Red Lion Birchover
Red Lion Birchover

Events at Red Lion Birchover

In addition to darts, dominoes and other traditional games to play at the Red Lion Birchover, we often host other events. These include traditional music sessions, Sardinian nights, Curry nights and quiz nights. Just watch this space to find out when the next event in planned for and come to join in.

Coming soon...

Old-time American music session

Every 2nd Thursday of the month

Come along with or without an instrument to enjoy an informal session of 'Old-time' American traditional music.


Monthly Quiz - usually 3rd Wednesday of each month

Join us for a great night of quiz questions and general good fun. Just £5 per person for quiz entry and a meal (carvery or pie). Teams of up to four people welcome. Booking essential


Sardinian Nights:

Saturday 18th November & Saturday 20th January

Take your place at our shared table (limited to 30 guests) to enjoy a glass of prosecco, antipasto, pasta, roast meats, desserts and coffee for just £25 per person! These evenings sell out fast, so payment is taken on booking to secure your seat (non-refundable). 

Meal deals

Our great value meal deals start from November 8th this year and will run through to February.

Enjoy a meal and drink for just £8! (selected meals/drinks)

Our meal deal is available from 6pm to 8pm on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

(Booking advisable)

Saturday 18th November – Sardinian Night

Come and take a seat at our shared table to enjoy freshly prepared authentic Sardinian food. Antipasto, pasta, roasted meats and desserts…all for just £30 per person.

Saturday 2nd December – Mezze Night

Mezze dishes are small, vibrant tasters served at a shared table. On this evening, we will be serving dishes from varied European cuisines for you to try. £20 per person.

Friday 15th December – Mezze Night

Full- flavoured Nepalese taster dishes in the Ghurka traditional style. £20 per person.

Sunday 24th December – Christmas Eve quiz


This has become a lovely Red Lion tradition and extremely popular, so please book early!

Just £7 for a meal and quiz. Food served from 6pm followed by the quiz at 8pm.

Saturday 20th January – Sardinian Night

Another chance to enjoy fantastic Sardinian food and great company at our shared table. £30 per person

Friday 26th January – Burn’s Night whiskey and gin tasting

An evening of Scottish influenced dishes and tasters of Scotland’s fine whiskeys.

£30 per person


In order to book a seat at one of our events, please see a member of staff. We take payment in advance for our events and this is non-refundable. Places are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.


To keep up to date with all of our events and developments, please like us on Facebook (Red Lion Birchover) or visit


01629 650363 for further details.




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Red Lion Birchover

Main street

Birchover, Matlock


Opening hours

Opening times

Monday: Closed (except bank holidays)

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: 18.00-23.00

Thursday: 18.00-23.00

Friday: 18.00-23.00

Saturday: 12.00 -23.00

Sunday: 12.00-23.00

Please note: We will be closed from Tuesday 2nd January to Friday 12th January 2018.



Call us for reservations


01629 650363

Tables for 10 or more people will be subject to a non-refundable deposit of £5 pp.

(Please Note: we cannot always confirm bookings made via email. Please call us to book.)



Sunday carvery now available!

Get a fantastic home-cooked Sunday roast dinner from just £7.50

Served from 12pm every Sunday.

Booking recommended.


Matteo at Birchover Brewery has just produced a gorgeous 'lager style' beer named 'Bionda'. Light and refreshing, yet with bags of hoppy flavour! (4.6%abv)

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