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George & Dragon

Certificate of Excellence
Bar, British, Pub
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4 East Green | Heighington Village, Newton Aycliffe DL5 6PP, England
+44 1325 313152
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun 12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Four of us went for an evening meal in the bar of this excellent village pub. The food was of a very high standard and the choice of dishes very varied. One of the party was vegetarian, she thoroughly enjoyed her meal and said it was one of the best meals she can remember eating out. Likewise, the other three... More 

Thank Graham W
Sunderland, England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

staying at the nearby redworth hall and wanted somewhere to stop by for lunch on the way home as this was only 5 mins away and had very good reviews we decided to give it a try. lovely little country pub in pretty little village, staff were very welcoming and we were seated and served drinks straight away, lots to... More 

Thank Vickie P
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visiting this area on way to Durham, wanted a local pub that served good food. Found this lovely place in picturesque village of Heighington. Lovely welcoming atmosphere from locals and superb food. The fish in white wine sauce with prawns was superb with good choice of fresh vegetables. Excellent attentive service, clean and pleasant surroundings in a country village. Fully... More 

Thank Janet C
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent food at reasonable prices, if your 5 miles from here it we'll worth the trip, the presentation and portion sizes are great

Thank mrfair137
County Durham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The quality of the food served here is tremendous.... we visit as 2 couples and each and every meal was to the highest standard. The steaks are delicious, the sides which are served are very plenty some! I would definitely recommend anyone to have dinner here. Staff were very polite also, very nice atmosphere and clean

Thank traceybarber2016
Heighington, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Called on 23/8/16 for the specials,One Rump & a Haddocck both cooked to perfection , staff very helpful as it was realy busy. Great value for money 2 main meals 4 beers only £28 HAPPY DAYS. highly recomended.

Thank malcolm b
Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Have had several meals here and the food service and staff are a credit to the owners. Will be returning to eat here as often as I can. Excellent service

Thank Kevin A
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53 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a rather unpretentious pub offering excellent traditional pub grub. The portions are giantic to say the least,and prices are very reasonable. We visited three times during our stay at a nearby hotel, because we did not like the breakfast at the hotel and were not prepared to chance dinner there. The food here is proper home cooked food... More 

Thank steveChislehurst
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely pub quiet as it was Monday but Sam and her parents were attentive hosts. I had garlic chicken and salad and chips and my husband had the liver. Cooked to perfection with plenty of salad and veg even though it was as good the Monday night special. Would recommend if you are. In the area. Brill pub food. Sticky... More 

Thank Lynne B
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food.Fantastic staff. Best in the area! Can't fault at all . Well worth a visit. We visit on a regular basis and never had a bad meal :) the wine is great too! Laura

Thank Laura L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Bar, British, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 East Green | Heighington Village, Newton Aycliffe DL5 6PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Newton Aycliffe
  • Phone Number: +44 1325 313152

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?