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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 - $27
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
Swadlincote, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

My wife and I had a very pleasant Saturday lunch in the Dragon. It was pouring down with rain the car park was full, but we parked on the overspill area which is a little turn just after the pub entrance. So don't be put off if the car park appears full. The pub had a nice atmosphere, very busy... More 

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

My third visit to the Dragon for food and I have to say my expectations were exceeded yet again. The new menu is festive and well put together, and the food looked and tasted sublime. The Christmas decorations really set the mood. The staff at the Dragon seem very happy and this reflects in the excellent level of service and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW via mobile

My partner and I have visited The Dragon a few times and have found the atmosphere and food good. The only grape we have is the service. There was a delay on ordering drinks and when paying the bill it took some time in getting the staff's attention to be served. Overall lovely pub

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Visited for a few drinks,10/10 on the beer, such a nice pub- didnt eat on this occasion but the menu looks awesome and the smells were amazing, will be back soon to try the menu.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Liked this a lot and having already visited before I knew what to expect. Busy bar with lots of activity yet still stylish. Busy restaurant with decent menu and well presented food in large portions. Decorated in a contemporary fashion yet in no way losing it's pub feel. Staff were excellent and need a mention as we had thought we... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

My family and I had a lunch at The Dragon. The overall experience was awesome and we had great time. The staff were so friendly, helpful. The choice of menu was good. The food presentation was above expectation and tasted just great.. Overall I would highliy recomend value for money. The Dragon will certainly be recommended to friends and no... More 

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Derby, England, United Kingdom
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23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Myself and my husband came here for sunday lunch. Although it was packed to the rafters it certainly didnt feel that way. Lots of room and places to sit. Nice decor lovely staff prompt service and lovely food. Will definitely go again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

moored just behind The Dragon on a recent trip from Mercia Marine down the Trent and Mersey. Went in on a Sunday evening about half six and the place was buzzing. Really busy. Menus looked good so decided to down couple of pints whilst waiting the hour for a table in the restaurant. not sure how common this is as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Beautiful food, excellent staff and excellent value for money. Cant recommend highly enough. Location is also worth a mention as you can take a stroll along the canal towpath after eating the desserts!

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burton on trent
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

My wife had a lunchtime meal at The Dragon recently with a friend. She would like to comment that the experience was above expectation. The staff were so friendly, helpful and listened to requests. The choice of menu was good. The food presentation was like a piece of art and the taste of the food was excellent. The Dragon will... 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 - 27
Cuisine: British

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