The Red Lion Norwich
79 Bishopgate, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 4AA
The Red Lion is traditional English pub in the heart of Norwich, a city pub with a local atmosphere by the river Wensum watched over by Norwich's iconic cathedral spire. It stands beside the historic medieval Bishop Bridge,the site of the Red Lion has been a pub since the building of the Cathedral and the bridge in 1249. The present building dates from around 1760 with parts going back as far as the 15th century. The menu is simple, fresh and seasonal and sourced from local producers where possible. Handmade pizzas are made to order and the Sunday carvery has good reviews. The pub stocks a good range of cask ales including beer from local breweries which are regularly rotated. You can eat in either the pub or heated riverside conservatory.