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 - 14.15 & 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 Sunday, 18 August 2019

a very pleasant experience

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Visited On Friday, 16 August 2019

One of the nicest meals ever, I opted for the gluten free fish and chips, what an absolute treat for a coeliac! They were delicious, thank you! Staff always attentive and courteous, our favourite restaurant to visit.

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 August 2019

We had the set steak menu 2 for £30. What was misleading was the added cost for starters. The menu was very misleading. Very disappointed

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Visited On Sunday, 11 August 2019

Food was lovely and the service was excellent. Sunday lunch menu was very good value

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Visited On Tuesday, 13 August 2019

It took an hour and 20 minutes for our food to arrive of which was tasteless and average when served, I will not be visiting here again.

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Visited On Sunday, 11 August 2019

Excellent. Menu, food and quality very good. You've become our number 1 for Sunday roast and by far excede The Moathouse now. Do'nt change!

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Visited On Friday, 09 August 2019

The food and service were excellent from start to finish. It was then washed down with a very good reasonably priced Chillean red wine. So thanks for all your efforts.

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Visited On Saturday, 03 August 2019

As usual the service is excellent, unfortunately the menu choice isn't much to my liking, maybe a chicken pie or curry would prove popular? The Haloumi fries are fantastic, of course.

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Visited On Thursday, 08 August 2019

Truly excellent food with a nicely balanced menu, service was however shaky, just two young people looking rushed off their feet. One forgot our replacement drink, then a twenty minute plus wait for our food without any acknowledgement that there was a waiting time. Again excellent food just let down, by some lack of staff awareness or maybe training one more on duty may have solved the problem.

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Visited On Wednesday, 07 August 2019

First class food and great service

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Visited On Wednesday, 07 August 2019

Lovely pub with friendly and professional staff. The decor is very smart but still relaxed and cosy. We had high expectations because of this but the food was somewhat disappointing. The set lunch menu is a great idea but the choice of main courses is very limited so we chose from both menus. My friend commented that his pate tasted "artificial" and my cod dish was very bland. Shame.

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Visited On Wednesday, 07 August 2019

As always, friendly, efficient and helpful staff.

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Visited On Tuesday, 06 August 2019

We had 2 children in a party of 8 and the waitress couldn't have been more accomodating. Terrific service and very good food.

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Visited On Wednesday, 31 July 2019

All round top Notch.

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Visited On Sunday, 04 August 2019

Great food and good service.

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Visited On Saturday, 03 August 2019

Afternoon Tea was an absolute delight. First time my Sister has had this at The Red Lion and thoroughly enjoyed the experience, especially being a vegetarian was pleased that she had a choice of sandwiches which has been rare elsewhere. Everyone is so friendly and efficient and the service is second to none.

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Visited On Saturday, 03 August 2019

Service felt impersonal with little interest in us or our experience. Cod fillet was beautifully cooked but too small a plate, especially vegetables, and presenting with potato on top of the fish meant the two items could not be taken separately. Conversely, Mac & Cheese was too big. A nice enough evening but didn't feel special.

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Visited On Saturday, 03 August 2019

Second visit and as good as the first. Food superb and excellent service.

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Visited On Tuesday, 30 July 2019

First time visit. Very impressed with all aspects of this lovely 16 century establishment.We are 20 miles away but The Red Lion is now on our top places list.Thank you

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Visited On Saturday, 27 July 2019

My husband and I had a lovely experience on Saturday, the service was great. We had a lovely meal and a couple of drinks, we sat on the lovely leather sofa after our meal and just sat and relaxed it was so lovely.

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Visited On Wednesday, 24 July 2019

We normally visit for Sunday lunch which has always been excellent. Your grill night represents very good value for money. Quality remains very good with top class service and presentation

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Visited On Sunday, 21 July 2019

Although the restaurant was very busy and it seemed that there was a shortage of staff, we received good service thanks to key staff member Alison. She was a 'star's.

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Visited On Sunday, 21 July 2019

Excellent as always

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Visited On Sunday, 21 July 2019

very good sunday lunch we both enjoyed our meal

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Visited On Sunday, 21 July 2019

Fantastic food as always, cannot fault a thing. Lovely pub, friiendly staff and great service.

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