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The Red Lion, Bradley

Smithy Lane, Bradley, Stafford, United Kingdom, ST18 9DZ
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Opening Information

Bar Opening Times (Winter)
17.00 - 23.00 Mon
11.30 - 23.00 Tues- Sat
12.00 - 22.30 Sun

Restaurant & Food Service Times (winter)
Monday - no food service
12.00 - 14.30 & 17.30 - 21.00 Tues- Sat
12.00 - 19.00 Sun

Facilities
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Gluten Free Available
  • Free WiFi
  • Disabled Access

About The Red Lion, Bradley

The Red Lion at Bradley is a quintessential village pub in the heart of Staffordshire. Inside you'll find a building lovingly transformed by its new owners but with a wealth of original features, including open fires, oak beams and all the quirkiness of a village pub.

Everyone says the same thing - The Red Lion used to be "The place to go", we are proud to awaken the Lion and hear it ROAR again.

Afternoon Tea is served Tuesday to Saturday from 2.45 – 4.00pm

Michelin Plate Award 2017/2018

Cuisine: Gastro Pub, Afternoon Tea, British, Sunday Lunch, Vegan Friendly
Dress Code: Smart Casual,Casual
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Visited On Friday, 19 April 2019

Starters were average. Main course was no better. I had the mixed grill. The chicken was rubbery and the steak was full of grisly. The deserts we had were very nice although you had run out of rubarbe to go with the brullay and you offered me ice cream instead. In our opinion we paid £20 to much for the meal we had.

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Visited On Friday, 19 April 2019

Lovely food and drink, enjoyed the evening sunshine and comfy seats in the bar whilst choosing our meal.

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Visited On Friday, 19 April 2019

Excellent all round.

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Visited On Thursday, 18 April 2019

Excellent food and choices

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Visited On Thursday, 18 April 2019

Great menu nice to see so many vegetarian and vegan dishes even though I am not a veggie myself. Two of our group are and usually only get one choice. Really enjoyed our evening

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Visited On Thursday, 18 April 2019

The food was delicious and the staff were lovely. Very nice place overall

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Visited On Tuesday, 16 April 2019

We had a lovely dinner at the Red Lion. The food was consistently good - we all had different choices and there wasn't a weak spot at all. The service was just right: efficient, very friendly but not ’hovery’. It’s also in a very attractive location in a pleasant village. Absolutely worth going out of your way to visit.

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Visited On Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Afternoon Tea, my friend purchased gift vouchers for my big birthday. We had a wonderful afternoon with lashings of Tea and Cake. Lovely girl attended to us and we were impressed with everything.

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Visited On Thursday, 11 April 2019

As always a very enjoyable dining experience. Already booked to return this time for Sunday lunch.

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Visited On Sunday, 14 April 2019

Had a fabulous Sunday lunch with excellent service

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Visited On Saturday, 13 April 2019

Lovely for a friend's get together.

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Visited On Sunday, 14 April 2019

Excellent as usual Sunday lunch great.we will be coming again for sure Nige & Tina

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Visited On Sunday, 14 April 2019

Very good Sunday Roast Lunch. Really pleasant and efficient staff.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 April 2019

Very good in all respects. Beautiful sunny evening. Friendly folks on the adjoining table. We were also celebrating the end of our amateur dramatic season.To sum up, we have already recommended the Red Lion to a couple of friends. We will come again. We know that with the LP partnership we can expect a high standard of cuisine and we were not disappointed. We have frequented the Moat House many times and have also been to the Dog and Doublet at Sandon.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 April 2019

Wonderful, 90th birthday celebration. Sophie, Chef and staff ensured a celebration to remember. Good quality food and drink presented perfectly, with a service to match. The Red Lion is a credit to the local area, Thank you.

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Visited On Friday, 12 April 2019

The Red Lion is a characterful destination dining pub in a ‘Vicar of Dibley village’ on the edge of Stafford. The bar area has a green oak extension and the restuarant is in the original building dating to the 17th century. We were able to get a table at 8 for 4 even though we’d booked several hours earlier. The food is a good variety with veggie (and vegan) options. We chose the blowtorched mackerel, blue rarebit to start followed by Gammon and Scampi off the pub menu. Followed by cheese and ice cream. The quality was generally good but a bit pricey for a gastro pub - service was excellent though we were asked for drinks orders a bit too frequently. Would go back - though car park was full on a Friday evening so we parked on the street outside. Food 7/10 - service 7/10 - atmos 7/10

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Visited On Friday, 12 April 2019

Fabulous meal with great service and nice surroundings

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Visited On Thursday, 11 April 2019

Mexican theme night was fantastic! Great atmosphere, and food was beautiful! Great portions aswell for the price paid! And the mojitos were spot on! Will absolutely be returning to red lion !!

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Visited On Wednesday, 10 April 2019

Excellent we were late due to an accident on the motorway delaying us in Stafford but the staff fully understood and made us very welcome as they always have in the past. Recently we dined at the Dog and Doublet but must admit we preferred you. Keep up the good work and thank the chef and staff.

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Visited On Tuesday, 09 April 2019

Could not fault the food but service lackadaisical. Booked table for 1pm at 1.40 pm had to get up and find dining table myself asked waitress to send my guests through. Then we waited a long time for food (as it is freshly cooked) could not find anyone to take payment for meal. The pub was nearly empty the whole time. We were celebrating my 70th birthday with our best friends snd i wanted things to run smoothly, they didnt.

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Visited On Sunday, 07 April 2019

Service with a smile as always.

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Visited On Sunday, 07 April 2019

Super Sunday Lunch!

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Visited On Saturday, 06 April 2019

Great choice of menu . Very good service - no feeling being rushed to sit down and order. Friendly and attentive staff

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Visited On Thursday, 04 April 2019

Gone downhill. Soggy chips.just like an ordinary pub. Menu unspectacular. What has happened?

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Visited On Wednesday, 03 April 2019

4 of us went for Grill Night at 7.30 we all ordered the mixed grill, unfortunately there was only 1 left ! Disappointing for all, should we have pre ordered???

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