ - $$$, British,
33 High Street, Grantchester CB3 9NF, England
+44 1223 840121
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good23%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (27 reviews)
“fish chips” (8 reviews)
“duck” (8 reviews)
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Bar, British, Gastropub, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
33 High Street, Grantchester CB3 9NF, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I found the Red Lion a very nice environment, perhaps because it wasn't particularly busy on a weekday lunchtime. The ale was good and the service pleasant and competent. The food was tasty but very overpriced for what it was. There was little at the...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Initially intending to eat with my son at the Green Man and wish we'd done that! Happened to find the Red Lion first and it looked so lovely we went in. To be fair his burger was very good but my autumn salad was really...More

1  Thank Fifi627
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had booked The Red Lion for a special family birthday celebration and we were not disappointed. The food was excellent and the service was really good.....a special mention to Luca. There were 25 of us so not an easy task! Well done to all...More

Thank herbiedave
Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated a special birthday at the Red Lion this weekend and had an excellent lunch for 27 people. The service both before the event and on the day was perfect and the food was absolutely delicious! We would not hesitate to recommend the Red...More

Thank judcia62
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived at about 2 o'clock on Saturday as a party of 4. The pub was very busy but the friendly barman worked hard to find us a table. Good selection of ales and well kept. Service was not particularly fast to have an order taken...More

Thank batespaul01
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a table at the Red Lion for a family lunch. Our group of five was seated promptly. The menu was surprisingly limited with no additional daily specials. Three of our group ordered soup which was duly served, but more than ten minutes later...More

1  Thank TJML
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for a family celebration and they kindly put us in the reading room which was a bit more private and less noisy. The food was delicious, the burger exceptional. Really too stuffed for pudding, it forced a few down anyway. It’s reasonably priced, competitive...More

1  Thank Jenny G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Oh - where do I start... OK - I have to remember this is a pub that serves food - although I think the food keeps the pub going, Nice looking pub, lovely setting - easy to find and parking! 4 of us with a...More

1  Thank JPR_101
Reviewed 1 week ago

Picked the Red Lion for its excellent location; good car park; and proximity to Granchester Meadows. The four of us all had .different lunch options, and were all pleased with our choices. Puddings excellent too! Good friendly service, and nothing was too much trouble. Thank...More

1  Thank Sue R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice pub -good service and interesting menu. We arrived quite late and got a table in the window. Noisy child running screaming in & out of the area - much better when they decided to leave. Good relaxed feel - just as a pub should...More

1  Thank Katy A
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Jane Cela Q
30 April 2017|
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Response from Muriela14 | Reviewed this property |
I bake a lot myself, so feel justified in my assessment. Clearly you felt the same. Would be reluctant to try pudding here again. Am glad I didn't go for the brownie because the waiter was trying a very hard sell. Made me... More
3 April 2017|
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Response from margafarrell | Reviewed this property |
Children's play area at Red Lion: Outside there is a lovely grassy area with climbing frame,etc. It is safe -- no access to traffic, and plenty of outdoor seating as well. Inside there is no play area, but they supplied toys... More
21 February 2017|
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Response from No33theredlion | Property representative |
Hi there, yes we have a large car park for customer use. Many thanks, Ed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 High Street, Grantchester CB3 9NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Grantchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 840121
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