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Submitted on Wednesday, 19th December 2018
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The Red Lion, Winsford

Wharton Road
Winsford
CW7 3AA
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Punch Taverns

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Bucking Fastard left this review about The Red Lion

Situated on the banks of the River Weaver,there are moorings for boats and a large exterior beer terrace for drinking punters.The building itself is in Victorian brick but the three front bay windows give it a gracious feel.Inside is a very pleasant surprise with an island bar serving three distinct areas,with a side lounge with door to the patio,a rear dining type area with dining style long tables ,while to the front there is a charming small snug with it's own bar access and fireplace with a larger front snug on two levels on the otherside of the entrance corridor.The temptation to open out the interior has been resisted,which is great.
Another feature is the art on the walls,with portraints by the female owner of the pub all very well done.Everywhere you look there are pleasing internal decorations,it's an individuals vision for a pub and a million miles from pubco uniformity.
The same goes for the ale selection now this pub is free of tie.Titanic Plum Porter,Weetwood Southern Cross and Rat White Rat in fabulous condition is a terrific 3 pump selection,while two real ciders were offered from side handpumps.Craft keg also on offer but the White Rat was so good ,Siren Broken Dream Breakfast Stout didn't get a look in.
Live music is a regular here,on Sundays there is a blues open mic and all the artists were proper musicians.
This pub in this guise must be a shoe in for the next GBG,it was so good that this was our first and last port of call in Winsford.Don't miss out if in the area.

On 8th July 2019 - rating: 9
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Oggwyn Great left this review about The Red Lion

Friendly pub on a large traffic island , quite traditional inside with several distinct areas served by the central bar , pretty quiet on a Wednesday afternoon , service was friendly , 4 handpulls with 3 on during my visit but for some unfathonable reason i had a pint of keg Blue Moon .
I liked it here worth a longer visit .

On 3rd January 2019 - no rating submitted
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peter ashworth left this review about The Red Lion

This is one of three pubs close together and quite liked this one. The pub was clean and tidy with 4 cask beers on offer.
On entry the friendly barmaid asked if i had an account or if i wanted to open one,which i replied "No thanks and with no disrespect to you or the pub but you will probably never see me again".

On 19th December 2018 - no rating submitted
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Map location corrected by Oggwyn Great
Winsford, 1.38 miles, 26 min walk (show)
Hartford, 5.05 miles, 1 hr 37 min walk (show)
Greenbank, 5.18 miles, 1 hr 40 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Red Lion, Winsford
8th Jul 2019, 21:42
Review submitted by Bucking Fastard amended by Bucking Fastard
 
8th Jul 2019, 21:41
Review submitted by Bucking Fastard amended by Bucking Fastard

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  • Accommodation : No last updated 01 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 01 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 01 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • CAMRA Discount : Yes - Discount amount not stated by South Cheshire CAMRA - last updated 01 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Car Park : Yes last updated 01 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 01 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Dog Friendly : Yes last updated 01 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 01 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Live Music : Yes last updated 01 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 01 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Micropub : No last updated 01 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 01 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 01 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Wheelchair Access : Yes last updated 01 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 01 May 2017 by ROB Camra
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