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What To Expect From Bel & The Dragon

Welcome to Bel & The Dragon, at The Red Lion.

Bel & The Dragon at The Red Lion is a beautifully restored coaching inn, nestled in the historic market town of Wendover at the foot of the Chiltern Hills in Buckinghamshire. The Grade-II listed building retains many of its original features from as far back as 1669, but possibly earlier in origin.

We are undertaking an extensive renovation project led by renowned interior designers Simple Simon. Bel & The Dragon at The Red Lion will offer 23 boutique bedrooms alongside an all-new Bar & Restaurant, private dining room and stunning new garden terrace.

Our menu focuses on great British food with a huge emphasis on provenance and quality. Whether you are after a delicious dinner, simple lunch, drinks with friends or a gourmet weekend away, the team at Bel & The Dragon at The Red Lion look forward to welcoming you.


Our menu focuses on British food with a huge emphasis on provenance and quality. Our chefs also love to add a touch of culinary theatre to the dining experience. So, expect a Sunday Roast, the likes of which you’ve never seen before.

At Bel & The Dragon, we are obsessed with curating the perfect drinks menus, a trait recognised with our place on the World’s Best Wine Lists. Our menus change regularly and include a selection of classic cocktails, big British gins, Champagnes, fine wines, local ales & more. What’s more, we have longstanding relationships with some of the worlds most respected drinks suppliers & producers, guaranteeing exceptional quality, consistency and style.

Our bar offers comfortable, stylish seating for those who wish to while away an evening with friends.

Al fresco dining is available on warmer days and evenings out on the terrace.


Whether it is a corporate gathering or a small get-together with friends, our private dining room is an ideal setting for stylish celebrations and business meetings alike.


Styled in Bel & The Dragon’s distinctive cosy and classic manner Bel & The Dragon at The Red Lion offers 23 beautifully appointed bedrooms.

Nestle for a long weekend within our hub of cosy tartan rugs, quirky bookshelves, chunky oak refectory tables and cosily upholstered armchairs.

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Opening Hours


Please note we are currently only open for breakfast for hotel guests.

Monday – Thursday: 7 am – 11 pm
Friday: 7 am – 11 pm
Saturday: 8 am – 12 midnight
Sunday: 8 am – 10 pm


Monday – Friday: 12 midday – 3pm & 6pm – 10pm
Saturday: 12 midday – 10pm
Sunday: 12 midday – 8 pm