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The George & Dragon

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Bar, British, Pub
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31 The Street | Snailwell, Newmarket CB8 7LX, England
+44 1638 577241
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had Sunday lunch, it was OK. I prefer the veg to be served separate rather than all plated up, not everyone likes all veg, mash potato slopped on plate, I don't eat mash, so would have been better not on the plate. I had Pork, very fatty and lots of gristle. No crackling! Only two roast potatoes! Didn't have a... More 

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Thank Lucille53
kevin902, Owner at The George & Dragon, responded to this review

Thankyou for your review , I am sorry you didn't enjoy your meal, if you would have asked we would have gladly separated your food, we used to give vegetables separately but from the feedback from most of our customers they prefer the lunch plated so that it was we now do . Sorry about the blunt knife we would... More 

Cam, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

The best sunday roast in cambridgeshire, i go every sunday . Lots of lovely meat & veg. Good place & good friendly people.

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Thank Linda H
Newmarket, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

here on Dec. 30th with 2 friends, myself and 1 friend had the gigantic gammon meal,and my other friend had the very impressive salmon meal, the one starter and 3 deserts were also very good, the service was efficient and very friendly, to sum up ,the perfect village pub with great value for money meals. big thanks to everyone, ..Gary... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Introduced my children to darts, had a couple of drinks, stayed for 90mins and enjoyed a good old fashioned village pub atmosphere. Whats not to like.

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1 Thank No_I_am_Spartacus
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

We came to your pub one lunch time, the room at the back that we where put into was not very nice at all lots of dead flys in the roof area which put us off our food, and the room look rather dirty we will not be coming back.

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Thank joyportlock
kevin902, Owner at The George & Dragon, responded to this review

Thankyou for your feedback although it is very disappointing that you chose to tell us your views on here rather than at the time when we would have willingly moved you into the restaurant and replaced your meals , We are sorry that you did not enjoy your visit to us. More 

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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

A nice pub, good atmosphere and service with a lovely outdoor area. Sunday lunch was good, restaurant area was ok but the tables and seating were not great. Food was good value, and staff were friendly.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

Met my son at the pub and both chose the rib eye steak which was poorest specimen of rib eye that either of us had ever seen or tasted, furthermore it was not cooked as requested, medium rare. The chips tasted as though they were frozen. Liked the pub and the beer but the food let it down.

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Thank Drofty
kevin902, Owner at The George & Dragon, responded to this review

Hello , I apologise that your meal was disappointing , We usually have good feedback for our meals so I am very sorry that your meal was not up to our usual standard. I will pass your feed back on to the Butcher and our Chef and I would like to offer you a full refund on your meal if... More 

Isleham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

If you want a great pint, good food, great atmosphere, friendly service and made to feel welcome then visit this pub. They just have things how you'd like to find them.

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Thank MGELYVATE
huntingdon uk
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

Brilliant lunch provided for the P'boro MG Club. Food excellent. Service not only efficient but also professionally friendly. Everybody enjoyed it. Special care given to those who wanted something different. Warm welcome given to us all. Highly recommend this pub/restaurant.

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1 Thank oddfello
Isleham
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Great family pub and restaurant.Visit a couple of time's a week.Great family pub.Very friendly people and very welcoming.Lovely food.Dog friendly.Fantastic beer garden.A must visit if in the area ☺

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Thank Donna F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 The Street | Snailwell, Newmarket CB8 7LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Newmarket
  • Phone Number: +44 1638 577241
Description
Recently re-opened under new ownership. Renovated to a high standard.

Family friendly village pub located just outside of Newmarket.

Great selection of food and drink, open 7 days a week.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?