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George & Dragon Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Speldhurst Hill, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 0NN, England
+44 1892 863125
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“melba toast” (3 reviews)
“roast beef” (9 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Speldhurst Hill, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 0NN, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The George and Dragon Inn has improved since the new owner(s) have taken over - quality of food, beer, service etc. This place has great character. This was my second visit since the change of ownership and the quality of food, service etc was just...More

Thank NATinTW
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review and feedback. We are are aware of the parking issue and to keep you up to date we have plans to cut back the outside garden space in order to create more car parking spaces. Thank you again...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is just what you want from a village pub. Great food and a lovely atmosphere. The food was lovely, well cooked. We had the roast which was the yummiest pub roast I think we've had. The Yorkshires were huge, the beef was cooked to...More

Thank zebzob
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nipped in to our local pub to see what the new owners had done, luckily the pub hadn't changed but the food has. We only wanted a light lunch so the very lovely staff whipped us up a plowmans. (not on the menu) absolutely delicious...More

Thank Nick A
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This was our first visit since the change of ownership. Our initial impression was that it felt less stuffy and friendlier. We ordered a beer from a good selection of real ales, Larkins, my husbands favourite which was very well kept. The house white wine...More

1  Thank SUSAN M
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Just been to the George and Dragon for the first time, as we had heard good things. I wouldn't want the title above to reflect negatively on all members of staff as the bar staff were very friendly. Just the lady from the kitchen. We...More

Thank suepJ1932XR
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

We would like to apologise for your bad experience at The George and Dragon. Please email our manager lucy@speldhurst.com to discuss it. Thank you in advance.

Reviewed 24 August 2017

We visited recently for a quick lunch, having read about the new ownership in the local newspaper. The "Warm Roast Beef" sandwich was honestly one of the best things I've eaten locally for years, with a generous amount of sirloin, cooked to pink, just the...More

Thank Joviellanna
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful old pub full of character. Great menu and friendly service. Food was beautiful. Loved it and will definitely return.

1  Thank LouiseTuke
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The food here is good. Lots of it locally sourced. The menu was surprisingly autumnal for a summer's evening, so not immediately attractive. However the dishes were very well executed, real depth of flavour, and generous portions. Wine list is over priced. Prices are about...More

Thank Stuart F
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Met friends here on Saturday for drinks & meal; it's hardly changed over the years but welcoming. Small bar area so may be difficult at very busy times - for a Saturday evening it was quiet. Good range of food, three ales & choices of...More

1  Thank RussSussex
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

This is my second visit. The first time I came I had a roast and even know you pay slightly more it was so worth it. The meat was lovely so tender and a great selection of veg and potatoes. I decided to come again...More

Thank bettyboo993
Management response:Responded 8 August 2017

Hi there. We're incredibly sorry that you've had a bad experience with us at The George and Dragon. Would you please get in touch with us at lucy@speldhurst.com to discuss this further.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$25
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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
  • E-mail
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