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The Red Lion - Avebury

High Street, Marlborough, Avebury, SN8 1RF

(((() British
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 11:00 - 22:00

Lovely food and service, very freindly staff

Andrea Jackson 18 August 2016
from York

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Over 400 years old and reportedly haunted, Red Lion Avebury is an historic thatched pub just outside Marlborough. Set inside an ancient stone circle attraction, a great selection of hearty recipes are served, along with cask ales.

Specialising in trusty, home-cooked British recipes, the Red Lion menu is made up of time-honoured classics and inventive chef’s specials. The signature beef & ale pie is a creation from much-loved celebrity chef Tom Kerridge, while favourite world flavours include sizzling steak fajitas, or aubergine and roast beetroot curry. Gourmet sandwiches and jacket potatoes are served throughout the day, and guests can round things off with an indulgent crumble, cheesecake or sundae.

The drinks list at Red Lion pub features carefully-chosen beers and international wines, and a lengthy list of soft drinks. Younger diners are not forgotten, with a varied menu for both lunch and dinner, and a mini roast served on Sundays.

With exposed beams and stonework inside, Red Lion is full of traditional character, and sits 20 minutes' drive from Pewsey Rail Station.

The Red Lion - Avebury

High Street, Marlborough, Avebury, SN8 1RF

Contact +44 1672539266

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Customer reviews for The Red Lion - Avebury

4.3 (((() (based on 27 reviews)
92% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • lunch (22)
  • value (20)
  • views (14)
  • dinner (11)
  • child friendly (6)
  • al fresco (5)
  • private dining (5)
  • romantic (5)
  • large parties (4)
  • business (3)
  • afternoon tea (2)
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  • breakfast (1)
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  • luxury (1)
  • ((((( by from York

    Lovely food and service, very freindly staff

  • (**** by from Yeovil

    Very disappointing. Numerous items on the menu were not available because of some problem in the kitchen. Five out of six dishes we chose were not available. The staff didn't even seem particularly sorry about it. The place also seemed understaffed with frequent long waits at the bar to make orders.

  • ((((( by from Bath

    Lovely meal great value for money,I had the steak it was perfect. The Restaurant was bright and spacious...... guest were not sitting on top of one another!!!....also lovely cool room with it being a warm day, Staff very helpful friendly

  • ((((* by from Marlborough

    Clean friendly pub. Very good fish and chips

  • ((((( by from Tamworth

    great place

  • ((((( by from Wiltshire

    Lovely atmosphere, great food, good service. Just be aware that the car park is rather small!

  • ((((* by from Chilbolton

    Enjoyed the food although not all the dishes were servrd at once. Good atmoshere

  • ((((* by from Bristol

    Had thoroughly enjoyable experience . Easy parking , staff friendly , table waiting ,food very well priced and delicious.

  • ((((( by from Avebury

    Having read reviews I was a little worried as I was taking 6 colleagues with me but no need as the food was very good and service good as well. The food came out fairly quickly once it was ordered and the only delays were at the very busy bar ordering, paying and getting drinks. All in all I thought the meal very good and the restaurant pleasant to eat in. We will be going again as the meals were too big to allow for dessert and we all wanted Baked Alaska.

  • ((((( by from Andover

    This is a very busy restaurant pub in the heart of historic Avebury. We have been several times but never booked. Glad we did as the sun had brought a huge crowd to the village and stones. We arrived early but were accommodated at our table and staff were courteous and welcoming. Wonderful Sunday roasts on offer as well as the normal menu and despite numbers there was no undue wait for food. Excellent day and will return.

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