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Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped in earlston on the way to Edinburgh from Sheffield. Looked on Trip Advisor and the Red lion had a good review. We had a meal, not too bad, but nothing spectacular. I would say good pub grub. Bar next door was a bit...More

Thank steviej73
Response from Ritchie G, Owner at The Red LionResponded 4 days ago

Stevie, thanks for your review! We certainly do honest pub grub and augment this with a daily specials board where we try an utilise local suppliers to keep this element of the menu more seasonal. The bar can be busy at times - we are...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic room with a big double bed and a brilliant bathroom. The young staff were very efficient and very friendly. Breakfast was good but no fruit and little choice. We found the breakfast room very dark and dowdy, why don't they use...More

Thank Jill S
Response from Ritchie G, Owner at The Red LionResponded 4 days ago

Jill thanks for taking the time to write such a detailed review. We are sorry you didn't get an early nights sleep. We encourage people to book direct where we can allocate an appropriate room - our rooms at the rear are quieter. It's interesting...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at the Red Lion to discover that there was a mix up in our reservation (not their fault). They were full but spent a long time phoning around to get us another room in the local area. The staff went out of their...More

Thank Frances S
Response from Ritchie G, Owner at The Red LionResponded 4 days ago

Ah, the perils of booking via a third party website..... you are reliant on them being legit and passing the booking on to us, which in this case didn't happen. It doesn't happen often that, but we hope your alternative accommodation was suitable and you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed 2 nights as I was showing one of my classic cars at Thirlestane. Due to declining health I stay the night before the show so I'm not up at silly o'clock to drive to the show, and stay the night after the show so...More

Thank Ann-Victoria M
Response from Ritchie G, Owner at The Red LionResponded 4 days ago

Many thanks for your kind review! We are very handy for Thirlestane and often have car show folk staying with us. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and arrived at the show refreshed and hopefully you won some prizes! We don't have wardrobes in...More

Reviewed 12 April 2018

Stayed here for 2 weeks with work. Having worked in central London for a fair time, i was used to generic run of the mill hotels, no atmosphere and generally unpleasant staff - totally refreshing being somewhere where the staff genuinely are nice, talk to...More

3  Thank Andrew H
Response from Ritchie G, Owner at The Red LionResponded 4 days ago

Andrew many thanks for your review! We are really happy to hear that we stand out against a generic hotel. All our staff live in the village and we think this makes a big difference in the levels of customer service - it's their pub...More

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"Go for a room at the back"
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"Great food, great pint, great staff"
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"Room 8 has a little noise from the bar below, so I'd recommend 1-4"
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"Mixed grill and cherry bakewell roulade are great!"
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