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The Red Lion Pub

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Main Street, Knapton YO26 6QG, England
+44 1904 793957
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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Showing 149: English reviews
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ham and leek pie!!! A prefabricated case made of I know not what, then ham and leek stew put in, and a loose lid thrown on top, again made of I know not what.

Thank Chris E
Level Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Eleven of our family members recently visited for a 80th birthday celebration one saturday lunchtime. We had a lovely meal, the food was great, fresh, hot and very tasty. Even the fussy family members commented on how nice their meal was. The staff were very helpful and didn't show any concern with being kept behind after closing time when our... More 

1 Thank Angela D
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Inattentive staff left us waiting ages to order and, at the end of the meal, to pay the bill. Our server made no eye contact, never smiled and mumbled unintelligibly, which left us all feeling unwelcome. This contrasted with a previous visit when service had been spot on and came with a smile. (Maybe good weekend staff are hard to... More 

Thank VFLondon
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613 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Specials Board gave such a wide selection that choosing a dish was a delightful task! We chose Venison and Pork Filets - both were excellently presented and very tasty. Service was friendly and timely.

Thank MedEngland
York, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff not very attentive. Atmosphere decidedly cool. Meal was pretty good to average, but a very long wait in between courses. It didn't appear to be exceptionally busy so we couldn't see a reason for delay.

Thank Janice W
York, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for Sunday lunch today to celebrate Grandma's birthday. Smashing atmosphere, friendly, efficient service and excellent food. Good helpings and fair vfm. Great for families. Recommended.

Thank Pastureslt
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me n my wife we went yesterday afternoon have a bite to eat.We order starters I've had cray fish tails with awesome souse n my wife she had chicken pate what a delicious starters.Main course was lamb shank with mint souse and mash potatoes n my wife she had chicken suet pudding with home chips n vegetables with a nice... More 

Thank YorkshireTurk
York, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I booked a table for Sunday lunch (30/10/16) for my wife, adult daughter and myself. The menu was a choice of 'traditional Sunday Roasts'; Beef, Lamb Shank and Pork Loin. On placing our order we were informed by the waitress that 'unfortunately there were no new potatoes left to have with the lamb but we could choose from either mash... More 

1 Thank Stephen H
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We came to this pub for a quick family meal, expecting the same pub grub experience you can find at thousands of places across Yorkshire. Little did we know that we'd come across one of the nicest eating experiences in the North of England. The food was quite pricey, well presented, and exquisitely flavoured. The staff were incredibly polite, with... More 

Thank Ben W
York, UK
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262 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

I have reviewed this pub as excellent on more than one occasion but lunch yesterday was very disappointing. Most of the food was good, but the service left much to be desired. On arrival I asked for a glass of red wine. No choice of size or variety was offered. Meals proceeded reasonably well - my wife mentioned that the... More 

2 Thank flipper2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Knapton YO26 6QG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Knapton
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 793957

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