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The George Inn

Vernham Dean, Vernham Dean SP11 0JY, England
01264 737279
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Price range: $20 - $62
Cuisines: British, Pub
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
Description: We are located on the Hampshire/Wiltshire border, in an Area of Outstanding Beauty with beautiful countryside, wonderful walks and a pretty village. There are many footpaths, bridleways and mountain biking routes from the village including a route up to an ancient hillfort at Fosbury. The pub is at the heart of the Vernham Dean community, and we proved this by winning the Fullers Hampshire Village Pub of the year in 2012 - "the pub is the hub" award, combined with Vernham Dean winning best Village in Hampshire award. We often have 'event' days for occassions such as the Jubilee, Royal Wedding and bank holidays normally feature a band playing. We have an exciting beer festival on the August Bank Holiday weekend, which is always well attended by the locals and new customers alike!
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English first
United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The beauty of this lovely old inn is largely due to the fact that it is independently run by a very friendly and welcoming family rather than a brewery chain. It is at the heart of village life and although I am not a local, I have relatives in the village and have visited on many occasions when a retreat... More 

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Nicky H, Owner at The George Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - I am so glad you like The George, and Matt is delighted with your comment so an especial thank you from him! We have taken the cheesecake off as we felt people needed a change - though it did creep back on for the last two Sundays. If you give us a couple of... More 

Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We had our 2nd lunch at the George today...& it proved every bit as good as the 1st visit in early September. The welcome/service from staff were spot on. Lewis, James & Nicky's manager, looked after us perfectly and a nice touch was chef bringing side dishes to our table himself with our main courses, giving us an opportunity to... More 

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London
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Great location, ample parking, good beer selection, extensive menu, good food, lots of outdoor space, cosy interior rooms and friendly staff

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

A glorious autumn day spent at this idyllic country pub deep in the Bourne Valley. The landlord and landlady made us feel totally at home for a memorable birthday lunch. Roast beef was legendary, and my Brixham Plaice a truly sensational piece of fish. Our party included our 1 year old granddaughter. The staff heated her baby food, and added... More 

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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Food very good, staff excellent and good atmosphere. What I do object to is the presence of dogs. Animals have no place in an establishment that prepares and serves food for human consumption. I realise that for most of your customers this is a plus point, but we are in 2014 and sooner or later you ill come a cropper... More 

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Nicky H, Owner at The George Inn, responded to this review

I am so glad you enjoyed the food, staff and atmosphere. I am sorry that you did not like the presence of dogs in the pub. Dogs are very much part of the village life and in fact one of the reasons that many people come to The George Inn as they can bring their (well-behaved) dogs as you mentioned.... More 

Newbury Berkshire
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Had a meal here a week ago, booked as we didn't know how busy it would be, good job we did as it was very very busy. The atmosphere was delightful and welcoming! Must recommend the Chilli Prawns and the warm chicken and bacon salad. They also have a number of different ales one being Crop Circle. We loved the... More 

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SURREY
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90 reviews 90 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Had lunch here on Saturday. Booked via email. V. Warm welcome, lovely traditional old English pub. Great ales on offer. Food on blackboard. Very fresh local ingredients, traditional English pub grub but to exceptional quality. Home made chips superb, free range eggs with delicious ham, plaice delicious. Band and beer festival in garden with hog roast. Young enthusiastic serving staff.... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We visited this pub as a family and not only was the food great but we were treated like we were locals and were well looked after. My wife ordered the plaice and it was the best we had been served at any restaurant. I'd highly recommend this pub for a relaxed dining experience with good quality food.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Pretty village pub with smiling, friendly, helpful service. The menu choice wasn't vast, but what they offered was done very well and everything we had - like salmon fishcakes served with proper real chips followed by warm pecan pie, was homemade and done well. But the kind service was the best thing. I felt as though I was a regular,... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
174 helpful votes 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We took my mother in law out for a meal here in March for Mother's day. It was a real treat. The staff were more than kind and the food was delicious! I love how they have kept everything so traditional. I look forward to going back again real soon.

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Additional Information about The George Inn

Address: Vernham Dean, Vernham Dean SP11 0JY, England
Phone Number: 01264 737279
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Vernham Dean
Average Prices: USD 20 - 62
Cuisine: British, Pub

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