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The George Inn

££ - £££, British,
Finchdean, Waterlooville PO8 0AU, England
+44 23 9241 2257
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“pea risotto” (2 reviews)
“rump steak” (4 reviews)
“king prawns” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Finchdean, Waterlooville PO8 0AU, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

take no notice of the negative reviews went there last night with my wife food was lovely as were the waiting staff. the steak was the best ive had in a long while will be going back very soon note to the landlord your staff...More

1  Thank carpetmike
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a morning at the shops we decided on a pub lunch. A nice sunny day, outside seating, nice scenery and a cold beer, all sounded good. As it was a Sunday I was expecting the limited choice of a Sunday roast, but was pleasantly...More

Thank Surveyor47
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

As a party of 8 we booked and called ahead to check if they could adapt from their menu something for our solo vegan friend. That said they could. The waiting staff were exasperated at their chefs inability to create one vegan option! At one...More

3  Thank Bellsway
Reviewed 25 April 2018

friendly welcoming landlord and staff, good beer,nice atmosphere, food a disappointment, light bites fish sandwich was almost nothing more than huge pieces of white bread with dry fish and soggy chips, salad almost non existent, sausage and mash okay, so a mixed bag,would I eat...More

2  Thank NevilleL123
Reviewed 21 April 2018

We had booked dinner for 16 people and Anne gave us some wonderful choices of menu beforehand. We were given sole use of the conservatory and the food was exceptional and really good value. Special thanks to the young staff for their cheerful hard work.

Thank jillisaac
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Great "olde" feel pub, fine food, ales and atmosphere! You wont be disappointed - oh and check out the quaint Church at Idsworth

Thank aquashack
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Three generations of the family had lunch here. The bar has a great traditional keel, with lots of beams and a warm fire. The menu selection was very good and all six dishes we ordered were of high quality. There were several good beers on...More

Thank Islanddrum
Reviewed 2 February 2018

We live in Horndean so not far away, we thought we’d go out for our dinner for change, the atmosphere of the George is very welcoming, the staff a very friendly, the food was excellent it was a lovely evening. We will definitely be going...More

Thank Di B
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Spent Saturday afternoon with friends enjoying the banter with the landlord, and an excellent meal, would be happy to go back again.

Thank Download_Dave
Reviewed 15 January 2018

We booked the George Inn for a group of our hikers after trying it out a couple of months earlier and having a great roast. They were really accommodating considering we were a big group and were a bit late getting there. I would say...More

1  Thank ramblesandroasts
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Finchdean, Waterlooville PO8 0AU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Waterlooville
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9241 2257
  • E-mail
The George Inn at Finchdean dates from the 18th Century and has been extended over the years to now offer a la carte dining facilities for up to 70 people. A traditional country pub and restaurant it is situated in a quiet village close to Rowlands Castle but still within easy reach of the A3M and A27. Ample off road parking is available. The restaurant has gained a reputation over the years for freshly cooked food and wherever possible uses locally grown, fresh seasonal ingredients. Meals are normally cooked to order; therefore please bear this in mind that we do not do fast food, we do good food as fast as we can! Food is available between 12 and 2.00 pm and 6 till 9.00pm on weekdays and between 12 and 9.00 pm on weekends. Along with an extensive bar menu and specials board we offer a full a la carte menu along with roast dinners all day Sunday. Our restaurant provides the ideal setting in which to enjoy the extensive menu. Compliment your meal with one of our fine wines or sample from our range of real ales.The George has achieved the certificate of excellence from Cask Marque for the quality of our offerings. A full catering service is also available for private functions and buffets. Menus for these can be produced to suit in consultation with the Head Chef.
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