Drink at the Red Lion

What better way to while away a few hours enjoying a pint out on the village green or in front of a roaring fire. Many visitors also enjoy playing one of our board games or browsing through the many local books.

The Red Lion at Litton is famous for real ale and we take pride in our beer offering four well kept, fast moving traditional hand pulled ales, with a selection to suit all tastes. If you are struggling to decide our knowledgeable staff will always offer friendly advice. We are a regular in the Good Beer Guide and have always achieved excellent in our Cask Mark Assessment.

Our regular beers include:

Bakewell Best from Peak Ales on the Chatsworth Estate. Rob supplies this from his brewery just down the road and his jolly team always make sure it arrives in tip top condition.

Absolution from Abbeydale Brewery in Sheffield is always on tap and at 5.3% is very popular with locals and visitors alike.

In addition we regularly stock beers from Acorn, Hartington, Bradfield, Purity, Derby Brewing Co., Black Sheep, Copper Dragon and we are always trying something different. For more information on our range of real ales please click on the tab below.

We have a well stocked bar including Peroni, Carling, Coors Light, Guinness and Stowford Press Cider. The usual soft drinks are always available.

Our wine list includes four reds, four whites and two rosé all available by the glass selected to complement our menu. Bubbly is always on ice from individual Prosecco to full bottles of Champagne.

Peak Ales Bakewell Best Bitter 4.2 full bodied, smooth malty with nutty, chocolatey overtones and a strong grassy hop balance.  A robust and characterful, orange-golden bitter

Abbeydale Absolution 5.3 a fruity pale ale, deceptively drink

Intrepid Blonde 4.0 refreshing blond beer with fruity aromas and a dry crisp finish 










Acorn Barnsley Bitter 3.8 Award winning, a brown bitter with a smooth malty bitterness throughout . Notes of chocolate and caramel with a fruity bitter finish

Acorn Kashmir 4.5 deep ruby coloured beer. Crisp and spicy with an underlying citrus flavour and a dry, malty bitter fruit finish

Ringwood Boon Doggle 4.2 A blonde and luscious ale. Well balanced, moreish fruity taste with a hoppy aroma and citrus punch

Greene King IPA 3.6 hop infused aromas with a malt caramel and hop flavour and a lingering mellow aftertaste with blackberries

Greene King Rocking Rudolph 4.2 dark and full bodied, packed full of hops




Cabernet Sauvignon – Isla Negra, Chile …. £13.95
Ripe plum & raspberry fruit with a touch of spice.  Medium bodied.

Merlot 2012 – Sierra Grande, Chile …. £15.75
A rich, warm Merlot with deep colour & berry fruit flavours.

Shiraz 2014 – McGuigan, SE Australia …. £15.50
Generous flavours of plum and raspberry with a hint of chocolate and oak.

Malbec 2014 – Parra Alta, Argentina …. £15.50
Full-bodied, vibrant red with aromas of blackberry and fresh raspberry with subtle vanilla oak.


Sauvignon Blanc – Isla Negra, Chile …. £13.95
Ripe, fruity dry wine with fantastic lime, grapefruit and gooseberry flavours.  

Chardonnay 2015 – McGuigan, SE Australia …. £15.50
Rich, full flavoured with deep peach, melon & apricot fruit with gentle vanilla oak.  Silky with a long clean finish

Semillon 2012 – Telegraph Station, South East Australia …. £15.50
Medium Dry with aromas of fresh lime and gooseberries, zesty citrus and tropical fruit flavours

Pinot Grigio Garganega 2012 – Delle Venezie, Italy …. £15.25
Delicate bouquet with floral & fruity flavours – crisp fresh & dry yet with gentle honey notes.


Rose – Isla Negra, Chile …. £13.95
Blend of Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot grapes.  Medium Dry Bright  juicy strawberry and cherry flavours.

Pinot Grigio Blush 2013 – Delle Venezie, Italy …. £15.75
Crisp and intense aroma, a harmonious fruity taste with notes of peach.


Procescco – Italy …. £17.95
Lively, refreshing and full of bright citrus fruit flavours with background floral notes.  Medium Dry, Crisp and Delicate

Mumm Champagne …. £46
World famous……. Aromas of lemon and grapefruit leading to summer peaches and soft caramel.  

Lanson Black Label Champagne …. £46
Mouth-wateringly fresh with lovely citrus fruit flavours and a touch of honey