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High Street, Handcross RH17 6BP, England
+44 1444 400292
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is gastro pub where the staff make you feel really welcome and it is very cosy. The service was excellent even though it was very busy when we arrived. The food we saw going passed us looked really good. We ordered the bread and olive basket as we had been told we would wait approximately 40 minutes for our... More 

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Thank lesley-anne a
Horsham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have eaten Sunday Roast across the land. We have now found, 2 miles from home, the perfect venue serving top quality food in an unfussy straightforward way. A genuine pleasure to eat there.

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Thank jpjgodwin
Copthorne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely venue, excellent service, lovely food - the fillet steak was cooked to perfection and good value.

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Thank AndyGTR
Greater London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service from dam Jose Michael and the girls... excellent roast.. can't fault .. will return again and again... keep up the good work...,

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Thank bobby m
Red H, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for those kind words. We are happy that we could make it such a great experience for you and we hope to see you again and again ..... and again. Will pass your comments on to the team and the people mentioned. More 

Mid Sussex
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on Sunday afternoon at 4pm. Amlate lunch with some friends from the Midlands. First time for us all and what a welcome! Warmth as soon as we opened the door both from the heating and the staff. We were early so had a drink at the bar before going to table, good, varied menu and explanations from the... More 

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Thank Marymonge
Red H, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such an amazing review. We are happy that the whole experience was great and everything we did was positive. This will give the team great pride and make them strive to be even better. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks again More 

Godalming, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visit the Red Lion whenever I am able and deliberately choose it when meeting friends despite the fact I live some distance away. The food is always of the highest quality and the selection interesting and slightly different from the usual fayre in similar type restaurants. I have had their Sunday roasts a couple of times and they are... More 

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Thank pole-q
Red H, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review. The comments about the roast dinner are so flattering as usually nothing beats your own mothers cooking so you have made us very proud. I will pass your comments onto the team. Its always good to hear that we have guests from outside of the area as well as local and again we take... More 

Crawley, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful 3 course meal and bottle of Moët here on Saturday evening. Excellent personable service, lovely setting, beautiful food and competitive prices! This is our number one choice whenever we venture out for a meal and we haven't been let down yet! Just a note, I had the rather boring sounding strawberries and frozen yogurt dessert for under... More 

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Thank Katwilders
Red H, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Its really lovely to hear that you think of us first when you are thinking of dining out. The team will feel really valued when I pass your comments on. The strawberries and yogurt dessert might seem boring to some but is actually very popular and we are happy that someone has shared just how good it is so thank... More 

Crawley Down, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here a few times over the past three years and each time the service has been fantastic, professional and warm. The food which I've tried various dishes has been fresh, portioned and cooked well, tasty. We are going again tonight for dinner the three of us and will write up another review.

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Thank Brian D
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant for my birthday meal with husband & friends. The staff offered us a warm friendly welcome on our arrival. I couldn't fault the service throughout the evening, everyone we encountered was friendly, knowledgeable & happy to enjoy a laugh with us. Food was really lovely, served warm & in a timely manner. The setting is charming -... More 

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Thank FiP-W
Red H, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. I will pass your comments on to the front of house team and the kitchen team who will be delighted to hear that their hard work is paying off. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Brighton, England
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived having booked for lunch but publicly admonished for not getting high chair arrangements specified before coming. Then the food sharing platters were good but main chicken dishes and veg option poor. Expensive for what we got in service and food.👎

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
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: High Street, Handcross RH17 6BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Handcross
  • Phone Number: +44 1444 400292
Description
An idyllic retreat set in beautiful country house-style surroundings, The Red Lion - Handcross serves a menu of gourmet European recipes. Trained in high-class cookery schools in Spain and Italy, the chefs bring a wealth of experience, and demonstrate knowledge of a breadth of classic and complex cooking techniques. Partnering with Rothschild wine merchants, guests can choose a bottle from the well-stocked cellar.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?