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The George Bar And Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, International
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15 Lighthouse Mall, Umhlanga Rocks 4001, South Africa
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Windsor, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This is a lovely little pub, a bit like being in England in the summer. Typical pub grub and full of locals having a good time although during Jan/Feb/Mar it is also full of people from Europe who come here to escape the winter. A great meeting place with good food and a great atmosphere. Packed and very noisy on... More 

Thank Heather D
Dublin, Ireland
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345 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Nothing special about this place. During the day it serves typical pub fare and at night it is jam packed with noisy drinkers. The staff are pleasant but overworked.

Thank Michael M
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100 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

All the English style pub standards on the menu from bangers & mash to an all day breakfast. Cold beer and soccer or rugby on the television. Professional, friendly staff keep everything running smoothly no matter how busy they get. Good to sit outside on a hot night and watch the glamour of umhlanga wander past.

Thank AndySmal
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

A full plate of hot food & a tall cold beer or glass of wine for 59R. The longer we stayed, the more friendly the locals became. One local bought us local drinks to try for the first time. Nice atmosphere & good people watching by the sidewalk on their patio.

Thank Mia L
Pretoria, South Africa
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Irrespective of the weather, a visit to The George will brighten you up. The cheerful atmosphere, great food value and "Oh Boy" all the beers you can choose from will keep you going back for more every time. Sparkling service - but not the most comfortable bar stool seating, balance each other.

Thank G9240TTcharlesp
Johannesburg, South Africa
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Friendly and vibrant atmosphere. Good food and drinks menu, with humor on the descriptions. Food is good too.

Thank zbrentano
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

I have never seen this place empty. There is always a great atmosphere with friendly staff and a great selection of food and drink.

Thank Big_GWP
South Africa
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Always busy it is the local pub and the vibe is very good Food and service is good (pub food) The place is very noisy so not for kids Great place to meet mates and have a quick one or watch some sport

Thank PieterM88
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113 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Stunning place! Great atmosphere. Always busy busy. Nice burgers. A local watering hole. Good prices and great to watch sport at.

Thank ReneMacQ
Durban, South Africa
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

A relaxed place to just chill, enjoy a few drinks and yummy food. The burgers are excellent! Very vibey, nice background music (when you can hear it) but not just for youngsters; seniors also very welcome :) Staff friendly and helpful.

Thank jenikambo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, International
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Lighthouse Mall, Umhlanga Rocks 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umhlanga Rocks

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