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Lockdown 2 – Nov 2020.
This establishment is CLOSED until further notice.

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Red Lion

532 Wilmslow Road, Manchester
M20 4BT

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Opening Times

Monday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.00 am - 11.30 pm
Friday11.00 am - 12.30 am
Saturday11.00 am - 12.30 am
SundayMidday - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

12 - 8.30 Mon - Sun



About the Pub

The oldest pub in Withington (also Grade II listed) and the only one of the three Lions in the village remaining. This 17th century inn appears to be a ‘pub for all seasons’. The long, low whitewashed exterior festooned with hanging baskets gives an ‘olde worlde’ impression immediately at contrast to the ‘Free WiFi’ sign. The interior presents a similar bewildering contrast, with a low-ceilinged vault area opening up into a larger bar with a more mainstream feel that leads off into a cavernous conservatory. Behind this there is also a magnificent bowling green with extensive outdoor seating around it, making this a very popular pub in summer. However this mix of environments encourages a broad mix of clientele, although judging by the number of TV screens, their love of sport as well as beer provides them with a common ground. Quiz on Mon; Poker on Thu/Sun; Motown night every second and last Sat of the month. History: changed ownership 12/2/2020 from being a long-time Marston's house to local brewer, JW Lees.

Historic Interest

Changed ownership 12/2/2020 from being a long-time Marston's house to local brewer, JW Lees.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 4 regular beers.

  • JW Lees --seasonal--
  • JW Lees Bitter
  • JW Lees Founder's
  • JW Lees Manchester Pale Ale

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Red Lion, Withington


  • RealAle Real Ale Available


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    12-8.30 Mon-Sun.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    12-8.30 Mon-Sun.

  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking
  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Lawn bowls.

  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV
  • WiFi Wifi

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Red Lion

532 Wilmslow Road, Manchester
M20 4BT

Sat Nav Reference

53.431324, -2.228964


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Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

43, 42, 42A, 142, 171, 42B

Nearby Metro (< ½ mile)

West Didsbury


Jct Marriot St

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