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The Red Lion


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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The Red Lion is nestled in the peaceful, idyllic village of East Haddon, surrounded by picturesque Northamptonshire countryside, just a few miles from Northampton. We are handily placed with ready access and egress from the major Motorway routes M1, M6, A14 & A1 being all within easy reach. Our warm and cosy pub boasts an intimate lounge area, large dining room & manicured gardens making it a great place either as a hideaway from the cold winter’s weather or somewhere to quietly luxuriate in the warm glow of a Summer's day.
US$7 - US$26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

And really not sure now.. I’ve held back writing my review as I’m undecided.. sorry The food was good although lacking the flare from our previous visits a couple of years ago. Would have love to say it was better than before... I’m just not...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank EnglandGrumpy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Red Lion for a friends birthday as we knew the food would be good. The food was excellent as always and on the whole the service was very good. The only thing stopping me giving 5 out of 5 was that the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Ben B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, friendly staff and excellent food. We were celebrating a family birthday and all thoroughly enjoyed our choices, not disappointed at all.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Tina J
Reviewed 30 January 2019

Having been abroad for 10 years we are reinvestigating Northants restaurants. We had been told that the Red Lion was one of the two best in our area so we had high hopes. Sadly the menu was very much pub grub not restaurant. And while...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank William W
Reviewed 27 January 2019 via mobile

The Red Lion has been one of our favourites in Northamptonshire over the years, and not having visited for some time, we were looking forward to our visit. We were severely disappointed. The menu choices were poor, and the food average when it eventually came,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AnthonyN767
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

Went on a Thursday night in january and was pleasant to see plenty of people there. Greated very warmly and throughout the complete meal the service was impeccable and surrounding near perfect. The starters we had smoked salmon which didn't seem particularly food quality with...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank edh598
Reviewed 24 December 2018

Arrived at the good sized car park, initially the room I was directed into was quiet, although it rapidly filled to 75% capacity. Staff were attentive and asked throughout the meal if everything was ok. Menu isa reasonable selection ifa little formulaic. Starter was a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Hoppityskip
Reviewed 11 December 2018

The service and the meals we have are the best I have had and seen in a long time, all I can say is thank you and we will be back.

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

We go here on a fairly regular basis, last time was only about a month ago, and we always, always, have an excellent meal, the food is amazing, proper home cooked restaurant food, great staff, lovely old building, cannot fault a single thing about this...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lovelysongbird
Reviewed 19 November 2018

This is one of the very best places to eat on the north west side of Northamptonshire. The food is exquisite and the service is second to none. Ample parking and a great atmosphere.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Response from irv52 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is an area just for drinking
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