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“Don't Bother Unless You Want to Pay Over The Top.”
Review of George & Dragon

George & Dragon
Ranked #35 of 159 Restaurants in Brentwood
Price range: US$13 - US$59
Cuisines: British, Gastropub
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Good for: Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Alfresco dining now availableWe offer full table service on our sun soaked terrace all day every day when the sun is shining, with tables outside also available for drinks. If you would like to make a booking please use our quick and easy online bookings function!Our menu offers delicious seasonal dishes – so whether you’re dining in our restaurant, grabbing a snack in the bar or enjoying a delicious salad al fresco, you’re sure to find something to brighten up your day. Not only this, but Chef has also created a vegetarian menu and an exciting kids menu meaning everyone is happy!
Canvey Island
Level 4 Contributor
46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Don't Bother Unless You Want to Pay Over The Top.”
Reviewed 26 February 2012

I have never said that about before. A small pub area with large restaurant which we visited for a Birthday celebration, we waited an hour and a half for our main course which was very overpriced, Roast Lamb £16,96, Ham, Egg and Chips £12.95 which on the menu is given a fancy description and fancy words but at the end of the day it's still ham, egg and chips with a grilled tomato and greasy chips of the frozen variety and tasteless ham. Roast Beef, 2 soggy Roast Potatoes, one of which was bad, Carrots that looked like they hadn't been washed and a dish of gloop which was described as Pulled Pork, Pea and Applewood Macaroni, small portions for the money although well presented. The staff were lovely and very sorry about the wait and when they finally brought our meals we were told we would be given complimentary tea and coffee's. There are no standard Beer's or Ciders only the speciality one's which are fine if you are familiar with them, you can't even get a J2O which is pretty standard in most pubs. The toilets smelt musty and then became blocked. Also very noisy, poor lighting, left with a headache. Never to be repeated.

  • Visited February 2012
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Good food.... will be going back for more.”
Reviewed 24 February 2012

We stopped here for a quick bite to eat without realising that it had recently been renovated. Pleasantly surprised with the quality of the food, atmosphere & decor. We ended up having more than a quick bite.... we shared the Sticky Platter which we would both highly recommend (but it would be helpful to have been given a finger bowl with it). We then both had burgers which were really good. Haven't been here for years, but we will be going back soon to try more!

  • Visited October 2011
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