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The George
Ranked #1 of 4 Cavendish B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed March 23, 2013

The George is a beautiful restaurant with lovely rooms upstairs. We stayed in room 1 which was well decorated and the bed really comfortable - loads of extra touches, lovely shampoo and condition, really nice organic tea etc. old building which has all the original features with old beams and low ceilings. we arrived late at night to really warm and welcoming staff and they had also reserved us a table in the restaurant which was a lovely touch as we were starving and the restaurant was packed!!
The FOOD was amazing and we had such a relaxing stay. Will be back!

Room Tip: Room 1 is the second biggest in hotel and really lovely.
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  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 17, 2013

We stayed in the George for a Satirday night. We booked a deal on line £130 for 3course meal, bed & breakfast!
Firstly the dinner... Wow! Beautifully presented and delicious meal!
The rooms are clean, modern (shabby chic) & cosy!
Breakie again delicious!
No grumbles about the place what so ever!

  • Stayed: March 2013
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1  Thank Gemjase
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Reviewed March 11, 2013

We stayed last minute due to business in Bury St Edmunds , booked online and received a very good rate. Great welcome and evening meal - breakfast was excellent. Despite being quite a distance from Bury we will use it again rather than stay in the more impersonal and generally more expensive hotels in St Edmunds. Very nice staff.

Room Tip: Both rooms very nice.
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  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled on business
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Reviewed February 27, 2013 via mobile

We stopped here for dinner having had a good recommendation. The village of Cavendish is quite charming and quaint essentially English. I had scallops followed by Guinea Fowl and rounding off with chocolate brownie and my husband had pigeon breast then Halibut & seafood linguine. WOW. Not one single complaint from either of us. All the food was cooked to perfection and the taste was amazing. Even the vegetables we're cooked perfectly. A lovely atmosphere, very pleasant service and spotlessly clean this is an absolute must visit for anyone. No one is harder to please than me (I run my own pub and expect very high standards as I keep) and I'm constantly disappointed. We will definatly return even though its 92 miles from home, however if it were nearer it would be a disaster on my waistband!
Next time I think we will book in and stay overnight to enjoy more of the delicious food on offer and I can't wait.

  • Stayed: February 2013
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1  Thank CaraC181
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Bonnie S, Owner at The George, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2013

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your meal at The George. We are so glad to hear you had a wonderful meal and that you will be returning!! Our team of chefs put a huge amount effort in to carefully planning our menus and it is always good to hear they are well received especially by someone in the trade!!

You must make sure you come and stay with us on your next visit as we are always offering dinner, bed and breakfast deals!!

Look forward to seeing you soon....

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Reviewed February 25, 2013

We have been eating here regularly over the last two years and the standard of food and service has always been outstanding. Highly recommend to everyone. There is such a good choice of food which is all from local suppliers.

Stayed: February 2013, traveled with family
1  Thank Debs S
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Reviewed January 4, 2013

Our two night DBB break at the George was superb. Friendly helpful staff, good service,most comfortable room (1) and excellent food. Breakfasts were fresh cooked and served at the right pace and the evening menu presented delicious alternatives. The oxtail starter was to die for! Our only regret was that we couldn't stay longer due to another commitment but will certainly return.

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank MandBandRuby
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Bonnie S, Owner at The George, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2013

We are glad you enjoyed your dinner, bed and breakfast stay at The George. Our oxtail starter has been a real hit!! Hopefully you will return to us soon...!

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Reviewed January 2, 2013

What a little gem of a place to stay , lovely spotless room which was full of character .
Warm welcome by all the staff we met , super food with the best lamb I have ever eaten !
Excellent full English Breakfast , again with happy service .
We did the DBB deal which was great value for money and easy to book online .
We will definatly be going back .

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank Bruce R
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Bonnie S, Owner at The George, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2013

So glad you enjoyed your stay, hopefully see you again soon.....!!

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Additional Information about The George

Address: The Green, Cavendish CO10 8BA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Cavendish
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Cavendish
Price Range: $108 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The George 4*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A warm welcome awaits you in this 16th-century restaurant with rooms. The George is situated on the edge of the village green in Cavendish, positioned in between the popular villages of Clare and Long Melford and just a short drive from the timeless village of Lavenham. Since October 2010, co-owners Lewis Bennet & Bonnie Steel have achieved their 2nd Rosette and four gold stars from the AA & Visit Britain tourist guides. The emphasis at The George is on the quality of food and customer service. The menus offer a wide range of dishes to suit all tastes and budgets. The menus change frequently and are guided by the seasons. We aim to use the highest quality, sustainably sourced ingredients and utilise our garden to grow seasonal items such as baby leaf, beetroot, edible flowers, tomatoes and herbs to use on the menu. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
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The George Cavendish, Suffolk

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