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Red Lion, Bushey Town, Bushey

50 High Street
Bushey
WD23 3DN
Phone: 02084219312
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Clive Thompson left this review about Red Lion

Revisited after a few years. Happy to see 5 handpumps in use, Pride, Doom Bar, Side Pocket, Ghost Ship and a Roast Chestnut from Windsor & Eton. All £2.75 all day Mondays. Pub layout much unchanged. Food offering seems to have upped it's game a little, although I didn't eat myself. Friendly staff, nice background music and a well kept pub. Pool table and dart board now seem to have gone.

On 19th November 2018 - rating: 7
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E TA left this review about Red Lion

A large late Victorian mock-Tudor town pub on a busy through-route, thought to have been built on the site of a 17th Century pub of the same name. It has been modernised and knocked through to form a single large L-shaped bar. One side is more of a public bar in style, with a pool table, dart board and gaming machines. The remainder is a mix of dining table and comfy chairs, all of which creates quite a pleasant atmosphere. The staff were a bit unfriendly, but the locals were fine. The food was a let-down, re-heated slop which the microwave technician managed to make worse by burning bits if it. When this was pointed out to the barman, he didn't seem very happy – but he did ask the usual 'was everything alright?' so shouldn't have been too surprised at the truth. The beer saved the day though – four ales on draft were Thwaite's Magic Sponge, Pride, Proper Job and Old Golden Hen, all well kept and in excellent condition. I would be very happy to come back for the beer, but I'll eat somewhere else.

On 28th August 2016 - rating: 6
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john mcgraw left this review about Red Lion

Large pub with a horseshoe bar and a pleasant outside drinking area at the back.Young's Ordinary,Pride and Spitfire were on tap but I have to say that the Young's was not in top form.

On 6th May 2010 - rating: 6
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by elizabeth mcgraw
Bushey, 0.95 miles, 18 min walk (show)
Bushey, 0.95 miles, 18 min walk (show)
Watford High Street, 1.37 miles, 26 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for Red Lion, Bushey
19th Nov 2018, 13:24
Review submitted by Clive Thompson amended by Clive Thompson
 
19th Nov 2018, 13:23
Review submitted by Clive Thompson

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  • Accommodation : No last updated 19 November 2018 by Clive Thompson
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 19 November 2018 by Clive Thompson
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 19 November 2018 by Clive Thompson
  • CAMRA Discount : Yes - 10% (exc. Mondays when ales are £2.75 a pint) - last updated 19 November 2018 by Clive Thompson
  • Car Park : Yes last updated 19 November 2018 by Clive Thompson
  • Darts : No last updated 19 November 2018 by Clive Thompson
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 19 November 2018 by Clive Thompson
  • Micropub : No last updated 19 November 2018 by Clive Thompson
  • Pinball : No last updated 19 November 2018 by Clive Thompson
  • Pool Table : No last updated 19 November 2018 by Clive Thompson
  • Quiz Night : Yes last updated 19 November 2018 by Clive Thompson
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
  • Wheelchair Access : Yes last updated 19 November 2018 by Clive Thompson
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