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Red Lion - Grantchester, Grantchester, Cambridgeshire

Red Lion - Grantchester

4.0
4
2387 Reviews
£25 and under
British
  • Charming
  • Dog-friendly
  • Good for groups
We are at our heart a pub. This is a place where you can stop for a while, eat delicious food and drink in the atmosphere.


Set in the beautiful village of Grantchester, our picture perfect, thatch roofed pub is a 2 minute walk from The Grantchester Meadows and a lovely 40 minute stroll along The Cam from Cambridge.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 20 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    £25 and under
  • Cuisines
    British
  • Hours of Operation
    Daily 12:00–22:00
  • Phone number
    01223 840121
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Area
    Cambridge
  • Parking Details
    Private Lot
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 2,387 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.0
4 based on recent ratings
  • 3.9Food
  • 4.1Service
  • 4Ambience
  • 3.6Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Cambridge/Cambridgeshire

    Child-friendly

  • Cambridge/Cambridgeshire

    Good for groups

  • Cambridge/Cambridgeshire

    Neighbourhood gem

  • Cambridge/Cambridgeshire

    Great for outdoor dining

  • Cambridge/Cambridgeshire

    Most Booked

  • Cambridge

    Child-friendly

  • Cambridge

    Good for groups

  • Cambridge

    Neighbourhood gem

  • Cambridge

    Vegetarian-friendly

  • Cambridge

    Most Booked

2,387 Reviews
  1. TonyO

    London

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Fantastic Sunday roasts . Really good find and great location
    Red Lion - GrantchesterResponded 2 days ago
    Hi Tony, we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and roast dinner. We hope to see you again soon!

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    Norfolk/Suffolk

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Good food and service and easy car parking. Close to the meadows and river.
    Red Lion - GrantchesterResponded 2 days ago
    Hi, we are glad you enjoyed your visit at the Red Lion!

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  3. AimeeC

    Cambridge

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 7 July 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 2
    Although the pub & staff are lovely and the venue dog friendly the food was extremely disappointing for the high price tag. Some elements were good, great yorkies, carrots, cabbage, battered fish but things you expect to be great just weren’t even up to scratch. Soft roast potatoes, crackling not crunchy, cauli cheese & Mac n cheese watery and truly terrible no flavour at all! Curry sauce & mushy peas absolutely terrible for the price you’re paying. Although service was excellent the girl who sorted our bill got confused and didn’t do it correctly resulting in some confusion to end the meal. Such a shame as we were so looking forward to some really great grub. Will not be returning in a hurry but I will say our main server did a fantastic job!
    Red Lion - GrantchesterResponded 2 days ago
    Hi Aimee, thank you for the honest review, we will take this feedback as a learning curve. Many thanks.

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  4. VicW

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 3 July 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Friendly, attentive service. Great food and atmosphere. Entire service team made our special occasion extra special. Thanks!
    Red Lion - GrantchesterResponded on 6 July 2024
    Good morning Vic I hope you are well. Thanks for the great review. We really appreciate it. Many thanks

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Cambridge

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 June 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We have a family reunion each year and this was the second time we've chosen this venue for a family meal. The service was good, considering how busy the pub was. The food was perfectly cooked however, my only comment would be my starter could have been smaller as quite rich so struggled to eat it all but was lovely.
    Red Lion - GrantchesterResponded on 30 June 2024
    Good evening. Thanks for the positive words. I hope to meet you on your next visit.

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Cambridge

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 26 June 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Menu very limited, would have liked more meat and fish choices, also more vegetarian and rice dishes. Plenty of outside space was wonderful and choice of tables was lovely. However the table we were first shown to was overwhelmed with a disgusting smell from liquid presumably overflowing from blocked drains, which unfortunately ruined the enjoyment of our main meal, which we mentioned on several occasions, and were assured that repairs were in hand. We insisted on moving away from the reek for our desserts and had a lovely table in the garden. Staff were polite friendly and timely on the whole. Would visit again if menu was made more comprehensive and plumbing problems were resolved. A discount/refund for the inevitable spoiling of our dining experience would be appreciated, as our senses of smell and therefore taste were obviously negatively impacted.
    Red Lion - GrantchesterResponded on 30 June 2024
    Good evening. Thanks for the positive words. I hope to meet you on your next visit. The plumbing has been fixed.

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Cambridge

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 June 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    Really disappointed, we were forgotten a lot and had to ask for things over and over. The service was included in the bill which was frustrating as although the staff were really nice, they forgot a lot. The food was not great either, pork was not seasoned well and was way too fatty. Expensive mediocre meal overall.
    Red Lion - GrantchesterResponded on 24 June 2024
    Hi, we would like to have a better understanding about your experience. Please reach out to us at info@redliongrantchester.co.uk at your earliest convenience and we will do our best to resolve this with you. Many thanks

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  8. Sally

    Cambridge

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 21 June 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    Very basic pub food. We had the burger and chicken Kiev, unfortunately neither was very good.
    Red Lion - GrantchesterResponded on 24 June 2024
    Hi Sally, We are disappointed to learn of your experience here at Red Lion Grantchester, but will take this opportunity to improve. We hope this won't stop you from returning, as we would love to see you again in the future and show you our standards are better than this and are always improving. Many thanks, Team Red Lion

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 June 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    What's not to love? Great ambience, super friendly staff and good food. And reasonable prices on top of all that. We had a great time and, if the opportunity arises, we will be back.
    Red Lion - GrantchesterResponded on 24 June 2024
    Hi, thank you for the kind words! we are happy you enjoyed your experience with us and hope to see you again soon.

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  10. andinadia

    London

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 17 June 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely setting, wonderful service, good food. (And the well cared for Whymbishe is the best pint I've had for a long time)
    Red Lion - GrantchesterResponded on 24 June 2024
    Hi, thank you for the kind words! we are happy you enjoyed your experience with us and hope to see you again soon.

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Red Lion - Grantchester is rated 4 stars by 2387 OpenTable diners.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 20 times today
Google Map for Red Lion - Grantchester

33 High Street, Grantchester, Cambridgeshire CB3 9NF

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Area
    Cambridge
  • Hours of Operation
    Daily 12:00–22:00
  • Price
    £25 and under
  • Cuisines
    British
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    Private Lot
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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