The Red Lion, situated beside St. Mary’s Parish Church in Ellesmere, has a long history as a coaching inn, being built on the Turnpike road between Market Drayton and Oswestry. Originally built in the 16th Century as a coaching stop evidence of which can be seen in its construction. Entering the Red Lion via the bar area,

Welcome to the Red Lion Coaching Inn, Ellesmere, Shropshireresidential door way or through the courtyard by the route of olde tyme coaches, you will find a warm welcome and comfortable facilities at hand. Landlady and Landlord Lois and Simon and all the staff are here to help with any enquires to ensure you receive the best service around and to help you leave with a smile on your face.

We offer great beers, freshly cooked food and great service. Breakfast is served to visitors from 7:30am until 11:30am daily giving you the ideal start to your day and meals are served from 12 noon to 9:00pm every day and have an extensive menu from vegan and vegetarian meals to a set menu for the over 60s.
We have a beer garden for the sunny days, or a games room with a pool table, darts and games machines if you want to get competitive. We allow dogs in both of these areas.
We also have a newly renovated small function room seating up to 18 people which is available for private parties and meetings.

Awarded 5 out of 5 for the Shropshire Food Hygiene Certificate and Cask Marked approved two years running.
Draught Beers: Carling, Kronenbourg 1664, Guinness, Kingstone Press, 13 Guns
Cask Ales: Wainwrights and guest ales