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The Red Lion

Lady Lane
Postal town: Solihull
B94 6AQ
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Vintage Inns (Mitchells & Butlers)

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Gill Smith left this review about The Red Lion

Lovely garden to sit in and enjoyed our Everards Tiger. Very popular with a lot of food being served. Looks very clean and tidy inside, but we were enjoying our beer out in the sunshine.

On 31st August 2016 - rating: 7
[User has posted 947 recommendations about 886 pubs]

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Danny O'Revey left this review about The Red Lion

A Vintage Inn and follows their general pattern, flagged floor, beams, real fire, a couple of sofas near the bar, homely & with a food menu to match.

I personally love their pubs, they are very comforting, but do wish they would become more inspired with the beer choice.

This one has a lounge off to the left as you walk in then then a long thin area running back with firstly the bar and then more seating around wood tables to the end.

A lot of people were eating & we tried the food which was a little slow in getting to order but was fine when it came. I would agree with the comment below on the beer quality, in that it was very well kept.

On 4th November 2013 - rating: 8
[User has posted 1028 recommendations about 1006 pubs]

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General Staal left this review about The Red Lion

The Red Lion is part of the Vintage Inn chain.

The exterior is white rendered with black painted beams. It is Victorian in date and the interior seems to be of Arts and Crafts style. Two rooms to right and left of the entrance have been knocked into one room. Elegant tiles lead up to the bar and the two 'rooms' have wooden floors. These rooms have Arts and Crafts fireplaces in them.

There is the usual stuff with three real ales, Everard's Tiger, Pedigree and a dark, nutty, bitter. Unfortunately, I can't remember what it was called. The Tiger and the Bitter were lovely.

I had Sunday lunch in there with Mrs Staal and my in-laws after a walk round the lakes. The food was fine.

Its a pub that caters more for a middle of the range food market, more than the drinker. But I must compliment it on the quality of the two pints I had.

On 15th January 2012 - no rating submitted
[User has posted 137 recommendations about 121 pubs]

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9th Mar 2017, 20:47
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9th Mar 2017, 20:47
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  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 31 August 2016 by Gill Smith
  • Car Park : Yes last updated 31 August 2016 by Gill Smith
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 31 August 2016 by Gill Smith
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 31 August 2016 by Gill Smith
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
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Last inspected: February 4th 2016
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