The Village Inn since the 17th Century, when it is said, Charles the 1st death warrant was signed.Local Builders, carpenters & decorators spent 3 months re-furbishing the inn, after it was bought in April of 2002, a brand new kitchen was built, the exterior was entirely repainted and the lounge, bar & dining room were redecorated and refurnished.
A traditional local bar serving real ales, lagers and specialty bottled beers, with stone floor and an open fire, stools and mixed tables.
An informal lounge with magazines, newspapers, comfy chairs, sofa and wood burning stove.
An informal dining area with wooden floor, walls decorated with collections of colinders and wooden spoons and mixed chairs & rustic wooden tables set with check napkins and bistro cutlery.
An elegant dining room with check tablecloths, sumptious soft furnishing and wood burning stove, perfect for a intimate meal for two, a family lunch or able to accommodate parties of upto forty.
The inspiration and standards of quality are the same as it's award winning sister pub The Olive Branch and the Red Lion has also won many awards being awarded a Michelin Bib Gourmand every year since re-opening. It was voted Food Pub of the Year in the Publican Pub Food Awards 2005 and was the AA Pub of the Year for 2006 and Marcus was awarded 'Olives' Landlord of the Year in 2009.