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#339 of 2,435 Bar in London
#2,180 of 16,765 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence2019 Winner
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Bar, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly
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All reviews fish and chips steak and ale pie historic pub borough high street charles dickens greene king london bridge area lovely old pub upstairs restaurant outside seating range of beers real ale pub food on tap galleried pint ales
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stumbled upon this place in Southwark, very close to the Borough Market. Built in 1676 is one of the largest galleried pubs in London. Oozing with history, lots of nooks and crannies, open fires and exposed beams. On three different levels and you can drink...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank fudgegudge
Greene_K1ng, Owner at George Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Chris we are really sorry to hear that our food let us down although everything else upheld our reputation. I hope that you conveyed your disappointment to a member of our team at the time of dining. Its the only way we can redeem...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had scheduled this pub as one of a few on our Saturday Drinking Club, CAMRA Ale trail. It had a really welcoming courtyard and it was clear from a guided tour, that it is probably a very popular tourist attraction. Had it been more...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Greene_K1ng, Owner at George Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for a great review 860daveh. You pinned everything we are trying to achieve. Please come in Summer when our courtyard is in full glory. We have so much planned to enjoy our amazing British pub. The GI Team. xx

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been looking forward to visiting this historic inn for a few years now, so I finally managed it, what a huge disappointment, the bar was lively as it was a Friday and although the staff where friendly the food was terrible, I had...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank chris a
Greene_K1ng, Owner at George Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Chris we are really sorry to hear that our food let us down although everything else upheld our reputation. I hope that you conveyed your disappointment to a member of our team at the time of dining. Its the only way we can redeem...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just a tourist trap to catch people going to and from Borough Market.which is opposite.but a great place to meet people like we did.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Greene_K1ng, Manager at George Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Hertshezbulla we havent been called a "tourist trap" many tiimes before but whatever you think. In actual fact most of our clientele are workers from London Bridge. Of course in the holidays there are bound to be more tourists around. We do appreciate the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had our dinner of December 31st in George Inn and web enjoyed It very much. Pleasant Place, nice staff and good food....a dinner we remember with pleasure

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank simorep
Greene_K1ng, Manager at George Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Happy New Year Simorep thanks for the thumbs up. Dont be a stranger

Reviewed December 17, 2019

Undercooked steak Soggy chips Sauce over all veg despite explicit request to avoid it I won’t come again.

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank kingstonian2017
Greene_K1ng, Manager at George Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So sorry to hear about the bad experience you’ve had. If you would like to email us privately on 7781@greeneking.co.uk we would love to invite you back!

Reviewed December 13, 2019

We popped in to The George after a visit to The Shard. We were served quickly and decided to have a quick bite to eat eventually ordering the meat and cheese platter. It was superb. And nicely washed down by a NZ sauvignon blanc. The...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Greene_K1ng, Manager at George Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the kind words Simon, really happy you enjoyed yourself on your visit and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed December 7, 2019

We came here with a group of 10 this evening and I can only say it was embarrassing. Exactly two thirds of the menu was unavailable leaving us with a choice of burgers, fish and chips, or sausage and ‘mash’ (see below) If this was...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 7, 2019

Dropped in after a tour of Borough Market. Slightly off the street in an historic building, the interior has low ceilings and multiple rooms on the main floor. All very cosy and comfortable … it felt like going back in time a little. A pint...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Greene_K1ng, Manager at George Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Richard Just to let you know we are surveyed regularly through the year and our food and beverage prices are smack dab on London Bridge average, still a bit of a shock though if not a Londoner. Glad you enjoyed everything else, and you...More

Reviewed November 26, 2019

We accidently walked into The George Inn while looking for a tour meeting place. When we walked in and noticed the picnic tables we knew we were in the wrong place but decided to stay because there was a lot of local mingling happening. We...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Even before the arrival of the instantly iconic Shard,
the riverside scene in Southwark had moved well beyond
any up-and-coming phase of development. For quite some
time, locals and out-of-towners alike have loved
browsing the boutiques of Bermondsey High Street,
foraging through the bounteous stalls at centuries old
foodie haven Borough Market, and flocking to the banks
of the Thames to enjoy some of Britain's biggest
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MissingNirvana
August 15, 2018|
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Response from MartininEssex | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I missed your question. I have never had to book the upstairs restaurant.
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Guide47305
May 8, 2018|
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Response from Lorna Jean S | Property representative |
Hi there my apologies regarding the late response I just saw this message. Unfortunately no at the moment National Trust vouchers can not be used for food discounts at The George Inn. I hope that does not deter you from... More
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CassidyC44
January 29, 2018|
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Response from Lourdes C |
Actually, I believe it was rebuilt in 1677 after a serious fire that destroyed most of medieval Southwark. However, it was originally built in 1543. It’s currently owned by the National Trust and is the last remaining... More
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