In the summer of 2015 The Red Lion underwent a bit of a transformation. New owners and Cranford residents Mark and Emma Robinson have put the love back into the pub investing in a brand new kitchen and cellar and have made huge improvements to the conservatory restaurant lounge bar and public bar. The Red Lion has a fantastic team lead by Manager Dan Stone and Head Chef Stephen Taylor who deliver a top class service to all our customers. The Red Lion also has a beautiful pub garden and a NEW PLAY AREA opened June 2016 the garden is well tended and captures the summer sun for most of the day and is a great place to come and relax and grab a bite to eat.The Red Lion is at its heart a village pub with an excellent food offering. We have a traditional classic bar menu an al a carte menu a childrenâ€™s menu and a fantastic Sunday lunch. We are located in the picturesque village of Cranford St John in Northamptonshire and within easy travelling distance of Thrapston Oundle Kettering Corby and Wellingborough. Situated in the heart of Northamptonshire the Red Lion is ideally suited for walkers with the Hills and Dales Country Park close by and Nene Valley way within easy striking distance. Well behaved dogs are welcome in our Public Bar and you will find doggy stations by the front door to clean up after muddy walks.