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George and Dragon

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Penrith, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Locally sourced produce and vegetables from the gardens make for delicious meals in this country pub and hotel. A mixed clientele of locals and visitors enjoy meals in the bar and restaurant. Some unusual combinations of ingredients make for an interesting but unpretentious menu. Friendly service too.

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Workington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely supper, good quality locally sourced food. Nicely presented, well prepared and cooked. The pub/restaurant is quite large. Pleasant staff. Not a cheap eats place, but you have to pay for quality.

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed overnight, splitting up a long drive. Booking was fuss free; deposit taken with account to be settled on departure. Easily found and good facilities - gratis beverages made in guest lounge - which has advantages - with a selection of quality local products. We took a gentle stroll along the village, which reasonably claims to be the site...

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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited whilst on holiday because of the good reviews. Very disappointed with the food. Service was good although, they never asked if our meals were ok both during or at the end. My starter was mackerel not much bigger than 2 postage stamps. It was tasteless with garnish of asparagus. My favourite, i might add. that was sliced into several...

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We visited for 2 nights due to a wedding very close by. The hotel was in a good location, with plenty of off street parking. The room was impeccably clean and spacious, with a lovely bathroom, and good quality furnishings. The bed was a little firm for us, but we slept very well none the less. The breakfast in the...

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dumfriesshire
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Had lunch here recently as a birthday treat. Food not as good as last time. To be honest, not worth the money any more. Not much on the plate and yet still expensive. Very disappointed with our visit. We may try again at some later date.

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Just driving past at lunchtime we pulled over to 'have a look' and wandered in. As it was Mother's Day they were unfortunately, and expectedly, fully booked; however they promptly made us up a table and couldn't have been more welcoming! The menu advised it was all local produce & they had a lovely selection of real ales on tap....

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Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Stayed here for one night earlier this month and ate in the restaurant. The room was a superior double. The bed was very comfortable and the room warm, shower room small but shower good. There was a small sitting area for use with tea, coffee etc. on the landing. The food was amazing. The cheese and spinach souffle in chive...

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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We have visited this restaurant on several occasions , sadly on this occasion the meal was over priced for what we got. One wrong order and one friend only ate starters as nothing on main menu. Usually excellent on this occasion the blackboard specials and main menu were disappointing. However lovely staff great atmosphere but price and quality didn't match...

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Ate here a few weeks ago and had an excellent roast beef, Yorkshire pud. etc. Sunday lunch. The beef was excellent, pink, tender, delicious. So why, oh why do they drown it in gravy? Just bring the gravy in a nice little jug and I'll decide how much gravy I want to put on it. The place was very busy...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The George and Dragon is a vibrant country inn with a restaurant, bar and 12 bedrooms. Each of the rooms has been individually designed and decorated with comfortable beds and luxury linens. There is a welcoming and relaxing bar, a lovely restaurant serving fresh, seasonal produce from the owner's family estate and kitchen garden at sister establishment nearby Askham Hall. On the edge of the Lake District, it makes a great base for outings in this quiet and secluded part of Cumbria. Dogs, families, walkers and cyclists all welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about George and Dragon

Address: Clifton, Penrith CA10 2ER, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Eden District > Penrith > Clifton
Price Range: £104 - £170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — George and Dragon 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Our room was towards the back and did not have a scenic view. As this was further from the road/car park, it might have been quieter.”
Sothlice, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“We were on the front - a bit of motorway noise but didn't bother us. Back might be quieter.”
cumbriansx2, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't know. Will tell you when we stay.”
bob6167, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“My room was upstairs & at the far end so it was nice and quiet. Room lovely , mattress a bit hard but that's just my personal opinion.”
georgies389, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Lowther room was comfortable, lovely towels & bathrobes very efficient shower (over bath).”
505JeanB505, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
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