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The Red Lion - Oxford

14 Gloucester Street, Oxford, OX1 2BN +44 1865680008

((()* British
  •  - Oxfordshire
  •  - Oxfordshire
  •  - Oxfordshire
  •  - Oxfordshire
  •  - Oxfordshire
  •  - Oxfordshire
  •  - Oxfordshire
  •  - Oxfordshire
  •  - Oxfordshire
Main course: £12
Food spend: £28
Opening hours
Sunday to Thursaday: 10:00 - 22:00
Friday to Saturday: 10:00 - 22:30

Lovely friendly atmosphere,great meal,good Service

Peter Walters 12 February 2017
from Didcot

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Blending traditional British pub style with exciting contemporary style touches, The Red Lion Oxford is split over 2 floors, serving a gourmet range of British and international dishes. The large outdoor seating area bustles in the warmer months.

Daily chef’s specials showcase market-fresh ingredients on The Red Lion menu, and a range of classic British dishes sit alongside Mediterranean twists. Spit-roast chicken and glazed gammon are available from the stove, with a range of pizzas and pasta recipes served alongside fresh fish and sharing platters, perfect for a light bar snack. Fine casks ales, bold cocktails, and an extensive wine list are all available from the chic, bustling bar.

The eclectic blend of styles at The Red Lion Oxford makes it a versatile, inviting venue at any time of day. Faux-fur covered seats, rustic wood combinations and colourful knick-knacks throughout feature alongside a stylish bar focal point.

Bringing a real sense of fun and flair to the British pub mould, The Red Lion Oxford restaurant is 10 minutes’ walk from Oxford Rail Station.

The Red Lion - Oxford

14 Gloucester Street, Oxford, OX1 2BN

Contact +44 1865726255
Reservations +44 1865680008

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Customer reviews for The Red Lion - Oxford

3.4 ((()* (based on 11 reviews)
72% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (5)
  • lunch (4)
  • private dining (2)
  • romantic (2)
  • child friendly (1)
  • entertainment (1)
  • large parties (1)
  • trendy (1)
  • ((((( 12 February 2017 by Peter Walters from Didcot

    Lovely friendly atmosphere,great meal,good Service

  • (((** 15 January 2017 by Rachel Johnson from Oxford

    It's a nice pub/restaurant but the service was a bit patchy! We kept getting forgotten about and had several people serving us. No one came to take our order, I had to ask, another waiter asked if wanted the pudding menu but then he didn't bring it etc. Our lunch took almost three hours, which was fine as my friend and I were catching up but was still a bit annoying. The food was nicely presented and tasted nice. Overall, 6.5/7 out of 10 on this occasion.

  • ((((( 31 August 2016 by James Taylor from Oxford

    Food was lovely, and the staff were fantastic as well.

  • ((*** 1 June 2016 by Jeremy from Oxford

    Went Friday evening with 3 friends, have been before and thought the overall experience was OK for this kind of city centre restaurant. On this occasion the table was cramped, service was average and my food was terrible. Had crab, prawn and chorizo linguine which was truly awful. Pasta overcooked, sauce flavourless and no crab whatsoever. Maybe we were just unlucky but i do not intend to return.

  • ((*** 12 February 2016 by Howard Jones from Oxford

    The restaurant was so cold that we almost had to leave. Service was s bit inattentive.

  • (((** 26 January 2016 by Nicola from London

    We had an enjoyable lunch. The crumble was delicious and the custard good. Best to avoid the apple sauce with the roast pork, but otherwise that and the crackling was excellent. Service was a little slow but it was a Sunday. We intend to go again.

  • ((((* 27 September 2015 by Jenny Cox from oxford

    Nice busy atmosphere but not too loud, good staff and simple yummy food - will go again.

  • (((** 24 August 2015 by George Bourne from Maidenhead

    We had a friendly welcome,and found a table by the window.selecting a sharing platter for the four of us, then pork/salmon/beerbattered fish/and vegetarian meal. All came promptly and was delicious. The restaurant was not air conditioned,so slightly warm on the sunny day.
    One unfortunately LARGE minus point.......the ladies and gents toilets were not hygiene friendly,dirty floor,smelly and badly needed refurbishing. A poor reflection of the restaurants standard.

  • ((((* 25 April 2015 by Jacqueline Flynn from Oxford

    We had a fantastic time! Terrific staff and a great menu.

  • ((((( 27 July 2012 by formiga from Brighton

    we had lunch @ the Red Lion on a very busy Sunday,yet we were attended almost "pronto" as we set down. My friend and I chose a pizza plus a sticky duck salad,food that normally we keep away from! How pleasantly surprised we were when we dug into the pizza! Very thin crust and a lovely top.The duck salad was indeed very sticky and both dishes superb'.For drink I had the best iced tea I ever tasted (would like the recepie from Red Lion!!!!!!!!!!!!!)

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