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The George Of Stamford

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  • Excellent64%
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“garden room”(202 reviews)
“oak panelled”(57 reviews)
“afternoon tea”(112 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Title says it all really. Good points, excellent dinner and breakfast, attentive helpful staff. Bad points are really all to do with fixtures, fittings and decoration. The carpets are so old and threadbare everywhere, the paintwork and lighting are dreadful and the chairs and fittings...More

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Response from PaulReseigh, Chef Patron at The George Of StamfordResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. It was lovely to read that you enjoyed your dinner and breakfast and found the staff helpful and attentive. We do have an ongoing programme of refurbishments but as I am sure you can appreciate, this does take time. The...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for drinks with my partner and two daughters After wanting to do this for many years I won’t be doing it again Four drinks in a fairly nice bar (with rugby blaring out of the tv) cost £32 I’ve paid less in far...More

2  Thank unclejessie
Response from PaulReseigh, Chef Patron at The George Of StamfordResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are very sorry you feel this way, there are many other areas of the hotel to enjoy drinks. Please let us know next time so we can find you somewhere quieter.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As always with a visit to the George there is a certain amount of eager anticipation. But unfortunately having dined in the oak panelled dining room I came away slightly disappointed. As usual the place lives up to its reputation, you can almost feel the...More

1  Thank Robert O
Response from PaulReseigh, Chef Patron at The George Of StamfordResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review. Our menus are changed four times a year and whilst our most popular dishes remain, we do update many of our dishes according to the seasons. What praise about the treacle tart, thank you. Our dessert trolley is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The George is a beautiful historic building and very comfortable in the lounges. However, service was slow and we had the worst coffee ever so we're not tempted by the free refills plus waited ages for a pot of hot water to dilute the over...More

2  Thank Pudlet60
Response from PaulReseigh, Chef Patron at The George Of StamfordResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I was of course very disappointed to read that the coffee and service during your last visit was not up to our usual standard. Please do always let a manager know on the day in order for us to put...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well , we have dropped into the George many times for a meal but have never stayed - It is a wonderful hotel visually and parts of it date back almost a thousand years - and it is very popular. However , on this occasion...More

2  Thank Johnadamsengland
Response from PaulReseigh, Chef Patron at The George Of StamfordResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. It means so much to us if we know at the time if something is not right so we can make amends straight away, as we would never want a guest to leave disappointed. The dover sole and halibut should...More

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LMOundle
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The jacket and tie rule was requested in the a la carte restaurant but the same a la carte menu is offered under the awning outside (with heaters) where the dress code is less strict. However I am sure these guidelines are... More
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Cmon10
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Hello Charlie, Yes dogs are allowed on the courtyard, in the Lounge and the York Bar. We look forward to seeing you on Saturday.
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