The Red Lion, Main Street, Knapton, York YO26 6QG (View Google Map)

PHONE: 01904 793957


Annie Prescott - Red Lion Pub, York Gastro Pub, York

The Red Lion - Knapton


Nestled in the heart of the beautiful village of Knapton is the picture postcard Red Lion gastropub. The Red Lion prides itself on producing mouth watering, traditional home cooked food using only the finest top quality ingredients. Every dish is prepared with fresh locally sourced ingredients by professionals who have a genuine passion and love of food.

Annie Prescott, the head chef and proprietor of The Red Lion, has worked in some of the top establishments in the industry including Le Gavroche in London under the guidance of Michel Roux Jnr and The White Hart in Nayland in partnership with Michel Roux of The Waterside Inn. Annie has also cooked for two award winning pubs and she brings her wealth of talent, expertise and flair to create a truly unforgettable eating experience. Since 2009 when Annie Prescott took ownership, The Red Lion has been nominated for Yorkshire Life Food and Wine Awards and has won itself an entry into The Good Food Guide.

The Red Lion is all about serving delicious traditional English pub meals. The pub serves a full menu of starters, mains and desserts featuring all the classic pub favourites and a daily changing specials board full of seasonal dishes.

With a warm and inviting atmosphere, The Red Lion offers fantastic value and unbeatable homemade traditional pub meals. So take the time to pay us a visit, you will be in for a treat.



Festive menu available from
Tuesday 25th November to Wednesday 24th December
(Excluding Sundays)


No Food Christmas Day
Bar Open 11.30 – 1.30pm only


Closed Boxing Day


Open Saturday 27th as normal & Sunday 28th (carvery)
Monday 29th & Tuesday 30th Open Lunch & Dinner


New Years Eve
Lunch served 12.00 - 2.00pm
Dinner 5.00 - 8.00pm


Join us to see in the New Year!

Disco with DJ Barry from 9pm


Closed New Year's day


Friday 2nd January 2015
Normal opening hours resume


Celeriac & White Truffle Oil Soup (V)

Duck Rillette
with Tea Soaked Prunes & Mini Brioche Loaf

Seared Citrus Salmon
with Fennel Puree, Crème Fraiche & Avruga Caviar

Goat's Cheese Panna Cotta (V)
with Pesto & Toasted Sundried Tomato Croutes


Traditional Herb Fed Turkey with all the trimmings

Yorkshire Venison with Walnut Gnocchi, Butternut Squash,
Wild Mushrooms, Baby Carrots & Chocolate Sauce

Pan Fried Fillet of Seabream, Saffron Potatoes, Confit Tomatoes,
Pak Choi & Mussel Cream Sauce

Pithivier with Spinach, Wild Mushrooms & Cream Cheese (V)


Traditional Christmas Pudding with Brandy Sauce (V)

Earl Grey Crème Brulee with Shortbread (V)

Mandarin & Chestnut Mess with Meringue Kisses (V)

Iced White Chocolate 'Arctic Roll' with Berry Compote (V)

Gorgonzola Cheese with Poached Pear, Walnuts & Honey (V)


Prices (Per Person)

2 Course Lunch £18.50 | 3 Course Lunch £22.95

2 Course Dinner £20.50 | 3 Course Dinner £24.95

Prices include Crackers, Filter Coffee & Dinky Mince Pie

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Daily Specials Food Board - Red Lion Pub, York


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