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The Red Lion - Chester

Church Road , Dodleston, Chester, CH4 9NG +44 1244725749

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  •  - Chester
  •  - Chester
  •  - Chester
  •  - Chester
  •  - Chester
  •  - Chester
  •  - Chester
  •  - Chester
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30

Outstanding. Great food and brilliant service. Made to feel very welcome.

Nick Manning 13 November 2017
from Chester

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Potentially dating back to 1737, The Red Lion – Chester has won 2 Gold Awards at the Chester Food and Drink Festival, serving well-loved British pub cuisine. In a beautiful, ivy-enclosed building, there is a cosy log-fire for winter, and eclectic decorations such as art, candles and classic oak beams. With a view on to the eye-catching pub, you can also enjoy the food from the pretty al fresco garden.

Hearty Sunday roasts and trusty British dishes head The Red Lion menu, and a range just for kids offers mini versions of pub favourites. Signature Vintage pies offer fillings like beef & merlot with buttered peas, while The Red Lion ‘Vintage classics’ menu includes lemon & garlic-roasted chicken with seasoned chips.

Paying homage to the Great British pub, the Vintage Inn bar stock includes cask-conditioned beers, real ales and a meticulously compiled wine list. Thirst-quenching offerings include seasonal non-alcoholic cocktails and freshly-pressed juices, and rich coffee is brewed freshly throughout the day.

The Red Lion is just 10 minutes’ drive from Chester.

The Red Lion - Chester

Church Road , Dodleston, Chester, CH4 9NG

Contact +44 1244661636
Reservations +44 1244725749

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Customer reviews for The Red Lion - Chester

4.4 (((() (based on 27 reviews)
85% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (16)
  • lunch (12)
  • value (10)
  • large parties (7)
  • private dining (7)
  • child friendly (6)
  • afternoon tea (5)
  • romantic (5)
  • trendy (4)
  • views (3)
  • al fresco (2)
  • business (2)
  • luxury (1)
  • ((((( 13 November 2017 by Nick Manning from Chester

    Outstanding. Great food and brilliant service. Made to feel very welcome.

  • ((((( 5 October 2017 by Mark Davies from Wrexham

    Have visited this establishment a couple of times recently and staff and food has been excellent.

  • ((((( 10 September 2017 by Maureen Ball from Near Chester

    Very good place to meet family for lunch. When I arrived staff told me family had phoned to say stuck in traffic due to motorway accident. As I waited they brought me a phone with update message from family. I had a delicious glass of wine and side salad while I waited. Our meal was hot , well presented and very tasty. Overall a very pleasant lunch in spite of unavoidable delay.

  • ((((( 29 August 2017 by Jaine Briscoe-price from chester

    Excellent- good food, great service and value for money

  • ((((( 25 July 2017 by Christine Tipping from mold

    Lovely place to visit in picturesque village. The service is excellent and the food is delicious. We had a lovey day out and will certainly be going again.

  • (((** 20 June 2017 by P Williams from Chester

    Average. Burnt roast potatoes but plenty of beef. Nice pub.

  • ((((( 28 March 2017 by Peter Bradley from Cheter

    Great place, great food and great staff. Managed to serve a full restaurant without a glitch. Thanks again ill definitely be back and will recommend.

  • ((((( 27 March 2017 by Rhys Powell from wrexham

    Sunday lunch is superb

  • ((((( 27 January 2017 by Bronwen from Scunthorpe

    Good food and friendly efficient service. Great place to catch up with friends.

  • ((((( 15 January 2017 by Lesley Bennett from Rossett

    Went for my amazing as always,great service.manager helpful and staff very friendly and this pub

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