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The Red Lion - Chester

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

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

We all enjoyed our food very much. 4 our of the 6 of us had not been before and were very impressed and said they would definitely return.

Emyr 15 May 2018
from Wrexham

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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
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Customer reviews for The Red Lion - Chester

4.3 (((() (based on 29 reviews)
82% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (17)
  • lunch (13)
  • value (11)
  • large parties (7)
  • private dining (7)
  • child friendly (6)
  • afternoon tea (5)
  • romantic (5)
  • trendy (4)
  • views (4)
  • al fresco (2)
  • business (2)
  • luxury (1)
  • ((((( 15 May 2018 by Emyr from Wrexham

    We all enjoyed our food very much. 4 our of the 6 of us had not been before and were very impressed and said they would definitely return.

  • (**** 19 February 2018 by Susanne from Hawarden

    I love this restaurant and eat here often.. My favorite dish is the lamb duo which I have every time I go... However.... On this last visit we waited over one hour to be served even though we booked and although the 2 staff members were lovely they were rushed off their feet. I ordered an advertised special drink and after a20 minute wait I was told that the lemonade was flat so the drink couldn't be made.. My alternative drink had flat soda in it.. Not good! We didn't stay for dessert or coffee as we would have been there all day waiting. Such a shame as the venue is gorgeous and the food is perfect. This is not the first time we have had issues with the service.

  • ((((( 13 November 2017 by Nick from Chester

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

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

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

  • ((((( 10 September 2017 by Maureen 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 from chester

    Excellent- good food, great service and value for money

  • ((((( 25 July 2017 by Christine 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 from Chester

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

  • ((((( 28 March 2017 by Peter 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 from wrexham

    Sunday lunch is superb

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