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The Red Lion (Wetherspoon)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Hook Norton - Chinook GoldExcellent1
Caledonian - Trojan HorseExcellent1
Sixpoint - Resin (can)Excellent1
Exmoor - GoldAcceptable1
Truman's - LazarusAcceptable1
Greene King - Abbot AleNot Tried0
Marston's - PedigreeNot Tried0
Greene King - Ruddles BestNot Tried0
Fuller's - London PrideNot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Banks's - Botanical BeerNot Tried0
Purple Moose - Madog's AleNot Tried0
Acorn - DarknessNot Tried0

Visits Details

11 May 2018 (Jack William)
Noon. Usual queuing at the spoons bar. Should they instigate a Q system? Off to Slovenia - any suggestions for a good bar anyone?
Truman's - Lazarus4.20AcceptablePleasant enough but rather thin.
Purple Moose - Madog's Ale3.70Not Tried
Acorn - Darkness4.20Not Tried
05 Mar 2017 (McGargle)
Much busier than The Beehive. As usual uninspiring cask selection.
Sixpoint - Resin (can)9.10ExcellentExcellent IIPA.
16 Jan 2015 (McGargle)
Totally unimpressed. Five pump clips showing but only Hobgoblin and Pedigree available. In one day we see the good and bad of Spoons with the excellent George contrasted with this. Captive market I fear.
03 Nov 2014 (Dosser)
Caledonian - Trojan Horse5.50Excellent
18 Oct 2014 (Jack William)
Midday - heaving - but one just has to have a decent pint before leaving the UK. Off to Croatia - will try and seek out some local brews.
Hook Norton - Chinook Gold4.70ExcellentHoppy and creamy. delicious
Fuller's - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Banks's - Botanical Beer4.20Not Tried
05 Sep 2009 (Dubbel)
England were playing Slovenia on the muted screens. A pint or two before a flight is now a tradition, regardless of the time of day or night. Moved on to the Amarillo Bar & Grill afterwards and was delighted to find Sierra Nevada Porter in bottles.
Exmoor - Gold4.50AcceptableClear but a little stale-tasting. Still preferable to the usual drivel.
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Marston's - Pedigree4.50Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried

About The Red Lion

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Gatwick Airport, West Sussex, RH6 0PJ.

Marked-up Wetherspoon in the Departure lounge (airside) of the North Terminal. Usually a guest among the usual GK-Marston's brown bitters.

We have visited this pub 6 times, seen 13 different beers and tried 5 of them.

Map location

Postcode: RH6 0PJ