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Red Lion

2 Duke of York Street
St James's
London
SW1Y 6JP

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Opening Times

Regular

MondayMidday - 10.00 pm
TuesdayMidday - 10.00 pm
WednesdayMidday - 10.00 pm
ThursdayMidday - 10.00 pm
FridayMidday - 10.00 pm
SaturdayMidday - 9.00 pm
Sundayclosed

Meal Times

12 - 4 Mon - Fri
12 - 5 Sat
No Service Sun

Operator

Fuller's

About the Pub

A gem absolutely not to be missed by fans of Victorian pubs, described by a former editor of the Architectural Review as "a perfect example of a small Victorian Gin Palace at its best". Licensed in 1788 and rebuilt in 1871-2 by architect WH Rawlings, it has kept its original engraved glass, outstanding etched and cut decorative mirrors and polished mahogany. Around the island bar, it seems hard to believe that the pub was once divided into four smaller rooms. Grade II listed and in CAMRA's National Inventory of historic pub interiors. As well as the full menu, pies and sausage rolls are available for lunch and afternoon snacks and there are generally no TV or other distractions. Fuller's Master Cellarman accreditation.

For gentlemen who feel the need for a haircut before passing through the doors of this Palace, the famous Trumper's is right next door!

Sunday opening is a recent experiment.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 4 regular beers.

  • Fuller's ESB
  • Fuller's London Pride
  • Fuller's Oliver's Island
  • Gales Seafarers Ale

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Fuller's --seasonal--

One from Fuller's and one from elsewhere.

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Features

Facilities

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Smoking Smoking Area

    Pavement.

  • SportsTV Sports TV

    Freeview - rugby and cricket (and sometimes football) - no sound.

  • WiFi Wifi

    O2

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Red Lion

2 Duke of York Street
St James's
London
SW1Y 6JP

Sat Nav Reference

51.508344, -0.136379

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station
  • <Underground Close to London Underground / Overground / DLR

Nearby Bus Routes (100m)

Various

Nearby Station (950m)

London Charing Cross

Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (250m)

Piccadilly Circus

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Red Lion SW1Y Jan 2020

Red Lion

2 Duke of York Street
St James's
London
SW1Y 6JP

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Quiet Pub
  • Historic Pub Interior
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Smoking Area
  • Sports TV
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station
  • Close to London Underground / Overground / DLR

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