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The George and Dragon

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Houghton, Arundel BN18 9LW, England
+44 1798 831559
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sun 11:30 - 23:00
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Arundel, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been to many local pubs in Sussex, but always come back to The G & D in Houghton - staff are so friendly, Gavin & Carole that run the pub always on hand for a warm welcome & a chat. The roasts are amazing, plentiful & so very tasty (highly recommend the roast beef!). Great pub, friendly atmosphere... More 

Thank 11RNS11
Oxford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My children and I went for lunch here, as we were staying locally, and could not fault anything. The staff were friendly, the meals reasonably priced with a broader choice (duck, pheasant etc) than many pubs and we had a relaxed, warm and most enjoyable meal.

Thank denguevirus
Sussex, England
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281 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had to book a rather late (2.30) lunch at the George and Dragon as 2 members of our party of 10 ran in the Worthing half marathon. When we made the booking it was suggested that if we informed them of our food main course choices (if they were to be the Roast lunches) then they would ensure their... More 

Thank Bob-a-JobSussex
Worthing, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I dined here for the first time today and we were both impressed by all aspects of the experience. The restaurant was full but the staff took everything in their stride. The order was taken and food served without fuss. The staff were pleasant, efficient and knowledgeable. The food was excellent and the portions were satisfying. The... More 

Thank Keith L
Worthing, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The George and Dragon is a splendid old building located on a hill a short distance from Amberley. The ambiance inside the pub is excellent with plenty of 'nooks and crannies' in which to find a table. The staff were really first class, welcoming, courteous and helpful. there was a choice of three draft real ales, two from the Ringwood... More 

Thank MojaveJoe
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What can I say, perfect food served by charming people at very reasonable prices in beautiful surroundings with fabulous views of the wetlands. There is a wonderful positive uplifting atmosphere in this establishment.

1 Thank AlexGordon
London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic lunch here. The pub was busy but there was room for us to eat. The views over the Downs are fantastic. If we were here in summer we could have eaten on the terrace. Our food was delicious, hot and nourishing. Good portions too. Lovely veg. The dessert we had, bread and butter pudding with marmalade and... More 

1 Thank Jon H
East Preston, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

another lovely visit to this country Pub . As always helpful and friendly Staff, excellent food. cold Winters day for visit but warm cosy atmosphere what more could you want?

1 Thank swmyoungson
Worthing, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Warm and friendly. Good menu however advised not all selections available. The meals chosen were very good quality followed by lovely desserts. Only downside was the service a little slow ok if your not in a rush.

Thank nic_19
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not so much a village pub more a fine dining village restaurant, saying that it stands out as a place you would recommend and go to again, if you can get a table ( I'd def book ahead ) great friendly staff lovely out of the way pub, and I do mean out of the way, not the easiest place... More 

Thank Richard C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Houghton, Arundel BN18 9LW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Arun District  >  Arundel
  • Phone Number: +44 1798 831559

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