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Temporarily Closed due to Tier 3 Covid-19 restrictions imposed on North Somerset. A lovely inn six miles from Bristol's City Centre with seven individually designed bedrooms. A short drive from the National Trust's Tyntesfield. No need to book for coffee (10-12 each day) but contact details will be taken and table bookings for eating & drinking should be made for after 12noon. Find full details and online booking on The George at Backwell website.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Soups
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 27 October 2020 via mobile

What a gem! My partner and I enjoyed our first, but definitely not our last visit to The George last night. The Covid guidelines are strictly adhered to; there is a sanitation station inside the front door, staff wore masks at all times and diners...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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SamanthaR696, Owner at The George at Backwell, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2020

Thank you for your lovely review Emma. It is great to know you plan to return. We will look forward to seeing you again and are very grateful for your support at this very challenging time.

Reviewed 27 October 2020

We had really excellent weekday lunch at the George. COVID-wise, we felt extremely safe - they have clearly put a lot of thought into how to manage the situation, and the rules we clearly explained and everyone followed them. The food was delicious - the...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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SamanthaR696, Owner at The George at Backwell, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2020

Dear Daniel - Thank you for coming to eat with us and for letting us know you enjoyed a very good meal. We are very grateful for your support and hope you will be able to join us again soon. Best wishes from us all.

Reviewed 24 October 2020

Arrived on a wet miserable afternoon and I had left my face mask back at the bed and breakfast I was staying at, I was given one straight away free of charge. This saved me a five mile round trip going back to fetch it....More

Date of visit: October 2020
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SamanthaR696, Owner at The George at Backwell, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2020

Dear Darren - Thank you for coming to eat with us and letting us know you appreciated the service offered by our team. I will alert our Kitchen Team to your very helpful feedback and we will hope to see you again in the future....More

Reviewed 22 October 2020

Room and Food (breakfast and Dinner) were brilliant, atmosphere was exceptionally friendly, the staff were fantastic on every level especially Hannah who Let the cat out the bag on the secret coffee.....which is amazing! Will definitely be returning.

Date of visit: October 2020
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SamanthaR696, Owner at The George at Backwell, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2020

Dear 289billyl - We are very pleased your enjoyed stay. Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for complimenting Hannah and the rest of our hard-working team. We are very grateful for your support. Best wishes from us all.

Reviewed 16 October 2020 via mobile

My family and I visited the George Inn at Backwell in July. The staff are always friendly and helpful and the food is good (i had fish and chips which was good), however, the restaurants idea of social distancing and the rules is slightly below....More

Date of visit: July 2020
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SamanthaR696, Owner at The George at Backwell, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2020

Dear Rich L - Since reopening at the beginning of July, we have had clear arrangements in place that have changed and tightened alongside National Covid Guidance. We have alerted our customers when visiting and via our website and social media to what we need...More

Reviewed 28 September 2020

We went for evening meal. Arrived early as had travelled a long distance but we were welcomed and accommodated. Service was spot-on - staff very efficient and friendly. Great food too. Lots of social distancing measures (e.g. wearing masks, no printed menus etc) and so...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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SamanthaR696, Owner at The George at Backwell, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2020

Thank you for coming to eat with us and for letting us know you felt welcome and well looked after. We hope you are able to return in the future. Best wishes from us all.

Reviewed 18 September 2020 via mobile

Impossible to criticise this place. Great menu prepared by great chefs and served by great staff and tasted great. Not masses of choice but all done superbly well and clearly made with love and care. Recommend you book as it did get busy and it’s...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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SamanthaR696, Owner at The George at Backwell, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2020

Dear Ellebee - Thank you so much for coming to eat with us and for taking the time to write a review. As you know, this is a challenging time and your words will mean a great deal to our whole team. Best wishes from...More

Reviewed 14 September 2020 via mobile

I went for a lazy Saturday lunch with my Mum. We had booked online ,which offered a time slot. It was a warm afternoon , so glad we did sit inside to eat. Very pleasant welcoming having had to wait only a few minutes. It...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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SamanthaR696, Owner at The George at Backwell, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2020

Dear KLBOS - Many thanks for your review and very positive feedback which I will share with the whole team. For your information, we introduced the 10% Service Charge to reflect the extra Covid-related tasks our team is carrying out (and to avoid our staff...More

Reviewed 13 September 2020

I took my mum here today as a treat and it was fabulous. We had the warmest of welcomes and she loved it. Her roast chicken was gorgeous. I had gnocchi with wild mushrooms which was delicious and my partner thoroughly enjoyed the vegetarian Wellington....More

Date of visit: September 2020
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SamanthaR696, Owner at The George at Backwell, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2020

We are thrilled to know how much you and your mum enjoyed your treat. Thank you for coming to eat with us and we hope to see you again very soon. I will pass your lovely feedback and thanks to the whole team.

Reviewed 2 September 2020

Stopped in for a roast dinner off the cuff. Really nice pub with an excellent courtyard and really thorough in terms of covid precautions. Service was excellent from the moment I entered and staff frequently checked in to make sure everything was ok. Food arrived...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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SamanthaR696, Owner at The George at Backwell, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2020

Dear Carl - Many thanks for your constructive feedback. I will alert our Head Chef to what would have made your meal perfect. Best wishes, Sam Roffe, The George at Backwell.

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802kirstyf
21 November 2017|
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Response from Samantha R | Property representative |
Absolutely. You can also bring dogs if you are eating in our lounge bar or garden room. Best wishes. Sam Roffe, Malvern Inns.
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Salvatore C
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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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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    The George at Backwell is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4