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“Superb Lunch”

The George Hotel Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 122 Restaurants in Stamford
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$40 - US$66
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Description: A magnificent oak-panelled space is the fine dining setting at The George Hotel of Stamford, one of England's greatest coaching inns. A mix of regular locals and hotel guests can always be found relaxing at bare oak tables beneath an eye-catching hand-painted ceiling. In summer, or on mild nights, they like to sit outside under the heated canopy in the ivy-clad courtyard. Open for grand lunches and dinner, the George Hotel Restaurant serves traditional yet imaginative English dishes, specialising in seafood. Lighter daytime dishes such as Dover sole are superceeded at night with heartier meals such as rack of lamb with fresh herbs and redcurrant jelly, and roast English beef carved at the table on a silver trolley. Accompanied by traditional trimmings, of course.
Reviewed November 30, 2017 via mobile

Went today with family for my sisters birthday although she never in a million years disclose that! Garden Room was so beautifully decorated, service was extremely good and food sublime. We did manage 3 courses, my lobster spaghetti and my mother’s sea bass which she reported as wonderful, was beyond good. And a lovely bottle of champagne. Mother loved her sherry trifle and my sister and I dibbed into a tiramisu. All followed by coffee in the lounge. Relaxed lovely atmosphere. Wished it were possible to book a table in the Garden Room as travelling some distance would loathe to be disappointed. Eaten in the Oak Room before but prefer the Garden Room.

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PaulReseigh, Chef Patron at The George Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2017

A fabulous review, thank you very much! Delighted you enjoyed your family lunch and we hope to welcome you again soon.

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Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

Stayed for one night in a standard double & was pleasantly surprised how luxurious and spacious it was.

We were greeted by pleasant and helpful staff & this continued throughout our stay. The Christmas decorations were lovely & the winter wonderland out in the courtyard looked fab lit up at night.

We had a light lunch of crab & prawns in the garden room where we remembered some of the staff from our last lunchtime visit. But didn’t want to over face ourselves for diner in the oak panelled dining room later with our friends.

In the evening our meal was absolutely fantastic. We weren’t rushed and we were impressed by the way our veg was served onto a side plate so as not to cramp our main dish. I had tempura prawns & asparagus followed by halibut which were delicious. My husband raves about the Dover sole filleted at our table along with his request for champagne sauce.

As this restaurant requires men to wear jackets it was lovely to see everyone dressed up for a change.

I can’t recommend this hotel enough. Our stay was fabulous from the minute we arrived to the moment we left. Can’t wait to go back.

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PaulReseigh, Chef Patron at The George Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2017

Thank you very much for your wonderful review, I am thrilled you enjoyed your recent stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

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Reviewed November 23, 2017 via mobile

Excellent dinner in the Garden Room at the George. Atmosphere was relaxed and friendly, service was first class and food was really good. Make sure you leave room for dessert - the trifle was delicious. Would definitely recommend.

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PaulReseigh, Chef Patron at The George Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2017

A wonderful review, thank you so much! We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

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Reviewed November 21, 2017

This is a repeat visit. So pleased to see new menus containing new seasonal dishes as well as old favourites.
We had the king prawn tempura and the game terrine to start; then the duck and the chicken ballotine as main. Great South African Chenin blanc to go with it.
The chicken was so delicious and loved the croquette. The only downer was the duck was dry which was a shame, but otherwise everything was lovely and tasty. The service was excellent.
The restaurant was beautifully decorated for Christmas and the log fire lovely and welcoming in the lounge. Thank you.

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PaulReseigh, Chef Patron at The George Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2017

Thank you for a great review. Very sorry to read that the duck was dry, we will look into this. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

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Reviewed November 16, 2017

We have stayed in many lovely hotels around the world, but assessing everything you would like from a hotel our favourite is The George. We have just returned home from our second stay there, and have previously been on numerous occasions for meals. We cannot fault the hotel and service. There are lots of staff on hand to greet and assist you - and with a smiley face, the bedrooms are extremely clean and comfortable and nicely decorated, as are the main areas of the hotel. We had our dinners in the Panelled dining room and they were delicious. Breakfast was taken in the Garden restaurant, and on arrival we had a light lunch in the York Bar. Again everything was excellent. Our visit coincided with the decorating of the hotel for Christmas, and it looks magical, so that also made the visit special. We think this is a wonderful hotel, we didn't want to leave, and our next stay will be for longer. Thank you very much to all the lovely helpful staff. Ann + Derek xx

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PaulReseigh, Chef Patron at The George Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2017

Thank you very much for a truly wonderful review! We look forward to welcoming you both again soon.

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