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“Fantastic food”

The George and Pilgrim
Ranked #18 of 56 Restaurants in Glastonbury
Cuisines: Pub
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 3 March 2014

We had breakfast, lunch and dinner during our short stay. The food was well presented, fairly priced, served by happy, friendly staff. Wide variety, very impressed and being a 13th century inn the surroundings were incredible.

Thank Nickie B
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Reviewed 26 February 2014

We stayed here for one night last year, and it was awful from start to finish. We had to try and find a member of staff to check us in, they were all outside smoking.
We eventually got our room keys and were massively disappointed!
The curtains were hanging off the rails as there were curtain hooks missing. There was a dusty old artificial flower arrangement on the window sill which was surrounded by dead flies and yet more dust. The four poster bed was pretty but the mattress was old and uncomfortable and about an inch thick! We realised there were no tv remote in the room so had to go back down to reception ask for one.
The en-suite was filthy with no toilet roll and only hand towels no larger bath towels.
We were so put off by the unwelcoming nature of the staff that we went into Wells for dinner.
We were then kept awake by a group of horrendously noisy builders that returned to their room in the early hours of the morning clearly intoxicated, shouting and laughing.

Breakfast was served in the orange painted restaurant which was no way in keeping with the age and character of this ancient building.

We checked out as quickly as possible in the morning and left.
It is such a shame that this amazing building is in the hands of people that clearly don't appreciate the history and character of this amazing place. It could be something remarkable with a bit of money spent and some tlc.

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Thank Sally L
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Reviewed 16 February 2014

As title - really great food & good service by friendly staff but why oh why does this establishment allow people to prop themselves against the front door to smoke. When we went in the door was clear but we became aware of smoke drifting in as people entered or left the building. On leaving we had to ask the smokers to move to be able to exit the door. Not good for business. There is an area out back that could be used but whether it is a case of complacency on the part of the management not wanting to upset the locals or just sheer laziness on the smokers part it really did spoil our visit. Another down point was being informed that there were no baby changing facilities (although we were offered a high chair so children are catered for) and being directed to the car park to use the public facilities! No fault of the staff but an issue for the management to rectify.

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Thank Marie B
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Reviewed 20 January 2014

Our stay was very enjoyable, excellent and friendly staff very welcoming, Rooms were kept as original but also contains modern bathrooms, Very clean and tidy. Meals very tasty and value for money all round. Spook factor of 10/10 great place will visit again :)

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Thank DWest1983
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Reviewed 13 January 2014

Our guide showed us immediately The George and Pilgrim Pub while strolling in mystic Glastonbury. According to him, this was the oldest purpose pub in all South West England, dating as far back as 1400. We were quite impressed and decided to have lunch at The George and Pilgrim. But, for our surprise, we found us so unwelcome at an empty place, we decided to leave right away. Later on, reading other reviews about it on TripAdivisor, we understood we had taken the right decision. No wonder it was empty. It is a pity that such a historical building, with a tradition of more than 600 years, be left to such a melancholic and unfortunate end. Avoid!

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Thank LuizDutraNeto
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