The Red Lion Inn Finchingfield Essex Hot

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The Red Lion Inn Finchingfield Essex
Address 5 Church Hill
Town/City Finchingfield
County Essex
Postcode CM7 4NN
Tel No. 01371 810 400
Website http://www.red-lion-finchingfield.com/

The Red Lion Inn in Finchingfield is a traditional English Inn that serves home-cooked food and real ales.

The pub is an interesting blend of Tudor and Georgian architecture, and provides an interesting countryside visit.

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Under New Ownership

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Reviewed by Elaine Rollings
August 21, 2014
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The Red Lion Finchingfield under new ownership as of December 2013. Now family owned & run - no longer Greene King!!! Home made food prepared with locally sourced produce. Well kept real ales and a good selection of lagers, ciders, wines & soft drinks. Well maintained beer garden with children's play area. Just up the hill from the pond opposite the church & guild hall. Come & pay us a visit - you won't be disappointed

 

Great place to visit

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Reviewed by Julie Wong
July 22, 2012
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Both me and my husband were made very welcome.
Has a great area for children to play in garden.
A very pleasant pub, great food and great service.
I will be recommending to our friends.
Thanks to the owners and all the staff.

 

1st Class

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Reviewed by Andy Stevens
June 09, 2011
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We chose the Red Lion to entertain our guests after our sons Christening in May, having eaten here several times before, and always been very pleased.

We were not disapointed! we were well looked after by David and Ian both in helping with arrangements and on the day. We enjoyed a perfect day, and many of our guests have since commented on what a good time they had, the setting was beautiful, the food delicious, and the service first class, nothing was too much trouble. We are now looking forward to our next visit to this wonderful pub.

 

Excellent place to stay

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Reviewed by Paulynorf
May 09, 2011
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Firstly, it's sad that the reveiew below mine entitled 'Poor' was able to be posted as it is entirely untrue. Also not very good at spelling (efeninate?)
Me, my wife and two friends stayed here lst month and it couldn't have been a better treat. Yes the barman is camp but that adds to the fun of it. He is total entertainment and the place wouldn't be the same without him there. I hear that between the landlord and his partner they have totally rejuvenated the pub. I can see why.
The food choice is excellent and the rib eye steak I ordered was perfection which is unusual for pub food.
The rooms are smartly decorated with slightly different colour themes. The two we used between us were roomy, clean and smart.

We are all going back in July for a reunion. I couldn't think of a better place to stay.
Paul 09 May 2011

 

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Reviewed by Disgruntled
August 15, 2010
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Visited for a lunch time meal in June 2010. Had to sit quite near the bar. Order taken by a young boy who didn't look old enough to be working there. When food arrived mine was not what I'd ordered. Given salad instead of veg. Complained and told that veg would be provided. By time this arrived had finished rest of main course.

Half way through meal any ambience totally ruined by load mouthed effeninate man behind bar - possibly owner - who insisted in shouting his conversation across the pub.

Food itself wasn't bad but let down by incompetent service leading to the feeling that it wasn;t worth the money.

 
 
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