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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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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Houghton, Arundel BN18 9LW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit here in the summer to enjoy the wonderful views from the rear of the pub whilst we enjoy a nice lunch. Be aware the car park is fairly small and further parking nearby is difficult but it's well worth a visit.

Thank Smaske1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The George and Dragon is everything you'd want from a medieval country pub - old beams that haven't been stripped to give a fake urbanised cool, a decent selection of ales, and good quality food that is nothing too pretentious but with a good selection...More

Thank AzBelFan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have lived in this area a long time and this was my first time at the George and dragon. Such lovely views from the deck overlooking the South Downs. Extensive menu and two good veggie options and they are very flexible with regards to...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plenty of parking staff friendly good food very busy pub at a week day lunch time superb views at the back of the pub from the beer garden

1  Thank Stephen308
Reviewed 1 week ago

No room at the Inn by the bridge, so extended our walk up to the George and Dragon. Asked if they could feed 8 of us. Apologises that they were fully booked and would find it difficult to cook for more people. We opted to...More

Thank hancockmp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You won't leave hungry or disappointed. Quality excellent. Staff attentive but not in your face. Varied menu, reasonably priced. Welcome and Ambience good. Obviously run by a hands on couple who enjoy their work and take pride in this picturesque pub.

Thank Bernard A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Turned up on the off-chance as from TA reviews we knew this pub was a busy one. Got lucky as straight after serving us, the landlord put out the 'bookings only' sign! The small car park was already full to capacity when we arrived so...More

1  Thank jools3256
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth booking if you want to eat here. A very popular pub! Stunning views from the terrace looking across the South downs. After having several disappointing duck dishes recently I thought I would give the G&D a chance to restore my faith and had...More

1  Thank Abbi P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off on the way home. Excellent service, good choice of food and fantastic views. Dog friendly, plenty of space to sit inside and out.

1  Thank roamingkaren
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always a warm welcome,friendly staff,good food and good value for money.IGNORE the comments from IJ780816,we were there that evening and he was upset that they could not accommodate him as it was fully booked(normal)He was obviously embarrassed at not being able to treat his girlfriend...More

2  Thank davidcoombes5
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Questions & Answers
Jane F
3 April 2016|
Response from David_Trip1234 |
Dogs are welcome inside and out.
Stephen B
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$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, 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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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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