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The Red Lion

2 Fakenham Road, Drayton, Norwich NR8 6PW, England
+44 1603 867262
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good23%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible15%
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“beef” (21 reviews)
“stuffing” (12 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
2 Fakenham Road, Drayton, Norwich NR8 6PW, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great value for a delicious carvery. Took my daughters out for a meal, never been here before. My daughter recommended it. A very busy restaurant we had to wait 15 minutes for a table. Was certainly worth the wait. Will certainly go back again.

Thank Grace A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent car very with well cooked food. Extensive menu and judging from our group's comments all dishes were beautifully cooked. Nice ambience, lovely friendly staff and sensible prices.

Thank claytods
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently visited last week had a fantastic mix grill mixed grill with all the trimmings could eat every bit tonight will try there fantastic carvery again just asked for an extra plate to put your Yorkshire pudding on get more veg on your plate lol

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here today 17th August 2017 at 5,30pm for my 50th birthday meal with my wife and was hoping for a nice peaceful meal, well that was the plan anyway, well that went belly up 2 minutes after sitting down, my wife was trying...More

2  Thank Peter F
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I really enjoyed my steak meal in this pub, I really like that I could pick everything I wanted separately and was also able to add extras. wonderful atmosphere very relaxing

Thank Beth K
Reviewed 9 August 2017

When I lived in Norwich, I used to visit here often, and recently came back to see if it is still as good. The carvery is awesome, with three main roasts (you can have a bit of all three if you want), and a sumptuous...More

Thank S185LYdml
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

After finishing work i decided to head to the pub to watch the football as the season had just started. After spending a few nice summers days enjoying the beer garden and some pub grub earlier in the summer and after seeing several advertisements that...More

Thank Phillip M
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Have had the carvery a few times an never complain or comment as always think you get what you pay for but last night was the worst yet. Meat tender an tasty but veg disgusting, dried out an why do they throw fresh veg on...More

Thank Shelagh B
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Last night, looking for a local place to where we were for the day and got recommend this. Roast dinner available or order from menu. I chose grilled chicken salad and sweet potatoes and salad, which the chicken was very dry. It was ok. Kids...More

Thank rojo306
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Ate at the red lion today and I had the chicken and I really did not enjoy it I had to have a drink at the same time to not taste... disgusting also had chips with it and they were heavenly Would go here again...More

Thank Emma W
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Brian G
10 March 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 14
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Fakenham Road, Drayton, Norwich NR8 6PW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich  >  Drayton
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 867262
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