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Red Lion

The Green

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Opening Times


MondayNoon - 2.30 pm
5.30 pm - 11.00 pm
TuesdayNoon - 2.30 pm
5.30 pm - 11.00 pm
WednesdayNoon - 2.30 pm
5.30 pm - 11.00 pm
ThursdayNoon - 2.30 pm
5.30 pm - 11.00 pm
FridayNoon - 2.30 pm
5.30 pm - 11.00 pm
SaturdayNoon - Midnight
SundayNoon - 10.00 pm

Meal Times

Mon No Service
Tue noon - 2pm
Wed noon - 2pm, 7pm - 9pm
Thu - Sat noon - 2pm, 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Sun noon - 2.30pm

About the Pub

This attractive free house stands on the village green and is the first community owned pub in Great Britain. There is an ever changing list of beers and many are from small breweries. Ray and Jo prepare the fresh home made food, (except Sunday eve and all day Monday), and many of the ingredients are sourced locally. The pub hosts the village cricket teams. Local Pub of the Year 2017, 2018, 2019 and East Anglia Regional Pub of the Year 2019. Holder of a CAMRA 50th anniversary golden award.

Historic Interest

The history of the two cottages, which now form the Red Lion, can be traced back at least to the beginning of the 18th century.

Regular ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Timothy Taylor Landlord

Changing ales

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

Regularly changing range from local and national micro breweries.

Source: National

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    3 ciders and/or perries, the range varies from mainly local producers.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • Quiet Quiet Pub
  • CommunityPub Community Owned/Run Pub

    Community Owned


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Wide range of fresh locally sources dishes.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    Wide range of fresh locally sources dishes.

  • Garden Garden

    Large gardens with additional seating.

  • Parking Parking

    Large gravel covered car park to the side of the building with approx 40 spaces.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    Dog friendly throughout.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly


  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Assortment of board games available from the bar plus darts.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Bands occasionally, see website, playing all types of mainstream music.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • WiFi Wifi

    Free WiFi from IDnet.

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Red Lion

The Green

Sat Nav Reference

51.908471, -0.285553

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Nearby Bus Routes (20m)

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Red Lion

Red Lion

The Green

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Real Cider Available
  • LocAle Accredited
  • Quiet Pub
  • Community Owned/Run Pubs
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Garden
  • Parking
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Traditional Pub Games
  • Live Music
  • Newspapers
  • Real Fire
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes

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