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The George and Dragon

€€ - €€€, British,
Houghton, Arundel BN18 9LW, England
+44 1798 831559
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
17:30 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Houghton, Arundel BN18 9LW, England
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1 - 10 of 433 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Yes, the special plaice on the menu today was first rate. A large plump fish served on the bone and perfectly cooked. I have been very disapponted recently trying to find a decent plaice so often the fish is thin, flabby and just over cooked,...More

Thank James O
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Superb Sunday Roast Great starter and the Beef was rare and fab. Great Roast Potatoes. If I had any sort of criticism it would be they the gravy should be served separately Will def go again

Thank Phil N
Reviewed 6 days ago

We enjoyed a fabulous dinner here after a day of walking. My chicken with bacon, brie, and cranberries was delicious and the cheese board was an excellent finish to the meal. Friendly staff and wonderful views of the Downs from the back room. Do book...More

Thank FionaYB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hello everyone Welcome to the past Something felt strange as we entered the George and Dragon car park , the landscapes stretched out and shimmered, our watches hands started going backwards and the car stereo began playing Cliff Richard. As we entered the ‘could be...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tonight, a November Monday, the pub was quieter, so the staff a little less busy and the fire less crowded. Supper for me and my brother is Rack of Ribs, with coleslaw and chips (I had side salad instead). Such a lovely relaxing evening. I'm...More

Thank andrewsercombe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

7 couples had dinner on Friday 3rd Nov 2017 for an early Christmas party. The food all round was excellent (pre-booked) and the service really good and attentive and friendly.Some of us had starters (whitebait excellent) and all main courses ranging from chicken stuffed and...More

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with family for a birthday food was fantastic good range of drinks and staff friendly will be coming back.

1  Thank LadyLisa R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Driven past this county pub many times while passing through Amberley village on our way to Chichester, mentioning we should pop in for a drink as we suspect it has a view across the valley from the back of the pub, so decided we had...More

Thank Perry R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch today with some friends. Food was as good as we'd had on previous visits. Slight mix up over desserts which was quickly rectified. Staff are really warm and friendly. Service can be a little slow but in such a super pub that is...More

Thank DinalC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in here for lunch midweek on a whim, after hearing about it from a local and being in the area. Lovely quaint old pub, very clean, welcoming, good friendly service and appetising daily menu. As it was a sunny day, we sat outside on...More

Thank mistyweaver
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Questions & Answers
Jane F
2 April 2016|
Response from David_Trip1234 |
Dogs are welcome inside and out.
Stephen B
1 June 2015|
Response from Booodooo |
Yes, my sister visit's occasionally, and she is restricted to a wheelchair, the George & Dragon get's full marks for restricted access in my view.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Houghton, Arundel BN18 9LW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Arun District  >  Arundel
  • Phone Number: +44 1798 831559
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The George & Dragon in Houghton is a busy and beautiful old coaching inn situated in the South Downs National Park. We are a family run pub that is passionate about good food, service and above all ensuring the customer has the best experience possible.
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