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The Red Lion

Smithy Lane
ST18 9DZ

Tel: 01785 780297

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 398 reviews398 reviews
The Red Lion

Map & Directions

Road Directions

M6 junction 13: follow the sign to Stafford town centre along the A449. At the traffic lights turn left onto West Way continue along this road until the next set of traffic lights turn left onto Newport Road A518. Continue along this road on the approach to Haughton turn left onto Bradley Road then turn right onto Church Road.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest railway station is Stafford, which is 5 miles away



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Recent Reviews:


    • Accredited Taste of Staffordshire Quality Marque
    Accredited Taste of Staffordshire Quality Marque


    • Staffordshire AwardsTaste Of Staffordshire Good Food Awards 2018 Taste Of Staffordshire Good Food Awards 2018 2018



    • Chef - Stuart Bruce
    • Covers - 40

    Opening Times

    Food Served (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
    Tuesday - Saturday12:30 - 14:00
    17:30 - 21:00
    Sunday12:00 - 20:00
    Afternoon Tea (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
    Tuesday - ThursdayClosed
    Friday - Saturday14:30 - 16:00
    Bank HolidayClosed

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