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The Red Lion (Freehouse)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
St Peter's - Golden AleGood1
Green Jack - Rising Sun Good1
Norfolk Brewhouse (uses Moongazer brand name too) - Moon Gazer Dark MildGood1
Winter's - GoldenGood1
Woodforde's - Phoenix IPAGood1
Winter's - Geniuss StoutGood1
Beeston - StirlingAcceptable1
Wolf - Golden JackalNot Tried0
Beeston - On The HuhNot Tried0
Wolf - Edith CavellNot Tried0
Wolf - Wolf at the DoorNot Tried0
Ole Slewfoot - Tommy KnockerNot Tried0
Woodforde's - Great Eastern AleNot Tried0
Humpty Dumpty - Broadland SunriseNot Tried0
Grain - RedwoodNot Tried0
Norfolk Brewhouse (uses Moongazer brand name too) - Moon Gazer Golden AleNot Tried0
Woodforde's - WherryNot Tried0
Woodforde's - Nelson's RevengeNot Tried0
Grain - OakNot Tried0
Winter's - CloudburstNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Red Lion, Cromer, Norfolk
Michael Croxford

Visits Details

05 Oct 2016 (Bear & Ragged Staff)
Always busy whenever I come here. Good to see a traditional real ale pub in such good health.
St Peter's - Golden Ale4.70GoodGreat beer, good condition and presentation. Oddly though, about the only beer I prefer in bottled form.
Green Jack - Rising Sun 5.00GoodTasty and distinctive. Very pleasant.
04 Apr 2015 (Stu)
Winter's - Geniuss Stout4.30Good
Woodforde's - Wherry3.80Not Tried
Woodforde's - Nelson's Revenge4.50Not Tried
Grain - Oak3.80Not Tried
Winter's - Cloudburst3.70Not Tried
05 Nov 2014 (Bear & Ragged Staff)
Busy pub / hotel. Six real ales on show.
Winter's - Golden4.10GoodStandard golden ale, on good form. Well presented.
Woodforde's - Phoenix IPA5.50GoodAnother new beer for me. Plenty of flavour and pleasant to drink.
18 Apr 2014 (Stu)
Norfolk Brewhouse (uses Moongazer brand name too) - Moon Gazer Dark Mild4.90Good
Wolf - Golden Jackal3.70Not Tried
Woodforde's - Great Eastern Ale4.30Not Tried
Humpty Dumpty - Broadland Sunrise4.20Not Tried
Grain - Redwood4.80Not Tried
Norfolk Brewhouse (uses Moongazer brand name too) - Moon Gazer Golden Ale4.00Not Tried
24 Sep 2013 (HSB)
13:15 I was going to have lunch here but at £13:95 for a crab salad I changed my mind. The bloomin' things are swimming about just offshore. There were six beers on and the one I tried was not in good condition. I wish pubs would concentrate on quality not quantity.
Beeston - Stirling4.50AcceptableJust better than poor.
Wolf - Golden Jackal3.70Not Tried
Beeston - On The Huh5.00Not Tried
Wolf - Edith Cavell3.70Not Tried
Wolf - Wolf at the Door4.40Not Tried
Ole Slewfoot - Tommy Knocker4.20Not TriedStout

About The Red Lion

The pub sign. The Red Lion, Cromer, Norfolk

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 9HD.

Hotel perched on the cliff overlooking the pier. Large L shaped bar, plush on the left, more basic and traditional on the right.

We have visited this pub 5 times, seen 20 different beers and tried 7 of them.

Map location

Postcode: NR27 9HD