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The Red Lion

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About us

About us

A few words

about our wonderful inn

The Red Lion is situated in Gillingham, a town and civil parish in the Blackmore Vale area of Dorset. Jan and Gaz welcome you to this old coaching inn which boasts beautiful wooden ceiling beams, as well as a wood burner and separate dining area.

The pub also has a lovely garden with plenty of seating.

As well as food and drink, the pub offers Sky Sports, BT Sports, WiFi and is very dog friendly.

Opening times for drinks:

Monday to Thursday 11am – 11pm
Friday to Saturday 11am – 2am
Sunday 12pm – 11pm

Food & Drink

Menu downloads below

Our Menu

Our food menu has something for everyone and is packed full of traditional pub favourites.

A range of starters is complemented by main dishes ranging from fish & chips, sausage and mash and steak & Tanglefoot pie, to chicken jalfrezi, ribs and a choice of delicious burgers and hot dogs.

We are also pleased to offer Senior Citizens special meals on a selected range of dishes at lunchtimes only from Tuesday to Thursday, each at £4.99.

In addition, we have a range of subs and baguettes, specifically designed to appeal to those with less time on their hands, as well as separate children’s meals for the younger members of your party.

Why not pop in soon and try the menu for yourself!

Food Served

Monday – no food available
Tuesday to Thursday 11am – 3pm & 5pm – 9pm
Friday to Saturday 11am – 7pm
Sunday Roast 12pm – 4pm

Our Ales & Drinks

We offer a range of traditional Badger Ales and Lagers from our local brewery Hall and Woodhouse, which is only a short distance from the pub.

We also have a extensive range of spirits, wines and minerals for you to choose from.

Using the form provided here, please feel free to enquire in advance of your visit to ensure you receive exactly what you are looking for.

Please be advised that the enquiry is not a confirmed booking until you get a call from a member of staff.  Until this happens the enquiry will not be placed in the diary.

Should you wish to call – please try 01747 229177 and we will be happy to speak to you.

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Future Events


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Season started

Every Wednesday Night @ 8:00pm

Watch Live Sport here

We currently show a selection of the latest live sporting events on Sky Sports. Please phone in advance to confirm our featured events.


Contact us


The Red Lion

High Street,

Call on T. 01747 229177

Please leave your details using the form provided or via email and our friendly team will get back to you as soon as possible.

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