The Red Lion

High Street, Islip, Oxford, United Kingdom, OX5 2RX
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Open daily from 9am for breakfast, coffee & cake. Food served all day- Lunch from Noon & Dinner from 5pm

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  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About The Red Lion

The Red Lion Public House & Dining Room

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Thursday, 18 July 2019

Really good service and food, special mention goes to Amber who took our booking and organised our small gathering. Will definitely be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

Great place

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Visited On Friday, 12 July 2019

Nice evening

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Visited On Thursday, 11 July 2019

Lovely environment and atmosphere. Food was lovely and staff attentiattentive and pleasant. My father had been two nights before and advised not to have the pork though as portion was very small!! To be fair all food we had was plentiful and tasty

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Visited On Sunday, 07 July 2019

It was a lovely Sunday lunch in a really excellentllent pub. Thank you.

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Visited On Sunday, 16 June 2019

Busy Sunday for Father's Day!

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Visited On Sunday, 16 June 2019

Perfect service. Delicious food.

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Visited On Tuesday, 11 June 2019

As always the food and service was excellent. Particularly the salmon pate. My husband really enjoyed his steak. We will be back. Due to the fact that for most of our visit we were the only dinners the wasn’t much atmosphere that’s why I’ve given a 2.

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Visited On Saturday, 25 May 2019

We had a party of 16 and the staff did a great job of looking after us

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Visited On Saturday, 25 May 2019

Food presentation could be improved and lighting when directly over table is quite harsh. Food good. Staff friendly and efficient

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Visited On Sunday, 12 May 2019

The Sunday roast was disappointing and not up to the usual standard. In particular the vegetables were so al dente they were almost raw. The gravy was very watery and tasteless. The puddings were however delicious!

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Visited On Monday, 22 April 2019

Very nice meal, and good service.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 April 2019

The steak was cooked more than I would have liked and the chips came salted, despite me asking for them not to be (I shouldn't have to ask if they are though: please say on the menu that they're salted as standard), but other than that the food was excellent.

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Visited On Friday, 12 April 2019

As ever wonderful service from a great team and super food. The Red Lion has been transformed. Highly recommend.

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

We had a lovely dining experience dispite it being mothers day the staff remained calm and pleasant to everyone. The food as always was fantastic and the added touch of a bunch of flowers for every mothers was great

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

Roast lamb was not very nice the veggies were cold.

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

lovely mothers day lunch, highly recomended

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Visited On Friday, 29 March 2019

Jeremy was very helpful all the way through in organising the Islip CC Dinner for 20 people.

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Visited On Saturday, 23 March 2019

A very nice pub & staff. Enjoyed our time there & looking to come back again! Kev Harris

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Visited On Thursday, 21 March 2019

Delicious lunch. Unrushed meal with friendly service.

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Visited On Sunday, 17 March 2019

Only slight issue was lack of roasts available, but late in service and plenty of other options available! Great service, good value food and welcoming hosts. Top marks!

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Visited On Sunday, 17 February 2019

We came to see our daughter who is studying at Oxford but never goes beyond the city boundaries and decided to take her out for Sunday lunch. We were rewarded with the best Sunday lunch that I can remember . The staff were great, from the chaps behind the bar to the lady serving us. But more importantly, the food was lovely. Between us we had beef and pork, with both beautifully cooked.The same applies to the vegetables which were varied and plentiful. Finally the roast potatoes , Yorkshire pudding and the gravy capped off a great experience. Many thanks for a lovely afternoon.

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Visited On Thursday, 24 January 2019

Wasn’t keen on the new menu. Not a great choice and no chicken dishes (apart from a salad)? Only one type of steak on the menu and not a very nice one (very chewy). Have been for lots of family meals here but don’t think we will rush back unless the menu improves. Great staff though!

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Visited On Sunday, 20 January 2019

Lovely food, had a Sunday lunch plus dessert... but it was hard to get attention from staff for drinks etc. Staff were friendly but didn't seem to be responsible for certain tables.

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Visited On Sunday, 20 January 2019

We have eaten here on several occasions and have found the service very welcoming and always happy to accommodate our requirements. They put birthday candles on my parents desserts which was a lovely touch. The food is always good - fresh and beautifully presented.

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