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The Red Lion

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Finkle Street, Sedbergh, Yorkshire Dales National Park LA10 5BZ, England
+44 15396 20433
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Grotty and tired decor. 'Welcomed' (and I use the term loosely) by a slovenly barman. Given grotty food-stained menus. God knows why we didn't leave at this point. 2 of us ordered burgers which were quite frankly vile, but the chips were good. . Meat and potato pie just weird. All day breakfast OK I suppose. Only plus point was... More 

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Thank Elaine S
Morecambe, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here on a Sunday afternoon and was welcomed with lovely staff, locals and great food. Tom and Dave are great hosts to everyone that came in, knew most of the orders before they even asked and were good with the kids in the pub at the time. Very attentive to orders and fresh drinks. Overall great pub!

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Thank beccib942016
Oxford, United Kingdom
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185 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Hoping for live music as advertised but didn't happen. Pleasant enough and a local boozer but left after one drink to resume at the Dalesam Inn. Bar staff at the Red Lion were clueless.

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Thank Mike M
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Dave and Thea, really give you a warm welcome. There is a good and varied menu as well as a wide variety of real ales and wines. All this with a real roaring fire and even treats for the dog, give this Dales pub a real ambience. Would definitely recommend a visit. Top marks all round

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Thank Tony H
Sedbergh, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

As we found ourselves alone on Christmas Day for the first time in many years, we decided to make a late booking for Christmas dinner at the Red Lion, which is our local and just round the corner from where we live. At 40 pounds per head, the meal sounded to be exceptional value, and to be honest we were... More 

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Just call in for refreshment very busy lovely cosy pub nice big roaring fire we didn't eat but the food looked good staff very friendly

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Thank sueken62
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Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Visited the Red on a random day out. Walked in to a lovely welcome from one of the managers, Dave, so welcoming to everyone. Our dog even got some treats! The food, cooked by Daves partner and other manager Thea was beautiful. Home made mushroom loaf and panna cotta for dessert! Would definitely visit again!

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Thank callum e
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Had already seen the great reviews and had to write alongside. Very welcome throughout our visit. They're dog friendly, even gave buster some treats for being so well behaved! The food was excellent, traditional good pub grub! I had the award winning steak and ale pie, and it had to be the best pie I've ever tasted! Would highly recommend... More 

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Thank Adele P
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10 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Had the Cumberland sausage was excellent! Clear plate! The misses had the stake and ale pie and thought it was excellent to! Buster the dog got a few treats on arrival from the bar man and he to enjoyed the sausage and pie!

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Thank Nathan R
Derby, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Visited here on a wet Weds night, there were plenty of people in the pub so good atmosphere. Friendly barman, decent food, we had the gammon, v tasty. Would def come again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Finkle Street, Sedbergh, Yorkshire Dales National Park LA10 5BZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Yorkshire Dales National Park  >  Sedbergh
  • Phone Number: +44 15396 20433

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