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The George at Backwell

) #1 of 5 Restaurants in Backwell ££ - £££ , British,
125 Farleigh Road, Backwell BS48 3PG, England
+44 1275 462770
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (26 reviews)
“gammon” (5 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
125 Farleigh Road, Backwell BS48 3PG, England
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1 - 10 of 490 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Recommended by a friend to try here and was not disappointed at all! Really friendly staff that smiled and looked happy in their work. Prompt service and delicious food. The red beefy burger and chips was presented well and tasted lovely. I was initially shocked...More

Thank Karen E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great staff, great main course (excellent Sunday roasts all round)... but dessert was awful. "sticky toffee pudding" was a dry muffin with a misery amount of sauce. Key lime pie was neither lime or pie...more a tiny and low grade dry Mr Kipling tart with...More

Thank alexiusmaximus
Samantha R, Owner at The George at Backwell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for telling us you all enjoyed your Sunday roast - and for giving us constructive feedback about our desserts. We regularly review our dishes and will discuss your feedback with our team.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A most enjoyable place to eat & have a 🍻.. A good reputation for it's food.. Good parking.. In & out dining.. Good venue for a family occasion or business meeting.

Thank allan a
Samantha R, Owner at The George at Backwell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for using Trip Advisor and for letting us know you enjoy your meals and beer at The George.

Reviewed 1 week ago

we stopped here for a drink and some food and were greeted by a lovely bar person who could not do enough for us and even had a laugh with us , banter is wonderful !! . The food arrived and was presented very well...More

Thank Bristolian_Traveller
Samantha R, Owner at The George at Backwell, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so pleased to know you enjoyed your time at The George. Thank you for using Trip Advisor and we hope to see you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting friends in Backwell and they took us here one night for an evening meal. It's a nice pub to have a nice meal. We had Ruby Red Burger and Skinny fries and we really enjoyed it. The service was excellent and the...More

Thank David N
Samantha R, Owner at The George at Backwell, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your very positive review which we will share with all of our team. We hope to see you again when you next visit Backwell.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here to visit locally for a wedding reception. Welcomed by the manager who showed us the room which was spotless and well appointed. Excellent deep bath and wet room type shower. Comfortable bed, slept well. Only shortfall was the staircase to the rooms which...More

Thank davidb1
Samantha R, Owner at The George at Backwell, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your very positive review which we will share with all of our team. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we hope to see you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having been diverted off the M5 by the satnav due to holiday traffic, we were ready for food and fortunately the George was en route home in Weston super Mare. Plenty of off road parking albeit difficult to get across the traffic flow in the...More

Thank Sweeperman
Samantha R, Owner at The George at Backwell, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for letting us know what was good about your visit - and what wasn't. We will discuss all your feedback with both our kitchen and front of house team. Your meal shouldn't have been better. Many thanks for alerting us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the George on a Friday night after flying in late to Bristol Airport. The staff could not have been more accommodating and even stayed behind to let us in when we arrived after midnight! Unfortunately we only managed breakfast...More

Thank koalawahine
Samantha R, Owner at The George at Backwell, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and plan to return. Thank you for using Trip Advisor.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby and I had dinner here last night. We were promptly attended to by friendly and polite staff. You have a choice of eating in the restaurant or in the pub. I chose the bacon chop which came with triple cooked chips, duck egg and...More

Thank Fran G
Samantha R, Owner at The George at Backwell, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It's lovely to know you enjoyed your meal. We will share your review with our kitchen team and hope to see you again in the near future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in for lunch. The courtyard I lovely and secluded, but we ate inside due to the weather. We tried the fish of the day - a whole lemon sole, which was cooked to perfection. There was no room to try any further dishes.

Thank Wraxall_Travellers
Samantha R, Owner at The George at Backwell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are really pleased to know you enjoyed your lunch. Thank you for using Trip Advisor.

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Salvatore C
@Joel ,,,Lol ,how can you go for a pizza in a Traditional English Pub when you got a proper Italian Restaurant in Backwell ???!!! :)) One day The George will start serving Kebab 💲🔫:-) :-)
22 January 2017|
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Response from Richard B | Reviewed this property |
I didn't go for a pizza...what place in Backwell serves pizza to which you refer? I love Italian..I went for a Sunday lunch...very confused by your question...Would love to know if there is a good Italian in Backwell?
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Chris B
Are you open Sunday night and do we need to book?
6 November 2016|
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Response from Samantha R | Property representative |
Hello Chris B. We are open on Sunday evenings (our kitchen closes at 9pm). Would you like me to book a table on your behalf? If so, please can I have your full name and a contact phone number. We will be serving out Sunday... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 00:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 Farleigh Road, Backwell BS48 3PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Backwell
  • Phone Number: +44 1275 462770
  • E-mail
Description
Delicious food, freshly prepared and very good value. Excellent selection of cask ales and wines. Private dining and functions catered for. Now also enjoy Bed & Breakfast thanks to 7 lovely en-suite bedrooms. Full details and online booking available on The George's website.
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