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The George and Dragon

) #7 of 37 Restaurants in Arundel $$ - $$$ , British,
Houghton, Arundel BN18 9LW, England
+44 1798 831559
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
17:30 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Houghton, Arundel BN18 9LW, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The best choice to finish our day out in the beautiful Sussex countryside! Unmissable for the warm welcoming environment of a truly historical pub. Delicious and well presented food, very welcoming and professional staff and management (they really tried their best to ensure that our...More

Thank Ilex_2000
Reviewed 1 week ago

You know how long it takes to find a decent pub serving good food at reasonable prices... Well this is one to add to the list. Have often driven past this pub on the way to the airport and commented on about dropping in some...More

Thank NHLH
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited yesterday afternoon after walking the South Downs Way. We'd booked a table for 2pm. I've eaten here before (a weekday evening) so was very hopefully that the roast dinner would be delicious. After a long and hot walk we were all looking forward...More

Thank SophiePeckham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were doing the south downs way, and stopped here for lunch. We loved the food, the atmosphere and the friendliness. Really nice place.

Thank h123452014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in the village for a couple of nights last month with some friends and we ate both nights in the George and Dragon. It's a lovely, characterful pub with good beer and friendly staff. the back of the pub has amazing views over the...More

Thank rmc12York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a pub with proper history and amazing views. Probably best on a sunny day (as we experienced) because you can then enjoy the garden and views. Even if the weather is not great, food and beers were excellent. I had the house burger...More

Thank Bano73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A good way to get into holiday mood! We only wanted a drink and a snack, but what we got was almost a meal-and in delightful surroundings. The weather played ball, -allowing us to take our refreshment outside in the rear seating area,and enjoying a...More

Thank AandASouthampton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recommend this pub for its lovely setting, cosy atmosphere and good food. The staff were very helpful and the food is good value for money. We would especially like to thank the friendly Polish waitress, Joanna, who gave good service and chatted to us...More

Thank Couple-Tadworth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went here to celebrate our wedding anniversary on a hot evening we ate outside and the views of the downs and the sunset were amazing The food was fantastic the service excellent Not the cheapest pub grub you will find but...More

Thank nigel h
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My friend Stuart said "let's go to the George and Dragon at Houghton for supper". This brought back wonderful memories - I first visited the pub over thirty years ago. So off we went, and as it was a warm spring evening, headed for the...More

2  Thank Piano_Charles
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Jane F
What's the situation with dogs?
3 April 2016|
Response from David_Trip1234 |
Dogs are welcome inside and out.
Stephen B
I am in a wheel chair is there good access
2 June 2015|
Response from Booodooo |
Yes, my sister visit's occasionally, and she is restricted to a wheelchair, the George & Dragon get's full marks for restricted access in my view.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Business meetings
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
  • E-mail
The George & Dragon in Houghton is a busy and beautiful old coaching inn situated in the South Downs National Park.

We are a family run pub that is passionate about good food, service and above all ensuring the customer has the best experience possible.
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