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Bel and The Dragon - Godalming

Old Church Bridge Street | Old Church, Godalming GU7 1HY, England
+44 1483 527333
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“suckling pig” (31 reviews)
“tarte tatin” (19 reviews)
“lobster” (9 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Old Church Bridge Street | Old Church, Godalming GU7 1HY, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went for dinner with friends group of 6 (3 couples) Ambience was lovely, old church conversion, good lighting. Delicious food however, ordered the lamb sharing platter for 2-3 (£70) & the beef sharing platter for 2-3 people (£70). Very disappointed in the portion size given...More

Thank bourgeoischic
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

When Bel & the Dragon was originally opened in this old church building it was a really great place. Then a few years ago, something happened and it went downhill fast. So, we thought we would try it again, and I must say I was...More

Thank Mikejhutt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with my friend as heard great things. I was not disappointed with what I found! Had two glasses of the whispering angel off of the lunch menu (£6 bargain)!!! Then had the sea bass as picture, never order fish and I loved it! Can't...More

Thank aisobel13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was years ago we last visited Bel and the Dragon in Godalming. For a birthday dinner we thought we'd try it again. We always loved the building and decor and remembered that the place had some sort of buzz. Well, not anymore. Even though...More

Thank Michiel D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chicken was good but my wife was very bland. Problem I had was how miserable the staff were. No smiles and moody. Probably not go back

Thank Kakit L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing building to eat in and good service. The more wintery mains were good, above average meat and vegetables executed well. The tuna starter was visually beautiful but not quite on the mark flavour-wise, too many conflicting strong flavours in my opinion. Good, great...More

Thank welovegoodservice
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a group of six. Food was great. Wine was great. Staff were great. All on all an excellent experience.

Thank kendokat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We hadn't planned to go to the 'Bel and Dragon' but with train disruptions and the tasty looking wine list we wanted to try the food. Friday night at 8pm having not booked we expected to wait. However, quiet enough they found us a table....More

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Saturday lunchtime, rather quite but warm welcome and excellent service and food. Pulled pork in brioche a particular hit! Amazing venue which must be stunning at night, planning to go for cocktail masterclass. Artwork and birthday surprise particularly impressive. Thank you.

Thank mocas50
James H, Marketing at Bel and The Dragon - Godalming, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Dear moncas50, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback following your recent visit. I was pleased to read you enjoyed a warm welcome with excellent service & food. We look forward to welcoming you back for a Cocktail Masterclass soon. Kind Regards James

Reviewed 11 August 2017

Had a delightful, leisurely lunch catching up with friends. The space is unique and we all remarked on the restful space and pace. The staff were attentive yet unobtrusive, the food beautifully presented and delicious and we all loved the fact that we could enjoy...More

Thank Anne L
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22 July 2016|
Response from RobertReed1234 | Property representative |
You can find the full list of our menus on our website. Or if you call the restaurant we can send you an email containing the most recent seasonal menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 18:30
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Church Bridge Street | Old Church, Godalming GU7 1HY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Godalming
  • Phone Number: +44 1483 527333
  • E-mail
Bel & The Dragon Godalming is nestled in Surrey’s picturesque market town of Godalming and is just a short stroll from the river Wey. Formerly a congregational church built in the 1800s, the building’s striking architecture has been beautifully & sensitively restored to reflect its grand nature. The restaurant with its spectacular interior offers a range of flexible spaces for both eating and drinking. Our terrace is the ideal place to relax on warmer days.
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