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George & Dragon Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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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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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As someone from London it is super hard to come across a lovely quality country pub with quality food at good value. This place is it. Hidden away from the main town I was very excited when we pulled up. Having googled pubs near tunbridge wells this one popped up a lot.... it was amazing, the food, warmth, staff everything,... More 

Thank Morgan M
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After trying to get a table at other restaurants we stopped by the George and Dragon on our way home. So pleased that everywhere else was full and the lovely team here managed to squeeze us in. The menu isn't extensive but sometimes that's a good thing. Lovely pub and great food. Long time since we've been here but we... More 

Thank AR&RC
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55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Locals and other Brits will argue about what makes a great British pub, but for foreigners, the George and Dragon is the quintessential example. Built in the 13th century, it's dark and cosy inside but has a beer garden for the warmer months. The food was delicious, a menu of traditional and modern pub dishes and the beer was excellent.... More 

Thank Blackers13
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I go to many restaurants and we can say that this was one of the best meals we've had for ages .starters,main and desert were all superb.. We go to restaurants that cost a lot more than here and the food was on par with these.staff were also brilliant

Thank 400suzanne
Sevenoaks District, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visit this pub once every couple of months and have been consistently pleased with the food we receive, including this visit. However, on this occasion we were very disappointed to have finished our main course, and be told that if we wanted to order pudding, (yes please!) we'd have to wait 15 - 20 minutes before they would even... More 

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 3 January 2017

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
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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
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 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

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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, Gluten Free Options
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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?