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George & Dragon

) #1 of 31 Restaurants in Newton Aycliffe $$ - $$$ , British,
4 East Green | Heighington Village, Newton Aycliffe DL5 6PP, England
+44 1325 313152
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (32 reviews)
“liver” (10 reviews)
“pie” (17 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 East Green | Heighington Village, Newton Aycliffe DL5 6PP, England
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1 - 10 of 383 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took a bit of a detour on Sunday to visit this pub for lunch in light of its excellent ratings. The staff were lovely and friendly. I had the lamb and my partner had the chicken. The lamb was plentiful but like warm and...More

Thank SummerAgent
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Set in the lovely village of Heighington the George and dragon is a great country pub. Loads of atmosphere. Good quality food and value for money. Bar full of locals even the dogs- so nice. Service good and customer service good all round. Been a...More

Thank lesley3088
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been here and number of times and will not be returning because of the service. This visit we ordered 2 mains and it took around 1 hour 15 to receive them. It says on the wall that it won't be fast and everything...More

Thank Abbie F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were very lucky on the 22nd of June to win a steak night for two with a bottle of wine at the George and Dragon. We each had rib eye cooked exactly as we wanted, with very good chips, mushroom and all the trimmings....More

Thank Viv133
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for late lunch luckily they serve menu till 5pm then it changes. I choose Haddock, chips, peas and salad for nice and presented well only little think my plate was really hot so salad was warm hubby had gammon, chips, egg pea and salad...More

Thank boydy73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Up in the area staying overnight at the Holiday Inn and was originally going to eat in their restaurant but having seen the soulless space and observed the dishes people were eating I decided I wasn't going to pay their silly prices for the clearly...More

Thank Ugnuts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was asked to organise a trip to this area and found this Gem of a country pub. I was impressed by the reception and care put into the food and hospitality. Thank you

Thank bell-ringer8
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely people, very welcoming. Food was nice: gammon, scampi and garlic chicken but for all four of us the chips let it down they were very big and very crispy. Staff mixed up drinks order, forgot chips, didn't offer any sauces and two gammon steaks...More

Thank susanmF3481AY
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Friday evening dinner, had booked a table for two the previous day, arriving in the bar and looking at the choice of bitter , I as I sometimes do asked the advice of a gentleman standing at the bar. On trying his recommendation this proved...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A birthday lunch for 25 was catered with efficiency and charm, on top of that the food was excellent, piping hot and fresh which in itself is a rarity these days. I can only wish and dream for a place like this near us, sadly...More

Thank Colin M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 East Green | Heighington Village, Newton Aycliffe DL5 6PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Newton Aycliffe
  • Phone Number: +44 1325 313152
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