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The George at Backwell

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125 Farleigh Road, Backwell BS48 3PG, England
+44 1275 462770
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Today
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Delicious food, freshly prepared and very good value. Excellent selection...
Delicious food, freshly prepared and very good value. Excellent selection of cask ales and wines. Private dining and functions catered for. Now also enjoy Bed & Breakfast thanks to 7 lovely en-suite bedrooms. Full details and online booking available on The George's website.
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  • 105
    Excellent
  • 70
    Very good
  • 39
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Busy George

Four of us dined out Saturday night. Rib-eye steaks were cooked as required, skirt was good and the salmon considered just fine. Waiter service did not extend to desserts or coffee after the plates were cleared, however we were full by then anyway. It would have been nice to have been asked though... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2015
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Somerset UK
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Visited the George for the first tme Sat 27th June early evening.Interesting and varied menu which was the reason to visit (looked on their website) The food was very good, Skirt steak and a Deli flatbread. Staff very good also very knowledgeable concerning the menu. Will visit again

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Samantha R, Owner at The George at Backwell, responded to this review

Many thanks for letting us know you enjoyed your meal and liked our menu. We hope to be able to welcome you back soon. More 

Nailsea, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

An excellent and varied menu which is updated regularly but you are always sure to find something to suit your taste. Dietary needs are catered for and the staff are always very helpful in recommending alternatives should your choice not be suitable. Being an old building it does tend to get a bit hot inside but is also on a... More 

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Samantha R, Owner at The George at Backwell, responded to this review

Many thanks for your positive comments and feedback. Thank you for using Trip Advisor and for letting us know you have enjoyed your meals with us. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We sat in the garden room on a bright, sunny evening looking out onto the lovely, well kept garden. I am a vegetarian and was pleased to see there was an interesting choice of veggie food on the menu. Most pubs and restaurants serve mushroom risotto and feel that covers the vegetarian option. So I was delighted that The George... More 

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Samantha R, Owner at The George at Backwell, responded to this review

We are very pleased to know you enjoyed your meal sitting in our courtyard. Thank you for your lovely feedback and for using Trip Advisor for the first time. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The venue is still vibrant and really relaxed. Staff are attentive and extremely pleasant. The whole atmosphere is really good. However, the menu has downgraded and the evening one is very much like a lunchtime menu - bland, cheap and not at all exciting. - Fish and chips, burgers - I don't think so. We won't be eating here again... More 

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Samantha R, Owner at The George at Backwell, responded to this review

Thank you for your generally positive feedback but we are sorry our new Summer menu is not to your taste. We have included more adventurous dishes as well as beautifully cooked pub classics - and we believe we have something for everyone. So please let us know what we are missing. We regularly review our menu and really appreciate customer... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The George is a beautiful pub inside and out. The food menu has a great selection and I've never had a bad meal. It's a bit pricey, but the quality of food is excellent. The staff are always friendly and helpful and there is a great atmosphere.

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Samantha R, Owner at The George at Backwell, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to post a review. Our hard-working team will be so pleased to know you enjoy your visits to The George. More 

Stamford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Myself and business partners stayed the night in a couple of the lovely rooms. Dinner that night was excellent and the courtyard was blissful in the sunshine. We used 'The Dungeon' meeting room for free the next day and also had lunch. Can't recommend this place enough, especially if you want something a bit different to the usual dreary business... More 

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Samantha R, Owner at The George at Backwell, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to use Trip Advisor. We are so pleased to know you enjoyed your stay - and that your meeting went well. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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131 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Four of us dined out Saturday night. Rib-eye steaks were cooked as required, skirt was good and the salmon considered just fine. Waiter service did not extend to desserts or coffee after the plates were cleared, however we were full by then anyway. It would have been nice to have been asked though. The Inn is quite popular and can... More 

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Samantha R, Owner at The George at Backwell, responded to this review

Many thanks for choosing to eat at The George and for taking the time to post a review. We want our service to be excellent so will be discussing your feedback with our team. More 

Level Contributor
12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The food here is very nice, better than the average pub. A little pricey. I had the most wonderful mushroom soup but the bread was very stale which spoilt it a little.

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Samantha R, Owner at The George at Backwell, responded to this review

I am sorry not everything was perfect for you. We discuss all feedback from our customers so thank for alerting us to what was good - and what wasn't. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This was our second visit to The George on returning from Bristol airport and as it was a Bank Holiday Monday. I wasn't hopeful that we could get-in for lunchtime meal. Pleased to say that I was proved wrong, although the staff did say there might be a wait. Didn't happen and even though there was a different chef from... More 

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Samantha R, Owner at The George at Backwell, responded to this review

Many thanks for letting us know you enjoyed your meal. We will look forward to seeing you again. More 

Cornwall, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Great surroundings, lovely staff, amazing food, and you don't even have to wait that long. I went there near Christmas time, and it was absolutely delightful

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Additional Information about The George at Backwell

Address: 125 Farleigh Road, Backwell BS48 3PG, England
Phone Number: +44 1275 462770
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Backwell
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: British, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 125 Farleigh Road, Backwell BS48 3PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Backwell
  • Phone Number: +44 1275 462770

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Description

Delicious food, freshly prepared and very good value. Excellent selection of cask ales and wines. Private dining and functions catered for. Now also enjoy Bed & Breakfast thanks to 7 lovely en-suite bedrooms. Full details and online booking available on The George's website.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

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