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Penrith Cumbria CA10 Iue
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch at 12pm. Food arrived 12.45. Very small portions of nothing special, i.e pork cut let, spoonful of mash potatoes, hard to chew cabbage, Waterey gravy, £13.00, this incidentally was the cheapest meal on the menu, apart from salad. Pint of lager £4.95.. Served in the bar . Won't be going back.

Thank Cdeery198
Penrith, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasant staff with Good service , but the food was very poor and tasteless, very disappointed !!! Even heard other clients complain on the night , won't be rushing back even though it's a local ish pub ! 👎

Thank brownl78
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for three days in this very popular fully booked hotel, very well located for touring the northern Lakes District by car. Our room was a bit small but very well appointed, with a very good bed and a functional modern en suite shower and toilet. The welcome and all other interactions with staff were very friendly and satisfactory.... More 

Thank HK_Sydney2013
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31 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Log fire and a fine selection of ales, what more could you want. I stayed here with my kid and other than a couple of minor things I was very happy with our stay. I got two single beds instead of the double I asked for and also the early check in option doesn't exist. But the service was good,... More 

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Leven, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Overall a good experience. Decent room with good bathroom. Dinner was well cooked and tasty, with an interesting wine list at fair prices. Good breakfast and really dog-friendly. Train & road noise a bit problematic for light sleepers.

Thank alan209
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice surrounding. The food was very good but the portions were somehow small. Price is above average and on the high side. Services excellent. Inside the pub not as authentic as the outside look.

Thank ycato2001
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

A visit during Lowther Show made for a very busy time for all of the staff. The restaurant was packed but nevertheless we were efficiently looked after and the food was very well cooked and presented with an appetising choice. Our room was very clean and comfortable and I would have given a 5 star rating had the excellent breakfast... More 

Thank Stefan L
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I can't praise the staff of the George and Dragon highly enough. Every member of staff we came into contact managed to perfect the difficult balance of professionalism and informality. A small issue with our room was dealt with to our complete satisfaction. As for our evening meal and breakfast - first class . A tip to any potential guest... More 

Thank Dc381
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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped en route to Scotland for an evening meal. Very accommodating and the food was really outstanding. Feel very lucky to have eaten in such a lovely restaurant. The venison loin was perfect, and accompanied by delicious Heritage potatoes. My husband had an equally perfect Sirloin steak with gorgeous chips. For dessert I tried the duck egg custard tart -... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We used this as part of the C2C Whitehaven to Tynemouth route. A couple of miles off-route and up over a hill, but a nice B&B with secure bike storage. Really well finished, with a great breakfast, and high quality pub food. Beds nice and firm. Staff were helpful.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The George and Dragon is a vibrant country inn with a restaurant, bar and 12 bedrooms. Each of the rooms has been individually designed and decorated with comfortable beds and luxury linens. There is a welcoming and relaxing bar, a lovely restaurant serving fresh, seasonal produce from the owner's family estate and kitchen garden at sister establishment nearby Askham Hall. On the edge of the Lake District, it makes a great base for outings in this quiet and secluded part of Cumbria. Dogs, families, walkers and cyclists all welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about George and Dragon

Address: Clifton, Penrith CA10 2ER, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Penrith > Clifton
Price Range: $160 - $284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — George and Dragon 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“My room was upstairs & at the far end so it was nice and quiet. Room lovely , mattress a bit hard but that's just my personal opinion.”
 of 5 bubbles georgies389, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Lowther room was comfortable, lovely towels & bathrobes very efficient shower (over bath).”
 of 5 bubbles 505JeanB505, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the one with the loo too close to the door (I think it was room 3)”
 of 5 bubbles mutsnuts01, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“The quitter room are those not over the bar”
 of 5 bubbles davidhQ6709KI, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“we had a room facing the front which was quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles JojoRichmond_London, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
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