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The Red Lion

Located in the picturesque village of Dunston, Lincoln, The Red Lion is a privately owned freehouse and restaurant that holds the title for Best Pub and Restaurant in Lincolnshire for the past 7 years. Upon arrival, guests are instantly pampered by The Red Lion’s team of attentive staff who are committed to meeting their customers’ needs, and as a result, a majority of their business comes from repeat customers and customer referrals.

Rooms and Features

The Red Lion is a 17th century country inn that has 5 letting rooms with sizes that vary, suitable for all types of travelers. It is best to book in advance in order for guests to get the most preferable room to the size of their party. The rooms are cosy and are conducive to a good night’s sleep. In the morning, guests who have opted to include breakfast upon booking are treated to the hearty full English breakfast that is always freshly prepared.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

In addition to breakfast, The Red Lion also serves home-cooked food for lunch and dinner, 7 days a week. Dining at The Red Lion is always an excellent experience with award winning fare. The restaurant’s chefs only use the freshest ingredients sourced locally, including the exceptional Lincolnshire Red Beef.

Special Events

The Red Lion has also become a popular venue for holding special events such as weddings, birthdays, parties, anniversaries, Christmas parties and bereavements. They have available space that can hold up to 60 people, with a variety of food to suit whatever the occasion.


Only 8 miles from the Lincoln city centre, and close to other places of interest such as Woodhall Spa and local attractions that include PGA golf course, Kinema in the Woods (an open air cinema), and more, The Red Lion is the perfect base for exploring Lincolnshire.

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