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The George Inn

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Bar, British, Pub
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Sandy Lane, Chippenham SN15 2PY, England
+44 1380 850403
18:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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Devizes, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Before I begin I would like to say that I have visited The George in September and had a superb weekday lunch and on that basis decided to book for Sunday Lunch today. Although the pub had the usual clean and extremely pleasant surroundings and the staff perfectly pleasant if inexperienced. It could not have been more different occasion. A... More 

Thank Stephanie D
Helen D, Owner at The George Inn, responded to this review

Dear Stephanie It is such a shame and a huge disappointment to myself personally that you had not had a pleasurable experience with us on Sunday. It was an exceptionally busy lunch post Christmas, however this only explains a longer waiting time but not an excuse for poor quality food. We pride ourselves on freshly prepared, all home cooked food.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is nothing wrong with this pub..staff were a delight pub was clean. Fire made it cosy. Our meal was nice. If I was picky I'd say portions were small. I left still hungry tbh. Paid £20 for steak and it did eat better than it looked. Chips were lovely and my family all ate and enjoyed the chicken they... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the George for a pre Christmas family dinner on a Friday evening. Lovely friendly welcome and enjoyed a nice pint of 6X before being taken through to the dinning room. The menu is nice and simple with a mixture of classics and a few specials. We had 3 courses, Everything was lovely - highlights for me were the... More 

Thank Gareth L
Helen D, Owner at The George Inn, responded to this review

Gareth many thanks for visiting and then taking the time to post really appreciated hope to see you in January, as you dined in December. visit us again in January and receive a free bottle of wine with your three course A la cart menu. More 

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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second visit as I was so impressed the first time I visited. This occasion I was with my in-laws for a birthday treat, there were six of us and we had the tai green curry, fish and chips and the sausage and mash, followed by pudding and several drinks, the food was excellent, and the price came... More 

Thank GaryS974
Corsham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Family sunday lunch and birthday get together. A faultless three course meal for five. Friendly welcome, lovely ambiance with the log fire lit. Our dog was also made welcome in the bar area. Lovely to go for a meal and not feel rushed. Looking forward to returning very soon - thank you

Thank TraceyPea
Helen D, Owner at The George Inn, responded to this review

A special thank you for taking time to post, we really appreciate it. we love welcoming families and dogs, so pleased you had a lovely visit with us. I would also like to thank my team, December is a testing tie and they all keep smiling and looking after customers impeccably. we hope to see you soon. Kind regards Hele... More 

Rowde, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit to the George since change of ownership and we will certainly be back again. Requested a table in the bar so we could take off small dog with us. The staff were very welcoming and friendly on arrival, menu's and drinks arrived promptly. The level of satisfaction was checked during the meal without being overbearing.... More 

Thank geoffgrannon
Bath, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

I have not been to The George for many years. What a fantastic surprise when I walked through the front door - very tastefully decorated entrance and dining area. It was amazing! Helen, the owner, was very welcoming and was extremely friendly throughout our visit. We did not have starters so there was a short wait for our main course... More 

Thank gwendakelley
Helen D, Owner at The George Inn, responded to this review

Dear customer thank you for taking time to post. we are so pleased that you enjoyed your lunch visit to the George Inn. please remember to use your voucher for a free bottle of wine in January/February we are looking forward to welcoming you again soon Regards Helen More 

Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We had lunch here, and the pasta and pesto was an inch of oil in the bowl, no flavour just tasted of slimy oil, the Sunday lunch beef was overcooked and tough. Vegetables were OK. The Thai green curry was nice, quite spicy but I like that. Brown rice could have been offered. The aubergine dish was not nice, again... More 

Thank Saldj62
Helen D, Owner at The George Inn, responded to this review

Dear Mr Jones It is such a pitty you feel the need to post such comments after a personally detailed vegan menu was supplied to you and your guests.This was offered post a prior telephone call to The George the night prior requesting something different for your Vegan diet. all ingredients were shopped for that evening from a local farm... More 

Calne, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

This is the first time I have visited the George for a Long while, and I was most impressed!!! The food was exceptional! I am currently on a carb free diet, but this was no issue here, plenty of choice and when I asked for celery instead of biscuits with my cheeseboard, they were happy to oblige. Enough time was... More 

Thank gill3119
Helen D, Owner at The George Inn, responded to this review

Good morning Gill Thank you for taking the time to wright a review, we much appreciate the feed back. so pleased you had a great time and enjoyed our food as this is our passion. Olivia is lovely as you point out and still learning the ropes, I am sure she will be one of our shining stars soon enough.... More 

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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

As a group of three couples we decided to visit the George after not going there for quite a few years. The staff were very welcoming and we decided to arrive before our booked time to enjoy a drink in the bar first. We went through to our table, the decor was lovely. We all enjoyed three courses, the menu... More 

Thank Sunseaholidayaddict
Helen D, Owner at The George Inn, responded to this review

Dear Customer Thank you so very much for a lovely review. we really do appreciate all comment and time taken to write. We have been open just 8 months and we are very much still building a reputation and trying to get our name out there. Please do like us on face book and tell all to give us a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$30
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sandy Lane, Chippenham SN15 2PY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Chippenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1380 850403
The George Inn is a lovely little pub/restaurant nestled in Sandy Lane amonst the most beautiful little thatched cottages. The Pub has views across the Bowood Estate from the recently refurbished dining room with log fires there is always a warm welcome from the New Owners. the cuisine is classic European with a modern twist.

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