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The Red Lion Inn

Main Street, Hognaston DE6 1PR, England
+44 1335 370396
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (8 reviews)
“beef” (8 reviews)
“mash” (6 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 pm - 11:00 pmAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Hognaston DE6 1PR, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Just had a lovely Sunday snack and it was delightful. so cozy with the fire on and very relaxed atmosphere. Great Service and lovely food.

Thank familiapughcor
Reviewed 1 week ago

lovely traditional old english pub, great atmosphere, superb food, served with excellent presentation and attention to detail

Thank julie r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't normally cause a scene or enjoy confrontation with my meal but this is what you are likely to get as a side dish when eating out at this shoddy establishment. Average food and the rudest service I have ever experienced. Firstly don't accuse...More

Thank peggysue1233
Jason W, Owner at The Red Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments , I'd like to apologise for your impeccable behaviour ! I'd like to apologise for you being Courteous Not arriving on time of reservation. I'd like to apologise spilling Vinegar all over the table which ruined menus. I'd like to...More

Reviewed 16 October 2017

We went today for Sunday lunch and I have to say it was the best I have had anywhere in the country and we travel around an awful lot. The beef was perfectly cooked (medium to rare) and the veg and Yorkshire pudding were excellent....More

Thank Shelaghbunve
Reviewed 15 October 2017

3rd time we have visited after walk at Carsington.. food every time has been excellent, service very good, all staff very friendly, and very efficient. I can't fault this lovely village pub for food or service from the staff. On our first visit we sat...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Visited with wife and grandchildren for Sunday dinner. Nice warm/ friendly welcome. Nice spacious comfortable seating. Excellent service providing the best Sunday lunch we have ever had the pleasure of eating. Beef. Roast potatoes. Mash and veg with good thick gravy. Everything cooked to perfection....More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

What a lovely place! We stumbled across this place whilst driving home from Ashbourne. A bit off the beaten track the hotel / inn / pub is a delight. The atmosphere was great and the food and service extremely good. The views outside looked stunning...More

Thank Martin C
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

I have just finished a 2 night stay here on business. What fantastic value! My room was exceptionally comfortable and large. Immaculate too. Breakfast excellent. Evening meal delicious. What's not to like! Even the wifi is a good strength.

Thank emmalancs
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We stayed here for a weekend whist attending a wedding nearby. Happily had the opportunity to eat here too. The landlady went out of her way to have our rooms ready early in the day so that we could change before the wedding. We were...More

Thank Janie S
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped on the offchance of getting a table when they first opened and luckily they could squeeze us in. Very popular pub in a lovely village setting. Clean and welcoming. Friendly staff. Lovely menu. Beautiful food and really tasty. So lucky to have got in....More

Thank Markaz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Hognaston DE6 1PR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Hognaston
  • Phone Number: +44 1335 370396
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