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The George at Backwell

125 Farleigh Road | Backwell, Bristol BS48 3PG, England
+44 1275 462770
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Ranked #288 of 1,387 Restaurants in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: British, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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.
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English first
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

Another lovely meal at this pub. Amazing mash with the chicken dish served by s lovely polite young man named Andy. Diet starts tomorrow. Keep up the good work guys !!

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

Thank you for returning to The George. We are so pleased to know you enjoyed your meal and will pass your lovely comments on to Andy and the rest of our team. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We went with a pre-booked family group of 10 for an 80th birthday celebration lunch. Ages ranged from 7 to 80. Without exception, our meals were quite excellent and the service was spot on. We did have a little hiccup with a late change in one of our in-advance main course orders, but The George could not have been better... More

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

Thank you for your lovely feedback. We are thrilled to know you all enjoyed your meal. More

Weston super mare
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We booked a table in the restaurant. When we got there we where forced to sit at the entrance door. We where all cold as people kept walking in and out. A waiter collected all our glasses and then smashed them almost over some customers. The staff are good but are only kids. The food is good although the menu... More

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

I am sorry we were not able to look after you well enough. Thank you for your feedback and for alerting us to why you did not enjoy your visit. More

Cork
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Pleasantly surprised. This is the second time I've stayed at 'The George' and thought that the restaurant surpassed itselfs on expectation. This is not the 'regular' bar food type of menu, food or service - I'd find it hard to think of a better restaurant at this quality standard in that price range. Stayed overnight - rooms are clean, generous... More

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

Thank you for choosing to stay at The George again and for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. More

Bristol, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Visited twice now at 5pm for Sunday lunch, there is no full menu on Sundays but there is a fish and vege option too which has also been tasty. We have been impressed with the quality and freshness of the food both times which is plentiful - and if you ask they give you a Yorkshire pudding not just with... More

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

Many thanks for your very positive review. Our new general manager begins later this month (August) and in the meantime, our exisiting team members have been working hard to enable our customers to enjoy their time at The George. More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Went back on Sunday to see if this place would still be as good. Couldn't fault it. Amazing food there. Fresh , excellent quality and I have to say a hidden gem for the area !!!!!

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

Thank you for letting us know you enjoyed your 2nd visit as much as your first. Our hard-working team strives to achieve consistent quality and will greatly appreciate your kind words. More

Bristol, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I have now been to this restaurant twice at lunch time and twice in the evening and each time the standard of the food and service has been excellent. Be warned though, the portion sizes are deceiving - the starters are quite large and you wonder whether you have room for the main course. Then the main course does may... More

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

Very many thanks for taking the time to post a positive review and for recommending The George. More

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Have been here several times before and has always been good. This last visit was a weekday lunchtime. Sitting in the conservatory looking out over a sunny garden was cool and shady. Service was excellent with friendly, helpful and knowledgable staff who catered wonderfully for my mothers eccentricities and wife allergies. Nice selection of cask beer and decent wines. Food... More

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

We are very glad to have enabled all of your family to enjoy their meal. Thank you for all your comments and for posting a review on Trip Advisor. More

Bristol, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Visited the George yesterday evening with my husband and friends to celebrate my birthday and we were very impressed, The food we chose was excellent served by friendly helpful staff. The restaurant was almost full to capacity and diners were still arriving at 9.00, the bar area was also very busy, as this was a Thursday night I think this... More

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

Thank you very much for choosing to celebrate your birthday here at The George. We are very pleased to know all went well. Many thanks for taking the time to post a review. More

Bristol
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We ate here last night for a birthday meal and we were all extremely impressed. The food was some of the best we've tasted. I had the smoked Salmon salad which was delicious and shared the Sweet shop Rocky Road for dessert which is to die for. My parents shared the Creme Brulee which they loved too. The service was... More

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

Thank you for writing a review. We are very pleased to know you enjoyed your special meal here at The George. More

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