A beer house since 1836, the Red Lion continues to embrace its grain led origins, recently winning Cambridge CAMRA’s coveted Pub of the Year Award. Throw in a freshly cooked pub menu, four modern en-suite bedrooms, a cracking annual beer festival, pub teams galore (petanque, darts, crib) and a huge helping of community spirit and you’ll begin to see a little of what we’re about
Book a table for drinks, dinner or a celebration. Take a look at The Bottle Room for a private area.
From quizzes to community events, find out what's on at The Red Lion.
Join us for hearty roasts or a glass of something tall, cold or bubbly. Take a look at our menus.
Cosy, comfortable and relaxing. Find out more about our four boutique hotel rooms.

stay with us & discover cambridge

Looking for a convenient place to stay, located on the outskirts of Cambridge in the beautiful village of Histon?

We have four comfortable rooms that you can stay in, a stones through across our garden from the pub.

Food & Drinks

Whether it's a traditional fish & chips, pie and mash, or a Sunday roast, our menu features classic British fayre with a focus on quality and good ingredients.

Well regarded in the Paddington area, we have 10 beer lines and 6 real ale cask lines, which allow us a fantastic range of beers that are always fresh and well-kept.


Our impressive restaurant and new terrace are open to both guests and the public.

We're passionate about fresh, local ingredients and are proud of our seasonally rotating menu.

Opening hours

monday to Saturday
12pm - 11pm
12pm - 10pm


monday to Thursday
12pm – 3pm / 5pm – 9pm
Friday & Saturday
12pm – 9pm
12pm – 6pm

Festive Hours

1st Of Jan


2nd Of Jan
12pm - 11pm
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