Sunday isn't just for resting - it's for roasting too, and we have taken the hard work out of that equation. Relax with a newspaper and a glass of wine, and enjoy premium quality 100% British meat sourced from Aubrey Allen, served with golden roast potatoes, three fresh seasonal vegetable sides and crispy Yorkshire puddings, topped with rich gravy, it's the perfect Sunday restorative.
Enjoy the best Sunday roast around, and we also offer a children's version. Bring the family and we'll do all the hard work for you.
Easter isn't just about chocolate eggs and hot cross buns, it also marks the real start of Spring. The break provides the perfect opportunity to spend some time with the family during the school holidays, and let's not forget the extra bank holidays - what better excuse for some chilled out food and drink and a catch up with friends?
Join us for a delicious, traditional roast on Easter Sunday, with succulent 100% British meat from Aubrey Allen, crispy roast potatoes, colourful vegetables and light Yorkshire puddings with plenty of gravy. Let us do all the hard work and make your Easter lunch or dinner special.
If the weather is on our side, chill out in our landscaped garden with some refreshing drinks and make the most of the days off work. We'll also be serving up our usual tasty breakfasts and champagne breakfast if you fancied something a little different.
Treat your mother this year with a tasty champagne breakfast at the Red Lion, available until 11am. A full traditional breakfast accompanied with a glass of Henriot Brut, the perfect way to start the day.
Delicious specials and Sunday lunch will also be available for lunch or dinner, alongside our usual menu, but book early to avoid disappointment.
If you're looking for something more casual, then pop in for afternoon tea and cake, some chilled champagne, or just a few celebratory cocktails. Relax by the fire and we'll do the rest.
Our Italian Food Festival is back! We have some exciting stuff in store to celebrate all that is Italian, with some tasty food and drink specials made with the finest authentic Italian ingredients.
We'll be featuring different specials from Northern and Southern regions of Italy with some excellent set menu offers, a range of Italian cocktails, liqueur coffees, and selected Italian wines.
There will also be a chance for you to win a fantastic Italian hamper! Perfecto!
Book a special treat for Valentine's Day, with a romantic four course candlelit dinner at the Red Lion. Our menu has been specially created by our Head Chef and offers a range of delicious dishes, some available to share, for £35 per person.
Relax with a bottle of our carefully-selected wines or champagnes, enjoy some tasty food, and we'll do the rest.
A deposit of £10 per head is required at the time of booking.
Warm up this January, and come in from the cold for a Burns Night celebration (don't worry, we won't be gathered around singing Auld Lang Syne). As usual, it's all about the food and drink, with a special Burns Night Supper and also a Whisky Tasting experience to enjoy a tipple or two. Join us on Wednesday 25th January...
If you fancy a taste of game, and we're not talking Scrabble, then indulge in our Game Fortnight from 16th - 30th January. Featuring a different mouth-watering game special every day, the Red Lion is celebrating this season of wonderful produce with a variety of tasty, healthy dishes.
Game is wild, natural and free-range with a distinctive flavour, and is one of the healthiest meats available. Low in cholestrol and high in protein, it is ideal for anyone on a low fat diet.
Celebrate New Year's Eve at the Red Lion, with champagne, canapes and cocktails. We'll be offering an evening of music, food and a great atmosphere to see in 2012. You can also indulge in our fantastive five-course New Year's Eve Dinner for the ultimate celebration!
Monday night is officially steak night. We're not just famous for our pizzas you know. Taste our succulent, prime cuts of steak, specially matched with a glass of wine for £15.
We are offering a fantastic promotion of our famous wood-fired pizzas. Enjoy two of our authentic Italian pizzas for £14, from Monday to Saturday 3-6pm.
To celebrate the fact that we are Italian Food Pub of the Year, we are holding an Italian Food Festival on 15th and 16th October, showcasing a fantastic range of Italian food, drink and some great offers.
Our range of Fairtrade coffees and teas are available from £1 between 8am to 6.30pm, every day, and are available to drink in or take away.
Somehow, it managed not to rain on Sunday, so the sun was actually shining for the very first Oakman Inns Cycle Sportive on 18th September.
Setting off from the Kings Arms with a very early start at 7.45am, approximately 50 cyclists headed out kitted up to enjoy the 70km or 50km route weaving around the Chiltern hills. And hills there were.
But with refreshment stops at The Red Lion in Water End and The Akeman in Tring, it made for a very relaxed atmosphere as riders chilled out with some coffee and cake en-route, treating themselves after those punishing,…
This isn't just news, this is great news. We are running Champagne Fridays here at the Red Lion, allowing you to enjoy a bottle of Henriot Brut champagne for £25, every Friday.
