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George & Dragon

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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
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24 Fisher Street, Sandwich CT13 9EJ, England
+44 1304 613106
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11:00 - 23:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 16:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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Sandwich, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We decided pretty late on in the afternoon to go out to eat - we live in Sandwich - debated over the options (which there are lots) but decided to go to the George and Dragon to see if it had improved since our last visit some years ago. I had a quick look on this site and decided I... More 

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381 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 337 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not much more to add from my previous reviews covering the last 4 visits, however what Matthew and Mark have achieved here is nothing short of miraculous. The combination of carefully sourced ingredients, superb cooking skill, constantly changing menu and superb value for money wines provide an outstanding experience. Take for example the simple Sunday Roast: my roasted chicken breast... More 

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Thank madfish8
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with my parents for lunch on Saturday and had a lovely time! We received a friendly welcome almost immediately from front of house, and kitchen staff smiled as we walked past. No waiting time to be seated, offered drinks straight away. The menu wasn't huge but I think it's fair to say there was something for everyone, both... More 

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Thank ClaireHillsmith
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my husband came here for dinner. It was nice but I don't think I would rush back. It's very quaint but so small and squashed, hardly any seating for people that would like a drink before their meal. My husband really enjoyed the chicken liver.

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Thank Joanna W
Amersham, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On arrival in Sandwich my wife and I did a tour of local hostelries, we researched loads of pubs and restaurants by walk ins and peering through windows and were delighted to find a cosy place with a roaring fire and a great menu. The welcome was so friendly and the selection of beers was wonderful for a beer officianado... More 

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Thank Philip R
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely staff, excellent menu, convivial and friendly atmosphere and a good mix of people. Also very dog friendly.

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Thank Claire A
Sandwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've just had a wonderful meal at the George and Dragon in Sandwich. All four of us agreed that the food was lovely and that the service was perfect. I really like that you are given a little taster of soup if you don't order a starter. It's a nice touch as it meant that no one was just watching... More 

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Thank Andrew B
East Kent
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always amazing value for wonderful food. Thank you Mark you are a genius . Never had a bad meal there

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Sandwich, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is good and well cooked along with a massive selection of craft beers and real ale. Also wine good and served by glass,bottle or carafe which is great if you want something between a glass and bottle.

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Jade M, General Manager at George & Dragon, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed your food and think we have a good selection of beers! Regards Jade More 

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36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent 3 course Sunday roast here today. The roast beef was sliced almost as thickly as a steak and was perfectly cooked, service was excellent and this is Avery friendly pub that I would highly recommend! Make sure to book though!!

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Jade M, General Manager at George & Dragon, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your Sunday lunch with us, I will be sure to pass your comments onto our staff! I agree it is best to book as we never know how busy we will be. Regards Jade More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 25
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 16:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Fisher Street, Sandwich CT13 9EJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Sandwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 613106
Description
Welcome to the George and Dragon, Sandwich. This property dates from 1446 and has been a licensed inn since 1552. It has undergone many changes since it was built, but from the day it was first licensed over four centuries ago the house has never closed. At present brothers Matthew and Mark Philpott have the pleasure of running such a historical building. They deliver an outstanding range of traditional food and drink with a modern twist that caters to the needs of every customer. Head Chef, Mark, creates a new adventurous evening menu every month using as much local produce as possible. They have kept this little gem of a pub oozing with charm and character throughout the years.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?