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The George and Dragon

Silver Street, Chacombe, Banbury OX17 2JR, England
01295 711 500
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Ranked #1 of 1 restaurants in Chacombe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $33
Cuisines: British, Bar, Pub, Family Fare
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations
Description: A traditional country pub, in a idyllic surrounding. Set in the peaceful village of Chacombe, the George and Dragon is only 1 mile from junction 11 of the M40. The George and dragon is the perfect place for all occasions, whether it be for entertaining corporate lunches during the day, cosy dinners, family get togethers or a drink with your friends. The pub dates back to the 17th century and still has original beams and fire places. During an extension 20 years ago a hidden well was discovered, which has long become a big attraction of the pub, along with the unique brass bar. There is a large patio area which can seat up to 40 people during the long and thirsty summer months.
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English first
Combe UK
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 NEW via mobile

Service very good. Food awful. Had tenderloin of pork. Not sure what animal it came from! Very small portion of meat and first tenderloin I have had that was chewy. Another dish on the table was sent back, burnt salmon apparently due to soy sauce. Maybe a bad night. Disappointing, particularly after reading previous reviews. Priced at a higher standard... More

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

A distant memory from years ago and still up to stratch. Good beer. Good food. Great staff. Thank you

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Friends took us out as a way of saying thank you. They have a "sharing" starter menu and were quite happy for 3 to share a Meze. Houmos Falafel balls and a greek cheese and pepper dip.Just right and were happy to supply more Pitta bread when asked.Our other friend had Shellfood Bisque which he thoroughly enjoyed. Mains were varied... More

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Brackley, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Amazing lunch time food, All homecooked and extremely delicious. Service good, generous portions great for all ages ♡

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We took our parents out for the day,and booked a table in advance ,which is advisable.Lovely pub a credit to the management,food was delicious,just read the other reviews and go !

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Popped in last week for lunch and had a lovely sandwich, chips and salad - good quantity and very tasty. Husband had a meat plough mans which was also very good. Great value and good service too

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

This is our local and we are delighted to say we always get a warm welcome. The food is good, it's a great old building and an excellent ambience.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I visited this restaurant for the second time last week and again The staff here couldn't be more friendly. The vibe in the place is excellent, the food is fab and the location lovely! Perfect for everyone whether it be a large birthday celebration or a cosey date night.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Decent food and bar selection. Burger deal on a kind at is good value. Atmosphere is good if you manage to get a table in the bar, little bit staid if in one of the larger dining rooms though. Decent, friendly staff. Ok value.

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

A recommendation of one group of friends suggested we try this pub restaurant. A little bit further than we would normally go for our regular injection of calories, as we are blessed locally with good food outlets. However, the recommendation was from a good source. The menu list was quite extensive and a selection of starters and main courses ordered.... More

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