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The George Inn

Long Street | Wells, Somerset, Croscombe, Wells BA5 3QH, England
+44 1749 342306
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
British, Pub, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
Long Street | Wells, Somerset, Croscombe, Wells BA5 3QH, England
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1 - 10 of 329 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed for two nights and it was great. Good food, good beer, nice room, lovely people. The village is pretty with good walks in surrounding countryside. The food was excellent including good choices for veggies. Excellent vegetarian breakfast. Short drive to Wells where the...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying in Croscombe for four nights at a cottage in the village. Used the George every night for our evening meal. Very good selection of Food on the menu including specials. Great selection of real ales with guest ale being changed when we were there.Friendly...More

1  Thank Derek R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited whilst staying locally at Paradise bed and breakfast The staff where very welcoming the pub was very clean although it was busy tables where cleared no mess left about the place ..full range of beers cider ECT . Food menu with good choice of...More

1  Thank manickmum
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An easy local with a good menu.A selection of fish,seafood ,meat,or veggie food,as well as the standard fried fish and chips and burgers.Good fast service publican wife and daughter helping and having a word making it feel homely.lots of locals with their drinks chatting about...More

2  Thank snowy202
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took daughter for birthday treat. We enjoyed Brixham crab salad followed by delicious homemade ice cream recommend damson, chocolate and cointreau and rhubarb sorbet and elderflower!

1  Thank yogini2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at a local B&B, so we visited this pub a couple of times. The staff and locals were very friendly and the food tasty and good value too. A lovely place - and VERY dog friendly.

1  Thank YimYem
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Last minute booking for business and I was not disappointed. Although arriving at 9pm and the pub being busy, I was made very welcome, the restaurant was closed for the night but I was offered sandwiches which I declined. The cooked breakfast was tasty and...More

1  Thank Iain B
TheGeorgeCroscombe, Manager at The George Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback Iain B, It's good to hear that we correctly did what we have to do and that you enjoyed your stay at The George. See you again soon. Regards Bertrand Livet

Reviewed 12 August 2017

I booked ahead as there were five of us wanting to have meal. The meals were delicious and the staff were friendly. I would definitely return here

1  Thank philippawebb1661
TheGeorgeCroscombe, Manager at The George Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your comments philippawebb1661, We're glad you enjoyed your visit at The George. Hope to see you again soon. Regards Bertrand Livet

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Staying in Croscombe, we were recommended to try this pub for our evening meal. Clearly popular with locals who seem to enjoy the large bar area. We ate in the restaurant place, which was light and attractively decorated. Wide range of pub food plus some...More

1  Thank moses_karibu
TheGeorgeCroscombe, Manager at The George Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback moses_karibu, We're very happy to hear that your hosts recommended The George as a place to eat, thank you to them for it. You describe everything we try to achieve here and it worked for you so thank you. Hope...More

Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We chose this pub because of its good reviews. It is true it is a locals pub, it was busy and the food is home cooked. That's the positives. The food was awful. The roast beef was tough. The chicken dry. Apparently the pork and...More

1  Thank Victoria W
TheGeorgeCroscombe, Owner at The George Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Dear Victoria, We too are very disappointed you had a poor experience. We very seldom have comments like yours. There's no going back but we wish we could have addressed your concerns at the time -- we can always serve some more veg and replace...More

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maj442016
12 June 2016|
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Response from TheGeorgeCroscombe | Property representative |
Hello maj442016, Thanks for pointing out that the dog was in the restaurant. I don't usually allow her in there and if you return please tell her to leave. Too many people are enjoying having her beside their table, and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Monday
07:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Long Street | Wells, Somerset, Croscombe, Wells BA5 3QH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Wells  >  Croscombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1749 342306
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Description
The George is an award-winning, traditional, dog-friendly, family-owned and operated 17th-century village pub. We serve fresh food prepared from local ingredients, including local meat, game and foraged foods. We grow our own veg, herbs and fruit and make our own ice creams as well! We are renowned for cooking fresh fish and seafood from the south coast -- some say our scallops are so good they are "to die for." And our locally reared meat is mouth-wateringly good. We have two craft beers produced exclusively for us, three other guest ales and eight local ciders. With a lovely beer garden for the summer and a log fire in the winter, families and dog-walkers are always welcome. We have four en-suite bedrooms for b&b and a multi-purpose self-contained function room and skittles alley. But most of all there is "... ALWAYS A FRIENDLY WELCOME."
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