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The George & Dragon

££ - £££, British,
King Street, Fordwich, Canterbury CT2 0DB, England
+44 1227 710661
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“fish cakes” (10 reviews)
“sunday roast” (12 reviews)
“mash” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:30 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
King Street, Fordwich, Canterbury CT2 0DB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic interior of a Tudor building. On a Tuesday we couldn't believe how well attended it was. Food was above average and in the light of the numbers in the pub, was served fairly quickly. The waiting staff were very attentive. We shall return.

Thank OAP4446
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Comfortable old world pub atmosphere. Staff all friendly and helpful. Food - absolutely excellent. Some time since we'd eaten there but the game seems to have been upped considerably as far as the menu is concerned. As well as a snack menu it has old...More

Thank Roger P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Five for lunch on the 23rd February plus English Bulldog. Very welcoming, warm and great atmosphere. We order a number of starters, comprising of Cauliflower Soup, liver pate and humus. Just as good as the starters was the Ox cheek, fried cod and the spicy...More

Thank dodd18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten here for lunch meeting friends twice in the same week as the location is so convenient. Service much better on the 2nd visit with friendly staff. On the 1st visit they all seemed under pressure & it all took a while. Food...More

Thank Meryl R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot fault this place at all!! It is just a great place for any occasion!! Open all day for food, a little better and more extensive than a normal pub menu. Great for walking, start or end!! Meeting friends, family etc. Staff are friendly...More

Thank X3PLB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I started using the George and Dragon again when the Fordwich arms started to get a bit seedy and tired (now under new ownership and an all round much better experience by the way. The George and Dragon (also under relatively new management) represents the...More

Thank foodiefanaticsguide
Reviewed 12 February 2018

We'd never have come to Fordwich if we hadn't read a review in the Guardian, but we were staying nearby and wanted to visit "the smallest town in England". None of our expectations was spoiled. The history of this place is amazing. So is the...More

Thank Ferial E
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely pub with friendly and helpful staff. Good menu well priced. Ample parking across the road. Will definitely visit again.

Thank susanjholmes
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Took our Aunt and Uncle from Australia here. Brilliant food and great service form Steph. Good wine and Beer. Traditional English grub done well!

Thank Matthew J
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Three of us had a great time here. Saturday lunch time. Three courses. Tasty food, freshly prepared, and healthy. Lovely historic pub. Will be back.

Thank Simon M
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Al F
11 January 2016|
Response from Gemma F |
It is owned by a company called Home Counties Pubs who are part of Brunting and Price
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: King Street, Fordwich, Canterbury CT2 0DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury  >  Fordwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 710661
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