Free House Inn & Restaurant
Accommodation (eight en suite)
Tel 01799 530 601

Sister Pub: The Black Bull Balsham

Fathers’ Day Beer Festival at our sister pub The Black Bull Balsham – Friday 15th to Sunday 17th June

Red Black Beer Pump Clip

Cambridge Rendition Band (Saturday)

We are delighted that our annual Father’s Day Beer Festival at our sister pub, The Black Bull Balsham, is returning with the Cambridge Rendition Band on theSaturday night.
There will be a fine selection of our favourite cask ales from around the region.
We will also have our new home-made gourmet pizzas, as well as our usual menus.

Dining in the Dark – over £1,500 raised for CamSight

Dining in the Dark – over £1,500 raised for CamSight A big thank you to guests, Adnams Wine sponsors and the Red Lion and CamSight teams for another hugely successful and fun evening raising money for CamSight This is a unique event in the Cambridgeshire social calendar where guests are challenged to identify key flavoursContinue Reading

Privacy Policy

In line with  the new General Data Protection Regulation coming into effect 25th May 2018,  we have accordingly updated our Privacy Policy. This clarifies everything you might want to know about the how, what, why, where etc we collect personal data, including your rights.Continue Reading

The Cambridgeshire Cook Book – for sale at both our pubs

On sale at both the pubs @ £14.95 each. The Cambridgeshire Cook Book is a wonderful celebration of the local food scene with a foreword by Daniel Clifford of two Michelin-starred restaurant, Midsummer House.  Featuring over 40 fantastic recipes from local chefs and businesses, we are delighted to be in it. The perfect gift for anyone local and interested in food.Continue Reading

New Head Chef Jordan – pure Velvet

New Head Chef, Jordan Cummings, Lands a Touch of Velvet “He started culinary life at The Ritz, likes Heston’s style and can’t resist a cheese sandwich. Jordan Cummings, head chef at Hinxton’s Red Lion Inn, shares his food secrets with Alice Ryan” Full article here.Continue Reading

Speciality Ales

Alongside our own Red & Black Ale we have a great selection of craft beer.  Most frequent favourites are Woodforde’s Wherry and Adnams Bitter. Other regulars include beers from such local breweries as Crafty Beers, Brandon Brewery and Nethergate.

Weddings & Parties

The Red Lion is now available for weddings and party hire.

The Black Bull Inn

Visit our Sister pub, The Black Bull Inn in Balsham


Red and Black Dining

Our services are being increasingly sought after for private events, whether for a private party in one of our pubs or a special event at home or nearby private venue.