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The George Hotel Restaurant

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The George Hotel of Stamford High Street | 71 St Martins, Stamford PE9 2LB, England
+44 1780 750750
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7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Sat 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have had wonderful food at this hotel but am annoyed by their pretentious and inconsistent attitude towards technology. You can sit anywhere and use a mobile phone or read a kindle but if you dare to open a laptop computer you face hostility. You are reluctantly permitted to use the laptop but have to move to the naughty room... More 

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you want a restaurant where things are done properly then this is the place to visit. We would say it's the best place to eat in the area. We had dinner in the the oak restaurant and it was superb. The food was cooked to perfection while the waiters and waitresses couldn't have been more attentive. The wine list... More 

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Thank ChristineCundall
chrispitman, General Manager at The George Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

Wonderful review, thank you! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

particularly nice in winter if you can get a seat by the open fire. It's popular so it can be hard to find a good seat. Lovely Christmas decorations gave it loads of atmosphere

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Thank Mandy C
chrispitman, General Manager at The George Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

A perfect review, thank you! More 

Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the George for afternoon tea as an anniversary treat for my sister and brother-in-law. The George is a wonderful old building, every room full of character with lots of nooks and crannies. Bedecked with Christmas decorations inside and out, it was the perfect setting for a celebration. The staff were so helpful and attentive and the afternoon tea... More 

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Thank John E
chrispitman, General Manager at The George Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

Coffee should definitely be hot, I am sorry this issue was not picked up for you on the day, however many thanks for your very positive review. More 

Billericay, United Kingdom
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591 reviews
304 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here "on spec" for a lunch on our way driving North. Very impressed by the hotel from the walk from the car park through the garden to the hotel entrance, and the interiors throughout the hotel itself. Staff very friendly and efficient, approaching us on entry, explaining the different restaurants and making sure we had a table where... More 

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chrispitman, General Manager at The George Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

Fantastic review about our Walk In Lunch menu, thank you very much! More 

Elton, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lived here for 3 months on moving to the area 30 years ago. Excellent restaurant and bar. Food consistently good and wine list very comprehensive. Period atmosphere - all genuine. Rooms were well equipped and quiet. Could not believe the value for money at the time! Have consistently re visited The George since and always enjoyed the experience. Traditionally have... More 

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Thank Ray R
chrispitman, General Manager at The George Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

I am delighted that we consistently live up to you expectations, hope to see you again very soon . More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Superb. 11 out of 10 for food and service. Thank you to the George for a great evening. The fillet of beef was cooked to perfection, served with fondant potato, spinach, broccoli cheese and deep fried battered courgettes. I am suffering from over indulgence, but it was well worth it.

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Thank Michelle H
chrispitman, General Manager at The George Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

I am delighted that you had such a wonderful evening – thank you. More 

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's been a couple of years since we last visited the George's Garden Restaurant and the standard hasn't slipped. We had the crab and a salad off the Buffet with a side of large chips. Crab can be disappointing whether you buy it complete and pick it yourself or get it ready picked. So often it isn't fresh or it... More 

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Thank Jeremy C
chrispitman, General Manager at The George Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your superb review thank you, we look forward to welcoming you back. More 

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Just had another lovely 2 days at the George hotel, we come every year for my birthday , though it's in August we always come in october as I love to by the log fire in the lounge it's such a cosy room to sit and relax in, there is so much history to this hotel, I like to imagine... More 

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chrispitman, General Manager at The George Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

A wonderful capture of your stay – many thanks. More 

Farnham, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Called in on spec for lunch and were made to feel very welcome with a choice of restaurants to eat in. We opted for the bar meals -a steak sandwich and a toastie. My husband couldn't resist the offer of chips, but they really weren't necessary. Pleasant staff, wonderful plasterwork to admire, and strange murals in the ladies' loos (da... More 

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chrispitman, General Manager at The George Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

I am delighted that you had such an enjoyable lunch – thank you. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$38 - $63
Cuisine
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The George Hotel of Stamford High Street | 71 St Martins, Stamford PE9 2LB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Stamford
  • Phone Number: +44 1780 750750
  • This restaurant is at The George Of Stamford
Description
A magnificent oak-panelled space is the fine dining setting at The George Hotel of Stamford, one of England's greatest coaching inns. A mix of regular locals and hotel guests can always be found relaxing at bare oak tables beneath an eye-catching hand-painted ceiling. In summer, or on mild nights, they like to sit outside under the heated canopy in the ivy-clad courtyard. Open for grand lunches and dinner, the George Hotel Restaurant serves traditional yet imaginative English dishes, specialising in seafood. Lighter daytime dishes such as Dover sole are superceeded at night with heartier meals such as rack of lamb with fresh herbs and redcurrant jelly, and roast English beef carved at the table on a silver trolley. Accompanied by traditional trimmings, of course.

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