Brilliantly kept ale, classic pub food, a cracking quiz and a jolly landlord!

Grade 2 listed with wooden beams, low ceilings and a central island bar, there has been a pub on this site since 1750. All that is missing from the good old days is the outside toilets, which have been converted into our gorgeous conservatory, look hard enough and you can still see some of the old tiles.

Watch the Six Nations 2024

Soak up the match-day atmosphere at the only place better than pitch-side - the pub! Avoid a scrum on the big day, round up your pals today and book a spot by the big screen.

Modern classics with a twist

The Old Red Lion is a proper pub – brilliantly kept ale, classic pub food, a cracking quiz and a jolly landlord! Expect a decent portion when dining, we believe in good honest food, no foams or smears in this pub!

Best Sunday roast in Kennington

Succulent cuts of meat, yummy veggie wellington, crisp yet fluffy roasties, seasonal veggies, giant yorkies and lashings of proper gravy. We've got all the sides too! Extra cheesy cauliflower cheese, tasty pigs in blankets and yummy stuffing. What better way to round off the weekend??

Join the Portobello Pub Club

Make the most of your favourite local by becoming a member of the brand new Pub Club. Get £5.00 to spend at the bar when you sign up!

Private Bookings

Book your private event here at the Old Red Lion!

Whether you're looking to book The Red Room or Conservatory, our pub can accommodate all your needs. Having hosted plenty of brilliant and successful private events here before, we are sure to be your new go-to in Kennington for the perfect event in the perfect setting!

The local area

With three local London landmarks right on our doorstep, the Oval cricket ground, the Imperial War Museum and Kennington Park, we’re the perfect pub stop before or after your adventurous day out.

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