Mid-Devon Gazette "Pub of the Year 2015"
Mid-Devon Gazette "Pub of the Year 2015"

Welcome to The Red Lion Hotel!

New Festive Menu

We are now taking bookings for our Festive Menu. Please take a look and give us a call!
The Red Lion Hotel Menu - Xmas 2016.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [193.0 KB]

Autumn Bed & Breakfast Deals

Book direct with us to receive the following special Autumn Deals:


3 nights for the price of 2

or 7 nights for the price of 5


(Offer applies to direct bookings only)


Prices start from £75 per room for a double room with a king-sized bed and walk-in shower, for up to 2 persons.  Full cooked breakfast included.


Extra small charge may apply for a third person sharing a room (ie a child).


Click Here for further information about our facilities.

Takeaway & Delivery Service

The delivery service has been suspended until further notice.  If you wish to have a takeaway please call beforehand to book a time to collect.  If the kitchen is busy we may not be able to provide takeaways, as priority is given to visitors who have booked a meal in the restaurant.

About Us

The Red Lion Hotel is located in the heart of the small Devon village of Oakford.


Situated in the wonderful Exe Valley in an area of outstanding natural beauty, Oakford is within easy reach of Exmoor National Park and Devon's delightful coastlines.


The Red Lion Hotel is a traditional country inn serving excellent local real ales and homely food, including a Carvery on Sundays.


We can provide bed & breakfast accommodation in our four newly refurbished double bedrooms. Each room has en-suite facilities and is well equiped with colour TV, tea and coffee making facilities, complimentary toiletries and hair dryer.


Free wi-fi available. Dogs welcome. Children Welcome. Shooting parties welcome. Ramblers Welcome.

Mid-Devon Gazette - Pub of the Year 2015

The Red Lion Hotel has been voted "Mid-Devon Gazette Pub of the Year" for the second year in a row.  A big thanks to all customers and suppliers who voted for us!




Booking.com recognises high review scores with 2014 Award of Excellence

The leading hotel booking website Booking.com has presented The Red Lion Hotel with it's "2014 Award of Excellence".


Presented to 200,776 properties in 176 countries (11,225 in the UK), the Award of Excellence is presented to accommodation partners who have achieved an average review score of 8 or higher over the past year.  The average score for 2014 was 8.7 out of 10, with The Red Lion Hotel achieving a score of 9.3.


Gillian Tans, president and chief operating officer of Booking.com, said: “Connecting travellers of all backgrounds with the world’s best places to stay is at the core of our mission at Booking.com.”

She continued: “Our Award of Excellence is presented to a select group of partners in recognition of our shared commitment and passion for getting it right for each and every guest.”

Tripadvisor Service Excellence

We have received a Service Excellence 2015 winner award from Tripadvisor. Thanks to everyone who voted for us.

Opening Times



5.30pm - 10pm

(Closed Lunchtime)



12noon - 3pm

and 5.30pm - 10pm



12noon - 3pm

and 5.30pm - 11pm



12noon - 11pm

(Open All Day)



12noon - 9pm

(Open All Day)



Restaurant Times


Sunday Carvery 12noon-3pm

(No meals Sunday Evening)



6pm - 9pm

(No Specials)


Tuesday - Saturday

12noon - 3pm

6pm - 9pm


For details of our menu, please click here.


Booking recommended in the evenings to avoid disappointment.

B & B Times

Check-In: 10pm latest

(unless by arrangement)

Check-Out: 11am latest


The Red Lion Hotel

Rookery Hill



EX16 9ES



01398 351592

Email: enquiries@redlionoakford.co.uk

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