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The Red Lion

High Street, Southwick PO17 6EF, England
+44 23 9237 7223
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (7 reviews)
“pudding” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
High Street, Southwick PO17 6EF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended to come to this place for the legendary steak and ale pie. The people who recommended it were three sets of neighbours who went on about it so much we thought we must try it! We came for Sunday lunch and most...More

1  Thank Fibanes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Checked with them by phone for availability of a table in an hour's time. No problem. Arrived for our 1 pm booking, and although the place was nearly full, we were served our drinks immediately, ordered the main courses (skipped starters) which followed in less...More

1  Thank cooperman1275
Reviewed 1 week ago

Faultless service and the food was excellent well presented and arrived promptly. It was relatively busy when we were there. Found the staff or owners very friendly.

1  Thank SimonRomsey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate at The Red Lion the other night with some very close friends. We all had different starters which were enjoyed very much. Then we all ordered the steak pie. I count myself as a bit of a pie expert and I have to say...More

1  Thank Binky023
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

popped into The Red, by chance sampled sunday lunch EXCELLENT beef brisket was great !! amazing ambience lots of D day history, own car park, friendly staff , very helpful A MUST

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ambience of the Red Lion has not changed much in the last 30 years. What has changed, however, is the number of customers. There was a time when it would be impossible to get a table on a Friday evening, however, we went on...More

Thank champagnesue2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great Sunday Lunch - Beef Brisket. Melts in the mouth. Followed by a few drinks in the quirky garden at the back. Have fun with the hats in the Moroccan corner. Love this pub. Sally and Steve propieters do a great job as...More

Thank Jackie B
56maureen, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review and so glad you enjoy our courtyard garden,we look forward to your next visit

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I come here regularly with friends, family and dog. Warm and welcoming atmosphere and the food and service is always fantastic. I highly recommend the Red Lion for all occasions.

Thank niffgirl
56maureen, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thankyou for your review and hope to see you soon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have now eaten at the Red Lion three times over the Summer, with friends and just as a couple and every time we have left feeling very satisfied. The menu is good and so are the specials, food always well cooked and very warm...More

Thank 834md
56maureen, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review we are so glad you like the Red Lion and look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a disappointing visit this time. Food took over an hour to arrive. Three of the meals (brisket) were cold so had to be sent back. Two returned and I had to wait a further ten minutes for the final meal to come by...More

Thank catkins27
56maureen, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi I remember checking with you on the day and asked if everything was ok at which point you made me aware of the cold meals. i apologized profusely and took money off of your meals as i also explained we were extremely busy due...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Southwick PO17 6EF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southwick
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9237 7223
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