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George & Dragon Inn

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Bar, British, Pub
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Speldhurst Hill, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 0NN, England
+44 1892 863125
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 15:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely old pub in very historic building Good service from helpful, friendly staff Excellent food in warm atmospheric surroundings Loved it

Thank Terry1709
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

4 of us, and a dog, went for lunch here, as part of our walk. The beer was lovely, and so was the food. It is at the upper end of the price range for pub food, but we had 3 different meals between us and agreed they were all good, and were value for money. The service was good... More 

1 Thank xdrjames
Level Contributor
86 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

This is a wonderful old pub which I first visited many years ago. So when my friend and I found ourselves in the area we decided to call in for lunch. I'm very sorry to say it was a huge disappointment. We ordered the fish and chips (£13.95!). The fish wasn't cooked properly (cold in the middle) so it was... More 

2 Thank Lajoux
Kent, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Visited this charming historic pub for our weekly crib and lunch. Good service and very pleasant staff. I can certainly recommend the beef vegetable in red wine pie.

Thank RayB07
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I have been to the George and Dragon for many years, there are some things that never change, it is a wonderful building and it has also been under the same ownership for many, many years. What does change very regularly is the quality of food and service, sometimes it is superb, sometimes there is a dip and it is... More 

2 Thank Damocles14
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We visited as a family last Sunday, and I'm surprised to see the 2 reviews below, as we were booked around the same time and had an amazing dinner as we always do. The pub was clearly very busy (which I don't believe to be a bad thing!) but the food was still of a fantastic standard and front of... More 

Thank Millie_best1
Level Contributor
22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Went here for the first time last weekend. Never again! Kept waiting for an hour and my meal was very poor for the price. There were 12 of us of varying ages and we couldn't all wait together. Booked for 2:30 but didn't get seated till 3:30. Only 6 had starters and they took ages to arrive. My main meal... More 

2 Thank Chrispy53
Tunbridge Wells
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We love this pub and are regulars. However we would be very reluctant to ever eat there again in a large group. After arriving 30 mins early we were kept waiting a further 40 mins before we could have our table. Our group included my 83 year old mother in law & there was not enough space for us all... More 

3 Thank Emma M
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We love the G&D and are so glad that we have this gem close by. The food is excellent and the new Winter menu with seasonal game is very good. Service is always very good. Ambiance is always important for us when we eat out and with the open fire and choice of varied areas to sit each time, this... More 

1 Thank Julie W
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Dropped in with my wife for unplanned mid week treat. You have to try the Chateaubriand, it's so well cooked and presented and tasted as good as it looked. Top marks to Pat the chef, Duncan who served us so attentively. Def trying that again. GREAT !!!! Cheers all

1 Thank Bob M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$25
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Speldhurst Hill, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 0NN, England
  • Public Transportation: Tonbridge Station, Tunbridge Wells Station
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 863125

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?