Relax with friends, family or colleagues on the bar, compliment your meal in the restaurant, or sit outside in our garden (weather permitting, of course), and take advantage of this fantastic champagne promotion. Very tempting indeed!
The Red Lion is holding its very own Royal Ascot Ladies day on Thursday 16th June, to raise money for Keech Hospice Care.
This exciting event comprises a three-course lunch with champagne as well as a live screening of the Ascot races, for the complete Ladies Day experience.
Held from 12-5pm, tickets are £35 each, a proportion of which is donated to the Keech Hospice Care which helps support patients with terminal illnesses.
With a large alfresco dining terrace and landscaped garden, the Red Lion is the perfect summer venue to celebrate Royal Ascot, especially in the name of charity!
We are award winners! The Red Lion has won Italian Food Pub of the Year at the Morning Advertiser Great British Pub Food Awards.
Shortlisted as one of three finalists out of hundreds of national entries, the Red Lion was bestowed the prestigious award due to its selection of authentic Italian dishes, and of course, the famed wood-fired pizza oven.
Recognised for its compliance with the Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana which allows some of its pizzas to be awarded a DOC classification, the Red Lion's in-house pasta machine also helped to fortify the genuine Italian offering which makes it such a…
Although it's only February, we are already moving towards lighter evenings and milder weather as Spring emerges, and it will be just a matter of time before our 70-cover alfresco dining terrace is back into play.
This Spring is packed with plenty of events to get the social ball rolling, from Mother's Day indulgent champagne breakfasts, or lunch and dinner in the restaurant, and Easter which usually involves a good few days off work or school holidays for the kids. Celebrate with some qualty family or friend time at the Red Lion, and with any luck it might even be mild…
The Red Lion has started the year on a definitively high note, as it has been shortlisted as a finalist from hundreds of national entries in the Great British Pub Food Awards 2011.
Selected as just one of three finalists for the Italian Food Pub of the Year category, the Red Lion was favoured by the judges for its authentic wood-fired pizzas and homemade pasta dishes, all made from scratch using fresh Neapolitan ingredients and using traditional preparation and cooking methods in the form of the homemade pasta machine and the wood-burning pizza oven.
Commended locally as a pub with…
Our brand new winter menu has been created and launched to embrace the seasonal change as we head deeper into winter.
Incorporating traditional favourites as well as some new creations, the menu features the best of seasonal produce and a range of warming dishes for throughout the colder months.
Come along and sample some dishes from our tasty and inspirational menu, such as a seasonal Pear, Walnut and Gorgonzola Salad, Ham Hock Terrine, Oven-Baked Four-Cheese Rigatoni, Seared Duck Breast with Dauphinoise Potatoes, Chicken in White Wine, and Grilled Butternut Squash with Haloumi, as well as some fresh new pizza toppings.
We have also…
The Red Lion celebrated its one year anniversary in style on the 10th November with a party which featured a professional firework display, a hog roast and a plentiful supply of wine to mark the occasion.
The event saw guests treated to samples of the menu, including The Red Lion's famed homemade pizza, before braving the cold to enjoy an elaborate array of fireworks and a hog roast platter to honour the birthday celebrations.
Since Oakman Inns & Restaurants took ownership of The Red Lion towards the end of 2009, extended and renovated it into a modern public house and…
The Red Lion proudly sponsored the 'Walk with the Stars' event last weekend, which saw nearly 1,000 women walk the 5 mile or 11 mile route from Hemel Hempstead School at midnight to raise money for the Hospice of St Francis.
All kitted out in their bright pink t-shirts flaunting the Red Lion logo, the mass of women raised a remarkable £150,000 for the Berkhamsted Hospice as they sacrificed a night's sleep in favour of entertainment, goodies and a well-deserved breakfast at the…
For every four cocktails ordered, receive a complimentary platter of canapes, to celebrate the football-free zone at the Red Lion, Water End, in style.
Our speciality is great food and drink, not football, and we do not have TV screens showing any World Cup games. During England matches we invite all ladies to come and drink cocktails and eat canapes in true Sex and the City style, with Cosmopolitans and Manhattans!
This offer is for all England games.
On Tuesday 20th April, The Red Lion at Water End, will be turning pink for the morning in aid of The Hospice of St Francis in Berkhamsted.
The Red Lion modern pub and restaurant at Water End will be hosting a pink coffee morning between 9.30 and 11am on Tuesday 20th April as part of its sponsorship of the annual "Walk with the Stars" event…
The Red Lion at Water End is one of two main sponsors at this years Walk with the Stars, a midnight walk that raises funds for the Hospice of St Francis.
This event takes place on Saturday 19th June and entry forms can be requested at The Red Lion or you can register on line on www.walkwiththestars.org.uk
The Publican announced its finalist list for Pub Design of the Year Award last week, and The Red Lion at Water End was amongst them.