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The Red Lion - Welwyn

Digwells Hill, Welwyn, AL6 9AJ +44 1707590903

((((* British
Average
Main course: £12
Food spend: £28
Opening hours
Monday to Thursday: 11:00 - 22:00
Friday & Saturday: 11:00 - 22:30
Sunday: 11:00 - 21:00

Very nice food lovely pint of peroni 2nd visit will return

Graham Angell 08 November 2016
from Welwyn

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On the edge of the protected Sherradspark Wood and within reach of Welwyn Garden City centre, The Red Lion – Welwyn is a homey gastro pub. Though spacious, its fireplaces, cushioned wicker chairs, exposed brick wall accents and soft armchairs, give it the air of a cosy country-style pub.

With chefs given the opportunity to train at cookery schools in Spain and Italy, The Red Lion - Welwyn menu features modern signature recipes made using the finest seasonal ingredients. As well as creative daily-changing specials, favourites include Mediterranean mezze, seared chicken breast with sweet potato rosti & buttered British beans, and spit-roasted chicken with lemon & garlic confit. A kids’ menu and Sunday roasts also feature, and desserts include rich vanilla and chocolate gelato with home-baked cookies.

The result of a treasured partnership with Rothschild wine merchants, the cellar at The Red Lion - Welwyn restaurant showcases many fine wines, while token real ales and premium spirits are found at the bar. Nostalgic British nibbles and eclectic sharing platters bursting with international flavours offer more laidback dining.

The Red Lion - Welwyn in Hertfordshire is a 7-minute drive from Welwyn Garden City Railway Station.

The Red Lion - Welwyn

Digwells Hill, Welwyn, AL6 9AJ

Contact +44 1707299342
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Customer reviews for The Red Lion - Welwyn

4.2 ((((* (based on 34 reviews)
91% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (27)
  • lunch (23)
  • large parties (11)
  • romantic (8)
  • value (8)
  • private dining (6)
  • luxury (5)
  • business (4)
  • child friendly (4)
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  • afternoon tea (1)
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  • ((((* 20 January 2017 by Paula Lawrence from Welwyn Garden City

    Excellent evening. Very good service, polite and friendly. Food was first class and well presented

  • (**** 2 January 2017 by Lesley Jackson from Welwyn

    Have eaten here before and enjoyed it but not this time. There was obviously a serious understaffing problem so service was slow and harassed. The food was mediocre and the scallops starter overpriced (3 small scallops for £10) and inedible because overcooked and unappealing on the plate. The Wagyu burger was also overcooked. It was very overcrowded with people arriving all the time for bar meals so I think the kitchen was overburdened but I felt there was a lack of good management. This was after all probably the busiest time of the year and should have been better planned for.

  • ((((* 14 December 2016 by Sylvia Hall from Welwyn garden City

    Although the restaurant was busy, the staff were very good. The Christmas Lunch was excellent.

  • ((((* 19 November 2016 by Patricia Bullock from Welwyn

    We had a good meal.we had the lamb rump on the special.much better than we had last time when the lamb was tough.the staff were good.we were served quickly.

  • ((((( 8 November 2016 by Suzanne Chapman from Welwyn

    Great food, great service and nice relaxed atmosphere

  • ((((( 8 November 2016 by Graham Angell from Welwyn

    Very nice food lovely pint of peroni 2nd visit will return

  • ((((* 8 November 2016 by Angie Riches from Bishop's Stortford

    Lovely food and good friendly service.

  • ((((* 2 September 2016 by Irene Mackie from Welwyn

    We go to this restaurant regularly. Yesterday evening's meal was very good. Excellent choice of menu. The highlight for my husband was the brilliant starter of portobello mushrooms en brioche.
    The staff are super friendly and helpful

  • ((((( 16 August 2016 by Jean Jones from Welwyn

    Excellent - good food and good service

  • ((((( 6 August 2016 by Mary Cooper from Reigate

    My sister and I dined here on the 4th August for lunch. We had a salad and pasta and it was presented beautifully and tasted equally as good. We have been here a number of times and the food has always been good particularly for vegetarians and the staff very friendly.

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