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The Red Lion

#154 of 1 335 Nightlife in London
Open Now: 11:00 - 23:00
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Perfect before dinner drink and chat!

Built in 1821 and filled with glass that was commissioned thought to be be created by Walt Gibbs... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jennifer W
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Asheville, North Carolina
via mobile
Remedy for getting together

Prompt friendly service, no music nice to chat and catch up. The supplement of food was an added... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
ayegoon
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 weeks ago
“Perfect before dinner drink and chat!”
7 Sep 2018
“Remedy for getting together”
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Serving Mayfair for well over 200 years… The Red Lion has long known the importance of great tasting food and expertly stored drink. Pull up a chair after a day of shopping along Regent Street, or enjoy some street side socialising outdoors, and let...more
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2 Duke of York Street | Mayfair, London SW1Y 6JP, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Built in 1821 and filled with glass that was commissioned thought to be be created by Walt Gibbs and sons of Blackfriars. It was a hidden gem in the middle of Mayfair in Central London before dinner. Good selection of English brews and a good...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Prompt friendly service, no music nice to chat and catch up. The supplement of food was an added bonus and the variety of whiskey helped.

Thank ayegoon
Reviewed 21 January 2018

When there only for a few pints before restaurant. So nice atmosphere! The kind of old, strange decorum that you need to drink and talk nicely. A perfect drinking place, easily crowded as the space between bar and walls is pretty narrow, the way it...More

Thank JPBoyer
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

A favourite with locals and also tourists - a quintessential ‘good old boozer’ in the heart of Mayfair. The staff are wonderfully friendly, the choice of drinks and food is sufficient. The food is superb whatever time of day.

Thank winchesterbred
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Basically this is my local for drink,I travel from very south London to here because of smile and friendly service,the manager call Jessy as she introduce herself to me and my wife always smiling and happy even when we get here in busy time,it’s always...More

Thank lope12
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Close to Big Ben and Parliament you'd think this to be a tourist bar. It's not. It's definitely authentic with mostly a after work crowd. It's not big but has lots a charm. It's a great spot especially after seeing some of the nearby tourist...More

Thank Ryan T
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Love this pub, very London spilling out on to the street. London Pride was very popular with my group. For a busy pub there were plenty of staff who were quick and friendly. Always a good choice.

Thank juliemurphy12016
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for an authentic London pub experience, this is it. Simply put, this place is charming. My wife and I spent a couple of hours on a Saturday relaxing and enjoying a couple of pints, which were reasonably priced. And the fact that...More

Thank mwp2930
Reviewed 24 March 2017

the first time we were there (my husband & I), I wrote that we were very dissapointed about the cleaniless and the attitude of the lady working there who thought it was under her niveu to get a cloth and give our table a wipe,...More

Thank lynnet136
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Coincidentally I found myself here twice last week. The pub had been recommended previously but my one other effort to go here was thwarted by the vast numbers of people inside. You couldn't get in the place. Indeed that is the one down side -...More

Thank Rhod J
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St. James's
Perennially fashionable since the days of Henry VIII,
the aristocratic “Clubland” of St James's is a premier
destination for high end craft and bespoke design.
Here you’ll lose count of the Royal Warrants (which
indicate that the Royal Family patronizes the
establishment) seen in shop front windows, even during
a short stroll to bordering Green Park or St James’s
Park. With the brightly lit and constantly buzzing
...More
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