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The Green | Derbyshire, Willington, England
+44 1283 704795
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Ranked #1 of 11 Restaurants in Willington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $11 - $26
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: In the heart of Willington village backing on to the Trent and Mersey canal, the dragon is the area's favourite destination for diners, drinkers, walkers and boaters alike. the dragon, is a 150 year old pub with character, charm and a warm welcome and has recently been sympathetically renovated and restored. The introduction of our new beer garden at the back of the dragon, on the edge of the canal, is a big hit with locals and visitors. There is nowhere quite like it on a sunny afternoon. Awarded the "Best Out Town" Pub/Restaurant in Derby the menu is a classic mix of traditional britsh cuisine with a tist of quality that will not disappoint. A large range of cask ales, fine wine and thirst quenching lagers will ensure your visit will be one to remember.
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English first
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

The food was good if a little high on price, the staff were friendly but seemed a little too eager to check everything was okay. I felt a little out of place with muddy walking shoes as the decor was very clean but would go again but only if dressed for the occasion.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Came for Sunday lunch with my girlfriend,staff were friendly,nice warm decor,the dinner was very nice and nicely presented as was the desert.they also do some nice guest ales.highly recommended and will visit again.

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Staffordshire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Had Saturday lunch here. t was busy but they found us a table, and the service was very prompt. Delicious food with great attention to detail and at reasonable prices too. We'll be back.

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15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

You really will have to go a long way to beat the Dragon at Willington. A beautiful pub with resteraunt standards. The food is divine well presented and great value for money. As for the staff, outstanding! Professional ,bright ,cheerful and attentive. It's and ideal place for any occasion and one I look forward to visiting again soon. Look out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Had a bad experience at another local restaurant, so rushed to the Dragon. How pleased we were. Fabulous Menu Great Service Value for Money

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Alanshep, Owner at The Dragon, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your review. We are delighted we could help save your meal and thrilled you enjoyed yourself at The Dragon. Look forward to seeing you again - soon! More 

Etwall, England, United Kingdom
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105 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

This is the first time I have eaten at the Dragon, and after having been recommended by various friends I was really looking forward to it. The welcome from all the staff was excellent, the restaurant was really quite busy (friday lunchtime) but they all were friendly and attentive. We opted for the fresh fish &chips and the Ham &eggs.... More 

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Alanshep, Owner at The Dragon, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your experience with us and look forward to serving you again - when you return. More 

Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Recently moved to the area, looking for good places to eat, we found this pub/ restaurant to be the best so far. We were very impressed with all our meals: the chicken breast, duck trio, and the venison. Great atmosphere too.

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Alanshep, Owner at The Dragon, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for the recommendation. We are glad you found us and are obviously enjoying your time here. Hope you are settling in to your new home and enjoying the area. See you soon. More 

Derby, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Visited on the 17th January , a Saturday early evening. The place was busy, but that didn't really matter because we were advised to pre book the table. The staff were friendly and curteous and soon took our order. The food was lovely presented and tasted great. The whole place had a lovely atmosphere. My only gripes were that upon... More 

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Alanshep, Owner at The Dragon, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Glad you enjoyed everything. We have tried to maximise the car par park for our customers and there are a couple of areas where angles are a little tight. Not sure if you know though, there is a large FREE car park next to The Dragon which has plenty of space. We do have FREE Wi-Fi... More 

Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We have been to The Dragon a few times always managed to get a table and had lovely food and service. We decided to go on a Saturday night not really expecting to get a table but the staff (Devon) found us a table and as usual the food was fab. Going again next week with work colleagues (22 of... More 

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Alanshep, Owner at The Dragon, responded to this review

Hi thanks for your review. I'll make sure we pass on your special mention to Devon. We look forward to welcoming you and your party next and will try our hardest to make sure you all have a great time. See you then! More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We have eaten at the Dragon on numerous occasions. It completely meets our needs as a couple as a family and as a family with dogs. We have never experienced anything other than excellent service and superb food with a varied menu to suit all the family. On our last visit we discovered that our daughter has developed a nut... More 

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Alanshep, Owner at The Dragon, responded to this review

Thanks for your review - we are delighted we keep hitting the mark for you! We were thrilled that you and your daughter had a good experience with us and will pass your comments on to all the staff. More 

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Additional Information about The Dragon

Address: The Green | Derbyshire, Willington, England
Phone Number: +44 1283 704795
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Willington
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 11 - 26
Cuisine: British

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