The Red Lion
Church Road, Dodleston, Chester, Cheshire, CH4 9NG 01244 661636
An 18th Century map suggests The Red Lion was established as far back as 1737, though then it was known as "The Red Lyon". Our quiet and peaceful history was interrupted in the autumn of 1845 when the inn became the scene of a battle between angry Irish and English farm labourers. More recently, we have won a Gold Award at the Chester Food and Drink Festival Awards 2007 and 2008.
A country pub near you oozing rural charm and rustic character, our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pubfood on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
Whether you are planning dinner with friends or Sunday lunch with family, book a table online and enjoy some quality time with those you love the most. We also have a vegan menu at The Red Lion in Chester available 6 days a week.
Countryside walks lead from the beautiful gardens of our attractive stone pub in picturesque Dodleston. Records show the pub dates to at least 1737. Recently it won gold in the Chester Food and Drink Festival.
There’s always a great reason to visit The Red Lion. Throughout the week we run Fixed Price Lunch and Dinner menus, and on a Friday (from 5pm) and Saturday (all day) we’ve our fantastic Weekend Treat Menu!
The Red Lion is a dog friendly pub in Dodleston. We welcome four legged friends and have water and treats available to ensure they're as comfortable as you are during your visit!
Monday to Friday 11am - 11pm Saturday 11am - 11pm Sunday 11am - 10:30pm
Monday to Friday 12pm - 10pm Saturday 12pm - 10pm Sunday 12pm - 9:30pm
Call The Red Lion on: 01244 661636
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