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Red Lion

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Ashington $$ - $$$ , British,
London Road | Ashington, Ashington RH20 3DD, England
+44 1903 892523
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Overview
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible16%
14 May 2017
“Disappointing roast”
3 May 2017
“Delicious food, iffy service”
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
London Road | Ashington, Ashington RH20 3DD, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The menu is quite extensive and there is something for everybody , (although personally I'd like to see less chorizo and more English options, lamb would be nice,). However I was happy with my sea bass filets! The roast belly of pork is stuffed and...More

1  Thank etd2015
General Manager A, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Etd2015, thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us at The Red Lion, Ashington. We're happy we could meet your expectations! Thank you so much again for your feedback! We hope you have a great day! Warmest Regards Management Team

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fabulous food,service and surroundings. Previous comments about the toilets,really? What do you come here for,good food or to sit on the loo,they're clean and functional.

1  Thank Vicky B
General Manager A, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Vicky B, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Red Lion, Ashington!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here again after coming last year and again was not disappointed. The meals are wonderfully presented and thought out. I had a 3 course fixed price menu and for £14.95 was wowed by how much you get. Thank you againMore

1  Thank Sam F
General Manager A, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Sam Thank you for the 5 star rating we are very grateful for the feedback. Please make sure you come down and try some of the specials when your in next, this gives the chefs a chance to showcase their cooking skills and infusions...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with two others, food was tasty and looked as good on the plate as it was to eat. The waiter was very attentive, professional and friendly - what more could you want for a meal out at The Red Lion. Would recommend this restaurant...More

1  Thank MrsPeonie
General Manager A, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Ms Peonie We are grateful for the lovely feedback, we are working hard to delivery a good experience for all our guests that visit. Just for info we have recently renovated the back garden, so be sure to pop down when the suns out...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worse service I have ever received in a pub/restaurant staff were non existent, food was awful only saving grace was the sticky toffee pudding! Wouldn't return! The kebab shop across the road gives better service and quality foodMore

Thank Daniel B
General Manager A, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Daniel Thank you for the detailed info regarding your experience, after some investigation with the team that was on duty none of the team were made aware of any issues on the day you visited. Could you please call me as I would like...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely lovely pub. Amazing food. Great ambience and Gigi the waitress really made everything perfect.

1  Thank Sarasota14
General Manager A, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Sara We are grateful that you left this lovely response, I will be sharing the feedback with Gigi & the kitchen team. Once again thank you and we hope to see you very soon. Warmest Regards Peter Biancheri

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoying a very pleasant and long lunch at The Local on a typically underwhelming (weather-wise) Bank Holiday Monday. The sea bass special with cauliflower rice was a top tip from Lee and the newly installed HopHouse 13 is washing it down very well. Well done...More

1  Thank RobbieWestSussex
General Manager A, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Robbie Thank you for the lovely review, You are right about the weather it was not up to the previous days standard but neverless we are happy you enjoyed the time at the Red Lion. I will be passing the feedback to the team....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the pub after a three year break and the female toilet ( inside on the left) was STILL unserviceable. When we were regulars there (popping in almost daily) it was a standing joke and, three years on, nothing has changed, with A4 signs taped...More

Thank AddictedToSussex
General Manager A, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. Unfortunately, things do break which is why there was an out of order sign on the door, while we waited for someone to fix the damage made by vandals. Just for info, the toilets...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The steak pie was a 'proper' pie and very good. Gluten free details were available when requested. It was quiet as we were early for dinner but did begin filling up later. A pleasant experience.

1  Thank Jac385
General Manager A, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jac, Your recommendation means so much to us and we're so happy to have earned it. Thank you again for taking the time to let the world know about your positive experience. Have a great day! Red Lion Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I enticed to stop, For lunch on a lovely sunny day. We both ordered the trio roast. The meat was dry, the veg under done Parsnips hardly roasted, sausage in bacon not crispy at all , in fact underdone . Potatoes black...More

1  Thank juliaanscomb
General Manager A, Manager at Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, We are sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy the food, We have recently changed the roasts and we are working hard to ensure this doesn't happen again. We take all feedback very seriously and set actions for the team to help prevent such...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 27
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: London Road | Ashington, Ashington RH20 3DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Ashington
  • Phone Number: +44 1903 892523
  • E-mail
Description
Sensitively restored and brimming with countryside charm, The Red Lion - Pulborough offers British pub hospitality. Mixing classic recipes and modern dishes, the menu is dictated by the seasons, with daily-changing specials also on offer. The bar is amply stocked with fine wines and smooth cask ales, and chunky wood furnishings and quirky décor make for a homely, relaxed ambience in the dining room. A menu just for kids offers fun yet nutritious choice for younger diners.
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