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Revised opening hours: Monday - Closed All Day, Tuesday - 4-10pm No Food Available, Wednesday & Thursday 12-3pm & 6-10.00pm (will stay open later if busy), Friday & Saturday 12-3pm & 6-11pm, Sunday 12-9pm. Lunch service on all days will be 12-2pm and evening takeaways & eating in will be 6.15-8.30pm. Those booked inside or on tables at the front to enter through front door, otherwise through rear beer garden. Participating in the "Eat Out to Help Out" scheme. Takeaway/delivery services: Takeaway to continue Wednesdays to Saturdays now with option to eat in if preferred.

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Red Lion

Brightwell Street
OX10 0RT

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - 3.00 pm
6.00 pm - 11.00 pm
TuesdayMidday - 3.00 pm
6.00 pm - 11.00 pm
WednesdayMidday - 3.00 pm
6.00 pm - 11.00 pm
ThursdayMidday - 3.00 pm
6.00 pm - 11.00 pm
FridayMidday - 3.00 pm
6.00 pm - 11.00 pm
SaturdayMidday - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 10.30 pm

Meal Times

12 - 2 Mon
12 - 2, 7 - 9 Tue - Sat
12 - 2.30 Sun



About the Pub

The Red Lion is a traditional half-timbered thatched inn dating from the 16C situated in a quiet village a short distance from the A4130 between Didcot and Wallingford. The comfortable bar features wood beams and exposed brick inglenook fireplace with log burner, and leads to the restaurant area off to one side. The beers are usually from local breweries and a good-quality seasonal menu is served, with gourmet specials at weekends. Branch POTY 2009 and 2012.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Loddon Hoppit
  • West Berkshire Good Old Boy

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Usually local breweries.

Source: National

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Red Lion, Brightwell-cum-Sotwell


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Bottled cider from local producer Red Dog.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals

    Runs the Brightfest bar in the local rec in June.


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    Tuesday - Saturday.

  • Garden Pub Garden

    Courtyard garden to rear.

  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Events Events

    Charity quiz once a month and special menu nights.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Ringing the Bull in garden.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Live music Sunday evenings.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area

    Restaurant area to the side of the bar.

  • Smoking Smoking Area

    Shelter at the foot of the garden.

  • WiFi Wifi

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Red Lion

Brightwell Street
OX10 0RT

Sat Nav Reference

51.612453, -1.160801

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  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes

Nearby Bus Routes (300m)

Thames Travel: X2 (300m (via footpath) on High Road)


South off A4130

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