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The Red Lion


The only INN place to be on the Isle of Axholme. A warm welcome awaits you....

Great Food, Fine Ales...

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Red Lion Covid19

Reopening Information

We take the health and wellbeing of our staff and customers very seriously and so you can be assured that we are making decisions with the best interests of you all in mind.


Please keep checking our website and facebook page for all the latest information as to how we are adapting in light of the international COVID19 situation. You may also wish to sign up to our newsletters so you can have the information direct to your inbox as it comes out. Please scroll below to do that.


All our decisions are in line with Government guidelines and from the advice of health and safety professionals. We are taking extreme care but please remember that by visiting The Red Lion, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

Updated 29.09.2020


Bookings Advised

Customers are not allowed to stand or order from the bar area and must be seated at all times. Therefore we recommend you reserving a table in advance, especially during busy times such as weekends.


Contact Info

In order to comply with the Government’s track and trace system and maintain your safety, contact details must be given at the time of booking

(these will be stored securely for 21 days and then destroyed)


Limited Menu

Due to reduced staff numbers, the kitchen will be operating on a reduced food and drink menu.

A disposable paper menu will be provided and some offers have been removed for now.


Table Service Only

All food and drink orders will be taken by a member of staff at your table.

There is to be no standing or seating at the bar. Contactless payments are encouraged


Reduced Hours

We will be operating on reduced hours and so will be closed on Monday's and Tuesday's.

To comply with law we will not be open after 10pm and anybody on the premises will need to vacate by this time.



Only 1 customer per time in the toilet please (unless escorting your child)



Children are still welcome but must be included in your booking number of 6. They are to remain seated at all times and must be accompanied to the toilet by an adult from the same household



due to the Government rules there will be no live or loud music available until further notice.

Jinksy’s bar will remain closed until further notice.



please arrive at your specified booking time through our front door in the market square.

Please wait for a member of staff who will escort you to your table to be seated.

On leaving the premises, please exit via the back door, towards the car park


Health and Safety

for everyone’s safety there will be various measures in place in addition to those listed above:

hand sanitisers will be available and customers are encouraged to use them

we will be operating a strict one way policy,

tables have been reduced and repositioned to maintain a safe distance

and we ask that guests do not move furniture about or attempt to sit at another table.



Face masks must be worn unless you are seated at a table


We know this all sounds very strict but we must comply with the rules for the safety of customers and staff – anybody not following the rules stated above will sadly be asked to leave the premises.


Thank you for your co-operation