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George and Dragon

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A6, Clifton, Penrith CA10 2ER, England
+44 1768 865381
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Dining options: Dessert, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff

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  • 178
    Excellent
  • 78
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent lunch

Called in for pub lunch while passing on way to Scotland, warm and friendly staff, excellent atmosphere, popular, good choice of meals, reasonably priced high quality food, good quantity, thoroughly recommended.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
juliesmum55
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Entertaining clients
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313 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

Called in for pub lunch while passing on way to Scotland, warm and friendly staff, excellent atmosphere, popular, good choice of meals, reasonably priced high quality food, good quantity, thoroughly recommended.

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Interesting menu of mainly locally sourced ingredients served in lovely characterful surroundings by very pleasant staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Varied menu plus a specials board made it hard to choose and how we fitted in 3 courses is a mystery! Food is fresh, excellent quality and very plentiful. Even the children’s dishes are huge and my gluttonous 5 year old failed to clear his plate. Definitely worth a return visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

My first review on trip advisor but felt I had to share. The service couldn't be faulted and the food was incredible, I would highly recommend the lamb with Moroccan spices and sweet potato. I'll look forward to visiting again

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Birtley, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Nice outdoor seating area. Good menu choices but limited children's choices. Very busy and nice atmosphere, would return

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Really top quality food and terrific service. We didn't have a reservation but we were welcomed and they managed to fit us in on a busy bank holiday weekend. Definitely recommend

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Leusden
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The George and Dragon is an authentic northern Lakeland pub on the old A6 with easy parking in front. It features a public bar with character and a fine restaurant to the left side of the building, with an impressive menu and many specials to choose from. Nice owner, friendly staff. Definitely not pub grub, but neither are the prices!

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The quality of the meal we had here was excellent. The limited menu is justified by the freshness of the ingredients and the excellent combinations of the dishes. The wine list is very fairly priced which is a rarity! We were very sorry not to have the chance to eat there a second time.

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We were very hungry but after reading the menu and seeing several dishes served to other customers we made our exuses and left as the price was far toomuch for what at the end of the day was the usual pub type food.A burger is a burger although i can accept it may cost more if sourced from a renowned... More 

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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Cannot beat this place. Slightly pricey but amazing views. The staff are nice and willing to help. The food was lovely, proper pub grub. Nice and hot and freshly cooked . all good

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: A6, Clifton, Penrith CA10 2ER, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Penrith  >  Clifton
  • Phone Number: +44 1768 865381

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 27
  • Cuisine: Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Entertaining clients

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