The Restaurant

Come and sample our locally sourced, fresh, delicious menu

Red Lion Restaurant

We are extremely proud of our menu, whether a local or just passing through you must come and try it!

The Red Lion prides itself on providing very high quality, delicious food. The menu is seasonal and the produce is locally sourced with home grown vegetables.  Freshly made food, with a twist.

We are able to cater for private functions.  For further information and details please telephone us and we can discuss your requirements.

To make a reservation, please call The Red Lion on +44 (0) 1434 674 226

Here’s Our Current Menu

Lunch served 12pm – 2pm Tuesday to Saturday
November to March Evening Meals served 6pm – 8pm Tuesday to Thursday
Sunday 12pm – 2pm only

We cater for everyone, if you have specific requirements just let us know.

Light Bites

Served Tuesday to Saturday 12pm – 2pm only

  • Scampi & chips
    £6.25 or £8.25 as main

    Scampi chips and home-made tartar sauce

  • Hot Roast Sandwhich

    Served with chips

  • Cheese Savoury Sandwich

    Served with chips or salad (v)

Burgers or Bangers

  • Beef Burger

    6oz Sewingshields burger on toasted brioche bun, chips and salad

  • Chargrilled Chicken

    Spiced breast of chargrilled chicken in a toasted brioche bun with chips and salad

  • Northumbrian Sausage

    Local Northumbrian sausage in a toasted brioche bun with chips and salad

Add cheese (95p) 0r bacon (£1.25)

Restaurant Menu Starters

  • Home-made soup
    Home-made soup of the day with warm roll and butter
  • Potato skins
    £4.50 or large for £5.95
    Potato skins with sweet chilli and garlic mayonnaise dip (V/GF)
  • Fishcake
    £5.95 or as a main £10.25
    Home-made fishcake with crisp green salad and home-made tartar sauce

  • Cheese soufflé
    £7.50 or £10.50 as main
    With creamy cheese sauce and herb salad and brown or white roll. Can be served with chips and side salad as main course.
  • Spanish olives
    To share Spanish olives marinated in garlic and anchovy brine with a crusty ciabatta, olive oil and balsamic dressing
  • Chargrilled Chicken on Caesar Salad
    £8.95 or 12.95 as main
    With bacon, croutons and parmesan shavings

Restaurant Menu Mains

  • Twice Cooked Belly Pork
    With chive mash, black pudding, apple sauce and cider and mustard jus
  • Breast of Chicken
    Filled with mozzerella and basil wrapped in in bacon and set over saute potatoes with tomato and paprika sauce (G/f)
  • 10oz Ribeye Steak
    Cooked to your liking with chunky chips, grilled tomato, mushrooms and bearnaise sauce
  • Red Lion Banger
    With mash and rich onion gravy
  • Roast Butternut Squash, Onion and Rosemary Tartetatin
    With chargrilled haloumi, roast tomatoes, salad and balsamic glaze (V)
  • Mushroom, Leak and Bean Hotpot
    Topped with sliced baking potatoes (V/GF)

  • Pan Fried Catch of the Day
    With saute potatoes, salsa verdi, cherry tomatoes and lemon dressing with herb salad (G/f)
  • Crab Ravioli
    Set on a red pimento coulis topped with grilled fennel and herb salad
  • Steak and Ale Pie
    Served with chips or mashed potato with fresh vegetables
  • Sewingshields Slow Cooked Tender Lamb Hotpot
    Cooked in a mint and redcurrant jus, topped with sliced baking potatoes
  • Tomato and Goats Cheese Tortellini
    with red pimento coulis and topped with grilled fennel and herb salad (V)

Restaurant Desserts

All desserts £5.25

  • Sticky toffee pudding
    Home-made sticky toffee pudding with butterscotch sauce and vanilla ice cream
  • Chocolate and Baileys Tart
    With a black cherry compote and vanilla ice cream
  • Cheese and biscuits
    Selection of Cheese and biscuits
  • Warm Banana Cake
    With white chocolate ganache, fruit coulis and chocolate ice cream
  • Fruit crumble
    Home-made fruit crumble with custard
  • Please see blackboard for specials

Tea and Coffee available