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The Old Green Dragon

Green Dragon Blind Lane | Nottingham. Nottinghamshire, Oxton NG25 0SS, England
+44 115 965 2243
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (16 reviews)
“pork” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hours
British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Green Dragon Blind Lane | Nottingham. Nottinghamshire, Oxton NG25 0SS, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: The Old Green Dragon
1. Lovely Pub
"Well done guys and wish you all the best. See you all soon...."
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2. Great Menu
"Great service, reasonably priced and great atmosphere."
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3. Great Beers!
"Six very well kept cask beers were on when we visited,"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I regularly eat here as a family, and we’re never disappointed. The staff are friendly and accommodating (even adding vegan options to their menu after we suggested it!) We always look forward to coming back. Thanks again!

2  Thank genietodd
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We popped in as never been here before but heard good things. The selection of ales at the bar was good. Good food menu. Lovely young man served us. Polite and helpful. We had the specials and one veggie curry. We sat outside (gorgeous sunny...More

2  Thank Alison H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Doing our Sunday lunch club I thought that the meal here was good generous portions good service fresh ingredients my only criticism would be roast potatoes poor and it needs to be a lot hotter

2  Thank paul h
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We called in recently to eat at this pub. It was immaculately clean and there was a good menu of reasonably priced food. Our meal was delicious with very generous portions. We had to move tables however, as music was blaring from the speakers and...More

4  Thank 113westie
Dave B, Owner at The Old Green Dragon, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thanks for the nice words about our pub and food and we should say also, “thanks” to all our other complimentary reviewers in the past as well. Music is of course very subjective, you either like it or you don’t. Many people like the stuff...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Used be a local in the 80s, been back a few times over the years. This time the food was excellent and the staff very friendly. Would very much recommend the steak, spot on.

1  Thank Eoropaidh
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Booked a table for 7 people for 8pm bar and restaurant was very busy with a great atmosphere . Steaks were of a high quality and cooked to perfection. Service was excellent and the bill very reasonable .

4  Thank Archie F
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We'd booked a table with two friends for 19:45, our orders were taken at 20:00. The restaurant was busy and we were chatting thterefore quite happy to let the evening flow. My husband and I both ordered fish & chips. After waiting 45 mins we...More

22  Thank Jill J
Dave B, Public Relations Manager at The Old Green Dragon, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Jog on Jill! Criticism we take with good grace if given in the correct way - your hubby's wasn't. He was rude, condescending and abrasive. Luckily for us we won't be seeing either of you again! :-)

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Another exalant meal at the Green Dragon 🐉 could not fault anything . Fantastic service , food freshly cooked with beautiful presentation .

3  Thank Jackie B
Reviewed 5 August 2018

food was ace , beer choices and temperatures was ace (camra village pub of the year ) ... and service was really good ..all at least half the price of the nearby..ye olde bridge inn

2  Thank Lee B
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

This was our third visit and once again delighted with both the food and service. Good honest pub grub in clean well presented surroundings. My blue steak was hooked to perfection which makes a change in my experience. I’m sure we will be back

1  Thank BZC1
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Questions & Answers
sandra c
29 May 2018|
Response from A9092OUdaveb | Property representative |
Every Bank Holiday - usually from midday to 5pm 👍
Chris B
1 April 2018|
Response from A9092OUdaveb | Property representative |
Sure! Mervin the chef can prepare almost everything on our menu as gluten free (aside from the beer battered fish & chips!) We also now offer Peroni ‘gluten free’ on the bar! Cheers!
30 January 2016|
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Response from Gemma W | Property representative |
Hi, If you would be so kind as to phone us I would be more than happy to post or email you a menu. As for the staff change queries, yes there has been a much needed change in chef. The manager has been the same for the last... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 19
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Green Dragon Blind Lane | Nottingham. Nottinghamshire, Oxton NG25 0SS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Oxton
  • Phone Number: +44 115 965 2243
  • E-mail
CAMRA Village Pub of the Year 2018 - located in the centre of the beautiful Oxton Estate in Nottinghamshire. With a wide range of cask beers, lagers and wines. Current beers and lagers - Timothy Taylor’s Landlord, Peroni, San Miguel, Mansfield Smooth, East Coast IPA, Guinness, Fosters, Thatchers Cider and regularly changing LocAles along with many other guest beers including Oakham, Black Iris, Blue Monkey, Shipstones, Totally Brewed, Maypole, Dukeries, Pheasantry, Pentrich, Neepsend and up to 6 cask still ciders always available. Quality fresh food at "pub prices" prepared by chef Blake and served from Wednesday to Sunday each week.
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