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“Dinner at the George”
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The George Hotel
Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Dereham
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 7 April 2013

There were 4 of us and we had dinner in the Restaurant on Saturday, 6th April and were very pleased with the dining room and the tables are not too close together and were nicely laid out. The food was excellent and we thoroughly enjoyed the evening. We were with friends and were not too sure where to take them but I can thoroughly recommend The George as the staff are very attentive and helpful and it is very clean and comfortable. Would not hesitate to go back. They also have their own car park which is very good for those who cannot walk too far!

  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled with friends
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3  Thank 138jans
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Reviewed 3 April 2013

We decided to call back for lunch and if still ok would book a table for 4 when son and fiance visit at the end of the month. The disco type music was so loud we just walked out. I do not want to go out for lunch with that type of noise and before its said you should have asked for it to be turned down. I do not do that. We just leave if they cannot work it out for themselves.

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  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 9 March 2013

At last somewhere in Dereham with proper food cooked well. We have lived in the area for over 10 years and have always travelled into Norwich to eat out. Very pleasantly surprised at the well cooked generous portioned locally sourced British dishes.

Friendly attentive staff and a comparable price to a restaurant in Norwich. If you want microwaved food go else where in the town there is plenty of dishes with the same names available but non tasted this fresh and well presented.

We will definitely return and long may it continue to thrive

  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled with family
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2  Thank Alastair R
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Reviewed 25 February 2013

Visited the George yesterday with a dog. Asked at the bar if it was alright about the dog and informed it was ok. Bought drinks and asked about food told the kitchen was closed, this was at 2.30. The sign outside said they were open for breakfast dinner and lunch from 9 till 11. Sat down with my family and drinks only to told by the staff that the assistant manager said dogs were not allowed and would we move to the corridor. There were only 2 chairs in the corridor not enough for 4 people. Made to feel very unwelcome. Went to the local Wetherspoons, service good, food acceptable.

  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled with family
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1  Thank p33hos
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Reviewed 25 February 2013

had a birthday party meal booked here so decided to stay as well . have to say food was excellent staff very nice good beer room was huge with a large ensuite very quiet also large carpark . breakfast was delicious overall a very good place to stay. there was only one slight negative the shower over the bath needed a bath mat as the bath surface was slighty slippy

  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank buster099
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Reviewed 24 February 2013

Returned to the George Hotel after about a year.
Very dissapointed with the changes.This hotel and restaurant was one of the best in the area.
Hotel rooms were always full and restaurant always doing good trade.
Now very quite,the menu plain and available anywhere.What happened to the fab specials board?I bet that bl--dy Jd wethercrap pub has put paid to the town.What a shame.

  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 7 February 2013

Had a great meal on a Saturday night without booking, although clearly the facities were busy we were more than happy to sit in the spacious and uncrowded bar, the level of professional service was extraordinary. Spotting that we were trying view the 'specials board' the waitress even took the time to come over and explain what was available and how it was cooked etc..........brilliant.
We only only had main course and sweet which was delivered quicker than expected all to a high standard.
A good mix of clientele made the whole atmosphere very relaxing and comfortable. The decor and finish is modern yet tranquil, I loved the various signwriten mottos on the beams, a great personal touch, mainly appealing to wine and woman lovers!
Never written a review before but thought I would as it is great to see a team clearly committed to making customers feel valued and welcomed, we must get organised to return soon and see if we can sit in the restaurant to compare.
S&J

  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled as a couple
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4  Thank Simon G
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Additional Information about The George Hotel

Address: Swaffham Road, Dereham NR19 2AZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Dereham
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Dereham
Price Range: £68 - £81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The George Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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