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Bel and The Dragon - Godalming

Old Church Bridge Street | Old Church, Godalming GU7 1HY, England
+44 1483 527333
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“suckling pig” (31 reviews)
“tarte tatin” (15 reviews)
“lobster” (9 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Old Church Bridge Street | Old Church, Godalming GU7 1HY, England
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1 - 10 of 563 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Wet and drizzly outside, warm and inviting inside. My friend and I had a wonderful lunch with you today rather than doing Christmas shopping. - Claire had the fish and chips (v elegant!) and I had the hake and chorizo. Both delicious and we had...More

Thank mjk01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff couldn't have been friendlier. Very accommodating of our dog and great service. Food was hot and delicious, pork/hake/veggie and the church building is lovely.

Thank ElaineDoris
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely staff lovely food and nice location. The venue is lovely and nice setting for the occasion. Will definitely visit again

Thank Richie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't be mistaken by the exterior of the Bel & Dragon. Yes it was a church. And inside, you will find it cleverly converted to accommodate diners on the ground floor and additionally on a mezzanine. Foodwise, Bel is a chain of restaurants, and has...More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a lovely building converted with class and an eye for detail. Wonderful barman, mixes great cocktails and is very friendly. The waiting staff are also very friendly if not quite as polished as at other restaurants in this price range. Sadly at 8pm on...More

Thank chrisA2333
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for a family birthday, the food was fantastic with a really diverse menu and everything sounded amazing! The staff were really welcoming without being overbearing! I will definitely be going back to sample the extensive wine list when I'm not designated driver!!

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Building was fantastic and loved the atmosphere. Staff were very attentive although the cocktails could have arrived faster. Food was very tasty and clearly they source good ingredients. Biggest disappointment was the crumble that had very little blackberries, virtually no custard for the size of...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Me and my best friend visited here for brunch and 2 bloody Mary's... absoutlty gorgeous. Service from one of the managers and he was great...we had bubble and squeak with scrambled egg and bacon, 100% hangover cure and lovely hospitality, deffo going back :)

Thank laurinna83
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Sam and Adam were awesome!!! Besides of making great cocktails, they were super entertaining and fun!!! Esme, our waitress, very nice and thoughtful (she knew it was my daughter's bday celebration and brought enough brownies for the whole table with a bday message). Thanks!!!

Thank yolsc3
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We came here after a nice walk, we had booked a table. After being seated we had to ask for water 3 times! Finally we ordered roast chicken that we had had the week before at one of their sister restaurants, which was fantastic there!...More

4  Thank rldevere
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22 July 2016|
Response from Sam R | Property representative |
You can find the full list of our menus on our website. Or if you call the restaurant we can send you an email containing the most recent seasonal menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Church Bridge Street | Old Church, Godalming GU7 1HY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Godalming
  • Phone Number: +44 1483 527333
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Bel & The Dragon Godalming is nestled in Surrey’s picturesque market town of Godalming and is just a short stroll from the river Wey. Formerly a congregational church built in the 1800s, the building’s striking architecture has been beautifully & sensitively restored to reflect its grand nature. The restaurant with its spectacular interior offers a range of flexible spaces for both eating and drinking. Our terrace is the ideal place to relax on warmer days.
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