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 Red Lion, Longton, Preston


Red Lion
38 Liverpool Rd

Tel: 01772 612168
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Brilliantly friendly pub
Held a function here for a christening.. the pub put on a buffet including everything you could think of including curry and hot pot.. at prices you would find hard to beat anywhere else.. beer garden is lovely with mini golf course and children's bikes cars etr.. staff are extremely friendly and helpful.. we could have a bouncy castle with plenty of room.. never been b4 but definitely recommend to anyone it is a fantastic pub even opened early for us, will definitely be going back
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Rating: rosettes

Mike Atkins
Twisted Romance are back!
Yes ! We are back at The Red Lion at last on Sat 27th April 2013 and we are sooo looking forward to it. New line up yet again but the best we have been. So come on peeps get down here and lets rock the night away.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Rating: No rosettes

Billy Stevens
Friday 17th Feb
Looking forward to playing at The Red again on Friday,always a great night with Phil and Lyn !!!!!!!.Hope to see a few in there.Billy The Bass Player with Quake !!!
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Rating: rosettes

john gillard
great pub
i love this pub , great pint after work but i stupidly drove home after a lot of them , i was pulled over and lost my licence , i was twice over the limit , what a fool i am , great pint tho
Sunday, January 15, 2012
Rating: rosettes

Good night
Yeh woz there that night, I woz the drunken girly, lots of us, dancin at the front, twisted romance we luv you.
Thursday, July 8, 2010
Rating: rosettes

Stuart and Nat Penwortham
Amazing Night
Heard Twisted Romance were on again last Saturday, now with a changed lineup, they really knocked some good stuff out Kings of Leon, Black eyed Peas etc. if you haven't seen them you need to this is the best band we have seen in the area and we love live music. We drive there just to see them wished they did more places in the area. Asked them when they were back sadly late on in the year.
Tuesday, July 6, 2010
Rating: rosettes

quiz nights great
we had a girls night out in Longton, but stayed for the quiz at the red lion, it was fun and great, they also put on a supper for us, it was also someones birthday and the whole pub had a really friendly atmosphere, the D.J. was great and played all our fave songs, next time we go out to Longton, we def going on a thursday for Gina's quiz
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Rating: rosettes

Daffyd Thomas
I think it is a great idea to hold a Welsh evening at the Red Lion. It is nice to know there are other people living in England like the Landlord and Landlady of the Red Lion who are Welsh, like myself. We should all celebrate being welsh from time to time. I do hope they put some Dragons up, I simply love Dragons. If we are lucky they may cook some leeks, I may wear my welsh hat in celebration, I wonder if there will be any daffodils, I will have to ring and ask. What a lovely Welsh couple they are.
Monday, October 5, 2009
Rating: rosettes

Steven Nuttall
The Happy Landlord
The Landlord of the Red Lion is a very talented man. He is so cheerful all the time, telling jokes and if not a little too over friendly, but at least you are always going to leave with a smile on your face. He plays the guitar and is an excellent chef. He is even more talented than Andrew at the Black Bull. What a lovely friendly gay village I live in, I am so happy and extremely lucky.
Thursday, October 1, 2009
Rating: rosettes

Gary Rhodes
We went in the Red Lion last saturday evening and had the best meal I have ever eaten in all of my life. The Steak was like cutting butter, that Landlord is an excellent chef, I must ask him for the recipe.
Thursday, October 1, 2009
Rating: rosettes

Tim Peat
Great Bands
Yes we have to agree Chunkey Monkey were great, but not as good as the Landlord, boy that man can play guitar. He should be up there every weekend he would save himself a fortune! Well done Dave, best Landlord the Lion has ever had.
Thursday, October 1, 2009
Rating: rosettes

Stuart, Penwortham
Whats on
Saw a wicked 6 peice band a couple of month's ago ( 2 girls singing ) Chunky Monkees, are they back on as my girlfriend and I thought they were brill. Will not want to miss them if they are playing again.
Friday, September 18, 2009
Rating: rosettes

Phill Roberts
Yes the window was shot with a BB gun, and some1 at the cash machine was peppered with glass but I never chucked any1 out. Get your facts straight JOHN. Who the hell do you think you are you IDIOT!
Thursday, September 3, 2009
Rating: rosettes

John Gillard
Drive by shooting!
I was in this pub on Monday night 2 weeks ago and some one shot the window twice with a gun. The police were called but did nothing. The landlord started going crazy and got really mad and threw every1 out and took his top off and said WHO WANTS A PIECE OF ME. I was shocked to say the least!
Thursday, September 3, 2009
Rating: No rosettes

Phil Roberts
This is a message for paul carnie from the landlord of the red lion. Don't know which pub you were in but it certainly wasn't mine. Get a grip.
Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Rating: rosettes

Bar Staff
I work behind the bar at the red lion and I love it! They let me wear what I like and I can do whatever I want including moshing whilst working! I think Phil is arranging a heavy metal goth fest which will be WICKED!
I cant wait, I feel another piercing coming on!!!
Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Rating: rosettes

dj phil
cool pub
phil and lynn are the perfect couple for that pub and the atmosphere brill,go for it guys,from dj rockin phil
Thursday, February 12, 2009
Rating: rosettes

Michael wainwright
i'd like a gig at the Lion!!

I'll be in the UK to play the London art gallery for the Alan Aldridge exhibit..I'm planning on being there October 5th thr 16th. Would love a chance to shoot a Guitar and a Car Tour episode there!!

Thursday, August 14, 2008
Rating: rosettes

Phil Roberts
Phil & Lynne Roberts
Welcome you to join us at
Best bands around on Fri & Sat Nights,Quiz night on Thursdays with free buffet, Open mic. every last wednesday in each month first one on 30th July 2008, bring your instruments and get up and play music.
Friday, July 18, 2008
Rating: rosettes

ken wilkes
great live music
Im addicted to watching the bands at the red lion. i used to travel far and wide to watch decent rock bands. now i just have to go to the lion at weekends for a great night out!
Friday, January 26, 2007
Rating: rosettes

nigel porter
Great quiz!!
I have recently moved to the area and made the red lion my local. its a well run establishment, with entertainment at weekends and a brilliant quiz on a thursday! deffinately worth a visit!!
Friday, January 26, 2007
Rating: rosettes

Ian clarke
brilliant pub good beer and music!this is my favourite local!!!give it a try
Friday, December 29, 2006
Rating: rosettes

I cant get enough of this amazing pub! the music is great and the beer and real ales are well kept. if your planning a night round longton then deffinately pop in the best pub in longton THE RED LION!!!
Friday, December 29, 2006
Rating: rosettes

John Jeffries
Excellent live music venue!
Best night out ive had in ages. Excellent music and real ales. My kind of pub! watch out for Made in England playing they are the best live band ive seen in the north west!
Tuesday, June 21, 2005
Rating: rosettes

Tony Harper
Well done
I have recently started frequenting The Red Lion each weekend to watch the many excellent live bands, which are playing every friday and saturday night. The new management obviously know how to turn a pub around. Well done and keep up the good work.
Tuesday, March 29, 2005
Rating: rosettes

peter moore
Excellent home cooked food
I recentleyvisited the red lion and had a very enjoyable meal.
The atmosphere was friendly and staff were more than happy to help.
Tuesday, September 28, 2004
Rating: rosettes

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Red Lion
38 Liverpool Rd

Tel: 01772 612168
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