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Star chef James Knappett has teamed up with his backers JKS (Gymkhana, Hoppers) and publican Dominic Jacobs (The Running Horse, Mayfair) to open their second London pub in the space of six months. The George in Fitzrovia is a beautifully restored grand Victorian Grade II-listed pub with an Italianate corner site frontage; open from late November 2021, with Upstairs at The George, the first-floor dining room, opening in March 2022.

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Summary

£86
 ££££
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “grand but friendly” tavern, in “magnificent” 18th-century premises a short walk from Oxford Circus, offers Kitchen Table chef “James Knappett’s take on traditional pub classics with inventive twists”. In the main bar you’ll find elevated snacks, while a “concise British menu” is served in the upstairs dining room, including “incredible roast dinners – huge slices of beef with what can only be described as a chimney-sized Yorkshire pudding!”.

Summary

£80
 ££££
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The upstairs dining room of this 18th-century pub close to Oxford Circus has reopened under a dream team of owners JKS (the group behind Gymkhana, Bao, Arcade Food Hall etc), chef James Knappett of Kitchen Table and publican Dominic Jacobs of the Running Horse. The same formula has been an uneven success at The Cadogan Arms, but early feedback here is more encouraging.

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55 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 7LQ

Upstairs at The George Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Upstairs at The George Restaurant in W1W, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Upstairs at The George restaurant.
Martin B
Very much downstairs at the bar for some we...
Reviewed 4 months, 20 days ago

"Very much downstairs at the bar for some well kept ale with bhajis (spice forward) and a scotch egg. Both excellent versions of themselves served with homemade condiments. The George is a beautifully turned out place with helpful staff - very handy when carpet shopping at John Lewis becomes all too much. "

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£10.50 £26.30 £10.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £38.00
Filter Coffee £11.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 13.50%
55 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 7LQ
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑11 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12 pm‑11 pm
Friday12 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12 pm‑11 pm
Sunday12 pm‑8 pm

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